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Comment: Nearby Friends - Kristin Burnham - 10/20/2014
10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Slideshows  |  10/20/2014  | 
Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
Microsoft's 'Skype Qik' Takes On Mobile Video Messaging
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Skype launches a free mobile messaging app for users to send and receive short videos.
Facebook Ads Invade Apps, User Locations
News  |  10/11/2014  | 
Facebook launches two new data-based tools for advertisers: Audience Network, which places ads in third-party apps, and a tool that taps into your location.
LinkedIn Tips: How Analytics Improves Your Job Search
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
LinkedIn's "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section features new data that can improve your network, profile, and job opportunities. Here are three ways to take advantage of it.
Comment: Re: Fakes - Kristin Burnham - 10/9/2014
Comment: Re: spam - Kristin Burnham - 10/9/2014
Facebook Eyes App For Anonymous Sharing
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Facebook will soon unveil an app that lets you connect with others anonymously, according to reports. Here's what we know about it.
Facebook Cracks Down On Fake Likes
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Facebook warns businesses to avoid schemes that promise to boost audience numbers through paid-for Likes.
Facebook Messenger Eyes Mobile Payments
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Facebook is testing person-to-person mobile payments via its Messenger app, according to a hacker who discovered the unreleased feature.
Facebook: 10 New Changes That Matter
Slideshows  |  10/6/2014  | 
Over the summer, Facebook introduced a number of privacy settings, algorithm changes, buttons, and more. Here's an overview of all the new features and how they affect you.
Facebook Mood Experiment Prompts New Guidelines
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
Facebook apologized for toying with users' emotions and introduced a new framework to improve its research process.
Interop NY 2014: Top Tweets
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
What's causing a buzz with IT pros at Interop New York? Take a peek.
IT Jobs: How To Master Applicant Tracking Systems
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Applicant tracking systems don't decide who gets interviews, but they do play an important role. Here are five ways to make your IT resumé stand out.
Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Commentary  |  9/29/2014  | 
Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
Apple iPhone 6 Bendgate: Top 10 Tweets
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Apple says a bend in the iPhone 6 Plus is "extremely rare" but that didn't stop anyone from poking fun.
Amazon Expands Twitter Trial To Wish Lists
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Twitter users can save Amazon products to their wish list by replying to tweets with the #AmazonWishList hashtag.
Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
Google Ditches Mandatory Google+ Signups
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
When you sign up for a service such as Gmail or Google Docs, you may opt out of Google+ via a "No thanks" button.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
Comment: Re: tweaks - Kristin Burnham - 9/18/2014
Comment: Re: Rim shot! - Kristin Burnham - 9/18/2014
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
News  |  9/13/2014  | 
This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
Comment: 6 for 10 - Kristin Burnham - 9/12/2014
Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
Comment: Re: Love it - Kristin Burnham - 9/10/2014
Twitter Buy Button Allows In-App Shopping
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Tweets from select brands will feature embedded Buy buttons that let users make purchases without leaving Twitter's iOS or Android apps.
Gaming: Your IT Career Hunt Secret Weapon?
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
One CIO's resume says he is a level 70 paladin and priest with a focus on healing abilities. Should you list gaming experience on your resume?
Facebook News Feeds To Get Event Ads
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
Facebook's newest ad unit lets businesses promote events within users' news feeds. Here's what to expect.
Twitter Analytics Now Available To Everyone
News  |  8/28/2014  | 
All Twitter users can access a detailed report on their followers and individual tweets, including impressions, clicks, and engagement. Here's what you need to know.
Facebook Click-Bait Crackdown, Explained
News  |  8/26/2014  | 
You'll never believe what happens next! Facebook imposes new content standards for businesses that use click-bait tactics.
Comment: Re: Facebook - Kristin Burnham - 8/26/2014
Location Tracking: 6 Social App Settings To Check
News  |  8/26/2014  | 
Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.
Instagram Adds Analytics For Businesses
News  |  8/22/2014  | 
Instagram will launch a new suite of advertising tools to give businesses more insight into how their campaigns perform.
New York IT Salaries Top The Charts
News  |  8/22/2014  | 
New York City delivers the highest pay for US IT managers. Here's salary data you need as you network your way in at Interop New York.
Comment: Re: Shopping - Kristin Burnham - 8/18/2014
Comment: Re: Shopping - Kristin Burnham - 8/18/2014
Comment: Re: Shopping - Kristin Burnham - 8/18/2014
Comment: Re: Shopping - Kristin Burnham - 8/18/2014
Facebook Messenger: How To Turn Off Notifications
News  |  8/18/2014  | 
If you want to shut off alerts from friends within Messenger, you'll need to look beyond the app, iOS and Android users.
Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
News  |  8/15/2014  | 
Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
Humin iPhone App Adds Context To Contacts
News  |  8/14/2014  | 
Can't remember who you met? Humin combines social data with your contacts to give them more meaning.
Comment: Re: VIDEO - Kristin Burnham - 8/13/2014
Twitter Video Ads Coming Soon
News  |  8/13/2014  | 
Twitter announced the beta launch of Promoted Video, a new ad type that will charge advertisers on a cost-per-view model.
IT Job Seekers: Resume Liars
News  |  8/12/2014  | 
IT hiring managers report catching more instances of lying than the national average, making IT the third worst industry for dishonest resumes, according to a CareerBuilder report.
Facebook Messenger: 5 Misconceptions
News  |  8/11/2014  | 
Misinformation around Facebook's Messenger permissions has users crying foul. Here's a closer look at the rumors, plus details about what you can -- and can't -- control.


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