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LinkedIn adds Gmail, CRM integration to Sales Navigator

LinkedIn looks to boost its appeal to sales professional with the first update of its two-years-old Sales Navigator product.

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Facebook SDK gives Apple's Swift developers access to platform services

The SDK enables integration of iOS mobile apps with services on the social network

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During coup attempt, Turkish president appears via Facetime on live TV

In what could be another first for our connected world, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan placed what appeared to be a Facetime call into a national news broadcast early on Saturday while the world tried to figure out if a...

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Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

A new report spotlights the challenges publishing companies grapple with on Facebook as the social giant continues to gain power over publishers even as it regularly changes policies and causes confusion.

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Live streaming to take off at political conventions

With presidential candidates looking to reach more viewers, especially younger voters, both the Republican and the Democratic national conventions this summer will be live streaming their events.

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Slideshow: Inside Facebook's lab where it tests 2,000 phones at once

Facebook makes thousands of changes in its code every week. Any one of them could accidentally cause Facebook software to take up more data, memory or battery life on your phone. So the company tests code on more than 2,000 phones to...

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Privacy Shield transatlantic data sharing agreement enters effect

After months of uncertainty, businesses once again have a simple, legal way to export the personal information of European Union citizens to the U.S. for processing.

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Victims of terrorist attacks in Israel sue Facebook for $1 billion

The families of victims five recent attacks in Israel are suing Facebook for more than US$1 billion, saying the social media site helps terrorists plan their violence.

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Where's my single social stream?

Years ago, everybody wanted their social activity unified into a single stream. Is the dream still alive?

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With Minnesota shooting, power of live streaming takes center stage

Live streaming, a technology that has been around for years, became white hot this week after it was used to capture the aftermath of the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Minnesota.

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Why Snapchat's Memories broadens snap appeal

A new feature from Snapchat, called Memories, should broaden its appeal by making it easier for you to preserve and curate the content you share, but the company's go-to disappearing 'snaps' live on.

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Sorry, kids, the oldsters are moving in on Snapchat

The number of older users on Snapchat is on the rise, with comScore reporting that 38% of smartphone users between 25 and 34 years old, and 14% of those 35 and older are now Snapchat users.

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Facebook looks to break language barriers with new translation tool

Facebook is moving to help users around the world better connect by allowing them share their posts and comments in multiple languages.

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Facebook wins appeal over tracking non-members in Belgium

Facebook can resume tracking Belgians online even if they don't have an account with the social network, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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There’s Aunt Nelly’s post! Facebook focuses News Feed on friends and family

Facebook is updating its News Feed feature to make sure users aren’t missing posts from their friends and family.

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Facebook takes a swing at Pinterest with Chrome extensions

New Chrome extensions make it easier to save content privately to Facebook and share it publicly, marking the social networking giant encroaching on Pinterest's territory.

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YouTube live mobile video changes everything

Google finally embraces mobile live video streaming. Here's why the world will never be the same.

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Facebook takes on critics with political bias class

After facing allegations it had suppressed conservative views, Facebook responded by adding an employee training class focused on political bias.

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