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African-American and Latino adults in the US who use the internet are twice as likely as whites to use the website Twitter, a survey has found. ... Minority groups visit the site more because they are younger and use mobile technology more often.


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The former owner of social networking site Bebo has re-invested in the ailing company which was sold off for a fraction of the price AOL paid for it.


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When Facebook was entirely dominated by people under the age of 25, things were simple. But now an important social question has arisen - should you "friend" your child, or accept a parent as a "friend"?


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Documenting why I'm doing my bookmarking the home-rolled way.


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Internet connections across Egypt have been cut, as authorities geared up for a day of mass protest.


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Researchers map thousands of letters exchanged in the 18th century's "Republic of Letters" and learn at a glance what it once took a lifetime of study to comprehend.
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German researchers have created software called X-Pire that gives images an expiration date by tagging them with an encrypted key.


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Like gambling, Facebook keeps users in a neurotic limbo, not knowing whether they should hang on in there just in case they miss out on something good.


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Hackers are secretive, but they are also social. Many spend their spare time in chat rooms and forums discussing their latest targets, techniques and conquests. Eavesdropping on those conversations offers a fascinating insight into their motives.


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African governments are turning to more sophisticated techniques to block internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a threat.


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