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Here are our selection of informative headlines from the world of social media this last week:

Facebook

Social Networking Accounts for 1 of Every 6 Minutes Spent Online – Social networking use has doubled since 2007, and it’s all thanks to Facebook, Twitter and an array of other social companies reaching record traffic highs.

Facebook fatigue suggests internet is a web of impermanent dreams – There is… something hauntingly impermanent about success on the web of dreams.

What Facebook Fails To Recognize – The social networking behemoth has silently enabled facial recognition software without your permission under the rather benign tag “Suggest photos of me to friends.”

Facebook: Five things to avoid – Here are some essential “don’ts” if you want to stay out of trouble on Facebook.

Blogging

Potential Plugin Security Breach Forces WordPress.org To Reset Passwords – WordPress.org is forcing users to reset their passwords after several popular plugins were compromised by hackers.

3 Important Legal Considerations for Bloggers – Even though blogging has become a serious industry, some new bloggers may not consider its legal aspects. Here are some of the key things to keep in mind as you navigate the legal and business aspects of your blog.

Tumblr Now Has More Blogs Than WordPress.com – According to their respective websites, 4-year-old microblogging platform Tumblr now hosts more blogs than 8-year-old WordPress.com.

Google

Google’s ‘Search By Image’ – Google announced a new feature which will allow users to search the internet using images found both on their computer or online.

Google Launches Tool for Online Reputation Management – The new dashboard section encourages you to keep tabs on these mentions by setting up search alerts for data points included in your Google profile, like your name and email address.

British Library makes Google search deal – The British Library has reached a deal with search engine Google about 250,000 texts dating back to the 18th Century.

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