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Clean up your digital trail, already

Apparently, law school admissions folks are pretty nosy. A survey from Kaplan Test Prep found that 41 percent of law school admissions officers use Google to dig up dirt on applicants. That’s compared to 27 percent of their business school counterparts and 20 percent of people handling undergraduate college admissions.

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LinkedIn now offering job application feature

The social media website LinkedIn rolled out a new feature Sunday that allows job seekers to submit their profile to companies with one click of the mouse. LinkedIn, often referred to as the professionals’ Facebook, has developed a free plug-in that employers ...

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Obama kicks off Twitter town hall with a tweet

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama kicked off his first Twitter town hall with — what else? — a tweet. Using a laptop set up on a podium in the East Room of the White House, Obama typed this message: "In order to reduce the deficit, what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep?"

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Facebook seeks material cited in Buffalo suit

BUFFALO (AP) — Attorneys for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg are due in a Buffalo courtroom to argue for access to materials that form the basis of a local man’s lawsuit claiming part ownership of the multibillion-dollar social media company. Facebook ...

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New lawyer for man who claims Facebook stake

BUFFALO — A New York man suing Mark Zuckerberg for a stake in Facebook has changed attorneys as the multibillion-dollar social media company pushes for access to a contract and emails that form the basis of his case — documents that Zuckerberg's attorneys call fakes.

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YouTube founders buy analytics firm

SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube’s founders have bought a company that makes software to help businesses keep track of what’s being said about them on Facebook and Twitter. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not disclosed.

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