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How To Help Your Tween Use Facebook, Safely

Facebook is reportedly considering a way to allow children under 13 to use the social networking site. Stephen Balkam is the chief executive and founder of the Family Online Safety Institute, of which Facebook is a member. He lays out steps to help parents protect their children on Facebook.
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Facebook's Growth: A Tale Of Two Headlines

The Wall Street Journal says the days of "wild user growth appear to be over" at Facebook. The Next Web says Facebook is "eating the world" (except for China and Russia). Taking a closer look at the numbers, both stories can be right.
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Hey Celebs, Are You Lonesome Tonight? Siri's Gotcha

The latest iPhone Siri ads, featuring actors Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and Zooey Deschanel, are entertaining enough — if you enjoy watching people talking to themselves. Sure, Apple seems to be pushing its smartphone, but the subtler message may be about something else.
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Frictionless Web: Social Readers And Seamless Sharing

Imagine if every website you visited or article you read on the web showed up automatically on your social media profile. We consider the pros and cons of putting it all out there.

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Fundraising By Text Message

The presidential campaigns have been raising money over the Internet for years. Now, under a new Federal Election Commission rule, they can accept donations right from cellphones.
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Internet Addresses Get More Space With New Protocol

Even on the Internet, 4.3 billion just wasn't enough; 340 undecillion is more like it. That's 340 trillion trillion trillion, the new capacity of available Internet addresses, thanks to IPv6, the next generation protocol that launched this past week. Weekend EditionSunday host Rachel Martin talks with CNET senior writer Stephen Shankland to put it all in perspective.

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