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Loyal Instagram users fret about Facebook's reach

(AP) -- Poor Instagram users. First, their beloved photo-sharing application moves from iPhone-only exclusivity to the Android phone masses. A week later, Facebook swallows up the tiny startup behind the ...

Apr 10, 2012
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Review: Scrutinizing your presence on Facebook

(AP) -- Here's one way to sum up 2011: I added 71 people as Facebook friends, shared 26 links and commented on 98 of my friends' status updates. I was tagged in 33 photos and added 18 of my own to the site.

Dec 28, 2011
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Ore. senator, others cited by digital-rights group

(AP) -- An Oregon senator who was behind a 1996 federal law that has made content-sharing services such as YouTube and Facebook possible is among three recipients of Pioneer Awards from a leading digital-rights group.

Nov 01, 2011
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Property tax confusion pokes Facebook in Oregon

(AP) -- The promise of lucrative tax breaks helped persuade Facebook to build a data center in one of Oregon's most economically depressed counties. Now, the state and the company are in a dispute over how much Facebook ...

Oct 31, 2011
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Vail Resorts adds photo features to EpicMix app

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of skiers used Vail Resorts Inc.'s free EpicMix application last season to track how much they were skiing and to compete with friends and strangers over how many digital pins they could collect ...

Aug 31, 2011
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Friendster evolves to escape Facebook's shadow

(AP) -- Faded social networking site Friendster will soon delete nearly a decade's worth of user photos, blog entries and other data in a revamp to set it apart from Facebook, a company official said Thursday.

Apr 28, 2011
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Facebook looks to cash in on user data

Julee Morrison has been obsessed with Bon Jovi since she was a teenager. So when paid ads for fan sites started popping up on the 41-year-old Salt Lake City blogger's Facebook page, she was thrilled. She described herself ...

Apr 22, 2011
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To boost innovation, Facebook opens server designs

(AP) -- Facebook says it wants to help others build startups more easily and efficiently by sharing the technology behind the servers that power its massive online social network. In turn, it hopes to benefit ...

Apr 07, 2011
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Facebook tries out targeted ads

Facebook is testing a new system that instantly targets ads based on the content of members' wall posts and status updates, as the social network joins a growing list of Internet companies working with advertisers to market ...

Apr 06, 2011
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Docs warn about Facebook use and teen depression

(AP) -- Add "Facebook depression" to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors' group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.

Mar 28, 2011
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