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Google+: It's friending, with benefits (images)

Google gives social a boost with video chats and groups. Take a visual tour of the new social network with these screenshots.

10 Images By Jun. 29, 2011


Why Netflix, Spotify and others are friending Facebook

Facebook's big new features have been designed not only to lure users into sharing more of their activity with the social network, but to get big media brands on board with the promise of discovery.

By Sep. 22, 2011


Budweiser's intimate, dangerous way to make Facebook friends

The brewing company's Brazilian arm creates cups, which, if you clink them together to say cheers, turn both parties into Facebook friends. Oh, how difficult.

By Apr. 27, 2013


Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction?

It seems that some very young humans play with iPads nearly half of their waking day. This is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind.

By Apr. 22, 2013


Half of Facebook parents joined to spy on kids?

You think half those adults on Facebook are there because they love Facebook? No, no. These are merely parents engaged in covert operations.

By Feb. 17, 2013


A hands-on look at Google+, using Google+

The CNET News staff takes a look at Google's new social-networking site. We like how Circles lets users segment friends, but we think the way the system suggests connections is challenging.

By Jun. 29, 2011


Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

By Mar. 11, 2014


Zuckerberg cuts pay to $1 a year as Facebook loses UK users

Mark Zuckerberg has cut his own pay to $1, taking most of his compensation in shares, as Facebook begins to lose users in the US and UK.

By Apr. 29, 2013


Spotify users steamed over Facebook requirement

New users to the music-streaming service are required to have an account with the social-networking giant, angering many.

By Sep. 26, 2011


Back then: Facebook's Greek drama

No, we didn't fall into a time machine. CNET is celebrating Facebook's 10th birthday by republishing our first story about the social network from way back in 2005.

By Feb. 4, 2014