April 11, 2012

When Did Facebook Become So Uncool?

John Sutter, CNN

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Something strange happened Monday on the Internet. Facebook -- the once-underdog social network founded by a kid in a hoodie in a dorm room -- may have officially cemented its status as a titan of the tech establishment it once challenged.


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On Diaspora's Social Network, Privacy Rules
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