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Social Media News for August 14, 2012

August 15, 2012

By Gilbert Falso :: 10:32 PM

Klout Re-Tools Scoring Algorithm

On Tuesday, the company rolled out updated scores for all of its users and began pushing out an updated Klout interface that focuses not on Klout score, but the individual posts as well. Mashable

Margaret Thatcher Dies (On Twitter)

A Twitter account dubbed @OfficialSkyNews falsely tweeted that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had died, setting the Internet ablaze with momentary confusion as users waited for verification of the news. NY Daily News

Uber Car Service Hits a Snag in Boston

On its blog today, Uber revealed that a letter came from the Division of Standards of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, ordering it to stop operating in that area. TechCrunch

Twitter Co-Founders Show Off Collaborative Publishing Tool

The company led by Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, today showed off a collaborative publishing tool called Medium. All Things D

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