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RIM’s “BeBold” Campaign Under Criticism

Research In Motion launched a new ‘BeBold’ campaign Tuesday, but has been receiving a lot of negative feedback and criticism online for it.

The BeBold campaign involved four cartoon superheroes who they hope could help the company spread news about their latest products to its users.

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Video: Why Is Wikipedia Down? What Is SOPA?

If you visit Wikipedia on January 18, don’t be surprised that you’ll only see a black screen. They, along with several other websites is doing a blackout protest against SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act that is being pushed through by the U.S. legislation.

The situation has escalated to such a level against the House’s Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Senate’s Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) that Wikipedia and Reddit, along with other internet websites are sacrificing a day’s worth of revenue and risk to spread information about SOPA and PIPA.

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Google+ Goes Out of Beta

Should Facebook be worried now that Google+ is out of beta? Many say they should because the search company definitely has a lot of plans in store for their newest social networking site.

With Google’s vast hold of services, Google+ could soon be the central system to integrate everything socially – from GMail, to YouTube and even PicasaWeb.

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