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Handling emergencies online

Online social networking sites could solve many problems plaguing information dissemination and communications when disaster strikes, according to a report from US researchers in a recent issue of the International Journal of ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Internet
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Study takes a look at social networking sites

(PhysOrg.com) -- Online social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter are now firmly implanted in the cultural mainstream. Yet in spite of their popularity - Facebook currently has 300 million ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Other
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A social network that ballooned

(PhysOrg.com) -- On Tuesday, Dec. 1, members of the MIT Media Lab’s Human Dynamics Laboratory received an e-mail with a $40,000 proposition. The U.S. Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Internet
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Facebook creates online safety board

(AP) -- Social networking site Facebook on Monday said it is creating a global safety advisory board to protect its users against online predators such as sex offenders.

dateDec 07, 2009 in Internet
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