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Social Networking news, information, and how-to advice

Facebook, Instagram temporarily down in many countries, hack denied

Users in various locations worldwide reported an outage in service in HipChat and Tinder as well

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Should you hire a Chief Social Media Officer?

A strong social media presence is a necessary part of business' marketing, communications and customer relations strategy

Facebook acquires speech-recognition startup Wit.ai

Could a verbal 'Like' feature be on the way?

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Free geek gift! Download the 'Conversational Geek' e-book

With this easy-to-read overview of geekdom, anyone can get up to speed fast and become conversational in geek

Sony wants Twitter to suspend account of user who posted leaked documents

Confidential information from Sony was leaked after a hack in late November

Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of graph search is in the works as well

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8 significant software releases of 2014

Interesting, annoying and possibly game-changing releases from Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Apple and more.

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Twitter emoji: 5 lessons for effective open source

An emoji library may seem an unlikely source of best practices for open source. But Twitter's careful work provides an excellent guide

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

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