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Facebook to Buy Instagram for $1 Billion

Facebook, Inc. announced Monday that it is purchasing the popular photo editing and sharing app Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. The deal is Facebook’s largest acquisition to date, as the company has a history of purchasing smaller, … Continue reading

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Facebook Unveils Video Chat Feature to Better See the People From Junior High School You Barely Even Know

Facebook CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg announced today that profile pictures aren’t going to be the only way to see the person with whom you’d like to chat on his social media site. Video chatting  will now be available through … Continue reading

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Facebook and Twitter Leave Your Account Wide Open on Open WiFi Networks

You know that cool coffee shop down the street? Not Starbucks–the local place with the free, open WiFi? It’s a horrible place to check your Facebook wall. Remember the library? Yeah, that place with books and magazines and the WiFi? … Continue reading

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How Long Can the New Twitter and Facebook Co-Exist?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIpD7hfffQo] Just yesterday those crazy kids at Twitter announced that a new interface would begin rolling out to users of Twitter.com shortly. To no-one’s surprise, the new variant includes images and video right on the page, so there’s no need … Continue reading

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Is Flipboard the iPad’s Killer App?

Egoblogger and Rackspace employee Robert Scoble has struck again, this time grabbing an “exclusive” first look at Flipboard, a “social news” iPad app that Ashton Kutcher (!) has described as “revolutionary.” The app is free and available now, and although … Continue reading

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Are We Living In A Golden Age of Celebrity Mistresses?

It may seem a strange question to ask, but we may well be living in a new golden age of nearly-instant access to information on the extramarital dalliances of the rich and famous. Whether it’s today’s news of former Giants … Continue reading

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Celebrity Doppelgangers On Facebook? Oh My!

Apparently, someone, somewhere has decided that it’s “Doppelganger Week” on Facebook. This apparently means that you’re supposed to change your profile picture to match a celebrity you resemble. Why? No one knows! The Christian Science Monitor has an excellent rundown … Continue reading

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