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Facebook business collaboration tool could be just another distraction, analysts say

Facebook at Work, currently in early-stage testing, would compete with similar tools from Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft


Facebook reports a 24 percent rise in government requests for user data

The majority of requests targeted users in the U.S.

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12 shocking social media horror stories

A set of digital marketing professionals recount these 12 horror stories that are perfect examples of what organizations should never, ever do on social sites

Twitter, IBM form partnership around analytic apps

Industry-specific products and tie-ins to IBM's cloud development platform are just some of the companies' plans

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Google teams with Oxford on artificial intelligence

AI technology could be a boost to Google search, robotics, Maps, and Google+

Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

The enterprise social networking company already has 'connectors' for Gmail and Google Drive

Twitter, the FBI, and cloud computing: The disclosure dilemma

Twitter sues the FBI over data gathering, with major implications for cloud computing

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MSN.com breaking news gets Twitter twist

Microsoft breathes life into its stodgy MSN brand with a Twitter ticker-tape news feed

As the tentacles of Facebook's data spread, privacy questions resurface

A rebuilt advertising server makes use of Facebook user data across the wider Web

Jive adds Office 365 connectors for its enterprise social suite

The new tools link Jive with the cloud versions of Outlook, Office, SharePoint, and OneDrive for Business

Betting big on the 'SMAC stack'

The notion of combining social, mobile, analytics and cloud into one integrated architectural pipe is gaining traction

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

New enhancements result from a partnership the vendors struck in May to bundle the Cisco products with Jive's enterprise social suite

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?

Google makes Hangouts more enterprise friendly

Hangouts and Chromebox for Meetings get a business-focused update

Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat

Users will no longer be able to send messages from Facebook's main mobile app

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, US and EU privacy groups said

Can a machine detect sarcasm? Yeah, right

Applying analytics to social media? Good luck -- not all words can be taken at face value. Natural language processing helps, but it's no panacea

Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls the company's indexing efforts a years-long process

Facebook announces arrests have been made for the 'Lecpetex' botnet

Two suspects are in custody in Greece over the botnet that affected as many as 250,000 computers

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