Cuba unveils Facebook-like social network

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Cuba has introduced its very own Facebook-style social network called Red Social. The website appears to be sponsored by the communist nation’s Ministry of Education, reports USA Today.

Red Social imitates both the look and feel of Facebook, and its homepage features the slogan “A virtual meeting point for Cuban universities.” The new social network arrives a year after Cuba launched its own Wikipedia, EcuRed, but it is only available from within the country. The domain name is