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Twitter Tweaks Website To Attract New Users

As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

04/09/2014

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An Internet Privacy Prank

Do you consider yourself to be a private person? This internet prank reveals that there may be more information about you on social media sites than you realize.

04/09/2014

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Facebook Buying Oculus For $2 Billion

Facebook is buying virtual reality company Oculus, betting $2 billion that its technology will become a new way for people to communicate, learn or be entertained.

03/26/2014

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Would You Ever Unplug From Technology?

Friday is the fifth annual National Day of Unplugging, where people are urged to try going for 24 hours without modern-day distractions like smartphones and social media.

03/07/2014

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Facebook Does About Face On Private Gun Sale Policy

A gun deal going down in minutes, the CBS 11 I-Team showed you how easy it is to buy and sell guns on social media sites, with very little oversight. Now, Facebook, which also owns Instagram, says they’re making some big changes.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

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Facebook To Delete Posts For Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

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Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19 Billion

Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion, by far the company’s largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have done.

02/20/2014

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Booming Social Media Gun Groups Make Private Sales Easy

No waiting, no hassle, and no background checks… If you want to buy a gun you could go to a store and jump through hoops or you just jump online.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Facebook Users React To New Gender Options

Facebook announced on Thursday that its 159 million users in the U.S. now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their online profiles.

02/14/2014

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Derek Jeter To Retire From MLB After 2014 Season

In a letter posted to his Facebook page, Jeter said he would be retiring after the 2014 season and ‘could not be more sure’ about his decision.

02/12/2014

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Facebook Celebrates 10 Years With ‘Look Back’

On Feb. 4, 2004, college students were allowed to join a new and revolutionary social media site called Facebook.

02/04/2014

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Trending: Vin Diesel Dance Party, Dying Father Fulfills Wish, VW Super Bowl Ad

Vin Diesel hosts a one-man dance party, Volkswagen reveals its Super Bowl ad, and a dying father fulfills a promise to his daughter.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

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