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3 hrs ago | Essexcounty Standard

UPDATED: Facebook friends could help catch killer

Det Chief Supt Steve Worron said: "Since Jim's death we have been trying to reach people he has had contact with.

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7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Chinese users tire of older social networking sites

Social networking sites in China that are modeled on Facebook are having a hard time holding on to users, with customers like Beijing resident Shi Yunfeng, drifting away to newer services.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Pakistani mob kill woman and 2 granddaughters over 'blasphemous' Facebook comment

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, New York

16 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Beverages, CocaCola, Automakers, Ford Motor, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google+

Sun Jul 27, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Five Ways the New Facebook Layout Affects Hotels.

Facebook can be a powerful marketing tool, but hotels should be aware of how recent changes will affect their performance on this social media site; Any hotel that is committed to growth understands the potential of Facebook.

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Examiner.com

Facebook Security for Parents and Teens

Social authentication. A hacker will have a harder time hacking into your Facebook account if he or she must identify your friends via photos.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Scanners

GPB.org

How Our Story About A Child's Science Experiment Sparked Controversy

A story that ran last Sunday on All Things Considered about a sixth-grader's science fair project has elicited not just criticism but controversy.

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GhanaWeb

Facebook leaked tape guy bailed; girl not dead, apologizes

There is a new development from the infamous Kumasi-duo explicit tape that spread on social media like wildfire last week.

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Express India

Facebook extends closing of WhatsApp acquisition by a year

Summary Facebook said the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, and is expected to close in the second half of 2014.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Dr M's infamy as a HATE-MONGER spreads: Facebook blocks link to former PM's blog

Popular social networking site Facebook has barred its users from directly accessing Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's blog site, days after the former prime minister wrote a scathing piece on the current Gaza conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Israel, Middle East, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Cypress man allegedly posed as young surfer to lure underage girls

WESTMINSTER >> Authorities are asking for the public's help tracking down more information about a 45-year-old Cypress man accused of victimizing at least 17 girls as he posed as a young surfer boy on social networking sites, some of whom he met in person and allegedly molested.

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Related Topix: Cypress, CA, Social Software, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Startups

MyFoxPhilly

Wanted Man Taunts Police On Facebook, Arrested 24-Hours Later

A man trying to outsmart the cops in Maryland, actually helped lead law-enforcement right to him.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Anne Arundel County, MD

USA Today

How to share summer photos privately

It's almost the middle of the summer and if you're like me, you've probably snapped hundreds, if not thousands, of photos already.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Social Software, Startups, Instagram, Viber, Apple

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Going Public: Why Amazon's Net Income Is Less than Facebook's

In a tale of two companies, the earnings reports of Amazon and Facebook this week show how the tech sector is playing out in vastly different ways, depending on what kind of services they offer.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Startups, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Owners of Chard coffee shop urge other businesses to embrace 'Pingit'

THE owners of a shop in Chard say other businesses could boost their trade by embracing the future and allowing customers to 'Pingit', writes Tash Lovell.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

News10.net

3 ways to dig up dirt on people3 ways to dig up dirt on peopleThe...

We all do it. You meet someone casually or professionally. After the exchange of pleasantries, you are compelled to bring out your inner Sherlock Holmes.

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Examiner.com

Missy: Stunning Shiba/shep mix is out of time at high-kill upstate shelter

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Startups, Greenville, SC

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Hashtag promotes peace in Mideast

The hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies features families, significant others and friends of mixed heritage embracing each other.

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Times of Oman

Facebook's Zuckerberg is now wealthier than Brin, Page

New York: Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Google, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

USA Today

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, gets arrested

'Can't catch me.' Wanted man arrested after taunting police on Facebook Police in Maryland arrested a 28-year-old man one day after cops say he taunted them on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Anne Arundel County, MD

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