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The U.S. military is not-so-shockingly studying your Facebook and Twitter habits

DARPA keeps an eye on social networks to prevent “strategic surprise.”

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Zuckerberg: Basic Internet should be as universal as 911 service

Certain Internet services should be provided for free like some phone services, according to Facebook's CEO.

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Privacy group files FTC complaint over Facebook's 'emotional contagion' study

EPIC contends that Facebook 'purposefully messed with people's minds' when it manipulated their news feeds to measure emotional responses

How to delete or disable your Facebook account

Need some time away from Facebook? Sick of its privacy issues? You can deactivate—or outright delete—your account if you know where to look.

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How to quit Facebook

If you're ready to part ways with the social network, you've got two options -- deactivate your Facebook account or delete it completely.

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Facebook researcher: 'We care about the emotional impact of Facebook'

The researcher behind a controversial psychology experiment on Facebook users spoke out in defense of the project over the weekend.

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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.