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Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Privacy | ‘Tumblr’ Tops ‘Blog’

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Will Foursquare Dodge User Backlash as it Changes Privacy Policies? (SocialTimes)
Foursquare announced plans over the holiday weekend to change its privacy policies effective at the end of the month, which, while unlikely to cause the kind of brouhaha that Instagram’s proposed changes did, may not take effect without controversy. “As our product evolves, one of the things we do is update our policies to match it. And a big aspect of that is privacy (something we think about a lot),” the company said in an email to users.

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How Old Is the Internet?

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New Year’s Day marked the 30th anniversary of the internet. To celebrate, Google handed over the keys to the official Google blog to Vint Cerf, who is one of the founding fathers of the internet, to explain how it all went down.

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