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Google to kill social network Orkut

As Google focuses more on services like Google+, it will shutter the decade-old social network, popular mostly in Brazil.

By June 30, 2014

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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Remember Friendster? Thought so

A decade ago, the social-networking world was a very different place than it is nowadays, with several contenders for the crown. Most didn't make it, but Facebook did.

By February 4, 2014

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013

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How to report problems to Google, Facebook, other Web services

The most effective way to reach a human at a big-name Web service is to use the company's own "report something" tools.

By August 8, 2013

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Photographers, copyright and the online battle for photo rights

What do you do when someone uses a photo of yours without permission? We take a closer look at online copyright infringement, and speak with photographers who have seen their work spread far and wide without credit.

By February 25, 2013

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ComScore: Facebook has passed Orkut in India

Social networking use in India--one of the Google-owned Orkut's strongholds--is now slightly dominated by Facebook.

By August 25, 2010

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8 social-media changes since the 2008 elections

A week after the 2012 elections, here's a look at some of the changes in the social- and digital-media landscape in the U.S. since 2008.

By November 14, 2012

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Facebook unfriended us, company claims in contract suit

New Zealand-based Profile Technology says it got too popular for Facebook's liking, and was cut off from 'public profile' information.

By October 10, 2012

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File transfers come to iGoogle, Orkut; Gmail's next

Google Talk is finally getting a feature it's been missing since launch: file transfers. The feature could even be making it to Gmail soon.

By March 29, 2010