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UK Politician Lord McAlpine To Sue 10,000 Twitter Users In Historic Lawsuit

It’s already been well established that you can be sued for what you tweet. But a UK politician is taking this logic to the extreme and suing over 10,000 Twitter users for tweeting and retweeting libelous claims that he was involved in a sex abuse scandal. If the lawsuit hits the courts, it will be the largest in UK history in terms of the number of defendants.
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Would You Wear This Twitter Dress? [PICS]

It’s no Lady Gaga meat dress, but X Factor judge and former lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls Nicole Scherzinger was sporting a Twitter outfit at Thursday night’s EE gala in the UK.
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Twitter Is Giving Away £1,000 In Advertising To Small Businesses In The UK

Twitter wants to get UK advertisers on board with their Promoted Products, so they’re making them an offer: share your Twitter stories with us, and we’ll give you £1,000 to spend.
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Two-Thirds Of Us Believe Revenge Is Best Served On Twitter [STUDY]

A new UK survey says that social networks are responsible for our need to exact revenge on our enemies.
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How Social Are UK SEO Agencies? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Companies offering search engine optimization (SEO) services aim to help their clients’ websites rank higher on Google, Bing and other search engines. But SEO does not exist in a bubble – many agencies are adding social media to their repertoire to help boost their visibility. Just how effectively are they using Twitter, Facebook and other social network?
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Man Convicted For Tweeting A Joke Takes His Case To The High Court

“Crap! Robin Hood airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit to get your shit together otherwise I’m blowing the airport sky high!” 

That’s the tweet that got trainee accountant Paul Chambers a criminal record, earning him the title of first British citizen to be convicted for something he tweeted. However, Chambers isn’t going down without a fight, and has challenged the conviction in the UK high court.
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UK Supreme Court Will Tweet About Its Judgements

The UK Supreme Court has just signed up for Twitter, and plans to tweet about the cases it hears in an effort to increase transparency at the upper echelons of the legal system.
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Two Young Brits Barred From US For Tweeting Jokes

Twitter and Facebook present unique challenges and opportunities for law enforcement. They can provide insight into illicit communication between terrorists… or they can give Homeland Security a reason to flip out over a joke.
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Senior Lobbyist Faces Internal Investigation After String Of Inappropriate Tweets

Maybe I shouldn’t be surprised at these kinds of stories anymore, but for some reason they still get to me: Yet another high profile person has been burned by things they themselves put out there for the world to see on Twitter.
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Twitter UK Hires Former BBC Sports Social Media Editor

Twitter is bolstering its UK office with the hire of a new team member, Lewis Wiltshire, a former BBC sports social media editor.
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