Another big social-networking deal, but we're talking about Web sites where a midget could hop over the barriers to entry with his eyes closed.
Photo-sharing site, most popular overseas, bought by French company Hi-Media Group.
Andrew Cuomo, a frequent critic of safety on social networks like Facebook and MySpace, partners with them on a filtering tool to prevent child porn from being uploaded to their servers.
The start-up, which analyzes discussions on social-networking sites to pick where clients should place their ads, is freshly funded in a round led by Emergence Capital Partners.
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