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Yahoo! bought today the popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion. (Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo Takes Big Leap With $1.1B Deal For Tumblr

Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.

05/20/2013

LinkedIn Corp. To File For IPO

LinkedIn’s Decision To Ban Prostitution Infuriates Legal Brothels

A world renown Nevada brothel is furious that prostitutes are no longer allowed on LinkedIn, despite the fact that prostitution is completely legal.

KRLD–05/15/2013

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Frisco Launches Private Social Network To Protect Residents

Frisco police have a new way to keep a “virtual” eye on neighborhoods. The city is introducing Nextdoor, a private social network designed for neighborhoods to facilitate a virtual neighborhood watch group.

05/08/2013

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Using Social Media To Snag A New Job

A survey from Jobvite — a recruiting software company — claims that 92 percent of U.S. companies use social networks and media to find talent in 2012. That number is up from 78 percent just five years ago.

10/10/2012

Facebook

Dallas Attorney: Zuckerberg Will Need More Transparency

The Facebook IPO brings a new transparency and scrutiny Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t known before.

05/19/2012

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Bing To Duel Google With Facebook-Friendly Format

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is heading in a new direction as it drills deeper into Facebook’s social network and Twitter’s messaging service to showcase information unlikely to be found on Google.

05/10/2012

Facebook

Area Software Company Helps Parents Moderate Facebook

Eye Guardian, an Anna-based software company created this app as a watchdog for parents in this very situation. Stephanie Ochoa, who helped launch the app, created it after finding her in a similar situation.

03/07/2012

Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck. (credit: arlingtontx.gov)

Cluck Not Tweeting, And Wants Account Gone

A Twitter account has the attention of the mayor of Arlington, but Cluck is not Tweeting, and wants the account gone.

07/14/2011

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Study: Too Much Social Networking May Leave Teens Depressed

Facebook, MySpace and Twitter — most of us are on at least one. In fact, social networking has become such a part of our lives that there was even a movie made about it. New studies suggest that sites that are supposed to keep you connected, can actually leave you feeling depressed.

02/24/2011

Actress Halle Berry arrives on the red carpet for the 68th annual Golden Globe awards. (credit: Getty Images/Robyn Beck/AFP)

‘Social Network’ Big Winner At Golden Globes

It seems only fitting that, at a Golden Globes ceremony where the host humorously insulted nearly every A-lister in the room, the big winner was a movie about a guy who riles up everyone with his new and invasive website.

CBSDFW.COM–01/17/2011

A Transportation Security Administration security officer looks at images created by a 'backscatter' scanner. (credit: Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

Holiday Travel, The TSA & Twitter

Do you use Twitter? Are you planning to fly this holiday weekend? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of those questions, would you like to help out CBSDFW with a social networking experiment?

CBSDFW.COM–11/22/2010

Facebook

Facebook Peeks Spark Asthma Attacks In Ex-Boyfriend

Beware unhappy asthmatics: some doctors are warning that Facebook could trigger an attack in some susceptible users.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2010

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