Cyber Beat Daily: Wikileaks slams 'The Fifth Estate' film, leaks script + The Day's Top Tech Picks

The day’s top picks in social media and technology for 9/18: Wikileaks slams ‘The Fifth Estate’ film, leaks script; Ex-NFL player watches his home get trashed on Twitter; ‘Does The Dog Die?’website spares you from sad movie moments; time-wasting websites; dating website uses photo of bullied dead teen in Facebook ad; about those Twitter spam lists; school told to put brakes on Google service; Facebook ‘likes’ are free speech; feds track down child predators with new app; ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ most expensive game made.    

Read below for these stories and more.

Featured Story.

Yet another film about Wikileaks that Wikileaks hates and is making no bones about trying to tell us all how we should feel about it.
WikiLeaks Publishes A Leaked Script For ‘The Fifth Estate’–And Its Own Scathing Review

Social Media/Tech Trends, Happenings and Faux Pas.

He watched the whole thing unfold on Twitter. He’s got 170 tweets and over 200 names of those involved, and is posting it all to a website,, to urge them to come forward and redeem themselves.
Ex-NFL player’s NY home trashed by partying teens

Thank you, thank you, thank you, whoever created this website.
‘Does The Dog Die?’ Spares You From the Saddest Part of Any Movie

For those rare moments of downtime.
7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now

A big, unfortunate oops.
Facebook, Dating Website apologize for ad featuring photo of bullied dead teen

Hoaxes, Harassment and Hacking.

They’re annoying as gnats up your nose.
Here’s why you were added to Twitter spam lists

Data Inspection Board aims to protect the privacy of students’ info.  They might want to check with the NSA, too…
Swedish school told to halt Google cloud service

Law and Order.

Judge: A Facebook like is the “Internet equivalent of displaying a political sign in one’s front yard”
U.S. court says ‘liking’ something on Facebook is free speech

Operation Predator puts investigators “in contact with the public on a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week basis.”
Federal agents track down child predators with new app


Production cost: estimated $265 million
‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Is the Most Expensive Video Game Ever Made

Sales: $800 million on first day
‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ Makes $800 Million On Day One Release Alone


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