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300 million elderly not receiving long-term care: ILO

More than half the world's elderly lack access to long-term care, the International Labour Organization said in a report, condemning the "deplorable" situation facing a rapidly ageing population.

300 million elderly not receiving long-term care: ILO
Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals

Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals.

Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to figure out social equation

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg figures there could be a formula that explains how people think.

Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to figure out social equation
Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts
Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts

Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo is surrendering his post, handing the reins back to co-founder Jack Dorsey as the popular service struggles to boost its ranks of users.

Twitter CEO Costolo out as growth pressure mounts
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Nazarbayev slams social networks, Internet, pseudo-culture

President of Kazakhstan speaks harsh words about the current state of culture, in which social networks and the Internet undermine moral principles and spirituality.

Nazarbayev slams social networks, Internet, pseudo-culture
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Right to be forgotten discussed in Kazakhstan's Majilis

The so-called 'right to be forgotten', which allows individuals to have information, videos or photographs that infringe on their privacy deleted from Internet records, was discussed by Kazakhstan's Majilis.

Right to be forgotten discussed in Kazakhstan's Majilis
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Access to social networks may be blocked before election day in Kazakhstan

Access to social networking websites may be blocked in Kazakhstan on the campaigning silence day before the elections should the rules of campaigning be violated.

Access to social networks may be blocked before election day in Kazakhstan
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Bloggers' Alliance of Kazakhstan call possible early election 'expensive spectacle'

Bloggers' Alliance of Kazakhstan believes that Kazakhstan does not need early election but needs a referendum to extend the term of office of the incumbent President.

Bloggers' Alliance of Kazakhstan call possible early election 'expensive spectacle'
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Golovkin on cover of Boxing News and Boxing Monthly and two more songs

Golovkin gets two magazine covers and more music videos.

Golovkin on cover of Boxing News and Boxing Monthly and two more songs
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Facebook testing workplace version of social network

Facebook said it is testing a version of its leading social network tailored for getting jobs done in workplaces instead of tuning into the lives of friends.

Facebook testing workplace version of social network
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Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.

Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button
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Instagram hits 300 million users, passes Twitter

Instagram, the photo-sharing social network owned by Facebook, announced it has more than 300 million users.

Instagram hits 300 million users, passes Twitter
Facebook preparing new website for office use: FT
Facebook preparing new website for office use: FT

Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn.

Facebook preparing new website for office use: FT
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Facebook to curb promotional posts on user timelines

Facebook said it is making moves to reduce the number of promotional posts that pop up in timelines, in response to users' demands for fewer advertisements.

Facebook to curb promotional posts on user timelines
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Instagram bans US comedienne's topless Putin jab

Chelsea Handler is fighting with Instagram after it took down a topless picture she posted looking similar to a famous shirtless picture of Russian President.

Instagram bans US comedienne's topless Putin jab
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Facebook shares dive as social network eyes future

Facebook reported its quarterly profit nearly doubled but saw its stock pounded after outlining a plan to invest heavily in the future.

Facebook shares dive as social network eyes future
Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake
Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake

Facebook sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he was a scam artist.

Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake
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Facebook steps up battle on 'fake likes'

Facebook said it has stepped up its battle against spammers who promise to deliver "likes" to its members, and warned users on using such scams.

Facebook steps up battle on 'fake likes'
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Kazakh kawaii Sabina Altynbekova wants no modeling, just sports

Sabina Altynbekova, a kawaii from Kazakhstan, that has won hearts and eyes of the entire South-Eastern Asia is not up for modelling.

Kazakh kawaii Sabina Altynbekova wants no modeling, just sports
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Google buys travel guide app startup Jetpac

Google confirmed it has bought the startup behind a Jetpac application that creates travel guides by analyzing pictures from social networks.

Google buys travel guide app startup Jetpac