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Is your boss spying off the clock?

For a fee, a new company called Social Intelligence monitors your online profile day and night.


What’s Obama done so far? New site tells you … colorfully

Need to Know talks to the creators of a new site that uses colorful language to reinvigorate disaffected Obama supporters.


Crowdsourcing ‘violence interruption’ in Chicago

At Pop Tech, an unlikely partnership forms between an infectious disease expert fighting gun violence and a crisis mapping website.


Chinese Twitter users support Nobel winner, despite censors

A sample of Chinese Twitter users’ reactions to Liu Xiaobo’s winning of the Nobel Peace Prize.


Thursday morning roundup

Kim Jong Eun revealed.


  The mystery BP Twitterer revealed!

An exclusive interview with Leroy Stick, the brains behind a fake BP twitter account called BPGlobalPR that’s racked up more than 180,000 followers.

Pakistan blocks Facebook over ‘Draw Mohammed’ controversy

Pakistani officials announced that they were blocking access to Facebook because of a competition urging users to draw the Prophet Muhammad.

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