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Society 2.0: Metro Baby

Society 2.0: Metro Baby

Amir Mason became the first baby to be born in a D.C. metro station, and an immediate Twitter legend.

Society 2.0: Redskins Offense and Bluth Return

Society 2.0: Redskins Offense and Bluth Return

The buzz this week was all about Redskins racism and the Netflix return of 'Arrested Development.'

Society 2.0: White Smoke and Veronica Mars

Society 2.0: White Smoke and Veronica Mars

From a Latino Pope to a $2 million movie crowdsource-funded in one day, it was a week of firsts.

Society 2.0: Sequestration Struggles

Society 2.0: Sequestration Struggles

Nothing excites Twitter like spending cuts, and the March 1 sequestration is no exception.

Society 2.0: Speechless

Society 2.0: Speechless

President Obama and Oscar Pistorius both stunned the Twittersphere this week.

Society 2.0: Fashion Week Frenzy

Society 2.0: Fashion Week Frenzy

Will storm Nemo derail New York Fashion Week? We defer to the Tweeters.


Society 2.0: Metro Baby

Society 2.0: Metro Baby

02 August 2013

Amir Mason became the first baby to be born in a D.C. metro station, and an immediate Twitter legend.

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Society 2.0: Redskins Offense and Bluth Return

Society 2.0: Redskins Offense and Bluth Return

31 May 2013

The buzz this week was all about Redskins racism and the Netflix return of 'Arrested Development.'

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Society 2.0: White Smoke and Veronica Mars

Society 2.0: White Smoke and Veronica Mars

15 March 2013

From a Latino Pope to a $2 million movie crowdsource-funded in one day, it was a week of firsts.

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Society 2.0: Sequestration Struggles

Society 2.0: Sequestration Struggles

22 February 2013

Nothing excites Twitter like spending cuts, and the March 1 sequestration is no exception.

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Society 2.0: Speechless

Society 2.0: Speechless

15 February 2013

President Obama and Oscar Pistorius both stunned the Twittersphere this week.

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Society 2.0: Fashion Week Frenzy

Society 2.0: Fashion Week Frenzy

08 February 2013

Will storm Nemo derail New York Fashion Week? We defer to the Tweeters.

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Society 2.0: Football and Feasts

Society 2.0: Football and Feasts

01 February 2013

Twitter is ablaze with plans for Super Bowl Sunday and DC Restaurant Week.

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Society 2.0: All Biden, All the Time

Society 2.0: All Biden, All the Time

04 January 2013

A White House petition to start a Joe Biden reality show has Tweeters going bananas.

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Society 2.0: Apocalypse and the NRA

Society 2.0: Apocalypse and the NRA

21 December 2012

Twitter is blowing up over Mayans' prediction and NRA's call for armed officers in schools.

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Society 2.0: When Tragedy Strikes

Society 2.0: When Tragedy Strikes

14 December 2012

The Sandy Hook Elementary shooting sparks reflection and policy debate.

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Society 2.0: Pregnancy and Fiscal Cliffs

Society 2.0: Pregnancy and Fiscal Cliffs

07 December 2012

Royal babies and looming cliffs are the talk of the (Twitter) town this week.

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Society 2.0: Asia and the Look

Society 2.0: Asia and the Look

21 November 2012

McKayla Maroney’s signature look and Obama’s tour in Southeast Asia are hot on Twitter.

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Society 2.0: Cheaters and Twinkies

Society 2.0: Cheaters and Twinkies

16 November 2012

General David Petraeus and the beloved Twinkies were the sticky topics on Twitter this week.

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Society 2.0: Presidents, Pucks and Pot

Society 2.0: Presidents, Pucks and Pot

09 November 2012

Between elections, the NHL lockout and marijuana legalization, tensions were high this week.

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Society 2.0: Taxi Troubles to ‘Starry’ Turnovers

Society 2.0: Taxi Troubles to ‘Starry’ Turnovers

02 November 2012

Superstorm Sandy, 'Star Wars' and taxis fueled social media this week.

