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Beware Of The Internet Sextortion Ring

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Everyone should be more careful when dealing with strangers on the Internet.

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Facebook Wanted to Buy Snapchat for $3 Billion, Gets Rejected

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Facebook has already spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram and it looked like Snapchat was next on their target list. The social network reportedly offered $3 billion to acquire Snapchat, but the people at Snapchat said no. That's bold.

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Netflix Introduces Facebook Integration for Social Viewers

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Thankfully, it is an opt-in system. Only those subscribers who choose to share their viewing habits will have said viewing habits become visible to their friends (and vice versa).

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Social Media Updates from Beyond the Grave

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What happens to your Facebook and Twitter accounts after you die? The assumption is that your presence in social media will simply fade away, but thanks to services like LivesOn and DeadSocial, that doesn't have to be the case. It can be far, far creepier.

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Raytheon Can Track You Via Your Social Media Accounts

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A screencast released by The Guardian shows a principle investigator from Riot demonstrating Raytheon's cyber tracking software.

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Google+ Surpasses 500 Million Members

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When you think of social networking, Google+ isn't exactly the first website that comes into mind. However, according to Google, over 500 million people would beg to differ.

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App Review: Echofon for Twitter

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Echofon is a Twitter utility that makes things simple and basic, and that is not a bad thing. Those qualities are exactly what has kept me loyal to Echofon since I purchased my iPhone. It does not have Facebook integration, nor does it get fancy with too many ways to customize. With a sleek design, Echofon sticks to what Twitter does best.

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Socializing Makes Up 91% of Mobile Internet Access

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Apparently, above all else, we use our mobile Internet devices to socialize with other. Who said basking in the glow of a small display was antisocial behavior?

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Sprout Social for Android Review

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Sprout Social has been around as a web-based desktop client for some time and they've also offered an iOS app for a while. Now, they've updated the Android application to let you better "manage your social media on the go."

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Microsoft So.cl Is The Facebook For Students… Oh, Wait

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What about students? Couldn't they collaborate on projects and share their interests too? Somehow, Microsoft has decided to enter this foray with a new site called So.cl.

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Interview with Jon Medved, CEO of Vringo (Facetones)

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Facetones is a mobile app that generates a video slideshow of your friends' Facebook photos whenever they call you or you call them. It automatically matches your phone's contact list with your Facebook friends so that when you ring each other, you see a visually exciting video slideshow of their pictures on your phone.

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Social TV Trend Hits Britain, U.S.

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Watching TV is becoming a more social endeavour amongst British youth, according to a recent study by media consulting company Digital Clarity. Of 1,300 British mobile internet users below 25 years of age, eight of 10 responded that they use mobile devices to talk to friends about the show they’re watching.

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Boxee Box getting closer with pre-orders and new Intel chipset

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If you were going to jump for that Apple TV, you may want to hold off, as the DLink Boxee Box is planned to hit mail boxes this November. The original launch was slated for June, but due to a switch from the NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipest, to an Intel Atom CE4100 platform, Boxee Box is now back on track and is taking pre-orders for $199.

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Rogers announces three new “Social View” plans, no details

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It's clear that Rogers Wireless wants to capitalize on our interest in social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. They know that people want to stay connected in that way, so the marketing efforts are shifting in that direction. That's why Rogers has three new "Social View" plans for us to consider.Well, sort of. Not really. There's an announcement that came out this week about the three new plans, but Rogers isn't exactly forthcoming with what these plans will entail. Instead, they're just saying it's part of the "Social View" feature

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Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two: Specs and perspective

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The journey has taken longer than any of us expected, but that whole "Project Pink" business at Microsoft finally emerged as something real yesterday when the company revealed the Microsoft Kin line of mobile phones. This release follows the acquisition of Danger and a partnership with Verizon, Sharp, and Vodafone.To usher in its freshman foray into self-branded cell phone hardware, Microsoft is going to offer two different handsets at launch: the Kin One and the Kin Two. You may have once known these by their respective codenames during the Project Pink development: Turtle and Pure.

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