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4 LinkedIn messaging tips for career builders

Whether you're an IT pro seeking a new opportunity, an up-and-comer on the lookout for a mentor or a veteran who wants to build out a network of colleagues, these four messaging etiquette tips detail the right (and wrong) way to...

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Twitter's tiny tweaks do little to address big issues

Twitter plans to make some changes to its social network later this summer, but the overdue modifications demonstrate the company's ongoing struggle to innovate.

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13 ways your business can attract more social media followers

Social media and marketing pros share their advice for how small businesses can get more followers and likes on Facebook, Twitter and their LinkedIn company pages.

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Facebook's plan to disrupt cellular gets big-name support

Several of the world's largest cellular carriers, representing almost 1.3 billion subscribers, have pledged support to a Facebook project that aims to dramatically reduce the cost of building and expanding wireless data networks.

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Twitter introduces 4 big changes that will make tweets much easier to send and read

Twitter's giving you more room to work in 140 characters, and tweaking replies so they're easier to use.

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Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but promises changes nevertheless

Facebook on Monday once again denied any evidence of ‘systematic political bias’ in the selection or prominence of stories included in its Trending Topics feature, but promised changes in its processes in any case to minimize errors...

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Recruiters increasingly rely on social media to find talent

The talent war is on in tech, and recruiters are taking advantage of every weapon at their disposal. A recent study found that recruiters are getting creative in how they source candidates -- moving towards social media and messaging...

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This is why you need Google Spaces

Google's newest social app is called Google Spaces. Here's why you should use it, and how.

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7 tips for maximizing Twitter as a marketing and engagement tool

Facebook may have the most users, but Twitter is the best tool for connecting brands to their followers and engaging them. As a marketer, focus on these tips for using Twitter to get that engagement.

CIO Wrapsheet: Marketing Automation

CIO's guide to marketing automation software

Digital marketing is a fast-moving target even for those marketing pros who have embraced it. This CIO Wrapsheet will help you choose the right tools for your business.

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Got privacy? If you use Twitter or a smartphone, maybe not so much

The notion of online privacy has been greatly diminished in recent years, and just this week two new studies confirm what to many minds is already a dismal picture.

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Google takes the wraps off Allo and Duo

Google announced two new communications apps, Allo and Duo, at Google I/O, the company’s 10th annual developer conference.

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A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users.

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Twitter is on the right track with this rumored change to its 140-character limit

The company may no longer count links and images toward your tweet limit.

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8 tips for marketing to millennials online

Marketing and social media experts discuss the best ways to target and engage with consumers in their 20s and 30s.

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Think you don’t have a social media governance problem? Neither did this football player

A CIO should take a long, hard look at the highly publicized and bizarre social media blunder during the 2016 NFL Draft by Laremy Tunsil, offensive tackle for Ole Miss. A strategic CIO, mindful of social media governance and the...

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When the bot is you

Soon you'll be chatting away with artificially intelligent bots. But the bot revolution will also usher in something strange: It will give us a bot to talk for us, as us. I call it a "me bot."

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Facebook: We do not discriminate

After a brouhaha arose this week over allegations that Facebook was suppressing conservative issues on the social network, CEO Mark Zuckerberg invited conservative politicians to discuss the issue with him.

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