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Face-matching with Facebook profiles: How it was done

caption: Carnegie Mellon’s Alessandro Acquisti shows how to use Facebook to ID people on dating sites and on the street (Credit: Declan McCullagh/CNET) LAS VEGAS–Facebook’s online privacy woes are well-known. But here’s an offline one: its massive database of profile photos can be used to identify you as you’re walking down the street. A Carnegie […]

Google+ vs. Facebook: 6 Things Google+ Has That Facebook Doesn’t

Google+ vs. Facebook: 6 Things Google+ Has That Facebook Doesn’t Google is gunning for Facebook. The search giant recently launched Google+, a social networking site that aims to rectify the company’s failed social media efforts, such as Google Buzz and Wave, and put a dent in Facebook’s business. So does Google+ stand a chance against […]

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Google +1 button Explained: What Happens When You Click It?

Google +1 button Explained: What Happens When You Click It? Google has made its latest foray into social media with the launch of its +1 button, a tool that the search giant hopes will accomplish two feats: make Google a legitimate player in the social space while helping return more relevant search results to its […]

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