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    Cybersecurity Challenges

    FBI Director James Comey spoke about Justice Department efforts to address cybersecurity challenges. He said that one of the most urgent threats facing the U.S. was ISIL* recruitment…

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    Book Discussion on Terms of Service

    Jacob Silverman talked about his book, Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the role of social media in recruiting for terrorist organizations. The witnesses outlined the online tactics and capabilities of ISIS* and other…

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    Twitter and Free Speech

    Gabriel Stricker talked about Twitter’s culture, policies, and effect on free speech around the world.  This event of the Dean’s Speaker Series at the Haas School of…

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    Elonis v. United States Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Elonis v. United States. The case involves free speech and criminal threats in the age of the Internet and social media. At issue in the…

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    Technology and the 2014 Elections

    Stu Trevelyan and Chuck DeFeo talked about how technology was being used in the campaigns of the 2014 midterm elections. Topics included how ads target individuals through television…

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    Social Media and Campaign 2014

    Darren Samuelsohn talked about the use of digital and social media by political campaigns and how the importance of online outreach was changing traditional campaign methods.

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    Discussion on Social Media and Politics

    Panelists talked about social media’s impact on the careers of politicians and journalists such as former Representative Anthony Weiner (NY), former CBS News Anchor Dan Rather, former…

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    Future of Getting Lost

    Panelists talked about the use of technology in disaster relief, finding lost airliners and people, and the desirability of getting lost. Panelists included New York Times travel…

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    Conspiracy Theories

    Kurt Eichenwald talked about his Newsweek article, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examined conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national…

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    Panels on Technology, Society, and Social Media

    Panelists talked about how to include more minorities in the technology industry, the critical importance of mentoring, using the Internet to make a difference, and a panel on information…

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    Feminism and Social Media

    Robin Morgan talked about the state of the feminist movement, social media, women in politics, and other subjects. Ms. Morgan is the author of Sisterhood Is Powerful and Fighting…

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    Book TV Social Media Review

    Book TV reported on some of their social media activities from the past week.

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    Book TV Social Media Review

    Book TV reported on some of their social media activities from the past week.

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    The Communicators with Nick Bilton

    Nick Bilton talked by video link from San Francisco about his book, Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, in which he traces the origins of Twitter from…

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    Future of LinkedIn and Twitter

    The chief executive officers of LinkedIn and Twitter talked about the future of their companies. This event was part of the annual Tech Crunch Disrupt Conference.

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    Photo Sharing Applications

    Evan Spiegel, the founder and CEO of ephemeral photo messaging application Snapchat, talked about the future of his company. This event was part of the annual Tech Crunch Disrupt…

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    Ride Sharing

    The founders of the social media company Zimride talked about the future of ride sharing. The two turned their company into a smart-phone based ride service, Lyft.  This was part…

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    Twitter and Campaign Press Coverage

    Peter Hamby, who covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns for CNN, talked about his study of the impact of Twitter on media behavior and campaign press strategy, titled “Did…

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    The Communicators with Tom Standage

    Tom Standage talked about his latest book, Writing On The Wall: Social Media, the First 2,000 Years. In the book he argues that social media is not a new phenomenon. He traced the…

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