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AirTalk for July 4, 2013

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Facebook
Bowing to pressure from activists and advertisers, Facebook says it will try to police misogynistic content posted by users. What's still unclear is how the social media company will define offensive content and what steps will follow.
Cage Diving With Great White Sharks In South Africa

Just how many great white sharks are there?

Despite all that we know about the great white shark, one thing has been difficult to figure out—exactly how many of them are out there. But whether they will be designated permanently as an endangered species hinges precisely on that question.
Secrets of Surviving Infidelity
Is cheating more common that we would like to admit? Is it becoming more prevalent in our society because of technology and social media?

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