Daily Dish for July 2, 2012

It’s a weird 4-day work week, bifurcated by a huge birthday. Happy Monday everyone!
We scour the Interwebs to bring you random happenings and news… so you don’t have to…
Today on the Daily Dish:

Your Tweets might not be private…

Judge: Twitter Must Turn Over Occupy Wall Street Protester’s Tweets

from Associated Press / NBC New York

Prosecutors say the messages could show whether Malcom Harris was aware of police orders he’s charged with disregarding… read more

5 Chinese Social Networks You Need to Watch

by Yin Mei – Mashable

Connections mean “power” in China. This is why social networks have become part of the relationship-building fabric of Chinese society. The numbers certainly bear this out. Roughly half of China’s 513 million netizens are using social networking sites, and all of these social networks are home grown… read more

Women Explain Why Google+ Is All Dudes

by Ryan Tate – Wired

When Google gathered five woman technologists for a session on female-centric design at Google’s IO developer conference, it must have known the panelists would eventually critique Google itself. But the company was probably hoping the designers would stay away from Google’s soft underbelly, social networking… read more

And in case you needed to impress a client, boss, or co-worker today…

A Competitive Eater Shows Us How To Eat A Hot Dog In 10 Seconds

by William Wei – Business Insider

Jason “Crazy Legs” Conti has been a professional competitive eater for 11 years. He holds various world records in the sport — including the record for the “Lumberjack Breakfast” in which he consumed 3.5 pounds of bacon and pancakes in just 12 minutes… read more


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