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Facebook 'Reactions' test adds six emojis to the Like button

Don't call it a Dislike button, but Facebook is taking a new approach to the Like button with a system allowing you to express empathy.

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How to be awesome on Twitter in 5 steps

Twitter's new features are making the network more welcoming to newbies, but there are some pitfalls to watch out for.

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Twitter's 'Moments' miss the mark

Twitter kicked off the final quarter of 2015 with a bang, naming a new (sort of) CEO and finally releasing its curated 'Moments' feature. However, early reviews of the service suggest the company may have aimed too low.

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Is simplicity the secret to social media success?

Successful social networks tend to abandon their original simplicity. Many of them instead take a 'Swiss Army knife approach,' adding seemingly endless features and losing their focus along the way.

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5 things that Twitter's CEO needs to do now

Jack Dorsey is back as CEO at Twitter. So what should Twitter's CEO focus on? Analysts take on what they generally agree should be his top five tasks.

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Snapchat on pace to overtake Facebook for video supremacy

Two of today's most popular social networks are battling for video dominance, and although Snapchat's community is just a tenth of the size of Facebook's user base, the smaller app is poised to pass its larger rival in daily video...


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.

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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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Are Apple and Facebook bad for democracy?

Apple and Facebook are asserting themselves as gatekeepers of necessary information to the public. Can we trust them?

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Does Facebook even belong in the enterprise?

Sure, it may seem like your staff is spending far too much time checking their news feed, or ‘liking’ viral videos. But, beyond the privacy concerns, security risks and productivity issues, there are good reasons to allow Facebook in...

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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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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 describes 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.

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