Twitter’s footprint is growing fast, although English speakers in the U.S. remain the largest demographic. The trick now is to turn its global presence into advertising dollars.
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I’m MIT Technology Review’s research editor. I spend my days taking things extremely seriously and attempting with all my nerdy might to piece together bigger pictures from the bits and shreds of truth I manage to filter from the information barrage. I’m particularly obsessed with the energy-related challenges facing humanity and the future of the Internet.
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Drawing on millions NFL team page “likes,” Facebook reveals every county's favorite Super Bowl team
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New numbers support speculation that the shrinking print advertising industry will fall behind its fast-rising digital counterpart.
A visualization of the ZeroAccess botnet reveals a vast empire of fraud.
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Critics of a bill in the Russian parliament say it clears the way for a more elaborate censorship system.
Starting that day, computers still infected with the notorious DNSChanger malware will be unable to connect to websites.
Using software bots to repeat messages, supporters of the presidential candidates are pioneering underhanded Web tactics.