The Irish Independent, along with sister newspaper The Belfast Telegraph, have obtained 1,903 US embassy cables from the WikiLeaks organisation that detail the sometimes “murky” underworld of international diplomacy between Ireland and the US. Both newspapers began publishing details contained within the cables today and will do so throughout this week.
Mark Zukerberg has beaten Julian Assange, Hamid Karzai, The Chilean Miners and The Tea party to be named Time magazine’s person of the year. Each year Time Magazine awards people who have had a significant impact on world events to be their Person of the Year. Discussing this year award, Time editor Rick Stengel said Zuckerberg was awarded the honour to for
Justin Bieber just about managed to beat Paul, the Magic Octopus, to be the most tweeted celebrity of 2010 according to Twtter’s list of the top tweets of 2010. The annual list, which was released today, aggregates the most montioned events celebrities and topics on Twitter over the past year.