Social Media TV – News May 13

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Here’s the latest news in the world of social media from the last seven days. In this week’s Trending bulletin:

1. Microsoft has bought Skype in a deal worth $8.5Billion – the largest acquisition in Microsoft’s history.

2. Google has launched its ‘Chromebook’, enabling users to ditch paid-for Microsoft applications like Word and use online free versions instead.

3. Twitter has had its busiest day ever for UK traffic, with news that superinjunctions were being breached on the social media platform. Media lawyer Steve Kuncewicz explains more.

4. Google has reported a 5000% increase in searches using the words ‘Twitter’ and ‘injunction’. The search giant also reveals the top ten search terms for last week.

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