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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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Cortana can tell who you're meeting with thanks to new LinkedIn integration

Microsoft has been pushing Cortana as a personal assistant for Windows 10 users, and the company

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Social media bans in college sports offer lessons for enterprises

Recent policies that restrict social media use by collegiate athletes raise questions about students' right to freedom of speech and the authority of their teams and schools. What can companies learn from academia's hits and misses?


SocialRank focuses on data mining followers instead of content pulls in all of your followers from Twitter and Instagram, giving you control to see who your followers really are, segment them and do things with them.

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360-degree videos bring Facebook one step closer to a VR News Feed

For everyone immersed in Facebook's News Feed instead of work, it's now more immersive than ever thanks to 360-degree videos.

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Facebook getting down to business in the enterprise

Facebook is expanding the beta test of its social network for the enterprise and hopes to launch it in the next few months.

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What CIOs can learn from Facebook's use of open source

Facebook detailed its philosophy on open source at the company's annual @Scale developer conference. The company’s head of open source also shared some related advice for IT professionals.

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Focus-group-test twice, post to Facebook once [CARTOON]

The looming addition of a Dislike button to the social network you love to hate should make you put a little more effort into your posts.

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Facebook make big gains in Africa on mobile use

Facebook is riding the wave of mobile adoption in Africa to help meet its goal of connecting businesses with people in emerging markets.

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Facebook signals deeper push into e-commerce with Pages redesign

Facebook is making changes to its Pages service to attract more businesses, in part by giving them a new way to showcase their products.

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5 ways to manage your LinkedIn email

LinkedIn promises to stop spamming you and announces two updates that reduce the number of emails you receive. Here’s a look at other ways you can cut down on the email clutter.


LinkedIn-based intelligence gathering campaign targets the security industry

A LinkedIn-based intelligence gathering campaign has been using fake LinkedIn profiles to map out the professional networks of IT security experts.

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8 apps to enhance your Facebook experience

The majority of Facebook users likely have no idea that the company's Creative Labs division built a collection of mobile apps to enhance the core Facebook experience. Here's a look at all of them, along with details on why you might...

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Inside Apple's odd, yet effective, social media strategy

Apple does social media differently than its peers in the tech world, and though it isn't ignoring social to the extent it did in the past, you shouldn't expect to see any official @Apple account on Twitter anytime soon.

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LinkedIn spruces up messaging ... and adds GIFs and emojis

Buttoned down LinkedIn is adding a touch of modern to its messaging client, streamlining its design while also adding support for digital media like stickers, emojis and GIFs.

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