It could be the bargain of the century or a triumph of hope over experience. The British founder of Bebo, the social network which briefly soared in the noughties, has bought back the company he originally sold for $850 million for just $1 million.
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Friday 01 August 2008
Websites which encourage vulnerable teenagers to kill themselves are to be blocked under plans by the Government to tackle the dozens of suicides that have been linked to internet chatrooms.
Sunday 13 July 2008
Friday 11 July 2008
It read like the teenage party from hell: a riot of sex and wanton damage fuelled by under-age drinking that only ended when the police arrived. According to media reports, the mother of the teenage hostess was so angry with her daughter that she punched her.
Thursday 26 June 2008
Online TV show ‘KateModern’ has made a star of Tara Rushton. She tells Dan Poole about becoming a success in the UK.
Thursday 12 June 2008
A teenager who followed the music and fashion movement known as Emo killed himself after being bullied "because of his style", his friends said yesterday.
Thursday 15 May 2008
Free gigs, the hottest new bands as your best mates, and the chance to discover the next Arctic Monkeys: the life of a record-label scout appears terribly desirable. But is the reality as glam as the dream?
Saturday 05 April 2008
Friday 28 March 2008
Police arrested six children for allegedly using a social networking website to organise gang fights.
Friday 14 March 2008
For one of the leading social networking entrepreneurs, Michael Birch's introduction to his future wife, Xochi, happened in an endearingly old-fashioned physical way, in the bar of Imperial College in London.
Thursday 13 March 2008
AOL, the internet arm of Time Warner, said today it will pay $850m (£417m) in cash to acquire social media network Bebo, which has total global membership of more than 40 million.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
Global television advertising revenues are expected to grow by nearly 6 per cent to $123bn (£61bn) this year, despite fears of an economic downturn.
Monday 25 February 2008
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Bomber jacket worn by Mary Berry sells out within an hour
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