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How Millennials get their news

Millennials are anything but "newsless," passive, or uninterested in civic issues, according to a new comprehensive study of the information habits of people age 18-34. The research looks closely at how members of the Millennial ...

dateMar 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Facebook aims to curb news feed 'hoaxes'

Facebook said Tuesday it would step up efforts to limit circulation of bogus "news stories" in user feeds, saying it is an annoyance for members of the huge social network.

dateJan 20, 2015 in Internet
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China busts smugglers of iPhone 6 in Shanghai

(AP)—China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release here, with officials on Sunday reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in ...

dateSep 28, 2014 in Business
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Using Twitter to track flu, Lady Gaga

Interested in the number of tweets about the flu in recent days, weeks or months? Whether the tweets are positive or negative? How they are dispersed geographically down to the street level? Words commonly ...

dateJun 09, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Timeline: Key dates in Facebook's 10-year history

Facebook turned 10 years old on Tuesday. In that time, it has grown from a social network meant only for Harvard students to a company with the mission of connecting everyone in the world. As Facebook enters ...

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Internet
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N. Korea suffers another Internet shutdown

North Korea suffered an Internet shutdown for at least two hours on Saturday, Chinese state-media and cyber experts said, after Pyongyang blamed Washington for an online blackout earlier this week.

dateDec 27, 2014 in Internet
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