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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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11 most memorable social media marketing successes of 2015

Marketers took to social media in droves in 2015 to reach the coveted millennial generation, but the wave of interest made it harder to stand out from the pack. These 11 social media success stories are buzzworthy examples of...

At Humana, IT augments the human touch

CIO Brian LeClaire decribes how analytics, mobile, social and cloud technologies can improve the consumer experience in healthcare.

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How to craft an effective social media policy

Social media, HR and legal experts share their advice regarding the use of social media networks while at the office or using company computers and devices. Also, a look at some of the legal issues surrounding the use of social media...

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Facebook crashes for 2nd time in a week

Facebook crashed again on Monday, the second time in less than a week and the third time in three weeks India

Facebook gives a makeover

Facebook is giving its worldwide Internet connection project,, a makeover that includes more security and granular control, along with a new name.

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Facebook goes down and Twitter lights up

Facebook crashed for at least 10 minutes today and then struggled to fully come back online.


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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Instagram surges past Twitter to become 2nd biggest social network

Instagram hit a milestone this week, logging more than 400 million monthly users, solidly surpassing rival Twitter.

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More users, more ads: Instagram hits 400 million milestone

Instagram isn't slowing down—in fact, it's more popular than ever.

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Facebook drives increase in social media satisfaction

Improvements in mobile, privacy and content sparked an increase in satisfaction with social media sites, according to a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Facebook showed the biggest gain, but it doesn't hold...

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New social network aims to find news tech pros really care about

Exclusive social sharing site Quibb gives technology professionals a space to connect with likeminded users to find, share and comment on industry-specific content.

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How to create your own Snapchat geofilter

Snapchat geofilters are a fun way to show your location through your photos and videos. But what if no geofilters are available for your favorite neighborhood, town or landmark (or you just want to add your own)? It’s easy to create a...

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Microsoft extends Azure Active Directory to support Facebook, Google

Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory now allows businesses to authenticate customers and partners, not just employees, using popular consumer apps like Facebook and Google login credentials.

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Facebook moves beyond the 'like' button

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, said the social network is working on enabling uses to hit a button and express more than just a simple "like."


Facebook is finally building a Dislike button

But you won't be able to use Facebook's Dislike button to let your uncle know his racist posts are unwelcome.

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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 this week. The company’s head of open source also shared some related advice for IT professionals.

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Facebook takes Relay JavaScript framework open source

Company engineers see the community potentially extending it beyond its links to React JavaScript technology

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