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Hootsuite ties into Microsoft's Dynamics CRM to turn likes into leads

More companies are turning to social media as a way to communicate with their customers, and Hootsuite is working with Microsoft to make that even easier through an integration with the company's products.


How a big U.K. bank uses Facebook at Work for collaboration

Facebook at Work, the company's social network for business, has been available as a limited pilot for about a year, but the support of Royal Bank of Scotland helps legitimize the soon-to-be-released product for security-conscious...

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Microsoft tries social media again with Skype sharing and Sway blogging

Microsoft's social media track record is abysmal, but these subtler takes could ease users into using Skype and Sway as social tools.

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Is Facebook the new political town hall?

Candidates for the U.S. presidential nomination are turning to Facebook to reach potential voters, COO Sheryl Sandberg said Wednesday.

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Facebook tops 1.5 billion monthly users

Facebook has passed another milestone, reporting Wednesday that its base of monthly active users passed 1.5 billion for the first time.

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Facebook revs up a new money machine to tackle emerging markets

Facebook is on an aggressive push to gain users in emerging markets and on Thursday began tackling a new task: making money from them.

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Facebook is revamping the way people share app content on the iPhone

Facebook announced a new sharing experience for iOS users on Wednesday that is supposed to make it clearer to users what they're sharing to the social network, and how that will look when displayed on the News Feed.

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5 ways to use Facebook Groups to grow your professional network

You might not know that Facebook is more than just pictures of your friends' kids and dogs. It’s also a powerful networking tool. Here are five tips for leveraging Facebook Groups to help grow your career.

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Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery

In which Facebook compares its code to an irritating child.

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Twitter CEO to developers: We messed up

At the Twitter Flight conference, Jack Dorsey attempts to set a clean slate with disgruntled developers.

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10 new words you need to know in Silicon Valley

As mobile and consumer technology alters our lives, new coinages bubble up in the social networks to capture and express how people live. Here are 10 new words you need to know in order to describe the culture of Silicon Valley as...

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Facebook splits React library across Web and mobile

With React .014 upgrade, developers can share components that behave the same across platforms


4 ways to navigate Facebook’s new mobile profiles

Facebook’s redesign of mobile profiles include looping profile videos, temporary profile pictures and new privacy controls. Here’s a look at how these features work.


Why Apple News is a threat to society

The Walled Garden is moving forward to take control of news.

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5 little-known Facebook tips and tricks to make your News Feed less frustrating

With these quick fixes, using Facebook will be far less infuriating.

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Dorsey gets Twitter CEO post, Bain appointed COO

Twitter has made co-founder Jack Dorsey its new CEO, ending months of speculation and handing him the tough task of turning around the company's sluggish user growth.

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The price of free: how Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google sell you to advertisers

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and others collect data about you as you use their services. Here's what they snag, and how to stop them from doing it.

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Facebook gives Android a kick in the byte code

Facebook turns its attention to the Redex project for optimizing Java bytecode to improve Android optimization.

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