SAN FRANCISCO - If you've ever sent a virtual gift to a friend on Facebook - perhaps an image of a tasty-looking cocktail - you may have wished that icy-looking, pixelated glass was the real thing.
Checking into Facebook sporadically while writing my review of "The Social Network," I notice my hairstylist commenting on how freakishly hot it's been in Los Angeles, an old friend announcing she's flying back to Dallas from a business trip in New Jersey and a sports colleague posting a photo of himself while on assignment in Wales covering the Ryder Cup.
NEW YORK - Second-graders who can't tie shoes or zip jackets.
NEW YORK - Disney upped its social-media profile big-time Thursday by launching a website with the sole purpose of showcasing photos, videos and other user-generated content from park visitors and fans.
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