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Your twitter sorted by topic

Imagine if all the tweets in your twitter stream were sorted by topic. You could sit down and read all the tweets about sports at once. All the tweets about local items would be in another section. Then you could filter out other tweets you wish to never see like foursquare check-ins. How far your […]

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Thoughts on copyright system via twitter

Our copyright system definitely needs an overhaul. Ariel Bogle of Melville House wrote an excellent article, US copyright chief calls for complete overhaul. Here is my complete commentary on the article in the form of tweets: US Copyright Chief Calls for Complete Overhaul: bit.ly/YESwCz @melvillehouse — Amanda DeMarco (@Readuxreads) March 27, 2013 @readuxreads Yes please! […]

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Much knowledge is still sealed in books, away from the internet

When we search for something in Google, and there are no results; we tend to think that if it’s not in Google, then it doesn’t exist. An example: A fascinating twitter account pulls quotes from various articles by the famous (and dead) art critic Clement Greenberg. Reading these abbreviated quotes are fascinating little nuggets. Often […]

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A universal “mark as read” for all social media platforms

Many people post the same item to several social media platforms. A photo of a building might be shared on Facebook, twitter, and foursquare. When we post, we want to make sure people across all platforms see what we have to say. But for our readers who follow us on multiple platforms, it’s a bit […]

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“Mark as read” should be available in Facebook and Twitter

In email, you can mark emails as read. In Google Reader, you can mark posts as read. Why can’t we mark tweets as read? Why can’t we mark Facebook posts as read? I can understand why we can’t do this in Facebook. The developers of Facebook control the interface completely, so they must want us […]