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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

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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

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Prevent unauthorized use of material you share on social networks

Anyone can send unlicensed users a takedown notice, but the only way to collect damages for a violation of your copyright on the images, videos, and other items you post is to register them with your friendly local copyright office.

By January 24, 2014

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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

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Prismatic joins interests and social networking

The former news aggregation app for iOS has transformed itself into a social network centered on interests rather than people.

By December 19, 2013

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Feds snoop on social-network accounts without warrants

Justice Department report shows real-time surveillance targeting social networks and e-mail providers jumped 80 percent from 2010 to 2011. The ACLU says current law doesn't protect Americans' privacy.

By September 27, 2012

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How Ferguson brought live streams into the mainstream

Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.

By August 26, 2014

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Twitter: Our growth is no fluke. Really

The social network points to data about interactions from TV, other websites and the World Cup as signs that it has plenty of room to grow.

By July 30, 2014

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Facebook's mood study: How you became the guinea pig

That controversial research into how posts affect users' emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps -- and apologies -- for the social networking giant.

By July 1, 2014

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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014