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How IBM analyzes Twitter for the enterprise developer

Developers can parse massive amounts of Twitter data through Watson Analytics or IBM's Bluemix platform services


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7 things you should never do on Twitter

Twitter can be both surprisingly useful and mind-numbingly wasteful, and there's a thin line between the two

Twitter reports huge increase in government data requests

In the second half of 2014, requests were up 40 percent for user information, and 84 percent for content removal

Oracle Service Cloud gets more social

Access to an online customer's browsing history gives a fuller view of their online experience

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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Facebook takes on the enterprise with new social network

Company to test Facebook at Work, an enterprise-level social and collaborative network for the workplace

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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

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