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The feature allows users to find their friends, who are nearby. (Facebook)

Larry Magid: Facebook Launches Friend Finding Feature

Nearby Friends allows users to see what city and neighborhood a friend is in, how many miles away they are, and how long ago they were there.

04/17/2014

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Bay Area Social Media Embraces #BeatLA

Many taking to Twitter & Instagram to show support for their local teams…

04/17/2014

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange walk wear an insignia for Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, on its first day of trading as a public company on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After Recent Record Highs, Investor Sentiment On Tech Goes From Giddy To Glum

Stung by the abrupt change in sentiment, the stocks of recent stars such as Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are 20 percent to 45 percent below their recent peaks. The steep downfall is raising questions about whether this is just a fleeting fit of fickleness or the foreshadowing of another market bubble about to burst.

04/15/2014

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Larry Magid: New Twitter Interface Looking More Like Facebook

Twitter users be warned, your page will soon be getting a new look—that is of course how you define “new” as it may appear very familiar.

04/08/2014

Carol Thebarge (credit: CBS Boston)

Teacher Fired For Refusing To ‘Unfriend’ Students On Facebook

A 79-year-old teacher was friends with about 250 current students on her Facebook page but that’s against school policy…

04/08/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Tech Shuttle Bus Program Gets OK, Supervisors Deny Environmental Appeal

The 18 month pilot program will allow private shuttle buses for tech companies to use a limited number of Muni stops in San Francisco.

04/02/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Plus Adds Page View Counter

It’s now easier for Google Plus users to figure out just how popular or unpopular their pages are with their addition of a page profile view counter.

04/01/2014

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Facebook MLB Fandom Map Shows Giants Popular All Over NorCal, A’s Fans Shut Out

As baseball season begins, a new map from Facebook has revealed which Major League Baseball teams are the most popular across the country. While the San Francisco Giants have the most likes in the Bay Area and Northern California, the Oakland A’s have plenty of work to do on social media.

03/31/2014

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Reaps $3.3B Gain From Stock Options

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a $3.3 billion gain last year by exercising stock options in the social networking company that he founded in a Harvard dorm room.

03/31/2014

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Bay Area Startup Writes ‘Breakup Letter’ To Facebook After Timeline Changes

A San Bruno-based food delivery service say it’s letting go if its Facebook account after the latest round of changes to the timeline feature.

03/31/2014

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