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Challenging HIV through social networking

Tapping into young people's use of online social networks presents health agencies with a powerful opportunity to help control the rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in homeless youth in Los Angeles. According ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Amazon invests $175M in Groupon competitor

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it invested $175 million in social coupon service LivingSocial - the latest sign that the online retailer is delving into promising new methods of e-commerce.

dateDec 03, 2010 in Business
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Zynga buys rising mobile game star Newtoy

Zynga, king of online social networking games, is following its fans onto smartphones and other mobile devices with the acquisition Thursday of rising social play star Newtoy.

dateDec 02, 2010 in Business
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Facebook lets friends share online memories

Facebook on Thursday launched Friendship Pages at which online pals can stroll virtual memory lanes that chronicle what they have shared at the world's top online social networking service.

dateOct 28, 2010 in Internet
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Facebook installs 'panic button' for children

Facebook has joined forces with a child protection agency to create a "panic button" application on its site, it was announced Monday, as the social networking giant finally gave in to calls to do more to ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Internet
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