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Compared to some of Facebook's previous (and multi-billion dollar) acquisitions of Whatsapp and Instagram, the TheFind purchase reflects a much more niche motivation rather than a grab for more users.
Harvard Business School professor, Frank V. Cespedes, debates the value of social media and offers important and practical advice to companies and marketers.
Oracle also stressed the increased fragmentation of social media channels, arguing it is "more difficult than ever" for businesses to understand who are their customers.
Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group is planning to invest $200 million in instant picture messaging platform Snapchat, at a valuation of $15 billion, according to reports.
The company is investing in local operations and plans to double its user base in the region
Priv, a mobile app company that serves as a beauty and wellness matchmaker, is out of the gate early with a Salesforce Service SOS implementation. Here are some points to ponder.
SMS remains in a sort of no man's land. Unlike phone calls and mobile broadband, which have unfettered access, the delivery of SMS messages are up to the carrier to decide.
A prominent author tells brands that social media will not help their bottom line. Marketing leaders think differently.
Partner audiences is focused on consumer data produced beyond Twitter's digital walls -- like when a person develops a habit of buying peanut butter candy or gourmet coffee.
The social networking giant is still looking for a replacement
The Australian government's proposed legislation to establish a children's e-safety commissioner in a bid to help combat online bullying has passed the Senate.
According the Facebook-led initiative Internet.org, there are expansive gaps in connectivity throughout developing parts of the world.
Facebook has doled out roughly $3 million since it launched the bug bounty program in 2011.
Belgian academics find that Facebook's aversion to opt-in settings could mean its new data policy contravenes European legislation on a number of fronts.
Class-action suit stemming from 2012 incident could net each plaintiff up to $50
Facebook has come a long, long way since its sophomoric beginnings.
We take a look back at what has been happening across the startup world and discover some great new apps, ideas and companies that made the news during 2013.
I want a few things from my tech gadgets and providers. Here are my top desires.
Much like the initial IPO announcement, Twitter defended its $1 billion fundraising goal with some significant Tweets. Let's flip through them.
Dire warnings and posts on privacy and security regularly appear in our Facebook feed, shared by people that believe they are true. Here is a round up of the hoaxes that are shared the most. They are all fake.
Most of the leading enterprise collaboration platforms have mobile clients as well as social networking features. Here's a list of the leaders as well as a look at their mobile clients.
Sometimes marketing campaigns go awry on Facebook -- and even Facebook itself can get its messages wrong.
Google has radically reworked the Google+ interface. Here's what it looks like in 2013.
Want to follow some new Twitter peeps? We round up some strange and interesting accounts for you.
A look back at some of the successes and victories, the bad times and controversies, and the downright ugly failures by Twitter and by its users, during 2012.
While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.
Check out these mobile apps to track the progress of Hurricane Sandy, and update you on the travel situation as the storm approaches
Some brands are really successful at gathering fans on Facebook. These brands top the league tables in terms of Likes
After release on social media, some odd advertising stunts manage to attract worldwide fame.
Social networking company shows off its Singapore office which recreates an old-time coffeeshop ambience and industrial-looking workspace.
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces a new Skype-powered video-calling feature that will begin rolling out to Facebook users immediately. Video connections will be nearly instant, with no downloads or technical expertise required, Zuckerberg says.Facebook Video Calling vs. Google+ HangoutsFacebook tries to box in Google+ as so five years agoFacebook announces video calling, powered by Skype
At a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., executives from Cisco, ARM, and McKinsey Global Institute talk about the role social networking is playing inside the enterprise. They discuss who is using it, strategies they've implemented, and best practices going forward.
At the TechLines future of email debate held this month, IBM general manager of Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal Alistair Rennie said that social networking will be useful in the business, not necessarily for communications purposes, but rather to glean data to improve the workforce.
At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., All Things Digital's Kara Swisher talks to David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect," about why the company is now the No. 1 social network. Kirkpatrick points to genuine identity and authentication, and a focus on technology as key factors for its success.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Facebook's Paul Buchheit talks about short-form communication on Facebook and how the 'Like' button is a good example of a quick and lightweight application that allows users to engage more easily with their friends. Buchheit says, "We think that's the future of upcoming communication mediums."
At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft's Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones. Based on the Windows 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service.
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