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Should you Friend your boss on Facebook?

In a sign of our changing times, a forthcoming white paper out of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton school bears the title, "OMG My Boss Just Friended Me."

Ping Pong: The tables have turned

From Dave'n'Barack to trendy club nights and Boris's wiff waff, we can't get enough of ping pong. Howard Jacobson sings the praises of a great game, while Will Dean looks at the healthy state of table tennis in Britain

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Employers look for the tweet smell of success

Evening classes in French are nothing out of the ordinary, few eyebrows would be raised at Saturday evening salsa lessons and Yoga is simply passé. The newest of trends among the suits, however, is perhaps a little more surprising.

The IoS smug list 2010

It's the perfect antidote to all that yuletide harmony &ndash; the <i>IoS</i> index of the year's insufferably self-satisfied

LinkedIn: It's who you know

LinkedIn, the Facebook for professionals, may look dull, but it means business. And its success proves that social networking sites are useful after all, says Rob Sharp