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White House to use social media to answer questions after tonight's Obama speech

Administration also joins Snapchat this week, offering behind-the-scenes look

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David Bowie, tech visionary, predicted social media's rise

In 1999 the pop star was predicting the success of music downloads and ripping wearables

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Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution could change A.I.

Facebook's CEO has a resolution that is way cooler than yours

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Top 15 security predictions for 2016

Cyber security experts and analysts weigh in on what the new year will bring in the world of evolving threats and solutions

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4 reasons you just can't seem to quit Facebook

Cornell study shows why it's not so easy to walk away from the social network

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How to boost your LinkedIn profile with keywords

IT managers, are you highlighting the right words and phrases to set yourself apart from the crowd and make your profile rise to the top of LinkedIn searches?

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Legislation requiring tech industry to report terrorist activity may be revived

The provision was dropped previously after opposition from lawmakers and the tech industry

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Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his fortune, or about $45 billion, to new charity

The Zuckerberg Chan Initiative will focus on personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people, and building strong communities

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Reddit to honor 'Do Not Track' requests from visitors to its website

The company has also made changes to its privacy policy, which will take effect in January

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With AI advances, Facebook tests M, your newest assistant

Facebook is pressing hard to advance artificial intelligence. M is designed to handle multi-step questions and tasks

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2015 technology industry graveyard

Cisco, Microsoft, Google, and others bury outdated technologies to move ahead with new ones

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Twitter CEO to developers: We messed up

At the Twitter Flight conference, Jack Dorsey attempts to set a clean slate with disgruntled developers

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Fake LinkedIn profiles lure unsuspecting users

Hackers create fictional people on LinkedIn to engage in industrial espionage and social engineering attacks

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Facebook gives Android a kick in the byte code

Facebook turns its attention to the Redex project for optimizing Java bytecode to improve Android optimization

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IBM Watson will know what you did last summer

A new API called Visual Insights can analyze your images and videos on social networks

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SocialRank focuses on data mining followers instead of content

SocialRank.com pulls in all of your followers from Twitter and Instagram, giving you control to see who your followers really are, segment them and do things with them.

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Instagram surges past Twitter to become 2nd biggest social network

Instagram and its owner Facebook now own the top of the social networking world

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New social network aims to find news tech pros really care about

Exclusive social sharing site Quibb gives tech pros a space to connect with like-minded users to find, share, and comment on industry-specific content

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