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Society 2.0: Trumps and Bums

Society 2.0: Trumps and Bums

26 October 2012

Social media is abuzz over Donald Trump's political meddling and Pippa Middleton's bum.

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Society 2.0: Pink, Pitt and Project Runway

Society 2.0: Pink, Pitt and Project Runway

19 October 2012

Social media lit up over this week's big 'P's.'

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Society 2.0: VP Debate — Zing!

Society 2.0: VP Debate — Zing!

12 October 2012

The 2012 vice presidential debate's no-holds-barred action fuels cyber chatter.

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Society 2.0: A Week of ‘Firsts’

Society 2.0: A Week of ‘Firsts’

10 October 2012

Social media still buzzing over Teddy's win, the debates and a new 'It' bag.

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Society 2.0: Cha Ching!

Society 2.0: Cha Ching!

21 September 2012

Beaucoup bucks dominated social media news this week.

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Society 2.0: Never Forget

Society 2.0: Never Forget

17 September 2012

9/11 remembrances, kicking off football season, and going "ga ga" over meaty fashion.

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Society 2.0: Lookin’ Good

Society 2.0: Lookin’ Good

07 September 2012

Politics, the VMAs and fashion week top social media.

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Society 2.0: Modern Communication

Society 2.0: Modern Communication

04 September 2012

A look at emerging trends in design, infographics and data visualization.

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Society 2.0: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

Society 2.0: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

24 August 2012

Still time to take a vacation (or dream of one) as summer winds down.

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Society 2.0: Food Finds

Society 2.0: Food Finds

17 August 2012

Celebrate restaurant week at your desk with our food finds from around the Web.

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Society 2.0: Brave New Worlds

Society 2.0: Brave New Worlds

10 August 2012

This week in social media — oceans and beyond in pictures.

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Society 2.0: Animal Instincts

Society 2.0: Animal Instincts

03 August 2012

This week in social media — live birds at the Corcoran, Olympian wildlife doppelgangers and Snoop Lion.

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Society 2.0: Let the Games Begin!

Society 2.0: Let the Games Begin!

27 July 2012

Behind-the-scenes info on the Social Olympics 2012

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Society 2.0: The Social Olympics

Society 2.0: The Social Olympics

19 July 2012

London 2012 is gearing up to be the first social media Olympics.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

03 June 2012

The Scripps National Spelling Bee, John Edwards trial and Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

25 May 2012

American Idol crowns Season 11 winner, The Great Gatsby trailer debuts and 7-Eleven offers free Slurpees.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

18 May 2012

Mother's Day starts the week, Donna Summer dies at 63 and Facebook goes public.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

11 May 2012

The Met brings fashion forward, Obama supports gay marriage and JPMorgan Chase's surprise loss.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

27 April 2012

The Kardashians extend their TV time, teams select players in NFL draft and tree huggers unite for Arbor Day.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

20 April 2012

Discovery flies through the District, Dick Clark leaves a legacy and the Secret Service gets caught in a scandal.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

13 April 2012

Facebook buys Instagram, Santorum suspends campaign and Zimmerman faces murder charge in Trayvon Martin case.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

30 March 2012

The lottery draws record numbers, Obamacare goes to court and the Final Four shoot for an NCAA title.

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Society 2.0: Washington’s Most Pinteresting People

Society 2.0: Washington’s Most Pinteresting People

28 March 2012

President Obama joined Pinterest this week. Here's how he measures up with some the District's most board savvy users.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

23 March 2012

The Trayvon Martin case sweeps the nation, Etch A Sketch gets an unexpected sales boost and The Hunger Games breaks into the box office.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

02 March 2012

Leap Day jumps to top of trending topics, 'American Idol' reveals Top 13 and Rush Limbaugh causes drama with sexist comments.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

09 December 2011

Lady Gaga in D.C., Rick Perry creates YouTube's most disliked video ever and another tragedy at Virginia Tech ...

