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AT&T and Time Warner reveal merger to create ISP, TV, and media giant
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Enlarge / AT&T will actually need a much bigger piggy bank to fund this $85.4 billion merger. (credit: Getty | Aurich) AT&T and Time Warner Inc. have made their rumored merger official, with AT&T to purchase the media company for $85.4 billion in cash and stock. The total transaction value is $108.7 billion when factoring in […]

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Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
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HughPickens.com writes: Medical Express reports that nurses and midwives promoting anti-vaccination messages in Australia could face punishment including being slapped with a caution and having their ability to practice medicine restricted. Serious cases could be referred to an industry tribunal, where practitioners could face harsher penalties such as having their registration suspended or cancelled. The […]

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Donald Trump's social media would doom him in a job interview     – CNET
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Social media has been Trump’s greatest asset, but could also be his downfall.

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What Will Ensure Your Social Media Protest Is Overrun By Trolls?
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Democratic lawmakers forgot one very important rule of the Internet Wednesday. The post What Will Ensure Your Social Media Protest Is Overrun By Trolls? appeared first on WIRED.

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At what age should a child use tablets, social media? (Open_Tab)     – CNET
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Kid-friendly apps can be found on screens of all sizes, but should kids start using this tech early in their lives?

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Formula 1 to be bought by US-based Liberty Media Group
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Enlarge / Formula 1 made Bernie Ecclestone one of the richest men on earth. For the last 10 years its made CVC Capital Partners at least $5 billion in profit. But it’s to have a new owner, in the form of Liberty Media Group. (credit: Getty Images | Clive Mason) Change is (probably) coming to […]

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US Government's Social Media Vetting Idea Draws Fire
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A coalition headed by the Center for Democracy & Technology, the Internet Association, and the American Civil Liberties Union this week filed objections to a Department of Homeland Security proposal to collect social media information from visitors entering the United States. The proposal, published in June, calls for the addition of a request to the […]

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The Teenager’s Definitive Guide to Social Media Don’ts
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Don’t be a social pariah—avoid the hellscape of awkward behavior and secondhand embarrassment by never, ever breaking these ironclad rules. The post The Teenager’s Definitive Guide to Social Media Don’ts appeared first on WIRED.

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Like. Ghost. Flirt: A Journey Into the Social Media Lives of Teens
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Our writer embedded with five teenagers to chronicle their digital experiences and decipher their arcane rules and etiquette. You’ll love what she found. The post Like. Ghost. Flirt: A Journey Into the Social Media Lives of Teens appeared first on WIRED.

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