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Rate Your Landlord And Neighbors With Swapt, A Yelp For Apartment Renters

The website Swapt claims to ease some of the anxiety that comes with apartment hunting by providing renters with reviews that cover over 500,000 apartment units throughout the nation.

06/30/2014

The logo of mobile app 'WhatsApp' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: WhatsApp Acquisition A Brilliant Move For Facebook

Facebook has agreed to acquire messaging application, WhatsApp, for a whopping $19 billion in cash and stock, but our tech expert explains what the app does and if this is a good move or not.

02/19/2014

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

Fakebook? Social Media ‘Click Farms’ Boost Brands For A Fee

Online records, industry studies and interviews show companies are capitalizing on the opportunity to make millions of dollars by duping social media.

01/05/2014

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Snapchat Response Terse Following Big Security Breach

Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

01/02/2014

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Tech Report: Social Discovery Sites Pick Up Where Facebook Leaves Off

One of the hot new trends these days are social discovery sites and apps which help you meet new people. You might think that sounds like a dating sight, but actually there’s a difference.

10/10/2012

Lady Gaga Sets Twitter Record

Tech Report: Lady Gaga’s Social Network

Lady Gaga’s social network, LittleMonsters.com, is now open to the public, but should Facebook be worried?

07/11/2012

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Tech Report: Google+ Failing To Challenge Facebook So Far

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said that if the numbers are true, the company has plenty to worry about after putting so much effort into building the brand.

02/29/2012

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