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Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work

theverge.com – Casey Newton – Feb 6, 2:51 PM – Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report that the social network was on the brink of tossing its traditional timeline for a Facebook-style feed. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tried to calm fears this morning in a series of tweets, but…
Sudeep Reddy What we all love about Twitter: the way it encourages outrage and panic based on few facts. That will never change. t.co/Mti0LW8Sr7
Sharon Waxman RT @jayrosen_nyu: The Verge: Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work. t.co/9yoAAqKEGC Expanded version of while you were away.
Ben Basche RT @pkafka: So, yes. Twitter wants to be Facebook first, Twitter second. Understandably! Via @CaseyNewton t.co/9zjkfVimfT via verge
Rich Greenfield RT @pkafka: So, yes. Twitter wants to be Facebook first, Twitter second. Understandably! Via @CaseyNewton t.co/9zjkfVimfT via verge
Peter Kafka So, yes. Twitter wants to be Facebook first, Twitter second. Understandably! Via @CaseyNewton t.co/9zjkfVimfT via verge
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Twitter To Introduce Algorithmic Timeline As Soon As Next Week

BuzzFeed – I'm glad 10x-ing (if you want to call that fixing, whatev) Twitter ain't my job, but if it were, we'd launch the algorithmic feed tomorrow. — Startup L. Jackson (@StartupLJackson) Say hello to a brand new Twitter. The company is planning to…
BuzzFeed News .@Twitter CEO @jack tweets on last night's news of an algorithmic timeline: t.co/cpXQcsf2a5 t.co/vFY3sKQDiU
BuzzFeed RT @BuzzFeedNews: Twitter To Introduce Algorithmic Timeline As Soon As Next Week t.co/cpXQcsf2a5
BuzzFeed News Twitter To Introduce Algorithmic Timeline As Soon As Next Week t.co/cpXQcsf2a5
Mathew Ingram RT @anildash: The same folks who swore native RTs & hidden @ replies would ruin Twitter will fuss about this, then get over it. t.co/bVCONboiSv
Mathew Ingram RT @fmanjoo: Prediction: everything you like about Twitter now will be the same and within 2 days you won't notice any change t.co/iqxiOQMyZo
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Under Armour Now Has the Reigning MVP In Every Major Sport

solecollector.com – Brandon Richard – Feb 6 – POSTED Feb 06, 2016 - 27 minutes ago Under Armour's meteoric rise up the sportswear ranks over the last few years has been well documented. As recently reported, the company's stock is continuing to thrive, much in part to the success of their…
Peeje RT @SoleCollector: Under Armour now has the reigning MVP in every major American sports league: t.co/h5NeD39Tov t.co/YUzRuXUhj6
Jason Lake RT @SoleCollector: Under Armour now has the reigning MVP in every major American sports league: t.co/h5NeD39Tov t.co/YUzRuXUhj6
Chris Herring RT @SoleCollector: Under Armour now has the reigning MVP in every major American sports league: t.co/h5NeD39Tov t.co/YUzRuXUhj6
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Ted Cruz misstates CNN's reporting at Republican debate - CNNPolitics.com

CNN – Dylan Byers – Feb 6, 5:50 PM – Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN)Sen. Ted Cruz knowingly misstated CNN's reporting during Saturday night's Republican primary debate in an effort to evade responsibility for misleading statements his campaign made about Ben Carson. Asked to address a…
WIRED CNN says Cruz was wrong on debate stage about its reporting on Carson campaign on Iowa Caucus night: t.co/EVpLZ9ADMC
CNN Breaking News Cruz knowingly misstates CNN reporting at debate, explaining misleading statements his campaign made about Carson. t.co/GXfAdukMlI
Brian Stelter RT @DylanByers: ' that Senator Cruz continues to knowingly mislead...is astonishing.' Full CNN statement: t.co/JRjLsTwA1y t.co/AOn4D86f3j
Brian Stelter RT @DylanByers: NEW @CNN: Ted Cruz knowingly misstates CNN's reporting at Republican debate t.co/JRjLsTwA1y t.co/x5UCI6VcbS
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Mock Trade Deadline Part 1 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux

blogtalkradio.com – Girls In Heels – Dec 29, 2015, 7:11 AM – × If you liked this show, you should follow Nate Duncan. Kevin Pelton (@KPelton), Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) join Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) for a mock trade deadline extravaganza. The four negotiate and…
Nate Duncan One of my fav pods ever: Mock Trade Deadline Pt. 1 w/ @kpelton @DanFeldmanNBA @DannyLeroux presented by @HelixSleep t.co/tLZVTbsrYF
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Watch Beyonce's Surprise New Video 'Formation'

