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TWITTER DEBATE

Posted by Ashley Norris

shinyred.co.uk 1 March

Two and a bit years ago, I remember having a conversation with a colleague about whether Twitter was going to become a significant news source. The debate was sparked by blogging guru Robert Scoble, who had suggested that in the future people would go to the micro-blogging site for news before they turned to mainstream media organisations.

APP SCHOOL OPENS

Posted by Jon Clements

pr-media-blog.co.uk

25 February

As a recent convert to the iPhone, it is good to know that the future of app development is being bolstered by a Manchester-based course known as The App School. Creative consultant The White Room is running the free course - backed by the City Council, Cornerhouse (Manchester's centre for visual arts and cinema), and Manchester Metropolitan University - for 18- to 24-year-olds.

FREEDOM IN DANGER

Posted by Toby Brown

prman.co.uk 25 February

News that Google lost its landmark privacy case in Milan sets a dangerous precedent for freedom with YouTube and across similar sites on the web going forward. A judge imposed suspended sentences on three Google executives over the posting of a video showing an autistic child being bullied. These executives did not upload the video; it was simply uploaded in the manner that thousands of others are uploaded daily.

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