Turning the `Selfie’ Into a Tool for Giving

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Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Dan Roth, Executive Editor at LinkedIn discusses the social media site’s hottest topics on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."

Stories that are trending.

Let's make 2013 the year of the "unselfie." taking the "selfie" and turning it on its head.

Putting a picture up that covers her face, and says where you are sending her money to -- your money to.

I want to see a start up company that -- he showed a phone them and said if you are over the age of 30 you think the camera is on this part of the phone, but if you're under the age of 30, you know it is on this part of the phone.

One person i do not think will be taking a selfie will be mohammed, he did a piece on nelson mandela.

Imagine a people bring together the blacks who were successful for so long, and the whites who were so scared, you could have fewer legacy issues come together to work for the betterment.

He was on the scene as the news broke that nelson mandela had died.

He ties it into a larger theme, which is if you look at the arab uprising, the groundswell of a desire for good change, and no political leaders should they come into the next era, nelson mandela was able to do that.

Without the help of social media.


It was a powerful piece.

The connection of the top ic and the author.

I have to ask you about this amazon store, because it dominated my world last week.

It is fundamentally interesting and silly.

It doesn't exist command is not legal, they do not have the infrastructure for this thing.

Why does that capture the fascination of the viewers?

It was a huge story last week by the fact that ebay can deliver you things in 30 minutes -- drones is where the future is going.

People want to be able to see around corners.

Tons of headlines when first they started being talked about, people started to believe that what is not real today might be real in the future.

It started to be debated, is this a good thing, or a bad thing?

Is this just a gimmick?

It is tying into a true human emotion.

As much as i would like to think as the popularity of "bloomberg west" is about emily chang, it is the real human optimism, they believe in droves, they value the electric car company, it is all about fundamental beliefs.

It is all you, and emily.

It is all me.

You need to read poetry.

Sam, thank you.

Time for today's egg number.

2.5 million.

That is roughly how many glock nine millimeter pistols have been manufactured.

They are now standard issue for two thirds of the united states police departments.

The ceo is going through a messy divorce with his wife helga.

She is trying to claim a 15% share in the privately held company that she held when it was privatized.

The former radiator engineer has since married a woman who was 50 years younger.

He was recovering from a stroke, and she was his nurse.

I do not want to get that paired quick i do not see what she sees in him.

She contributed significant assets to the company, and then

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