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2013-02-24 23:00:03

The startup social network aptly titled “Weed Meet” has opened for user participation and beta testing in the United States. The social network allows users to connect with nearby marijuana smokers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 The startup social network aptly titled “Weed Meet” has opened the website for user participation and beta testing in the United States. The WeedMeet.com network is free and it´s designed to provide marijuana users with a...

Facebook Promoted Friends Posts Program Draws The Ire Of Many
2013-02-18 07:44:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On Friday, Facebook officials announced a new program that will allow users to pay to promote content posted by their friends, but the new service has almost immediately started raising privacy-related red flags amongst members of the media and users of the social network. The reason people are concerned over the new program is that it does not require the permission of the person who originally published the posts, pictures, or...

Facebook Officials Reveal That The Social Network Was Hacked
2013-02-17 08:41:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Facebook was the target of a “sophisticated attack” by hackers, but there is no evidence any sensitive information belonging to the website´s approximately one billion users was compromised, officials from the social network´s security team revealed on Friday. “Last month, Facebook Security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack,” officials with the...

Social Networks Determine GPA
2013-02-15 04:45:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For hundreds of thousands of years, parents and their teens have had an ongoing battle over what kind of people the teen surrounds themselves with. The parents, in their many years of experience, have likely seen first-hand the effects a group of friends can have on a person. Now, in yet another case of science being applied to prove notions accepted as common fact, studies have shown this to be true. According to a new study...

Social Networking Is A Young Woman’s Game
2013-02-14 18:24:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those survey crazy folks over at the Pew Internet and American Life Project are at it again, this time giving us some hard numbers on the current state of social networking in America. It might not surprise you to learn young women in urban areas are more likely to use some sort of social networking; be it Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr or Twitter. According to the new survey, the main factor in determining who is on...

Facebook 'Like' Button Draws Criticism And Lawsuit
2013-02-12 04:40:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a non-surprising turn of events, one group doesn't quite like the idea of Facebook using a "Like" button, so much so they are suing the world's largest social network over it. According to the lawsuit, a patent-holding company is suing Facebook, acting on behalf of a dead Dutch programmer known as Joannes Jozef Everardus van Der Meer, reports BBC News. Facebook has been sued numerous times for its mere existence, including the...

2013-02-04 23:00:58

A 4-step process has been made available to the public for the first time by a California specialist, a veteran of the LTC industry. It simplifies what consumers ordinarily learn only though painful trial and error. With the process, a complex, sensitive series of communications, decisions, and agreements flows much more smoothly Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Millions of middle-aged Americans worry about parents in their 50´s and 60´s who lack long term care insurance...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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