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Chris Wondolowski of the United States misses a chance against Thibaut Courtois of Belgium during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

World Cup Becomes World’s Biggest Social Media Event With Millions Of Tweets, Posts Shared

If you weren’t able to make it to Brazil, chances are you caught all the world cup action online as it became the world’s biggest social media event.

07/07/2014

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Consumer Group Files Complaint With FTC Over Facebook Mood Manipulation Study

A consumer privacy group has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of breaking the law when it performed a psychological experiment of its users without their knowledge or consent.

07/04/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Find Daly City Fugitive On Facebook After 20 Year Search

A Daly City man who skipped a sentencing hearing and eluded federal authorities for 20 years appeared in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday after he was found on Facebook and extradited from Canada.

07/03/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Officer Says Mood Manipulation Study Was ‘Poorly Communicated’

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg did not apologize for the company’s psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 users, but instead said the move was “poorly communicated.”

07/03/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Tried To Alter Mood Of Nearly 700,000 By Tweaking News Feeds

Facebook is getting a face-full of outrage Monday from privacy advocates after it was revealed that the social network conducted a psychological experiment on unwitting users.

06/30/2014

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Silicon Valley Workers Out En Masse At San Francisco’s Pride Parade

The fog and cold stayed away, but Silicon Valley’s tech community was out in full force at Sunday’s 19th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.

06/29/2014

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Facebook Disbands Android Home Team

Facebook appears to be giving up on plans to dominate your phone. The New York Times reports the company is disbanding the team working on its Facebook Home software.

06/27/2014

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Larry Magid: Does Social Media Influence Consumer’s Purchases?

According to a Gallup study, 62 percent of Americans don’t feel influenced at all by social media when it comes to their shopping and purchasing habits.

06/24/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Research Suggests The Youth Demographic Still Likes Facebook

Remember all those headlines suggesting the younger crowd was abandoning Facebook? New research says that may not be the case after all.

06/24/2014

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Larry Magid: Facebook Tries To Slingshot Snapchat Again

Facebook is gearing up to take on Snapchat once again by launching its own disappearing messaging app, Slingshot.

06/17/2014

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