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Tech & social headlines: G+ & Twitter preferred by young US Democrats

The top pick today has to be the US study into the politics of social platforms. The study polled 3,058 young Americans finding that some social channels were more heavily republican versus democrat (and vice versa). Along with the link to the article below (including an interesting chart showing the comparison), I have also embedded the full #HarvardYouthPoll report too. Enjoy.

Top pick:

WashingtonPost (US):The dramatic politics of social platforms, in one chart

Spring Poll 14 – Exec Summ EMB by Zeke Miller

Best of the rest: 

PCWorld: Big data hype didn’t speed growth in the BI market, Gartner says

ScientificAmerican: Saving Big Data from Big Mouths

ZDNet: White House report on big data and privacy: Too little, too late

Forbes: Behold The World’s Largest Solar-Panel Power Plant — In Arizona

Re/code: Social Startup Sprinklr Raises $40 Million

BusinessInsider: Brands Are Putting A Lot More Emphasis On Measuring Social Engagement

Forbes: 14 Social Entrepreneur Ideas That Will Surprise Or Inspire You

MIT: Liquid Metal Used to Reconnect Severed Nerves

TC: Microsoft Is Technology’s Comeback Kid

ABC: Apple Gets Patent for Camera Technology That Could Make Future Devices Slimmer

ZDNet: Amazon’s Wearable Technology store opens online

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