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  • Library of Congress will no longer archive all public tweets, citing longer character limits

    Library of Congress will no longer archive all public tweets, citing longer character limits

    The Library of Congress announced today that it will no longer add every public tweet to its archives, an ambitious project it launched seven years ago. It cited the much larger volume of tweets generated now, as well as Twitter’s decision to double the character limit from 140 to 280. Instead, starting on Jan. 1, the Library will be more selective about what tweets to preserve, a… Read More

  • Kippt, Pinboard Help Digg Users Find New Home For Old Data [Here’s How]

    Kippt, Pinboard Help Digg Users Find New Home For Old Data [Here’s How]

    After Digg’s long fall, Betaworks acquired the site in July and put its News.me team in charge. Six weeks later, the new operators launched a complete overhaul of Digg. However, while interest in Digg had remained (a surprising amount, according to new CEO John Borthwick), the new site removed user access to old data, i.e. everything Digg users had ever posted to the old iterations of… Read More

  • Kodak photo archives to be shown in the U.K.

    As you can well imagine, Kodak has one of the most complete archives tracking the evolution of photography. Covering over 120 years, the Kodak archive has long been of interest to historians and researchers, however very little of it has ever been seen by the public. Read More