At its regular Wednesday night potluck and meeting last week, Occupy MN announced that it was cutting ties with its high-profile spin-off group, Occupy Homes MN. The decision, which was made by the protest organization's seven-person media arm, came with an explanation."While it is laudable to work ... More >>
Watch what you post on Facebook, kids -- especially if you've been previously convicted of a violent felony.SEE ALSO:-- Clinton Corry went berserk when ex-girlfriend blocked him on Facebook, charges say
-- Michael Hamer used Facebook to solicit Twin Cities little leaguers for sex, police say
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Sometimes, you really just can't make it up.Minnesota for Marriage is the state's leading anti-gay marriage group. Last night, someone posted the following passage from Leviticus 20:13 on the organization's Facebook page: "If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both
of t ... More >>
After Republicans took control of the Minnesota Senate and made Michael Brodkorb communications director for the caucus, Brodkorb sent out a memo laying out the rules of social media.
Addressed to "all staff," the memo begins by explaining that caucus members have a stake in the Minnesota Senat ... More >>
Mpls' social media job market is very solid. Social media has revolutionized the way we publish and disseminate information. No longer are journalists ink-stained wretches trying to put together a story before a print deadline -- now we're more like carpal tunnel-plagued pixelheads trying to be t ... More >>
Local, natural soda maker Joia has put out the call on Twitter and Facebook that it needs tasters. It's looking to expand its flavor lineup and is offering a free tasting in exchange for a simple opinion. We participated in their taste test last night and can share that the new flavors have ... More >>
Ben Foster, still looking a little rough for his booking photo.We told you earlier about Ben Foster, the Pawlenty staffer who was arrested this morning in Iowa after trying to break into a home and drunkenly puking in its front lawn.
But who is this guy, really? When 24-year-olds make headli ... More >>
Shannah Henderson thinks she can handle anything Sheen throws at her. Literally.Who would want to be Charlie Sheen's social media intern? Shannah Henderson, that's who.
The U of M junior is one of 50 finalists vying for the job, and the Lakeville native wants this. Bad.
"I'd just love to ... More >>
Check in on Facebook, get free Chipotle!Is Foursquare so last July? Chipotle is partnering with Facebook Places to offer free burritos this Saturday. Here's what you need to do: Check in at any Chipotle location on Saturday using Facebook Places (or navigate to touch.facebook.com on your smar ... More >>
Image by William Hook If you're a regular commenter on a website, from Gawker to Livejournal
to Secrets of the City, then you probably have some cyberspace friends.
You know, those people that make you laugh when they comment, the
ones who make the point you wanted to more succinctly, and whos ... More >>
Photo by Dewey Koshenina When Baratunde Thurston took the stage in the Hilton ballroom at the Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association summit yesterday, he led with a Jucy Lucy joke. "I'm in the place where they put cheese inside a hamburger," he said. "Doesn't that offend like 90% of th ... More >>
On Tuesday, we awarded one of our faithful Gimme Noise Twitter followers with a pair of tickets to tomorrow night's Lookbook show in the Mainroom. Today, we've got another pair to give away, this time via our relatively new Facebook page: Gimme Noise on FacebookTo enter, simply head to our Gimme ... More >>
Via Al Franken's Facebook pageIt sounds reasonable enough: Facebook ought to keep your personal information private by default.
But that's not what happens anymore. Facebook now shares your personal information with third-party vendors by default. And it now stores some data indefinitely. ( ... More >>