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February is Facebook Free February, where people give up on their social networking site for a month. Facebook users have reported wasting time on the network, worried about their privacy and overwhelmed by status updates have vowed to suspend their use the site for a month. While it is useful for keeping in touch with [...]

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A new report from the University of Edinburgh Business School, has found that the more friends you have on Facebook – ie. Facebook friends – the more stress you are likely to have. The findings are similar to another report from last year, indicating that the more friends, the more stress and the value of [...]

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On November 8, 2012, social media site Facebook has proclaimed the above photo the most-liked photo of all time. While the photo was originally taken in August and depicts the president of the United States of America hugging his first lady Michelle, the photo became a hit after the election. The caption read “Four more [...]

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For most of us, it is easy to assume that a paperless world does not do much damage to the environment. While using the internet and social media creates less damage rather than paper, it does leave a trail in the form of a carbon footprint, which is the amount of carbon dioxide released into [...]

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While social media site Facebook has allowed same sex couples get married on Facebook for a a while now, they have just created an new update the site where if two men get married, then the marriage icon shows two men. If two women happen to tie the know, then it shows two women next [...]

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According to a CNN article, a new law in Louisiana has been passed that requires sex offenders and child predators to disclose their criminal status to Facebook and other social networking accounts. The law, which will go into effect this August, is interesting in the sense that social networking sites, including Facebook, actively removes sex [...]

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While men dominate the field of IT and software development, it turns out that social media tends to be utilized by more women than men! A recent study by market research leader Nielson has shown that women are more likely to engage in social media! In fact, women are more likely to create or update [...]

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Some American job applicants have been asked by their prospective employers to submit their social media user account details such as logins and passwords. In a less extreme way, some employers are requiring their employees to “friend” them on social media sites. These practices are used to filter candidates for jobs and monitor employees once [...]

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