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MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's top economic policy adviser leaving- now what?

Sep 22, 2010
White House National Economic Council director Larry Summers will return to Harvard at the end of the year. Who might replace him and what does...
Posted In: Arctic, ATT, eggs, energy, Facebook, GE, General Electric, kilts, Larry Summers, light bulbs, mid-day update, salmonella, sporran, water

Actually turning down a friend request in Facebook

Sep 22, 2010
As we talked about in the show today, it's become harder to reject a friend request in Facebook, thanks to a change the company made. Instead of...
Posted In: Facebook

Facebook quietly launches de facto follow feature

Sep 21, 2010
So I noticed this last night when I was Facebook friended by one of my kids' friends. He's a nice kid but I didn't want to have that kind of...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, Web Culture

Facebook is building a phone unless they're not

Sep 20, 2010
The buzz all weekend was about a report in Tech Crunch that Facebook was secretly building a mobile phone (or rather building the software and...
Posted In: Facebook, gadgets, mobile, social media, Web Culture

Internet Explorer 9 beta launches

Sep 15, 2010
I think we need a new story category on this blog: Geek Chow. Stories that probably don't matter a whole lot in the short term to the average...
Posted In: browsers, Facebook, geek chow, Google, internet explorer, Microsoft, search

Google to take baby steps toward social networking

Sep 15, 2010
We've been waiting for the alleged “Google Me” project to surface for a while now. Supposedly it was going to be Google's Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, games, Google, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Cheerleaders Gone Wild!

Sep 9, 2010
Again with the compelling headlines. I think it draws attention more than "New clickjacking scam on Facebook". This link has been going around...
Posted In: cheerleaders gone mild, Facebook, social media

Follow Marketplace on Twitter and Facebook

Sep 3, 2010
Stay connected with Marketplace programs on Facebook, and follow our hosts on Twitter. They've got a lot to say in 140 characters or less....
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter

Growing number of people 50+ use social media

Aug 27, 2010
We tend to think the people on Facebook are young, college-aged and writing about last night's party.  Those people are indeed there.  But, there...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Twitter

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