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Detective Reveals What Child Molesters Look For In Social Media Profiles

Mountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.

02/17/2014

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

Facebook Marks 10th Birthday, Will It Last Another Decade?

Facebook will mark 10 years since its creation Tuesday, and despite an estimated 1.2 billion friends and $153 billion market cap there are plenty of folks eager to predict the end for the social giant.

02/03/2014

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Twitter Sets Price Range For 70-Million Share IPO

Twitter says it will sell more than 70M shares between $17 and $20 per share in its IPO .

10/24/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter, NFL Reach Deal To Show Football Videos

The National Football league struck a deal to show game highlights and other video content on Twitter ahead of the short messaging service’s initial public offering of stock.

09/26/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Police Consultant Bratton Launching Social Network For Cops

The final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.

09/02/2013

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Facebook To Begin Using Hashtags Made Popular On Twitter

“It’s basically a universal way of saying, ‘this is a topic’,” observed KCBS technology analyst Larry Magid. “I think it’s a good way of expanding beyond friends talking with friends. It’s now public conversation. I think Facebook realizes that they have to go through somewhat of a transformation.”

06/12/2013

Sean Parker attends the 3rd Annual TechFellow Awards at SF MOMA on February 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images For Techfellows)

Napster Founder Reaches $2.5M Settlement After Unpermitted Big Sur Wedding

The California Coastal Commission and Parker said Monday they have reached a $2.5 million settlement to pay for coastal conservation programs after the Napster co-founder built a large movie-set-like wedding site in an ecologically sensitive area of Big Sur without proper permits.

06/04/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rings the opening bell on the Nasdaq remotely from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, May 18, 2012. (CBS)

Nasdaq Paying $10M To Settle Botched Facebook IPO

Nasdaq has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty to settle federal civil charges after regulators said its systems and decisions disrupted Facebook’s public stock offering last year.

05/29/2013

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‘Bang With Friends’ App Highlights Facebook Graph Search Privacy Concerns

Ever hear of a Facebook app called Bang With Friends? It’s supposed to be a “simple, fun way” to find which of your Facebook friends are open to a dalliance. Some may find it simple and fun, but private? Not at all — because of Facebook.

05/10/2013

Paul Baier's contract with his daughter to stay off Facebook.  (Source: Paul Baier, Practical Sustainability)

Father Pays Daughter $200 To Stay Off Facebook

A father has used a powerful incentive to lure his teenage daughter off of the Palo Alto-based social networking site Facebook: money.

02/08/2013

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