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  • News: Oracle buys social relationship management company Vitrue

    Taking a step into the social media marketing industry, Oracle is purchasing Vitrue, the two companies announced Wednesday.

  • News: 7 Tech IPOs That Investors 'Unfriended'

    For the past week, it has been impossible to search for the word "IPO" in Google and not be inundated with stories on the Facebook's debut on the stock market. However, over the course of the week, there has been a visible shift in the tone of the stories. From wondering whether Facebook's IPO would open the floodgates for other social media companies, analysts are now left wondering why the Facebook IPO flopped and failed to provide the so called post-listing "pop."

  • Opinion: Facebook Gets Google Hangout-like Video Chat via ooVoo

    One of Google+’s most attractive features is the free group video chat service called Google Hangouts. Soon Facebook users will be able to enjoy a similar experience, although no thanks to the social networking site itself.

  • News: Facebook to settle class-action suit over Sponsored Stories

    Facebook is to settle a class-action lawsuit in California that accused it of appropriating its users' likenesses for its Sponsored Stories advertising feature, according to a court document filed Tuesday.

  • Opinion: Facebook Tests Timeline Redesign

    Facebook's Timeline profiles may be getting a redesign, but this one probably won't trigger a backlash.

  • News: Facebook stock slumps for third day

    In its third day of trading, Facebook's stock is still in a slump, taking the shine off the frenzy that led up to the company's initial public offering (IPO) last week.

  • News: Facebook vs Google: By the Numbers

    With the world's largest social networking website, Facebook, going public it is quite obvious that comparisons with Google will crop up. We have collated some figures and here is a list of numbers comparing the two giants.

  • News: 5 Tips for Social Business Adoption: How SAS Succeeded

    Business analytics company SAS was at a crossroads common to many companies pondering a social business platform: Its intranet housed various repositories of information that were cumbersome to navigate. The business, too, understood that millennials were seeking more social business tools.

  • News: Microsoft's So.cl: A Brief Tour

    Microsoft's social networking experiment, So.cl, a site designed around sharing Web content pulled from Bing searches, is now available for all users. Launched in December and aimed at students, So.cl is not meant to compete with popular social networks such as Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. So.cl isn't a place to connect with friends and share moments from your lives.

  • News: 10 Ways Facebook Will Rule Our Lives

    After all the attention, clamor, and expectations Facebook is now a publicly traded company worth $104 billion. With shares trading at a hundred times earnings, Facebook is under a lot of pressure to increase the profit that it brings in. In other words, now the fun begins.

  • News: Facebook's Zuckerberg Marries in Surprise, Then Shares

    Facebook is all about sharing, but that doesn't mean its billionaire chief can't keep a secret, at least when it comes to his nuptials.

  • News: Reports: Nasdaq admits technical bugs affected Facebook IPO trading

    Technical problems at the Nasdaq exchange affected the trading of Facebook shares on Friday, the much-anticipated day of its IPO (initial public offering), Robert Greifeld, chief executive of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc., told reporters on Sunday, according to published reports.

  • News: Facebook vs. Google: Who Will Win?

    Facebook is now officially a public company, scads of new millionaires are on a Silicon Valley spending spree, and media outlets near and far have yet to pipe down about the IPO, likely one of the most anticipated in history.

  • News: Facebook buys mobile e-commerce app Karma

    The mobile gift-giving app Karma announced Friday it has been acquired by Facebook. The announcement came shortly after the markets closed on Facebook's first day as a publicly traded company.

  • News: Social Networking Security in the Workplace

    At any given moment today, on-the-clock employees are updating their social media status, reading feeds and networking on business media sites. Moments can stretch to minutes: A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that 60 percent of social media users spend at least 30 minutes a day on these sites while at work.

  • News: 15 Fun Facebook Facts and Stats on IPO Day

    How well do you know the $100 billion social network? From private planes to petabytes, here are some of the most surprising Facebook tidbits.

  • Opinion: Facebook IPO: Cynics and Comics React

    Tired of watching the tech and financial press fawn over Facebook's initial public offering? You're not alone.

  • News: Facebook IPO stumbles out of the gate

    The first hours of Facebook's IPO got off to a shaky start today with the share price wavering around the $40 mark, never gaining the astronomical momentum many had anticipated.

  • Opinion: Facebook Hit with Lawsuit Alleging Privacy Wrongs: Seeks $10K for each Member

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook seeking $15 billion in damages, or $10,000 per member, for violating the privacy of its members.

  • News: Facebook IPO Madness: Own a Piece of the Giant Social Network

    Facebook's initial public offering, or IPO, hits Wall Street Friday, and is one of the most highly anticipated tech stock offerings of the past decade. Everyone, it seems, wants to be in on the action. And it's possible to do so--after the big boys get their hands on it first.



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