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Twitter To Implement Microsoft’s PhotoDNA System To Block Child Porn

The Guardian reported yesterday, in an exclusive from Twitter, that the social network will be introducing a tagging system to prevent child porn images being posted.

Unfortunately, the current Twitter ecosystem sees millions of child abuse pictures posted among the millions of tweets sent every day.

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Microsoft Is ‘Cooler’ Than Facebook And Twitter, Says Poll [STUDY]

A new poll has found that the new-look Microsoft is considered “cooler” than both Twitter and Facebook, with recent changes in the software maker’s image and product range raising its profile amongst young adults.

Just under half (50 percent) of respondents to the Reuters/Ipsos poll rated Microsoft as cooler now than it was a year or two ago, which was good enough to rank the Redmond giant above both Twitter (47 percent thought Twitter was cooler now) and Facebook (42 percent).

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Cool Tech Of 2012: Twitter Fashion [PICS]

Now you can have your Twitter, and wear it too.

One of the coolest technology trends of 2012 was Twitter fashion: dresses, shoes and more that infused Twitter tech into wearable merchandise.

Here are a few of our favorites.

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Listen To The Twitter Choir Sing About Microsoft At CES [VIDEO]

This one’s a strange one: Microsoft closed out its CES keynote on Monday with a Twitter choir, singing about the tweets that contained “Microsoft” and “CES” in them.
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Microsoft’s #DroidRage Campaign Gives Away Free Phones To Those Who Tweet Disses About Android

Considering switching your Android device for a Windows phone? Now’s your chance – as long as you’re willing to say something nasty about your old phone.

Microsoft is running a semi-unofficial-but-still-official Twitter campaign to give away free Windows Phones to Twitter users who slag off Android.
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What Twitter Thinks About Windows 8 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Windows 8, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, is looking like a much-needed leap forward for the Redmond-based company… and that’s got people talking on Twitter.

Microsoft gave in in-depth preview of their new OS at their Build Windows conference a fortnight ago. The initial buzz over Windows 8 looks like good news for Steve Bullmer et al – overall sentiment is positive, and 47% of the initial reactions were ‘excited’ about the revamped operating system.

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Microsoft Apologizes For Trying To Cash In On Amy Winehouse On Twitter

Microsoft’s UK PR team made a huge Twitter (and just plain common sense) misstep earlier today when they tried to direct grieving Amy Winehouse fans to purchase her album on Zune. Read on for details about this Twitter fumble.
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Bing Tries to Help Japan on Twitter, Walks into a PR Nightmare

Bing has been getting crucified for its March 12th tweet asking followers to retweet their post in exchange for a $1 donation to help victims of the devastation in Japan. Read more

How to Handle Website Downtime (Hint: Use Twitter) [Study]

If your website goes down, you’d better jump on Twitter. At least, that’s the lesson of a recent study prepared by Microsoft Learning and Psychster Inc.
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