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China swimmer Sun Yang dives off of the starting block during the 400-meter freestyle event during the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Aquatics Centre in London on Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Al Bello, Pool)

Ex-Google China Head Apologizes After Olympic Row

Ex-Google China head Kaifu Lee has apologized after posting contact details of a US swimming coach who cast doubt on a Chinese Olympic swimmer’s performance.

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11 Steps to Perfect Twitter Etiquette

Knowing the right and wrong way to conduct oneself on Twitter can be difficult, and so here’s a guide to proper Twitter etiquette. Really.

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US, Japan Most Likely to Ask Twitter for Your User Info

Western-style democracies were the most active in asking for political content to be removed, with Twitter receiving the most requests from the USA and Japan.

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Sina Weibo Users Happier Than Average Microblogger, Says Study

With strict censorship rules you’d think that Chinese social network users would be miserable. But, they’re actually happier than their Western counterparts.

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Google+ Doomed to Fail?

Google Plus is suffering from a lack of user love as a social networking service, lagging behind Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest in traffic and usage time.

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6 Tips for Controlling Your Privacy on Social Media

Controlling privacy on social media requires awareness and education about the permissions you assign to your public profile on various social media channels.

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Get Up to 2GB Free Backup Space On Dropmyemail

Dropmyemail offers cloud-based storage and backup of your email accounts. Get up to 2GB free or upgrade to the Pro version and get up to 50GB of email backup.

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Privly Lets Users Post & Read Encrypted Content From Any Website

Privly is planned as a browser plugin and will allow you to view and post encrypted content on any website — Twitter, Facebook, Google+, even Gmail.

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Lax Security Caused LinkedIn Security Breach

LinkedIn’s breach is due to soft security measures, and the social networking site is belatedly beefing up security and got FBI help on catching the hackers.

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Coca Cola Launches Ambitious Social Media Campaign in Thailand

Coca Cola has launched a social media campaign in Thailand, and will publish submissions in a book called One Million Reasons, Believe in Thailand.

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