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Facebook Acquires Voice Recognition Startup Wit.ai
News  |  1/6/2015
Wit.ai lets developers add Siri-like capabilities to apps, robots, wearables, and more.
ThinkUp: How You Really Look On Social Networks
News  |  1/5/2015
How do you look to recruiters and hiring managers based on social activity? This service aims to make you more aware of your Facebook and Twitter activity.
5 Facebook Wishes For 2015
News  |  12/30/2014
Facebook tweaked this and that in 2014, but there are still several improvements we'd like to see.
Top 10 Social Network Blunders Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/26/2014
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.
Top 10 Social Media Fails Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/22/2014
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.
Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
News  |  12/15/2014
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
LinkedIn Site Makeover: What's New
News  |  12/13/2014
LinkedIn streamlines its homepage and adds new tools to user profiles. Here's what you need to know.
Box Counters Dropbox With Enterprise Security Initiative
News  |  12/10/2014
Box launches Box Trust, a network of verified security vendors, and a new app to secure content accessed from mobile devices.
8 Facebook Privacy Settings To Check
Slideshows  |  12/10/2014
Facebook's renewed focus on privacy brought new settings and apps to the social network in 2014. Check out the settings you should review.
Facebook Search: 5 Privacy Fixes
News  |  12/9/2014
Facebook's search engine, Graph Search, makes it easier for friends to find old posts buried in your profile. Here are five ways you can review your content and adjust your privacy settings.
Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprises With New API
News  |  12/4/2014
Cloud storage company Dropbox launches application programming interface that lets developers build enterprise apps on top of the service.
Facebook Tackles Malware With ESET Partnership
News  |  12/3/2014
ESET joins two other Facebook security partners, Trend Micro and F-Secure, to help protect Facebook users from malicious software in news feeds and messages.
Twitter Overhauls Harassment Reporting Tools
News  |  12/3/2014
Twitter announces improvements to its blocking feature, plus redesigned tools that make it easier for users to report abusive activity.
5 Ways To Manage LinkedIn Email Notifications
News  |  12/2/2014
Drowning in LinkedIn emails? Here's a look at five settings you can change to prevent email overload.
Twitter App Tracking: How To Opt Out
News  |  12/1/2014
New Twitter setting tracks the apps you install on your mobile devices. Here's how it uses this information and how you can opt out.
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Twitter Offers Turn Credit Cards Into Coupons
News  |  11/26/2014
Twitter targets advertisers with its latest commerce program, which lets users store discounts on their credit cards.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Things To Know
News  |  11/24/2014
LinkedIn's latest updates include blogging and mobile app redesigns, adding certifications to your profile, a custom infographic tool, and WeChat integration.
Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
News  |  11/21/2014
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
News  |  11/19/2014
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Slideshows  |  11/17/2014
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
News  |  11/14/2014
As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
4 Twitter Changes, Explained
News  |  11/13/2014
Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.
Facebook Messenger Nets 500 Million Users
News  |  11/11/2014
Facebook's rocky rollout of its Messenger app has paid off, with its user base more than doubling since making it mandatory for users who want to chat.
Facebook News Feed: 4 Ways To Cut Clutter
News  |  11/10/2014
Facebook now gives you more -- but not absolute -- control over the content in your news feed. Use our tips to ditch the noise.
IT Resume Revamp: Senior IT Consultant
News  |  11/10/2014
Senior IT consultants face unique challenges in keeping resumes concise. Here's how an expert remade one professional's resume, plus tips to polish yours.
Facebook: 5 Things You Didnít Know
News  |  11/8/2014
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed why the social network made Messenger mandatory, his personal style, and more in a Q&A session with users. Here's a look at the highlights.
'Blur' Protects Against Online Tracking
News  |  11/4/2014
New tool blocks companies from tracking you online, lets you mask sensitive information such as email, phone number, and credit card information.
Google Calendar Redesign: 3 New Features
News  |  11/4/2014
Google's updated Calendar app automatically adds appointment and event details from your email to your schedule and updates them in real time.
Facebook Referral Traffic Soars, Twitter Tanks Again
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook drives more than four times the traffic of its closest competitor, while Twitter's share of referral traffic continues to decline.
Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
News  |  10/29/2014
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
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Microsoft, Facebook Support Services A Scam, FTC Says
News  |  10/27/2014
FTC shutters company that allegedly duped consumers out of $2.5 million by falsely detecting computer viruses and selling bogus software.
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Facebook Rooms: 5 Privacy Facts
News  |  10/25/2014
Facebook's new Rooms app lets you post pictures, videos, and messages anonymously. Here's a look at the data it collects, the privacy of your posts, and more.
Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know
News  |  10/23/2014
Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox. Here's a peek inside the invitation-only app, plus tips for using it.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
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.


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