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Friday, 23rd March 2012

FTC Launches New Tech Blog

By Africa S. Hands

From paidContent:

The blog’s author is the FTC’s Chief Technologist, Ed Felton, who writes that the goal of the blog is to offer an informal chatroom for technology issues:

"Our goal is to talk about technology in a way that is sophisticated enough to be interesting to hard-core techies, but straightforward enough to be accessible to the broad public that knows something about technology but doesn’t qualify as expert."

The Twitter page for the agency’s new blog carries a warning that Twitter may use persistant tracking and suggests users read the company’s privacy policy.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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