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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Intimate social-networking sites

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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Intimate social-networking sites

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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.

And advanced technology can sometimes bring social isolation will not anymore thanks to a new website called next door dot com. Through the social networking tool -- -- your neighbors can create a private meeting space online for only people who live within a specific geographic area. -- residents -- they can -- the group message board with questions and postings for example ask the neighbors of someone has a latter you can borrow. Earlier the entire neighborhood of an upcoming barbecue. Or maybe even get a recommendation for the best -- veterinarian in town. If you really wanna keep your comings and goings private download the free Smartphone app called -- Parallels -- one of the person say a loved one to exchange private messages. These tax photos and even videos are kept on a timeline for your eyes only to see. Additional features include sending trying to your location -- keeping track of birthdays and anniversaries. Here is perfect for long distance relationships or for any couple where privacy is the number one concern. And -- it's going cars have voice cnet.com for CBS news. --

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