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- Secret, an app for posting anonymously, lets users tap into Facebook
- Yahoo Mail still down for some users, after an attempted fix
- Nextdoor, an app for connecting with neighborhoods, puts on its police cap
- Activists push Facebook to abandon its real-names policy
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Facebook has apologized to drag queens and the larger LGBT community in the wake of controversy over the site's names policy, clarifying that users don't have to use their legal name.
By Zach Miners | 02 October, 2014 05:54
Activists are meeting with Facebook officials Wednesday, challenging the company's real-names policy and other rules they say violate free-speech rights, sense of identity and safety.
By Zach Miners | 02 October, 2014 04:02
Nextdoor, a growing app for connecting people with their neighbors, wants to make those neighborhoods safer.
By Zach Miners | 01 October, 2014 08:22
Ello, a new social networking site, is creating a lot of buzz and raising more than a few questions.
By Sharon Gaudin | 01 October, 2014 06:18
Sydney startup Tinybeans has secured $2 million in funding from private investors to fuel the parenting social network’s international ambitions.
By Adam Bender | 30 September, 2014 08:00
With Google's social network coming up on its third anniversary, industry analysts are wondering if the company is rethinking Google+ and where it goes from here.
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 June, 2014 06:28
With its acquisition of virtual reality gaming company Oculus VR , Facebook may have found a way to lure back younger users to the social network.
By Sharon Gaudin | 26 March, 2014 20:15
Facebook may be shelling out $19 billion in cash and stock for the messaging company WhatsApp to stanch the departure of younger users from the social network.
By Sharon Gaudin | 20 February, 2014 19:54
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- Group's numbers opposed to net neutrality smaller than suggested
- Startup proposes fiber-based Glass Core as a bold rethink of data center networking
- Artificial intelligence system can predict data theft by scanning email
- Windows 8.1 backups can leave sensitive files exposed to Internet
- Cisco bulks up branch routers for cloud
- U.S. may be falling behind in researching tech's next big thing
- Orange targets home applications with new mobile-to-TV gadgets and services
- Is that used iPad actually stolen? Apple creates tool for would-be buyers to check
- Angry Birds developer slashes up to 130 jobs to 'reignite growth'
- How hackers accidentally sold a pre-release XBox One to the FBI
- In brief: Steve Baxter re-joins Vocus Communications board
- Google shakes up cloud services market with another price cut
- 4G email scam targets Telstra customers
- Twitter invests in MIT lab focused on online social movements
- 12 telecom providers violate TCP code