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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

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Lawmaker Seeks Federal Probe Of Mountain View-Based Google

Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Ed Markey wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate changes in Google’s terms of service that will allow the Internet search giant to use a user’s name, photo and product reviews in ads that it sells to businesses.

10/12/2013

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Instagram Responds To User Agreement Furor, Says It Won’t Use Photos In Ads

Instagram says it will revise a planned update to its service agreement after confusion about its intent led to widespread user complaints.

12/18/2012

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Tech Report: Skype Set To Launch Video Messaging Service

Although the company hasn’t officially confirmed it, Skype appears to be ready to launch a video messaging service.

12/07/2012

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Millions Of Kids On Facebook Despite Restriction On Pre-Teens

Is there a child under the age of 13 typing away at your home computer? The chances are pretty good that he or she is on Facebook, something that’s not allowed under the company’s guidelines.

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