rollingstone.com – Daniel Kreps – Feb 6, 12:40 PM – The day before Beyoncé takes the stage during the Coldplay - headlined Super Bowl 50 halftime show, the singer dropped her surprise new single 'Formation,' her first new song since her Beyoncé: Platinum Edition was released in…
BuzzFeed RT @AustinHunt: .@Beyonce reportedly rehearsing "Formation" for SB halftime show, according to @RollingStone t.co/oNzZd2m0JR t.co/KuPYMKlOOh
BuzzFeed News RT @AustinHunt: .@Beyonce reportedly rehearsing "Formation" for SB halftime show, according to @RollingStone t.co/oNzZd2m0JR t.co/KuPYMKlOOh
Rolling Stone Watch Beyoncé's video for her surprise new single "Formation" t.co/6C4Ig7wQ7C t.co/G9EnA5QwxE
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Guide to the NBA trade deadline: Mavericks

sports.yahoo.com – Bobby Marks of The Vertical – The Vertical Front-Office Insider Bobby Marks, a 20-year executive with the Nets, breaks down the Dallas Mavericks ' situation as the Feb. 18 trade deadline approaches. Staying the course should be the theme for the Mavericks, who have exceeded…
Bobby Marks The Vertical Trade Guide: Mavericks with limited flexibility at the deadline t.co/oxkoWCR9dn
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Warren Moon, Clearing Way for Black Quarterbacks, Recalls His Struggles

nytimes.com – Michael Powell – Feb 5 – SAN FRANCISCO — Warren Moon sits there in the hotel lobby with his black beret and black shirt, recounting, at my request, tales of his days as one of the great and dominant quarterbacks of his time. In his Hall of Fame career, he set so…
Jeff Roberts QB, Center and middle LB as NFL's "apartheid positions" t.co/YcBPanOwO9 <- great read on Warren Moon and Canada
Mathew Ingram RT @NYTSports: Playing quarterback was off limits to black athletes in 1978. So Warren Moon went to Canada. t.co/BPHALbLQ5B t.co/LnDbeRkziI
The New York Times RT @NYTSports: Warren Moon, clearing the way for black quarterbacks, recalls his own struggles t.co/wbm3CXVEo6 t.co/dE7p52IwYh
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I'm from New Hampshire, and the New Hampshire primary has to go

Vox.com – Dylan Matthews – Jan 31, 8:00 AM – On Monday, the presidential campaign begins in earnest. After a year or more of candidates preparing, Iowans will finally caucus and give us the first actual election results of the 2016 campaign. Eight days later, voters in New Hampshire will…
Xeni RT @kennethn: Instead of Iowa and NH, why not somewhere diverse like the Bronx? t.co/yFcm0OhMWz t.co/30G39zYqQx
Mathew Ingram RT @kennethn: Instead of Iowa and NH, why not somewhere diverse like the Bronx? t.co/yFcm0OhMWz t.co/30G39zYqQx
Vox "I'm from New Hampshire, and the New Hampshire primary has to go" t.co/2BJu3wmFxR
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Tips on Reducing Cable and Phone Bills From Ethically Ambiguous Experts

nytimes.com – Ron Lieber – Feb 5 – BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Cable companies and mobile phone service providers now offer so many deals, options, add-ons and doodads that the sheer number of potential pricing plans can boggle the mind. Chances are, you're paying too much. Chances…
Paul Kedrosky RT @nytimesbusiness: He calls cable/phone company, impersonates you, negotiates a better deal, and gets a cut t.co/xXFRYrLhC5 t.co/8wz3sGgRlU
NYT Business He calls cable/phone company, impersonates you, negotiates a better deal, and gets a cut t.co/xXFRYrLhC5 t.co/8wz3sGgRlU
NYT Business All day long, BillFixers employees peel $100 bills out of the collective wallets of Comcast and Verizon. t.co/mEl6vLyHMi
The New York Times RT @nytimesbusiness: He calls cable/phone company, impersonates you, negotiates a better deal, and gets a cut t.co/3x7FWJGgJf t.co/flCPRqZckn
The New York Times RT @nytimesbusiness: He calls cable/phone company, impersonates you, negotiates a better deal, and gets a cut t.co/d45oAaXW03 t.co/iPeohGaH1X