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social-networking sites


Porn sites more popular in UK than social networks

Legal porn sites account for 8.5 per cent of all Internet clicks from the UK, according to figures.

By July 28, 2013


Tech Minute: Intimate social-networking sites

For a lot of people, sites like Facebook or Google Plus have become too impersonal for sharing life's important moments. After all, you could have hundreds or thousands of "friends" who might not care about all those details. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two more intimate social-networking sites that make privacy a priority.

By August 28, 2012


Protect yourself from social-network malware (video)

Forget e-mail spam. Online miscreants are now all over popular social-media sites, and they're out to steal your identity. CNET's Sumi Das shows how you can protect yourself.

By November 13, 2012


SXSW debate: Social networks must require real names

During debate at South by Southwest, lawyers argue over whether social-media sites should curb anonymity.

By March 10, 2012


Social networking filled with mixed emotions, Pew finds

The Pew Research Center releases a report about the social and emotional climate that American adults experience on social-networking sites. Turns out it's a mixed bag, like life.

By February 9, 2012


UK bottom for social networking craziness, survey says

Us Brits spend a surprisingly low percentage of our Internet visits on social networking sites, according to a new international study.

By September 27, 2011


Missouri restricts social networking between teachers, students (podcast)

A controversial new Missouri law would prohibit teachers from using social-networking sites like Facebook for carrying out "exclusive" conversations with a current or former student.

By August 3, 2011


Study: Social networks facilitate homeless youth sex

Researchers studying homeless youth in LA find that while those who use social-networking sites tend to know more about STD prevention, they're also using them to seek out sexual partners.

By December 6, 2010


'Social Network' poster, Web site unveiled

The David Fincher-directed Facebook creation tale hits theaters this fall and its arrival is being heralded with posters that mimic Facebook's own interface.

By June 20, 2010


Study: Social networking takes off globally

New survey of 50,000 people worldwide shows consumers in Latin America, the Middle East, and China to be the heavy users of social-networking sites and blogs.

By October 11, 2010