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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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Twitter Has Been Hacked, User Data For Roughly 250,000 Possibly Affected

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A few days ago we reported that Twitter's service had went through an outage. Thought that was frustrating enough? Now it seems that Twitter has announced it has detected unusual access patterns and have concluded that Twitter was hacked-- though they say they stopped the attack in its tracks.

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Twitter Outage Being Worked On, Back in Service for Many Users Already

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We live in a highly social, Internet-connected world. That's why when major services like Twitter go down, many people take notice instantly.

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Google Plus Second Most Popular Social Network

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The social networking world has changed quite a bit since it first emerged. MySpace has come and went, and returned again. Facebook has grown to be the most powerful offering on the market, and now it seems that Google's relative newcomer Google+ is now in second place for control over the social market.

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Facebook Graph Search Arrives For Early Beta Users

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Alongside the Graph Search release just 9 days ago, Facebook put out a beta waiting list. Now, according to The Verge, reports have been coming in that Facebook is rolling out Graph Search to early beta users. We joined the waiting list just a few hours after the big event. However, we are having no luck accessing it.

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MySpace Officially Relaunches With Tons of Timberlake

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The new MySpace was introduced on September 24, 2012, over a year after Justin Timberlake and Specific Media purchased MySpace for $35 million. This was a significant drop in price from when News Corp. bought MySpace for $580 million in 2005.

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The New Myspace Starts Sending More “Exclusive” Invitations

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Remember Myspace? The website that Facebook destroyed over the past few years? Apparently Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook team did not do enough to shut down their old competition.

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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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Social media being used to rob your home

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You may enjoy posting your exact location at any given moment, sharing them with friends, family, and the cloud. What you are doing, where you live or where you work, among others, but one thing you should keep in mind is that this could be seen by everyone, including the people who may be plotting to rob your entire home.

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The Facebook Phone Is Real

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So the Facebook Phone didn't necessarily come directly from Zuckerberg himself, but none the less, HTC had took the stage in bringing these two social phones to existence at MWC 2011. These are without a doubt the Facebook phones that were rumored last month and expected to be released at MWC.

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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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Google Buzz raises concerns over privacy

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Google Buzz, Google’s new social-media utility, has got some disturbing security flaws according to user reports.For example, when you are creating a new account, a dialogue box gets you to make a profile and upload a photo. Then it automatically builds your buddy list based on the contacts in your Gmail.

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Google Buzz – Location-based social networking at its finest

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Google is creating a Buzz in the social networking world with a new service that will integrate serious location-based services into your seamlessly connected arsenal of Google applications.

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