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Facebook is the Internet’s largest social network. Facebook topped 1 billion active users in September 2012 and was the second-most-visited website in the United States, behind Google, as of 2011. Its mobile platform had 874 million active users in 2013. It is also the top source of traffic to the web’s largest portals, such as Yahoo and MSN. Facebook generated…

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Mark Coddington    April 3, 2014
Plus: The Times’ NYT Now app debuts, apps vs. the mobile web, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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John Wihbey    March 31, 2014
Predicting what goes viral, sourcing the Arab Spring, and Twitter in power vs. out of power: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Mark Coddington    March 28, 2014
Plus: Facebook’s bet on virtual reality, Netflix and AT&T’s net neutrality debate, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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Ken Doctor    March 20, 2014
Newspaper companies made a smart move in the 1990s investing in online auto classifieds. Is selling it off a short-term gain for long-term pain?
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Joseph Lichterman    March 13, 2014
A new study from Pew finds that users who visit a site directly spend much more time there than those who arrive via Facebook or a search engine.
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Mark Coddington    March 7, 2014
Plus: The Boston Globe’s reworks its paywall, Time and Newsweek in transition, and the rest of the week’s future-of-journalism news.
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John Wihbey    March 3, 2014
Guessing the location of tweets without geolocation, tracking who’ll pay for online news, and the conditions that encourage learning on Facebook: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Ken Doctor    February 24, 2014
From a business perspective, the deal — much criticized by net-neutrality advocates — is all about two companies understanding their recent past and preparing for the near future.
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Mark Coddington    February 21, 2014
Plus: NSA surveillance of WikiLeaks, a new net neutrality proposal, LinkedIn’s expanded platform, and the rest of the week’s news about the news.
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Ken Doctor    February 20, 2014
The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?
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Justin Ellis    February 19, 2014
It’s a tangled, ever-shifting web of policies that govern social media use in courtrooms.
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Mark Coddington    February 14, 2014
Plus: Facebook and viral traffic, Bill Keller leaves the Times for a startup, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and tech.
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Ken Doctor    February 13, 2014
Can you raise more money for the news by harnessing the power of social sharing — and making the impact of journalism a little more clear?
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Mark Coddington    February 7, 2014
Plus: Ezra Klein and the personal-franchise model of news, Al Jazeera journalists charged in Egypt, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.