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Mark Zuckerberg

Meet Tinder – aka the 'shy Grindr'

Last night saw the first episode of a new MTV show called Catfish, which follows the travails of people who have fallen in love on Facebook, Twitter and other social media – but have never met. The name catfish is the term for one who inflates their social status or appropriates someone else's visage for the purpose of ensnaring an online mate.

Facebook deals with messaging flaw

Facebook has been forced to disable a messaging feature after a Welsh student uncovered a flaw allowing him to read strangers' private messages.

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Zuckerberg cash bonanza as Facebook floats

What is expected to be the largest technology flotation in history was last night generating the kind of investor frenzy not seen since the days of the dotcom bubble.