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China tells US to stop reporting Beijing's bad air

China told foreign embassies Tuesday to stop publishing their own reports on air quality in the country, escalating its objections to a popular U.S. Embassy Twitter feed that tracks pollution in smoggy Beijing.


Twitter breach data public, 50,000 accounts may be affected

Officials from Twitter are looking into what appears to be 50,000 email and password combinations posted to Pastebin earlier this week. After a brief analysis, the list consists of 20,000 duplicates, many suspended spam accounts, and unlinked user name and password combinations. No person or group has claimed responsibility for the leak.


How McDonald’s Came Back Bigger Than Ever


With new food, revamped decor and an embrace of Twitter and mommy blogs, McDonald’s has returned from the brink of a public-relations nightmare.


Moore trades @mrskutcher for @justdemi on Twitter

Demi Moore is no longer (at)mrskutcher, in real life or on Twitter. The 49-year-old actress changed her Twitter name to (at)justdemi on Thursday.

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Social Media Rules for N.Y.C. School Staff Limits Contact With Students

The creation of the guidelines reflects concerns about the misuse of sites like Facebook and Twitter and follows accusations of misconduct by teachers with students.


Pepsi partners with Twitter for online concerts

Pepsi is tweeting to a new generation of music lovers. The No. 2 soda company is partnering with Twitter to provide streaming videos of live music concerts to Pepsi's followers on the social networking site.


Soccer's Kaka tops 10 million followers on Twitter

Meet the king of the sporting Twittersphere: Brazilian soccer star Kaka. The Real Madrid midfielder on Wednesday became the first athlete to amass 10 million followers on the social networking site. "Thank youuuuu. To celebrate I'll make a twitcam" wrote the 30-year-old Kaka, who at the last count had 10,012,862 Twitter fans. He's nowhere close to Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber - who each have more than 20 million followers - but it's not a bad haul for a player whose career appears to be on the wane after becoming a superstar in a golden six-year stint at AC Milan in Italy.


On Twitter: Only 36 percent of tweets worth reading


Those mediocre updates about choosing a food truck for lunch, complaining about work, or a link to the same viral video you saw a month ago: No, it’s not just you rolling your eyes and scrolling quickly.


Beyonce shares personal photos on Tumblr, joins Twitter

Over the past year or so, Beyonce has opened the door to her heavily guarded private life and invited her adoring public in.


Justin Bieber abuses Twitter with phone gag, may get sued

Justin Bieber

The pop singer tweeted 9 out of 10 digits of an alleged phone number, and then asked his 19 million followers to "Call me right now." They responded by trying to fill in the 10th digit, causing switchboard chaos.


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