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Facebook messed with users' emotions--for science!

A recently released research paper shows that the emotions others express on Facebook rub off on you—even with the absence of nonverbal social cues.

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British spies are allowed to intercept Google and Facebook traffic, official says

It is the first time a U.K. official has commented on the government's "vague surveillance legal framework", Privacy International said

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Facebook changes the way it tracks and serves you ads

The social network is giving you more control over ad preferences, but also plans to follow your activity around the Web.

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How to keep the XSS TweetDeck bug from posting on your behalf

The XSS Hole in TweetDeck is more than a nuisance. If you're a user of the popular Twitter client, here's how to protect yourself, step by step.

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More apps coming from an expanding Facebook

The social network can't fit everything in its main app, so more little ones are on the way.

PayPal chief joins Facebook to strengthen mobile messaging

Facebook is looking to build new messaging experiences for its apps

Facebook to launch Slingshot, yet another photo messaging app

The new app focused on sharing everyday moments will launch soon, Facebook says.

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What Facebook’s declining page reach means for businesses—and for you

Even if you don’t own a business, Facebook’s changing News Feed algorithms affect you.

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New D-Link router trades Facebook checkin for free Internet access

It's a simple trade-off: Check into a business's Facebook page, receive permission to use its Wi-Fi.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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