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Social networks

A social network service essentially consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services. Most social network services are web based and provide means for users to interact over the internet, such as e-mail and instant messaging.

Headlines Around the Web

Facebook and Twitter target TV spending

Aug 03, 2013 - Financial Times

Social networks face free-speech test

May 30, 2013 - Financial Times

Pay-by-tweet service launched on Twitter

Feb 12, 2013 - Financial Times

Instagram kills its own pics on Twitter

Dec 06, 2012 - CNN Money

Social media’s adverts turf war heats up

Oct 15, 2012 - Financial Times

Apple Maps app drives users astray

Sep 21, 2012 - Politico

Social media boosts election turnout

Sep 13, 2012 - Financial Times

A click away from breaking the law

Jun 28, 2012 - Financial Times

Articles About Social networks

Social Networks Are Probably In Control Of Our Lives

By IBTimes AU

With an umpteen number of likes and click-happy behavior that are seemingly innocuous, we leave digital footprints where every move or a click is recorded by the social media sites. Though we may not give out enough personal details ostensibly, our b... (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau dumps a bucket of ice water onto Liberal MP Sean Casey for the ALS ice bucket challenge in Edmonton
Canadian Adult Actress Sunny Leone Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By IBTimes AU

Adult movie actress Sunny Leone becomes the latest participant in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: BILL GATES, GEORGE W. BUSH, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INDIA

A man is Silhouetted Against a Video Screen With a Facebook Logo
5 Countries Where Facebook Has Been Banned

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

For some countries, Facebook is a luxury. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, ISRAEL, FACEBOOK, EGYPT

A man rests in a mud pit near the main stage at the Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra, close to the Polish-German border
BuzzFeed Gets $50 Million Investment to Become ‘Preeminent Media Company’

By IBTimes AU

Entertainment website BuzzFeed got $50 million more for its future plan to become one of the major media companies. (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, VIACOM, INVESTMENT, LOS ANGELES

A boy who was addicted to the internet, has his brain scanned for researc
Russian Hacking Jeopardizes Over 1 Billion Global Usernames, Passwords

By IBTimes AU

A Milwaukee-based private security company on Tuesday has announced the discovery of an Internet hacking ring syndicate that has amassed a whopping 1.2 billion global usernames and passwords as well as 500 million email addresses. (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, RUSSIA, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store
Apple iWatch ‘Patent’ Design Revealed

By IBTimes AU

The rumours related to Apple launching a smartwatch later this year were further encouraged as the tech giant got its patent for “iWatch” on Tuesday, July 22. The patent filing revealed the design of the highly anticipated smartwatch. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: SMARTPHONE

Stana Katic is Kate Beckett in the ABC series Castle; Season 7 Premieres September 2014
Castle Season 7 Premiere Date Set, Stana Katic Reminds Caskett Fans of Big Moment in Twitter Photo; More Teasers from Cast [SPOILERS]

By IBTimes AU

"Castle" Season 7 filming is underway, and its ABC premiere date has been set. Stana Katic, who plays Kate Beckett, updates her profile photo on Twitter to make sure that fans remember the last season's cliffhanger. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Nokia XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Core (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison
Nokia Lumia 930 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Price and Specs Comparison in Australia

By IBTimes AU

American multinational corporation Microsoft recently released its premium flagship phone Nokia Lumia 930 in Australia. The Windows smart phone will be available in the three major carriers Telstra, Optus, and Vodaphone and can be purchased outright ... (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

A Chilean grape picker walks with a crate during the harvest at Santa Rita Vineyard, 40km south of Santiago, April 2, 2004.
Men Are Not Meant to Be Left Alone With Their Thoughts

By IBTimes AU

According to a recent report; about a quarter of women and two-thirds of men preferred electric shocks over their own company. (Jul 08)

Nokia XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Core (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison
Nokia Lumia 930 vs iPhone 5S: Price and Specs Comparison in Australia

By IBTimes AU

American multinational corporation Microsoft recently announced that its premium flagship phone Nokia Lumia 930 will be released by July in Australia to Telstra, Vodaphone, and Optus. The Windows smart phone can also be purchased outright from Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, AllPhones, and JB Hi-Fi. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA