Poll: Are you happy with the new Facebook privacy settings?

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Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg last night announced the details of his social network's new privacy controls, after many users felt that the previous settings were too complicated. Under the banner of "one simple control", Facebook hope the new controls will…

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Video Preview: A look at of BBC iPlayer's new features

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The BBC today launched a pretty substantial re-vamp of their iPlayer video-on demand service. Adding customisable modules and integrating social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, the BBC look to have really paid attention to what the public have asked…

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Video Interview: BBC iPlayer's Eric Huggers on web TV and social media

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Eric Huggers, Controller of BBC Future Media, was in town today to talk about the latest re-vamped version of BBC iPlayer, Auntie's video on demand service that has taken the nation by storm. Shiny Shiny's Anna was on hand…

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BBC iPlayer gets social networking and customisation features in new update

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The BBC's Anthony Rose and Erik Huggers have today been showing off the fruits of a brand new revamp for the BBC's video on demand service, iPlayer. Customisation options and the introduction of social networking features sit at the top…

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Video Review: LG Viewty GT405

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LG's Viewty range were once at the fore-front of smartphone tech, selling like hot-cakes back in 2007. But with handsets throwing everything but the kitchen sink in as standard these days, LG's once cutting edge approach to mobile internet…

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Facebook privacy settings to be simplified within weeks

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Facebook are planning to streamline their convoluted privacy settings within a matter of weeks, after many have claimed that making their personal information less public was too confusing. Speaking on US Radio, Facebook's Chief of Public Policy Tim Sparapani said…

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Facebook readying location based services?

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Facebook could be preparing to roll out location based features to its social network, if a report by Advertising Age is to be believed. Facebook are said to be integrating location based information and a check-in system that appears very…

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Facebook security flaw lets you spy on friends' live chats

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Oh dear. Tips of quite a big security flaw in Facebook starting to trickle in. As detailed in the above video, a newly found flaw in the social network's security procedures means that any user can view the live…

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