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If you’re managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year. Here are 10 that might make you rethink the way you’re approaching social media.

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Vuclip, the world's largest independent mobile video and media company, has partnered with Maxis Berhad (Maxis), Malaysia's only integrated communications service provider, to provide consumers across Malaysia with a brand new mobile video service, Maxis Vuclip Shows. The video service is available at a very consumer friendly price -- two mobile videos for RM1, and delivers a superior mobile video experience by combining amazing content with cutting edge technology. Previously, videos on mobile were reserved for the elite -- owners of high-end devices with the means to pay a premium price. Powered by Vuclip's Dynamic Adaptive Transcoding™ Technology, this newly launched service allows any Maxis user to watch videos on any device, be it a smartphone or feature phone without buffering and at an affordable price.

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A former advertising director on Monday admitted to two charges of underage sex with a teen who allowed him to take sexually explicit photographs of her.

The pair engaged in "bondage and discipline, dominance and submission sadism and masochism'' acts or BDSM in short, the court heard.

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A ‘degrading’ advertisement depicting a beef patty sandwiched between a woman's buttocks has been banned in Australia.

The ad, which carried the strapline, 'the freshest fun between the buns' was used to promote the opening of a new GoodTime Burgers outlet in Sydney's Bondi Junction.

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The class action lawsuit has been brought by Facebook users Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley on behalf of all 166 million users in the US who have sent web links on the site via private messages.

They claim, citing independent research from a Swiss security firm, that Facebook is violating California state laws and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act by scanning the content of messages that contain links to third-party websites and searching for information to profile the senders’ web activity.

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Advertising campaigns often don't yield the desired results, but pony-tailed execs will be cringing at the news that one in four Brits actually boycott a brand because the telly advert annoys them so much. The Daily Telegraph reports that insurance companies top the list, followed by comparison sites – certain long-running campaigns featuring meerkats and the one with an opera singer are mentioned.

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