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location-based advertising

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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By April 18, 2014

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With Atlas, Facebook advertisers can follow you around the Web

The ad technology will allow Facebook partners to target ads at users on and off its website.

By September 28, 2014

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Firefox users, get ready for ads in your browser

Mozilla says the new Firefox ad initiative takes a kinder, gentler approach to pitching you products.

By November 13, 2014

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Stripe exec: Soon, e-commerce will move to Facebook, too

Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.

By November 4, 2014

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For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.

By September 30, 2014

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Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014

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Everything you need to know about Android launchers

Android launchers are apps that can spice up your phone's home screen or act as a personal assistant. Here's what you need to know about how they work and how to choose one that's right for you.

By July 24, 2014

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How we pay for Facebook

Facebook's second quarter included a surprise scandal that raised concerns about how powerful it can be and what we give up to use the network.

By July 22, 2014

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Ingress invades iOS: Google's augmented reality game hits iPhone

Google reaches across the aisle to Apple's platform with its hit game, which sees you running around real-world locations claiming them for your team.

By July 14, 2014

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Path puts 'superpower' in your hands with app to text businesses

Alternative social network tries to stand out with a new mobile app that lets users message with friends, and businesses too.

By June 20, 2014