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Facebook in the zone: 5 things it’s doing right

With all the positive news that came out of Facebook's earnings call, the social networking giant has hit the zone.

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Facebook gives Windows 10 a hug with new Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram apps

Facebook and Messenger get shiny new Windows 10 desktop apps, while Instagram becomes a fully featured mobile app.

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Zuckerberg sees 'better than human' AI in next 10 years

Mark Zuckerberg expects artificial intelligence will progress to make computers better than humans at basic sensory perception within the next 10 years and Facebook will end up knowing a lot more about you.

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10 top social media marketing success stories

Upstarts such as Cards Against Humanity and iconic companies including Burberry are getting much more creative with social media. These 10 recent campaigns from the past year are examples of how quirky, unique and even risky social...

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How Snapchat paves the way for future of location marketing

Snapchat has made location a standout feature of its social network. The company's geofilters and live stories curated for specific locations demonstrate the importance of place in social media, and its campaign to capitalize on...

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Despite growth, Twitter still disappoints

Twitter is a company doing really cool things, but it continues to disappoint investors.

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Facebook proposal will keep Mark Zuckerberg in control for many years to come

Facebook is taking steps to ensure that founder Mark Zuckerberg stays connected and in control at the social network even as he pursues other goals related to charity and research.

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Is Facebook playing catch-up with possible camera app?

Facebook may be developing a stand-alone camera app, but industry analysts say it's likely too late for the company to displace Snapchat, the highly popular photo-messaging app.

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Facebook’s rumored camera app sounds like a Snapchat-Periscope hybrid

Facebook wants another shot at spontaneous photo and video sharing with a standalone camera app.

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Facebook's latest News Feed change puts articles you'll actually read front and center

The social network tries—again—to get away from clickbait.

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LinkedIn Students app helps graduates get gigs

Students and recent graduates are LinkedIn's fastest-growing audience, and the company this week released a new app that's designed to ease the post-college job search process.

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Facebook Messenger adds group voice calls

Now you and 49 of your closest friends can have a free, voice call on Facebook Messenger.

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Is Zuckerberg selling his soul for Facebook access to China?

Even a mega-philanthropist can look craven when lusting after the world’s largest market.

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Twitter provides mission control dashboard for Fabric mobile apps

Metrics can be viewed in a single dashboard to help developers monitor how a mobile application is performing

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Uber and Twitter have jacked up their spending on political lobbying

Uber and Twitter significantly expanded their attempts to influence members of congress through political lobbying in the first three months of this year.

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Why Facebook wants rivals to build hardware

Facebook bet big on hardware and software, but instead of selling its own network infrastructure products, transmission technology or 3D video camera systems, the company open sourced all of its related designs so they're available to...

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Companies test the waters with Facebook chatbots

Facebook announced last week that businesses will be able to use chatbots in its popular Messenger app. Two companies, The Muppets Studio and theScore, have high hopes for chatbots in interacting with fans.

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Facebook at Work pushed to ‘later this year’

Facebook at Work wasn’t absent at F8, but it was relegated to a small booth where workers handed out swag and gave canned demos. The enterprise collaboration product is behind schedule, and Facebook will say only that wider...

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