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One in 12 Facebook accounts 'fake'

Around one in 12 accounts on the social-networking site Facebook could be "fake", according to the internet giant's latest accounts.

Archie Bland: In charity advertising, the end can justify the means

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Ad picture gloomy for ITV as Olympics deal a blow

The City will be anxious to know the depth of a worse-than-expected downturn in TV advertising when the Downton Abbey broadcaster ITV reports half-year results on Thursday.

Advertising picture at ITV set to be gloomier than forecast

Blow for broadcaster as firms fight shy of competing with Olympic sponsors

Mothers beat fathers' group in ad dispute

Mothers won a victory over fathers yesterday in a dispute over whether the Mumsnet website promoted "anti-male" rhetoric which could foster hatred of men.

The media can't get enough of Jessica Ennis

Athletes are the perfect fit for a sex-mad media

Hot bodies will be as sought-after as gold medals this summer, as Tim Walker reports

Claire Beale: All Facebook needs now is revenue

When Facebook made its stock exchange debut on Friday it marked a cultural, technological and even social milestone: a dazzling media event that said more about this particular moment in human connectivity than it did about the long-term value of the company itself.

Float values Facebook as high as $96bn

Mark Zuckerberg last night set out Facebook's plan for world domination, in a web video to promote the forthcoming share sale that could value the social network at up to $96bn (£60bn).

Stephen Foley: There's hope yet that web ads will start to click again

US Outlook Internet advertising is not a bust after all. A creeping despair about the effectiveness of pay-per-click online ads has been infecting both the ad industry and those of us on the publishing side who rather hoped that online advertising would be lucrative enough pay our wages one day.

Licence to swill: Daniel Craig's Bond will cut back on martinis in favour of Heineken

James Bond ditches vodka martinis for Heineken

As 007 swaps his usual tipple for lager in the forthcoming 'Skyfall', Geoffrey Macnab looks at what switching to beer means for the secret agent

Market Report: ITV a turn-off after doubts over its sporting summer

Armchair sports fans have a bumper summer to look forward to, and investors in ITV have been licking their lips in anticipation. The broadcaster – or so the theory goes – is expected to get a boost from both Euro 2012 and the Olympic Games thanks to companies upping their spending on advertising.

Stephen Foley: Branchout may be a cheap alternative to LinkedIn

US Outlook: Those optimistic investors who are paying 10 times annual revenue for a share of LinkedIn ought to look over their shoulder.

Facebook: $100bn – are you kidding?

Facebook wants us to think it is worth four times as much as BT. Potential investors will argue otherwise

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook updates its status – by $100bn

The social networking site changed the way we communicate. Now, as it floats on the stock market, all the talk is about how much it is worth. By Stephen Foley

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Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
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Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

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People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

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Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
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Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
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Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

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Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture