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Fleeing Facebook: Study examines why users quit

With more than a billion active accounts worldwide, it can be easy to forget that some people don't use Facebook. In fact, "non-use" of the social networking site is fairly common – one-third of Facebook ...

May 01, 2013
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Web revolution awaits Google chief in Myanmar

For years Myanmar's paranoid junta blocked websites such as Gmail and YouTube. However, when Google chairman Eric Schmidt visits this week, he will find a small but flourishing Internet community.

Mar 21, 2013
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GM to pull ads from Facebook: report

General Motors late Monday confirmed that it is pulling its advertising from Facebook because it determined paid ads had little impact on consumers.

May 15, 2012
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Study: Facebook lowers control

Step away from the cookies. Too tough? Step away from Facebook first. That might make it easier, according to a recent study by two marketing professors who found that just five minutes spent browsing the social networking ...

Oct 23, 2012
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Not all today's students are 'tech savvy'

A small minority of today's university students don't use email and others are confused by the array of technologies available at universities. Yet many students couldn't bear to be without their mobile phones and find themselves ...

Apr 23, 2012
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1.6 billion people on social networks

An estimated 1.61 billion people, more than one in five globally, will log in to social networking sites at least monthly this year, the research firm eMarketer said Tuesday.

Nov 19, 2013
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Twitter can give power to the people

(Phys.org) —Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, according to a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher.

Apr 18, 2013
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