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A taxonomy of TED on Twitter

A taxonomy of TED on Twitter

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Sharing is caring, and here at TED we do a lot of both — especially on social media. You can like our Facebook page, catch us on Instagram and follow us on 19 active Twitter handles. That’s a lot, we know, but sometimes good sharing means not oversharing. In other words, we want to make sure you get the information []

TED Weekends imagines a crowdsourced future

TED Weekends imagines a crowdsourced future

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Most choirs require their members to have a great voice, enjoy wearing a robe and be available for rehearsals in the same location. This is not the case for composer Eric Whitacre. In his classic talk from TED2011, Whitacre explains how he came to lead a chorus of more than 2,000 singers located all around []

Get the daily TED Talk delivered to your inbox

Get the daily TED Talk delivered to your inbox

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It’s something you have been asking about for a while: does TED have a daily email newsletter? Finally, the answer is yes. You can get the daily TED Talk sent straight to your email inbox every weekday morning, along with a playlist of the day. On weekends, we pick you a classic TED Talk to []

TEDWeekends explores shades of deception

TEDWeekends explores shades of deception

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Dishonesty. Fibbing. Telling an untruth. Purposeful distortion. Misleading. Gilding the lily. Deception. These are all synonyms for the same thing: lying. In her classic talk from TEDGlobal 2011, “How to Spot a Liar,” Pamela Meyer outlines what she believes to be an epidemic and gives practical tips for how anyone can tell when someone is []

Blog exclusive: A miniature TED all about voting

Blog exclusive: A miniature TED all about voting

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Last night at the TED offices, we held a special event: a miniature TED all about voting. Three amazing speakers took the stage to present ideas and stories related to our electoral process. First up, was TED’s own Lisa Bu, our Content Distribution Manager, who spoke about her experience traveling from China in 1995 to []

TED2013 Talent Search talks coming to TED.com

TED2013 Talent Search talks coming to TED.com

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Earlier this year, TED headed on the road to 14 cities around the globe, on a hunt for untapped speakers for TED2013: “The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.” Holding one-night salons in cities ranging from São Paulo to New York to Nairobi to Shanghai, TED invited a slew of speakers to give the talk of []

Video: Watch TED’s Chris Anderson on ‘CBS This Morning’

Video: Watch TED’s Chris Anderson on ‘CBS This Morning’

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Early this morning TED’s Curator, Chris Anderson, appeared on CBS This Morning to talk about the TED Talks phenomenon, as we get close to a major milestone: one billion views. If you weren’t awake, or don’t have access to American morning television, watch the segment right here >> And watch for some special announcements around []

TED Live 2013 memberships now open, now include iPad mini

TED Live 2013 memberships now open, now include iPad mini

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A membership to TED Live lets you watch the TED2013 and TEDGlobal 2013 conferences live from the comfort of your home, school or business — and join a global community of conversation around ideas as they happen live. And the TED Live experience has a new component. Starting today, anyone who registers or renews will receive Apple’s brand []

The 10 coolest things that have happened at TEDActive

The 10 coolest things that have happened at TEDActive

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TEDActive is like TED, only with a few buttons loosened and its hair let down. An annual simulcast of the TED conference held two hours away in Palm Springs, California, TEDActive is for those who treasure ideas and want to immerse themselves in them. Last year, TEDActive participants journeyed to Joshua Tree to take sound []

Ads Worth Spreading turns 3 and releases a report

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At the AICP Conference in New York this morning, TED announced the third cycle of Ads Worth Spreading, our initiative to find the 10 most compelling ad campaigns of the year. We also released a report to share insights from the creatives behind the winning ads and the nomination teams that picked them. The paper []