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2 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

'TMNT' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media

LOS ANGELES Paramount Australia is facing harsh criticism Tuesday after sharing a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" poster that invoked memories of 9/11.

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Related Topix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Napoleon Games, Mutant, _No Company, Video Games, Startups

6 hrs ago | Park Record

OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers

This week, OKCupid became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.

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Related Topix: Startups, Privacy, Golden Gate University, Park City, UT

9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Facebook cofounder's startup Asana seeks to rid work of email

The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work, where the incessant drumbeat of email has become an excruciating annoyance.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg

11 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Woman in black A mysterious woman strolling busy US highways

A quiet woman wearing a flowing, black dress and mysteriously strolling along busy highways in parts of the US Southeast and Midwest has the curious wondering who she is and spurred a social media site to document her trek.

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Related Topix: Startups, Gordon County, GA, Ranger, GA

15 hrs ago | Macworld

Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Startups, Social Software, Computer Security, Twitter

15 hrs ago | CIO

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

U.S. and EU privacy and consumer groups called on privacy regulators to stop Facebook's plans to gather the Internet browsing patterns of its users while they visit other sites.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Privacy

19 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Miffed over fake account, Mahesh Bhatt heads to police

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has warned his fans against a fake Facebook account created under his name and says that he will approach the police.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Buddy: Beautiful smiling dog 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

CIO

Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat

If you like to send messages via Facebook when you're on the move, get ready to download a new app.

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Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg

The Raw Story

It's not just Facebook: OKCupid admits to experimenting with user compatability data

OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, regularly mismatches users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service revealed on Monday, weeks after Facebook Inc admitted to misleading users in a psychological study.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Science, Computer Science, Online Dating

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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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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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

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

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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Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

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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Related Topix: All Things Considered, Startups

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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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software

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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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

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

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