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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook’s Sandberg Cashes In | Tweets and Votes


Sheryl Sandberg Sells Facebook Stock for $91 Million (Mashable)
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg raked in $91 million late last week after taking advantage of the social network’s recent stock bump. According to a filing made Friday afternoon with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Sandberg cashed in 2.37 million shares — which is only about 5 percent of her total shares — at prices ranging from $37.79 to $38.78 on Wednesday.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Kate Middleton in Labor | Indiegogo Campaign for Snowden


Kate Middleton in Labor (The Daily Beast)
Kate and William like to do things their way, and the birth of their first child is proving, so far, to be no exception. With no fanfare, no sirens and no police outriders, a dark Range Rover and a shiny new Audi nosed their way calmly through the traffic-free streets of London shortly after dawn this morning, covering the one-and-a-half miles from Kensington Palace to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in a couple of minutes.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Marathon Explosions | Facebook Anti-Bullying Plea


Boston Marathon Explosions — a ‘Live-Tweeted Disaster’ (ReadWrite)
Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have killed two and injured more than 100, with reports constantly changing as new updates flood in. As is now par for the course, news of the disaster broke first on Twitter, and the microblogging service remains an unparalleled source of breaking news and first-hand accounts — not to mention media criticism of news outlets that jumped ahead of the facts in their reporting.

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