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Miss Netiquette’s guide to dealing with online, overzealous new parents

Social media can be a tricky thing to navigate and no one has written the rules on codes of conduct. We're here to help you with best practices for sites Web-wide, and this week we're focusing on how to deal with the baby-obsessed among us…
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Facebook-themed engagement photos and other social media inspirations

When it comes to strange items inspired by Twitter, Facebook and other social networks, these creators didn't ask "Why?" They asked "Why not?"
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Facebook introduces Trusted Contacts: It’s like giving your neighbors a spare key

When you lose access to your Facebook, you don't have to wait for the company itself to make everything better. If you have five friends that you trust, they can help you take control of the restoration process yourself.
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Black markets for Twitter accounts put a price on your reputation

Years of tweeting have brought you thousands of dedicated followers, but what how much cash would it take to hand over the keys to a stranger? New tools will give you an idea what your precious account might be worth on the black market.
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Facebook reverses support for decapitation videos

Facebook defended the upload of decapitation videos, as long as it wasn't for the purpose of celebrating the act, but Facebook later backtracked its stance.
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Facebook-connected ‘Angry Birds Friends’ now available on Android and iOS

The Facebook-connected 'Angry Birds Friends' is now available on the App Store. Play against your friends on Facebook with daily and weekly updates. As usual, you can get a free, ad-supported version of the game, or a premium, ad-free…
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Facebook beats Wall Street revenue expectations thanks to mobile, but falls short on profits

Facebook beat Wall Street's expectation of $1.44 billion in revenue, but its profits fell short. Still, after a shaky start on the stock market and constant criticism over failing interest in its platform, Facebook shows it's ready to…
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10 cringe-worthy social apps that prove people are creeps

You might want to re-think posting that photo of you rocking that new string bikini ...you never know who's creeping on them. And that's only the beginning: You can only imagine the various ways in which the Internet and social apps make…
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A Facebook exodus? Not quite, says SocialBakers

Facebook might not be bleeding users as a Guardian report might suggest, as the company that provided the data for the report says it was "misinterpreted."
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Let Ernest Hemingway steal your Facebook account

Bored on social media? Get the Hemingway Hijacker to see how Papa would use Facebook.
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Numbers don’t lie: The Facebook bubble may finally burst

Fewer people in the U.S. visited Facebook last month compared with the month before, and the amount of time visitors spend on the site also shrinking. Has Facebook finally hit its peak? And if it has, what happens next?
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The 4 opt outs between you and stopping Facebook tracking

Targeted ads are the bane of any Facebook user's existence. If this is how you feel, you can take matters into your own hands and stop them from appearing. These steps take you beyond the option Facebook provides you to get you as close to…