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How Are You Adapting to Facebook and Other Social Media? – Survey of the Day

Now that people are getting more used to being on social networks like Facebook they seem to be getting more picky about whom they are sharing their information with.

According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, 63 percent of social media network users removed people from their friend rolls in 2011, which was up from the 56 percent of those who did so in 2009.

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Dark Facebook Posts Might Signal Depression

Adolescents are sometimes known for being mopey and melodramatic, but mental health experts say dark status updates on Facebook shouldn’t be ignored — they could be a sign of depression.

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What Does Your Facebook Profile Tell a Prospective Employer?

It’s pretty common for companies to scout out the social media accounts of prospective hires — and now a new study from Northern Illinois University says Facebook profiles are actually a pretty good predictor of job performance.

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How Many Millionaires Will Facebook’s IPO Create?

Facebook’s IPO has created a buzz rarely seen since the dot-com era in the late 1990s. In fact, some analysts are saying it will create “1,000 overnight millionaires.” But is it true?

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How Do You Feel About Facebook’s New Timeline? — Survey of the Day

Like it or not, Facebook users are soon going to be transferred to the Timeline layout, if they haven’t been already.

According to a new survey from security firm Sophos, not too many folks are liking the mandatory change.

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The Pope Gives Facebook and Twitter a ‘Like’

No one can accuse Pope Benedict XVI of being old-fashioned, even if his beliefs on doctrine are strictly traditionalist. The Pontiff proved he holds his traditional views in a very modern social landscape by praising the usefulness of social media communication.

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Facebook Friends Dumping You? It’s Probably Something You Said [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you recently lost a slew of Facebook friends, it probably wasn’t a glitch. Go back and look at your timeline because the chances are good it’s your own fault.

That’s what a new study from Nielsen seems to indicate anyway. The group surveyed about 2,000 adults to learn why Facebook users add and remove friends, and the results may surprise you.

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Facebook’s Timeline Is Here — So How Do You Use It? [VIDEO]

After a few months in private trials, Facebook launched its Timeline feature to the masses on Thursday. In a nutshell, it lets you view people’s photos and status updates from days long past instead of just showing you what they’ve done or posted most recently. Basically, it’s the Facebook equivalent of being forced to look through your friends’ childhood scrapbooks.

Intrigued? Here’s what you need to know before taking the plunge.

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