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In July 2005, I created Mashable.com on a WordPress blog. In 2007, I created the @mashable Twitter account. In the beginning it was a feed of my personal thoughts and actions. Mainly, I was posting what I was having for lunch. But when I started sharing links to Mashable articles, I saw real engagement. Quickly, it evolved from my personal stream to the Mashable account that more than 3 million of our readers now follow

In the early days of Twitter, our job was to explain and translate the new technology; helping our readers understand how people were using the platform for political action, for marketing and for charity. Of course, our mission remains the same: Helping people understand how they can make their lives better through innovation. Read more…

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Hollywood Studios Use DMCA To Censor Pirate Bay Documentary

First time accepted submitter Aaron B Lingwood writes “As reported by TorrentFreak, Viacom, Paramount, Fox and Lionsgate have all asked Google to take down links pointing to the Pirate Bay documentary ‘TPB-AFK.’ The film, created by Simon Klose, is available for no cost and has already been watched by millions of people. The public response to this free release model has been overwhelmingly positive, but it’s now meeting resistance from Hollywood, TPB’s arch rival. Pirate Party Australia opines ‘Hollywood is using takedown notices to censor Pirate Bay doco, is it incompetence or malice? Always hard to tell.’ Whichever the answer, the system is definitely broken.”

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