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You’ve Got a Friend Request. From Your Mom… The Changing User Base of Social Networking Sites.

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College students be warned. A friend request from your Mom could be headed your way. Facebook, a digital haven and social hangout originally created for college students, is experiencing a dramatic shift in its user makeup. According to a May 2010 Pew Internet & American Life Project survey, older web users are rapidly increasing their…

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Will Americans Be More Likely to Share Location With Facebook Places?

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Two weeks ago Facebook announced a new feature called Places. If you’re one of the social networks 500 million users, you’ve likely heard about it. If you’re not, you’ve still likely heard about it. Facebook Places, like Foursquare, Loopt, and Gowalla, offers a service that allow users to “check in” to venues (businesses, restaurants, events, etc.) and…

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