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3 hrs ago | AfterDawn.com

Google, Facebook becoming 'too powerful', German media boss says in open letter

Google and Facebook have come under fire from a powerful source in Europe concerning to their business practices and treatment of Internet users' privacy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Mark Zuckerberg

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade firefighter charged with sharing sexual images of underage girls - on Twitter

Detectives have arrested a Miami-Dade firefighter after he allegedly shared more than a dozen illicit images while using the most public of social media sites: Twitter.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Social Software

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Facebook Says 'Paper' Users Are Heavy Readers

Facebook says that users of its mobile newsreader app "Paper are using it a lot.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software

Examiner.com

How to deal with Facebook's shrinking organic reach

It's no secret by now. Facebook Pages are reaching significantly less of their followers organically.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Social Media Marketing, Marketing, Science, Computer Science

Business Journal

General Mills: You can still "like" on Facebook and sue

General Mills Inc. got an earful Thursday on social media after The New York Times reported that the company's new privacy policies would prevent anyone who "Liked" the company on Facebook from suing.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Agriculture, Startups, Social Software, Blog News

KMIZ

Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers

Last week's Heartbleed Internet bug revealed a startling fact. The software protecting banks, email, social media and government is maintained by only a few people.

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Related Topix: Computers, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software

WESH-TV

Merritt Island High School locked down after Facebook posts about fights

Merritt Island High School was locked down Thursday while school officials investigated messages students posted to Facebook about fighting on campus.

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MySanAntonio.com

White House updating online privacy policy

This Screen grab from the website WhiteHouse.gov taken Friday April 18, 2014 shows the screen explaining a new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explaining how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Startups

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads

Twitter Inc took a significant step Thursday towards broaden its advertising business by offering mobile ads urging people to install apps on its social network as well as through MoPub, the mobile-advertising network it acquired last year.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Mobile Marketing, Startups, Social Software

CIO

Facebook Wants to Help You Meet Friends Offline

Facebook now has its own take on location sharing -- an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people's locations to their friends.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

PC World

Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cell Phones, Electronics

4029TV.com

S. Korea ferry captain to families: 'I am sorry'

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: Startups, South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Education Etc.,

Business Journal

Zuckerberg talks WhatsApp and the future Facebook conglomerate

CEO Mark Zuckerberg touched on Facebook adapting to a more mobile world among other topics in a recent interview with New York Times technology writer Farhad Manjoo.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Mark Zuckerberg

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Man sentenced to hard labor for indecent exposure

An eastern Alabama man accused of flashing several women in Phenix City has been sentenced to 30 days of hard labor, but must serve seven years of hard labor if he gets in trouble in the next two years.

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Related Topix: Phenix City, AL, Startups

InformationWeek

Facebook not secure

You are right, Kristen. I don't trust Facebook because I don't believe that they can keep my info secure.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Local Flood Hoax Spreads On Facebook

While there are some minor flood warnings in place around central New York, a seemingly urgent Facebook post on a page labeled Sylvan Beach, NY is appears to be someone's idea of a prank.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Natural Disasters, Flood, Sylvan Beach, NY

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

MH370: Passengers' families release questions

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Reuters

Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs

When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme.

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Related Topix: Romania, Europe, World News, Social Software, Startups

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

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Connecticut Post

Priceline seeks results from Facebook as dollars go to Google

Priceline Group spends feverishly on Google advertisements to grab users searching for a hotel in New York or Paris -- and because ads on Facebook and Twitter have failed to deliver results, CEO Darren Huston said.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Priceline, Startups, Twitter

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