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

02 December 2011

Alicia Keys, Bono and Clinton were in D.C., Herman Cain has issues, and there is a $450 million fund to aid DC's area start-up firms – the twitterverse responds.

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Society 2.0: DC’s Digital Oasis

Society 2.0: DC’s Digital Oasis

21 November 2011

DCWEEK continues to grow – we caught up with co-founder Peter Corbett for a debrief and sneak peek at 2012.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

18 November 2011

A shooting near the White House, the Occupy ovement moves and the Southeast hit by tornados (again). The twitterverse responds....

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

11 November 2011

This week was full of "game overs" – Berlusconi stepped down as Prime Minister, JoePa was fired, and Eddie Murphy threw in the towel. Here's how the twitterverse reacted.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s “Status” Report

03 November 2011

Twitter was full this week with a response of the crisis in Greece, the night to remember because of the show of Jay-Z and Kanye West and of course of the Republican Herman Cain. Here are some of this week’s top tweets.

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Society 2.0: US CIO Logs-Off

Society 2.0: US CIO Logs-Off

18 August 2011

Over 100 executives from the White House and every major federal agency came out say bon voyage to Vivek Kundra, the outgoing Federal Chief Information Officer.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Tweets

10 June 2011

As the temperatures rose in D.C. this week, the power of Twitter skyrocketed with Glee sightings, Rep. Weiner's photos and the #alicebucketlist hashtag.

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Society 2.0: Special WHCD “Status” Report

Society 2.0: Special WHCD “Status” Report

02 May 2011

With jokes and jabs from President Obama and host Seth Meyers, The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner led to lots of laughs from correspondents and celebrities alike. Here are some of their top tweets.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Royal “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top Royal “Status” Report

29 April 2011

There's only been one thing on everyone's mind the last few days: the Royal Wedding. We bring you the best #RoyalWedding tweets from D.C.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s “Status” Report

22 April 2011

In this week's top tweets, President Obama visited Facebook, Charlie Sheen performed in D.C., and more!

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

08 April 2011

Although disappointed by the cancellation of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of D.C.,' the real concern in the District this week is the looming government shutdown. Here are this week's top tweets.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

01 April 2011

This week on Twitter, we laughed with Rep. Anthony Weiner, followed the Bronx Zoo's Cobra, and were fooled...multiple times. Here are this week's top tweets!

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

25 March 2011

This week's celebration of the fifth anniversary of the creation of Twitter solidified the profound effect it has on spreading news, sharing events, and creating #DCLeaders.

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Society 2.0: This Week Top “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week Top “Status” Report

18 March 2011

Twitter was full this week with widespread response to the disaster in Japan, leaving little room for tweets about warm weather, St. Patrick's Day, or Charlie Sheen.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Report

12 March 2011

With some of our top tweeters headed to Austin this week for SXSW, we saw fewer tweets from the newly named "#1 Most Socially Networked City." Here are our picks for top tweets this week.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top #Winning Tweets

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top #Winning Tweets

04 March 2011

Despite big Oscar wins, the launch of the iPad 2, and Camp Freddy at 9:30 Club, Twitter was preoccupied #winning and Charlie Sheen. Here are some of the week's best Tweets.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s “Status” Report

Society 2.0: This Week’s “Status” Report

25 February 2011

The Twitterverse this week seemed to focus on, well... Twitter. We bring you our picks for some of the week's best tweets.

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Society 2.0: FedTinis Happy Hour

Society 2.0: FedTinis Happy Hour

24 February 2011

Guests mixed, mingled, and talked shop at Co Co Sala last night during FedScoop's FedTinis Happy Hour.

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Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Reports

Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Reports

18 February 2011

Our Twitter feed was abuzz with GRAMMY awards, Valentine's love, and beautiful weather.

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