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2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

A veteran business traveler shares eight secrets he's learned over the years--from buying a Tom Bihn bag to carrying a spare battery.

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6 hrs ago | ABC News

General Mills Scraps Controversial New Legal Terms

The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change to its legal terms - visitors using its websites or engaging with it online in a variety of other ways meant they would have to give up their right to sue.

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8 hrs ago | News Herald

Prof tackles tech distractions one student at a time

A college course that starts with 15 minutes of doing absolutely nothing would seem like stiff competition for Basket Weaving 101 as a credit filler.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Startups

12 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Google, Amazon, and Facebook Eye an Aerial Robotics Revolution

The robotics revolution is under way. Exactly what form it will take in the next decade remains unclear; however, it is almost certain that robots will play an increasingly greater role in the day-to-day life of the average person.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Startups, Amazon, Science / Technology, Robots

16 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Air Canada vows to fire baggage tosser caught on video

Air Canada is spending most of the weekend apologizing for what appeared to be a baggage-handling incident from a YouTube video that is circulating on social media.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, Startups, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CNews

Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday.

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GhanaWeb

Facebook fan page pushes Spio 2016 presidential agenda

A group on facebook is pushing for a 'Spio Gabrah for 2016' presidential campaign.

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Greenwich Citizen

Why Priceline's CEO Is Completely Wrong About Facebook And Twitter

Last week, Priceline CEO Darren Huston called out Facebook and Twitter as ad media , describing them as useless for him as a travel advertiser.

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Related Topix: Startups, Priceline, Life, Food, Recipes

Times of Oman

Facebook adds new feature for finding 'Nearby Friends'

San Francisco: Facebook will let people know when their friends are nearby via smartphone notifications, adding features for its growing base of mobile users.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Menlo Park, CA

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

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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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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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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