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Social Media Helps Find Baby Daddy after a Wild Party

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This story has a plot just waiting to be turned into a rom-com movie. After a 21-year-old student decided hooking up with an unknown cutie at a party in Erfurt, Germany was a smart decision for the night, she was not expecting to find out that the in the moment …

Sources: Mitteldeutsche Zeitung

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Is Germany’s Battle Over Hate Speech Going Too Far?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We have reported on the German government’s war against social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google many times over the last year as the country tries to rid the popular sites of any signs of hate speech. While the companies have made attempts to appease government officials with stricter enforcement, each …

Sources: DWDer Spiegel

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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These Twin German Girls Found Internet Fame By Lip-Synching

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With an overabundance of social media apps available in your pocket, there are more opportunities than ever before to find fame, but the key is finding a way to stand out among the other millions of users that are trying for their spotlight. For a pair of twin sisters in …

Sources: DW

Photo: Instagram

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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More Than 60 German Homes Raided By Police Over Hateful Facebook Posts

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Germany said they wanted to crack the whip on hate speech posted on social media, they apparently meant it as a raid on more than 60 homes was carried out on Wednesday over posts that were made to a private Facebook group. Authorities from 25 police stations within 14 …

Sources: BKA, Daily Mail, The Verge

Photo: Sebastian Müller [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany Comes Out Ahead In World of Innovation Social Media Experiment

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

SAP just recently launched an online social experiment called the World of Innovation to see which countries see the most talk and inspiration around innovations.  Over 252,630 conversations on innovation where logged and plotted to a map in the first week, and Germany took the top spot, with the United …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Teachers In Baden-Württemberg Banned From Using Social Media For School Communication

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German state of Baden-Württemberg is the latest to see a ban on social media go into effect for teachers trying to communicate with students and coworkers.  Bavaria and Schleswig-Holstein have already put similar bans into place, but the topic has some questioning whether it is appropriate, in today’s society, when …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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LinkedIn Sees Huge Growth in the German Speaking Region of Europe In The Last Year

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

LinkedIn, the social network for businesses and professionals, has only recently pushed its site in the German-speaking regions of  Germany, Austria and Switzerland and they are already seeing higher than expected results.  Their biggest European competitor is the Hamburg-based Xing, which offers a very similar service and currently holds the …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German-Made App, Screenfeeder, Enhances the Display of Your Social Feeds

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Berlin based nxtbgthng has released their latest iOS app, Screenfeeder, which offers up a more visually pleasing experience for checking your social network feeds on your iPhone or iPad.  Instead of giving you full control of your social network site, and needing to include all the bells and whistles of the …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Pulse is Becoming More Social

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the last several weeks we have been putting a lot of focus on providing more content to our readers and have stepped up our game on our social networking pages. If you follow our Facebook or Twitter feeds and subscribe to our newsletter, you probably got the notice that …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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