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Flowchart: Is It Time to Delete Your Facebook Profile?

....or any of your other social networking accounts? Our flowchart has the answers!

Earlier this week, we made the case for getting rid of your Facebook account. Should you go through with it? What about those lingering MySpace and Friendster profiles? Our flowchart has the answers!

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This Website Is Stalking You, and It's Partially Your Fault

This website knows where you live, your hobbies, and how much money you make, and you probably helped it learn some of that.


If he was like mine, your grandfather always said "the computers" were going to get too powerful one day. Frighteningly, finally, the old men may be right.

Founded in 2006, Spokeo began as a social network aggregator whose deep web-searching tools allowed people to keep tabs on their friends' various online profiles. The site's innocent origins, however, gave way to a creepier reality when it was discovered that it was a really great way to wrangle a lot of different, intimate information about a person into one place. What it's become since—Spokeo 5.0 was launched in November of 2010—is a strange amalgamation of information about where people live (complete with pictures of their homes via Google Maps), how much money they make, how to reach them on the phone, and who their relatives are. Were that not enough, just last month Spokeo added a section to their site that allows users to cull information using what you may have thought was an anonymous social networking handle like "Mark534" or "PennyLane86."

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Alleged Tucson Shooter's Insane MySpace and YouTube Videos: 'Goodbye Friends' Jared Lee Loughner's MySpace Page and YouTube Videos

Before he allegedly shot Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the head, Jared Lee Loughner left some chilling warning signs around the internet.

Tucson authorities are saying that 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner is the man who shot Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the head at a meeting with constituents in Tucson this morning. While Giffords remains in surgery at a northwest Tucson hospital, Loughner is currently in police custody.

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