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Facebook moves to rid its feed of click bait

Facebook will reduce "click-bait" posts of outside links that try to lure users with eye-catching headlines....


Facebook moves to rid its feed of click bait

Facebook will reduce "click-bait" posts of outside links that try to lure users with eye-catching headlines....

How to understand Twitter's bad new direction

Twitter this week made two small changes that indicate a big shift in direction for everybody's favorite microblogging service...

Security spending gets boost from mobile, social and cloud, says Gartner

The increased adoption of mobile, social and cloud computing is driving growth in security spending among organizations that are also becoming more aware of threats on all those fronts....

Tweets about Ferguson, Mo., shooting show Twitter's quick grip on the news

Is social media in general and Twitter in particular speeding up the news cycle?...

Twitter to remove images of deceased upon request

Twitter said late Tuesday it will remove images and videos of deceased people upon the request of family members, but it put conditions on the policy....

YouTube music might be a win for other Google services

A tricked-out version of YouTube offering exclusive content might prove lucrative bait for Google to lure some of its users deeper into its digital video and music services....

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Your business has gone mobile -- now what?

So you've said yes to the use of personal tech. How do you make it work for and in your business?...

Twitter retweets favorites! Twitter retweets favorites!

Twitter's experiment takes a dive. Not satisfied to amble along a trail of user mistrust blazed by Facebook and OKCupid -- Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) is taking a shortcut to the land of user annoyance. Its inexplicable decision to...

The trouble with trolls (and how to beat them)

A vulnerable person. A sociopath or two on social media tormenting that person without consequence. That's trolling in a nutshell. Mike Elgan explains what you can do about it. ...

How to Craft a Social Media Policy

Crafting a social media policy for the workplace is as much about protecting your employees as it is about limiting your business' exposure to unwanted criticism or legal issues....

Rivalry between Uber and Lyft gets ugly

Two of the hottest startups for requesting rides from your smartphone are accusing each other of dirty tricks....

Twitter sets the stage for video ads

Twitter is looking to boost its advertising business by letting more businesses pay to include video in their tweets....

Messenger app users worry how Facebook uses a device's phone, camera

Facebook ignited a flood of criticism last week when it began requiring mobile users to load its Messenger app for Android and iOS separate from its basic Facebook app....

Buzzfeed feasts on $50 million in VC funding!!

Buzzfeed: Click bait, or hook, line, and sinking feeling? The 17 Most Annoying People You Know on Facebook link to it. It is one of the All-Time Top 5 Websites Accused of Being Click Bait. It is chock-full of enlightening, unique...

Google, Facebook go beyond social, beyond identity

In order to understand the strange but spectacularly profitable world of Google and Facebook today, it's important to start in the fall of 2010. ...

How to Generate Leads From 4 Top Social Networks

Most users turn to social media sites for entertainment and information, but for digital marketers social engagements represent a dynamic way to generate leads. Fostering leads, or potential customers, in social media is not as...

Austrian court rejects 'class action' privacy suit filed against Facebook

A 'class action' suit against Facebook over its privacy policies was rejected by the commercial court of Vienna, and referred to the regional court in the same city, a commercial court spokesman said Friday....

As Facebook privacy suit reaches 25,000 participant target, court is unsure if it will allow it

An Austrian 'class action' lawsuit against Facebook over the company's privacy policies is expected to reach a limit of 25,000 participants on Wednesday. It remains however uncertain if the commercial court in Vienna will accept the...

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