Archie, Betty and Veronica US postage stamp

Here’s a look at the Archie, Betty and Veronica official US postage stamp that the US Postal Service will release in July.

For the details and more comic book-related content, visit Comic Book Culture on Yahoo! Meme.

Image provided by Archie Comics.

Ragnarok World Championship 2009 results: Follow Level Up!’s RWC 2009 social media coverage

Want to get updates on the results of the Ragnarok World Championship 2009 tournament that will be held on Nov. 1 in Yokohama, Japan?

Then follow Level Up!’s social media coverage of RWC 2009.

Here’s an excerpt from my Level Up! blog post.

To get updates on the RWC 2009 results, become a fan of the official Level Up! Page on Facebook at

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Good luck to Team Philippines!

Turn your Twitter avatar green and show support for Iran protesters

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

If you’re on Twitter, you’ve probably noticed that a number of users now have a green avatar. That’s to show their support for democracy in Iran, where Twitter has become a vital tool for those protesting the allegedly rigged results of the elections.

In fact, for days, #IranElection has been the top Trending Topic on Twitter, which even postponed the site’s scheduled maintenance at the request of the US Government, working around the Iranian timezone.

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Iran election protests harness power of Twitter, New Media

Check out my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Here’s an excerpt.

With mainstream media over the weekend failing to satisfy the hunger for news on the protests against the Iran election results and subsequent government crackdown, it was New Media which once more came to the rescue.

Twitter has become a vital tool not only for people around the world to know what’s happening inside Iran–the hashtag #IranElection is the number one Trending Topic on Twitter as of this writing–but has been harnessed by the Iranian protesters themselves. Now Twitter users are lobbying via the hashtag #NoMaintenance to convince the microblogging site to postpone its scheduled maintenance.

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Nationwide protests vs. ConAss Charter Change in the Philippines: Live blog and live audio stream

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Makati City, the financial capital of the Philippines, is the venue for today’s main rally against the moves of pro-administration lawmakers to turn Congress into a constituent assembly (ConAss) that will amend the Philippine Constitution.

If you’re outside the Philippines and would like to participate in the rallies online, or keep yourself updated on developments, you may check out the live blog and live audio stream of alternative Philippine news site

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Twitter to crack down on celebrity impostors

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

All I can say is: what took you so long, Twitter?

In news that’s sure to be welcomed by celebrities who’ve discovered to their chagrin that someone else is already using their name on Twitter–for instance, the real Lea Salonga is @bigsis222, not the one using the Lea Salonga account–Twitter has said it will introduce a verification system.

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