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Facebook forensics? What the feds can learn from your digital crumbs
www.nbcnews.com
Bits of you are all over the Internet. If you've signed into Google and searched, saved a file in your Dropbox folder, made a phone call using Skype, or just woken up in the morning and checked your email, you're leaving a trail of digital crumbs. People who have access to this information — compa [...]
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NSA PRISM program taps in to user data of Facebook, Yahoo and others
www.guardian.co.uk
The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian. The NSA access is part of a previously undisclosed program called PRISM, which allows officials to collect mate [...]
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First Facebook president Sean Parker weds in California
www.reuters.com
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Sean Parker, co-founder of music-sharing website Napster and the first president of Facebook, was married on Saturday in Northern California, a representative for the couple said. Parker, 33, married his fiancee Alexandra Lenas in a ceremony at an inn in the costa [...]
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Neighbourhood watch in Victoria and Nanaimo goes digital with Facebook groups – Times Colonist
www.timescolonist.com
Neighbourhood watch in Victoria and Nanaimo goes digital with Facebook groups. Victoria and Nanaimo residents fed up with petty acts of theft have taken to social media to help clean up their neighbourhoods. Three Facebook groups — Stealing Nanaimo, Stealing Vancouver Island and Stealing Victoria [...]
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Survey: Teens’ enthusiasm for Facebook is Waning
www.cnn.com
There's fresh evidence that American teenagers may be growing weary of Facebook. They don't like the fact that their parents, grandparents and other adults are also there, diluting Facebook's "cool" factor. They complain about their friends' oversharing, and about too much "drama" on the site. And t [...]
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Facebook, 1 Yr Later: What Really Happened in the Biggest IPO Flop Ever
www.theatlantic.com
After Facebook's disastrous debut, the preferred clients of big banks walked away with huge profits. How? Public documents and interviews with dozens of investment bankers and research analysts reveal that the Street caught wind of something the public didn't. The social network and the banks told h [...]
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