The Library of Congress has launched a Pinterest board for National Poetry Month.
The state of Maine is preparing to put restaurant inspection data online.
Wired, for some reason, has published a list of all the Volcano webcams in the world.
TWEAKS AND UPDATES
Twitter has launched a “retweet with comment” feature.
AROUND THE SEARCH AND SOCIAL MEDIA WORLD
Twitter is now putting ads in user profiles. Icky.
Google has gotten a patent for robots with customizable personalities.
Facebook is getting hit with a class-action lawsuit over facial recognition data. “According to a report from Courthouse News Service, lead plaintiff Carlo Licata, of Cook County, claims the social network violated Illinois privacy laws by not providing him with written notification that his biometric data was being collected or stored.”
Hey! Pinterest is 5 years old.
RESEARCH AND OPINION
From The Harvard Crimson: Professors see shift in attitudes on Wikipedia. “Some professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences said they see Wikipedia as more acceptable, even as a website that students can peruse for somewhat reliable information. Although they still warned students to be wary when using Wikipedia, some professors no longer look at the site with the same criticism.” Good evening, Internet…
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