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2014-01-10 16:46:59     WARNING: New Facebook App requires users agree to be monitored by microphone at any time without their permission... | RedFlagNews.com

http://www.redflagnews.com/...e-without-their-permission?...

Cellphone users who attempt to install the Facebook Mess... to agree to terms of service that allow the social netwo... the microphone on their device to record audio at any ti... permission.

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2013-12-28 18:55:58     Facebook 'dead and buried' as teens switch to Snapchat and Whatsapp - News - Gadgets & Tech - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...at-and-whatsapp-9028208.html

Teenagers are turning their back on Facebook ‘in their... switching to simpler social networks and messaging apps,... found.

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2013-12-23 10:39:49     This Is How A Woman's Offensive Tweet Became The World's Top Story

http://www.buzzfeed.com/...tweet-became-the-worlds-top-s?...

The anatomy of the twitter-storm that cost media PR pro ... job.

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2013-12-08 20:04:46     Messenger Wars: How Facebook lost its lead

http://ondeviceresearch.com/...rs-how-facebook-lost-its-lead

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2013-12-03 07:57:08     Announcement Details

http://staff.napier.ac.uk/An.../AnnouncementDetails.aspx?...

New LinkedIn application: ‘INTRO’
This application must not under any circumstances be use ...
How does INTRO work?
INTRO will divert all email sent and received from the e ...
... y email account could lead to these breaches of the Act:

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2013-11-27 13:59:02     VIOLENT video games make KIDS SMARTER – more violent the BETTER • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/...games_can_make_kids_smarter/

A meta-study carried out by the American Psychological A... claimed that playing computer games has many positive ef... and, in some cases, the more violent the game the more b... effect.
The research, published in the latest issue of American ...

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2013-11-26 12:08:15     One Woman's Dangerous War Against the Most Hated Man on the Internet

http://jezebel.com/...ainst-the-most-hated-man-on-1469240835

I felt like Will Smith in "Enemy of the State." I was be... harassed and stalked by criminals with technological exp... thrust into an unexpected war. I felt exposed, vulnerabl... front line. I had awoken a hideous network of villains a... were in pur

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2013-11-25 08:15:05     What will we learn from the fall of Facebook? | UCL Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project UCL UCL Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project

http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/...e-learn-from-the-fall-of-facebook/

kids computer
Photo by Lucélia Ribeiro (Creative Commons)
The ‘Fall of Facebook’ seems an odd title given this ...

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2013-01-08 18:33:57     TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

http://www.twitlonger.com/about

Twitlonger is a way to let you post to Twitter when 140 ... isn't enough.
With Twitlonger, you can write what you need and a link ...

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2013-01-01 12:02:19     Google's Lost Social Network

http://www.buzzfeed.com/robf4/googles-lost-social-network

How Google accidentally built a truly beloved social net... steamroll it with Google+. The sad, surprising story of ...

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2012-12-18 10:25:52     BBC News - Twitter could be used to take 999-style emergencies, fire brigade says

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20754978

Many emergency services around the country are making us...
One particular incident, a large blaze in west London in ...
Due to the police helicopter not being available, the LF ...
Information was relayed back to experts at headquarters ...
... FB said

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2012-11-15 08:06:41     Sometimes mob rule works | Article | The Punch

http://www.thepunch.com.au/arti.../sometimes-mob-rule-works/

Can we just stop for a second and appreciate that in gro... people want to be good, and moral and right? For a shini... moment, the internet was at its moral best.

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2012-10-12 15:09:56     Dark Social: We Have the Whole History of the Web Wrong - Alexis C. Madrigal - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive.../263523/#...

Like many media nerds, I love Chartbeat. It lets you kno...
The second I saw this measure, my heart actually leapt ( ...
On the first day I saw it, this is how big of an impact ...
darksocial_atlantic.jpg
Just look at that graph. On the one hand, you ha

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2012-09-21 08:04:52     Facebook Is Badware (and Why Google Should Warn Its Users)

http://lifehacker.com/...nd-why-google-should-warn-its-users

Facebook has moved from merely being a walled garden int... its users' ability and willingness to navigate the rest ... evidence that this is true even for sites which embrace ... technologies is overwhelming, and the net result is that... gaslighting

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2012-08-17 11:46:40     Make an iPhone App, Create iPhone App, Create Android Apps

http://infinitemonkeys.mobi/en

Most social networks out there brag about the hundreds o... friends they have online. But, who wants to spend their ... updates from hundreds of millions of "online friends"? Y...
That's where Infinite Monkeys comes in. Our self-service ...
Now, you ca

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2012-08-06 11:56:18     Your Visual Identity: Tim Draper-Backed Vizify Launches An About.me On Steroids | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/26/vizify-launch/

Screen shot 2012-07-26 at 7.57.18 AM
Today, our personal data is scattered across a growing n ...

