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Twitter Site Gets Hit With Brief Outage

Twitter users were unable to access the micro-blogging service for about an hour on Thursday. Twitter said on its status blog that its engineers were investigating the issue.


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The Foote Files: Viewer Feedback

When I started in TV in 1978, the preferred method of viewers contacting TV stations with comments was either the telephone or a letter. Today, that has changed.


First lady Michelle Obama at the future site of Gonzalez Northgate Market to discuss the California FreshWorks Fund on February 1, 2012 in Inglewood, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Shares Life On Pinterest

As Father’s Day nears, First Lady Michelle Obama has joined the social media website Pinterest with pictures remembering her father and highlighting President Obama with his kids.



Analyst Predicts Facebook Will Disappear Soon

Will social networking giant Facebook suffer the same fate as MySpace in a few years? One analyst gives the company five to eight more years before they just disappear.



Click & Comment: Facebook Profiles For Kids

Social networking giant Facebook is reportedly considering a plan that would allow children under 13 years of age to have their own online Facebook profile pages. What do you think?



Facebook Stock Plunges: Time To Buy?

The hype surrounding Facebook continued on the second day of trading. After closing only $0.23 above the IPO price on its debut, the stock dropped 11 percent on day two, down $4.20 cents.



Money Expert Analyzes Facebook’s IPO

Facebook’s highly-anticipated IPO turned out to be a little disappointing for investors. Financial expert Jim Lacamp looks at what to expect next from the company.



Half Of Polled Americans Call Facebook A Fad

Half of Americans think Facebook is a passing fad, according to the results of a new poll, taken just before the social networking site’s initial public offering of stock.


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Study Says Location-Based Services On The Rise

Almost 74 percent of smartphone users enable location-based services to get real-time information, with 18 percent using the technology to share their location with friends.


Former NFL star Deion Sanders poses for a photo with his wife Pilar at the 2008 NBA All-Star Game. (credit: Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Friend’s Advice For Deion & Pilar: “Stop!”

Omar Jahwar has been close pals with Deion Sanders for more than a decade, and has also helped Pilar Sanders with her nonprofit. He wanted to tell the truth about the couple’s ugly divorce.



Facebook Grows To 901 Million Active Users

Facebook updated totals on Tuesday, reporting 901 million monthly active users, 300 million photos uploaded per day and 125 billion friendships.


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06: In this photo illustration the Twitter website is displayed on a mobile phone on July 6, 2009 in London. The social network site started in 2006 in California as a sideline project, but has grown into a global brand becoming one of the fastest growing phenomenas of the Internet. (Photo Illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Judges & Journalists Clash Over Tweets

Getting news from a trial once took days, moving at the speed of an express pony. The phone and TV cut that time dramatically. Now comes Twitter.