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More than 672 million tweets were sent during the World Cup, with Twitter revealing the most active players, matches and events of the tournament

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Launched in 2004, the same year as Facebook, Orkut only caught on in Brazil and India

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Facebook has been criticised for carrying out a psychological experiment on hundreds of thousands of users without their knowledge

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David Marcus will be overseeing the development of Facebook’s messaging products

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Snapchat adds more feathers to its bow to take on WhatsApp and Facebook

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Privacy affectionados celebrate after 'Secret', the anonymous social network, prepares for UK launch

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Google denies rumours that it is scaling down its social networking project

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Facebook agrees deal to buy Finnish firm ProtoGeo, creator of popular iPhone and Android app Moves

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The financial cost of embarrassing or malicious Facebook posts can be very significant, a new study revels

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Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao says Facebook asked him to carry its data for free on the Vodafone network in developing countries, by dropping the social network from data plans

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