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Anonymous Tops Reddit | Twitter Bribe | Is Facebook Uncool?

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Anonymous, Reddit Top ‘Time 100′ Poll (Mashable)
Time‘s poll asked Internet users to vote for the year’s most influential individuals spanning a range of fields and professions, from politics to entertainment. Time In the beginning, it seemed to be a runaway win for Erik Martin, the general manager of the online sharing community Reddit. And then Anonymous, the loosely knit network of like-minded Internet activists, surged to take the top spot just before deadline. The Verge What should be an Internet popularity contest might be more accurately seen as a ranking of who’s better at gaming poll results. PCMag Does any of this really matter, however? Not to Time: Its final list of influential entities for this year’s Top 100 issue will be chosen by the magazine’s editors for the big April 17 reveal, not by popular vote. Read more

Some Privacy, Please? Posterous Adds Privacy Controls to ‘Spaces’

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You already dance like nobody’s watching. Now you can now post like nobody’s reading. I’m talking about new privacy features on Posterous – real ones. Posterous won the hearts of many social media newbies by letting them update their blogs via email. The latest improvements to the site have to do with how the information you post is viewed and shared by others.

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