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9 Internet Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ to Your Tweetheart

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Sure, you could wish your loved one a happy Valentine’s Day in person, and maybe even get them a card — but it doesn’t really count until you declare it publicly on at least one form of social media.

Think about it: In the famous scene from Say Anything, Lloyd Dobler and his Peter Gabriel-blasting boombox would instead have to capture Diane’s heart with an elaborate flashmob uploaded to YouTube.

To help you out, we considered all the best ways to dedicate an extra pinch of awesome to your favorite cuties come Feb. 14th. Of course, you don’t have to use my Valentine — but, I mean, just look at him. Consider this famous face as stand-in for your own amour. Read more…

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Huawei Operates David Cameron’s Internet Porn Filter

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According to the BBC, the filtering system promoted by Britain’s prime minister to protect sensitive eyes from the horrors of Internet pornography is run by the controversial Chinese technology company Huawei in partnership with the UK telecoms provider TalkTalk.

David Cameron praised TalkTalk on Monday for showing “great leadership” in protecting British children’s innocence with its HomeSafe service, which allows users to filter adult content. However, he failed to note that Huawei, which is often accused of spying for the Chinese government, partnered with TalkTalk in 2010 to develop the technology, and that Huawei currently operates the filtering software. Read more…

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Internet Ad Revenues Top $36 Billion in 2012, Study Says

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Internet ad revenues in the U.S. increased by 15% in 2012 to $ 36.6 billion, driven by significant year-over-year increases in revenue for mobile, search and digital video ads, according to a new report from the Internet Advertising Bureau. Digital ad revenues also had a strong second-half of the year, topping $ 10 billion in the fourth quarter for the first time ever.

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Mobile ad revenue more than doubled from the previous year to $ 3.4 billion from $ 1.6 billion, the second year in a row that mobile ad revenue has experienced triple-digit growth. Digital video revenue increased by 29% in 2012 to $ 2.3 billion and search ad revenue increased by 14% to $ 16.9 billion Read more…

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What Teens Get About the Internet That Parents Don’t

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My 15-year-old daughter has been playing the viola since the fourth grade at school and she’s been encouraged by her teachers to keep at it since, among other things, it’s marketable for college. She has been contemplating a new instrument, guitar, more in line with her interests and what she listens to with her peers.

This is how the conversation goes about the guitar. Me: “Do you really want to add a new activity?” Her: “We already have a guitar. I can learn on my own and with my friends.” Me: “It seems like you should get lessons for the basics.” Her: “Mom, that’s what the Internet is for.” It turns out she’s already been practicing with the help of YouTube tutorials.

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