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FTC gives final approval to Facebook privacy settlement

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved a settlement with Facebook related to charges that the social networking leader deceived consumers regarding the privacy of their data.

Remains of the Day: Just a little bit

Apple may be doing a little bit of shopping, a California Apple Store is having a little bit of work done, and Macs helped just a little bit with the latest Mars rover.

Bing lets you ask your Facebook friends as you search

Microsoft announced Monday that when users do a search, they can tag their Facebook friends by name and get their recommendations on the search.

Keep tabs on your favorite social posts with Favs

Favs stores your Facebook "likes," Twitter "favorites," and other marked posts in one, comprehensive package.

Foursquare testing program to monetize its service

Foursquare is rolling out the pilot for a new program, called Promoted Updates, which will charge merchants to send recommendations to users about their products.

SocialFolders keeps track of your cloud data

Link your social accounts with the SocialFolders website, and then download the SocialFolders app, which syncs all of your media to a set of folders on your Mac.

Facebook's facial recognition policies draws Senate's attention

Social network giant defends use of facial recognition technology and addresses concerns about user privacy as lawmakers seek answers on Facebook's tag suggestions.

Bing and Google deepen social integration in search

Microsoft and Google are each taking steps to extend the social networking capabilities in their search services.

Who owns your tweets?

Both corporations and employees who tweet on their company's behalf must clarify the question.

Wikipedia tool allows readers to suggest changes to articles

Wikipedia plans to ask users to provide suggestions to improve articles on its website, which could be incorporated into the articles by its editors.