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2012-07-23 11:31:20     Using Twitter To Identify Psychopaths - Forbes

http://www.forbes.com/...twitter-to-help-expose-psychopaths/

People’s nasty traits have a way of revealing themselv... networks: in writing. Or rather in how they write. That ... of how someone tweets could reveal whether he or she is ... Machiavellian, or psychopathic, according to researchers... present the

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2012-05-18 11:34:00     BBC - Newsbeat - Bouncers 'checking Facebook on phones' as identification

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/17930370

Some bouncers have been demanding people hand over their... they can check Facebook accounts, Newsbeat has been told.
It's claimed that it is to make sure the person is who t ...

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2012-04-20 11:55:29     A Texas University's Mind-Boggling Database Of Teens' Daily Text Messages, Emails, and IMs Over Four Years - Forbes

http://www.forbes.com/...ges-emails-and-ims-over-four-years/

Marion Underwood calls her academic study, “The Blackb... title that would work equally well is “Panopticon, Jr.... four years, the University of Texas-Dallas developmental... professor has essentially wire-tapped 175 Texas teens, ... text messag

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2012-02-12 14:44:39     Study: We Love Facebook Because It Tricks Us Into Thinking We're Doing Something Important

http://gizmodo.com/...hinking-were-doing-something-important

We already know Facebook is harder to resist than cigare... So it's not all that surprising that Facebook is enjoyab... enjoyable! But like an addictive drug, the results sugge... network might have a sinister effect: Facebook makes you...
That's why

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2012-02-03 18:16:59     One Simple Rule: Why Teens Are Fleeing Facebook - Forbes

http://www.forbes.com/...ule-why-teens-are-fleeing-facebook/

Facebook is losing users in the U.S., Britain and Canada... investors, advertisers and media companies all scratchin...
A closer look at Facebook’s global usage shows that it ...
In Pictures: Keeping Kids Safe On Facebook
That said, there is one simpl

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2012-02-03 18:16:01     Let's be honest, Facebook is a badly overpriced photo-sharing and gaming site | TechRepublic

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/hiner/lets-be-.../10156?...

10 reasons Facebook’s future is uncertain
Its own users have very little trust in the company
The site’s ease-of-use is among the worst on the web
The user experience doesn’t translate well to smar ...
... atural cycle of social networks

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2011-11-22 08:51:29     Facebook Is Badware (and Why Google Should Warn Its Users)

http://lifehacker.com/...nd-why-google-should-warn-its-users

Facebook has moved from merely being a walled garden int... its users' ability and willingness to navigate the rest ... evidence that this is true even for sites which embrace ... technologies is overwhelming, and the net result is that...
In this pos

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2011-11-22 06:54:22     The power of the written word | Ruth Stalker-Firth

http://www.ruthstalkerfirth.com/...power-of-the-written-word

Charlie Brown Wah Wah Wah
I used to read a woman’s blog, everyday. It was amazin ...
I can only guess that the last entry, before the blog go ...

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2011-11-11 19:38:29     US court verdict 'huge blow' to privacy, says former WikiLeaks aide | World news | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...rdict-privacy-wikileaks-twitter

The Twitter users "voluntarily" turned over the internet... when they signed up for an account and relinquished an e...
"Petitioners knew or should have known that their IP inf ...
The fight comes amid widening concerns about online priv ...
"I want eve

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2011-11-09 16:04:06     The Social Graph is Neither (Pinboard Blog)

http://blog.pinboard.in/2011/11/the_social_graph_is_neither/

I first came across the phrase social graph in 2007, in ...
The idea of representing relationships between people as ...
At the time he wrote, Fitzpatrick had two points to make ...
Fitzpatrick subsequently went to work for Google, and hi ...
... ith the

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2011-11-06 09:00:57     86th Birthday Rage [very long] [first post] [hello!] - Imgur

http://imgur.com/Cpdaq

86th Birthday Rage

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2011-10-23 07:58:44     BlackBerry cuts made roads safer, police say - The National

http://www.thenational.ae/...uts-made-roads-safer-police-say

ABU DHABI // A dramatic fall in traffic accidents this w... directly linked to the three-day disruption in BlackBerr...
In Dubai, traffic accidents fell 20 per cent from averag ...

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2011-09-30 22:20:18     With ‘frictionless sharing,’ Facebook and news orgs push boundaries of online privacy | Poynter.

http://www.poynter.org/...push-boundaries-of-reader-privacy/

The fact that my friend read an article is not useful wi... Did he like it? Did he think I would like it? Did it mak...
A couple months ago I wrote about research that revealed ...
The fact that people choose to keep most things private ...
“Sharing

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2011-09-29 23:09:07     Moods on Twitter Follow Biological Rhythms, Study Finds - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/30/science/30twitter.html?...

However grumpy when they wake up, and whether they stumb...
Multimedia
Graphic
Twitter Study Tracks When We Are :)
... and expands on what is known about how mood fluctuates.

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