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  • News: Obama 2012 campaign playlist revealed courtesy of Spotify

    Depending on your taste in music and tolerance for others’ tastes, President Barack Obama’s latest social media move – sharing his 2012 campaign playlist via streaming music website Spotify – might be a case of over-sharing: Ricky Martin, REO Speedwagon and James Taylor all made the cut.

  • News: Five Tips to Make Your Facebook Timeline Amazing

    Facebook Timeline currently is rolling out to all users worldwide, and--whether you like it or not--the new default profile layout will be hitting your Facebook account in the coming weeks.

  • News: Facebook teams up with Bango for mobile payments

    UK-based mobile billing and analytics company Bango has signed an agreement to provide payment services to the world's biggest social network, Facebook. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

  • News: Dassault Systèmes buys personal analytics site Netvibes

    3D design software company Dassault Systèmes has acquired Netvibes, a website that allows the creation of personalized dashboards combining social network updates, news alerts and RSS feeds, the companies announced Thursday.

  • News: Youngsters prefer social media to TV

    Social media is more popular with 16 to 24s than watching TV, says Click Consult.

  • News: There's no business like social business, says IBM

    At the IBM's Lotusphere conference in Florida last month, Big Blue made several announcements on the future of its enterprise collaboration software.

  • News: EPIC sues FTC over Google's planned privacy changes

    The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, asking a court to force the agency to take action against Google over planned changes in the company's collection of personal data.

  • News: US gov't falling behind in social-media race, expert says

    The U.S. government is losing a race in cyberspace -- a social-networking race for the hearts and minds of Internet users, a computer security expert said Wednesday.

  • News: Tapbots releases Tweetbot for iPad, updates iPhone app

    While the number of iOS Twitter clients can occasionally seem overwhelming, Tapbots's Tweetbot stole the stage last year with its unique interface and gesture support. On Wednesday, the company expanded Tweetbot's reach by bringing it to the iPad, and updating Tweetbot for iPhone to version 2.0 at the same time.

  • News: New social site Pinterest attracts enthusiasm, scrutiny

    Just as it enjoys an initial surge of popularity, a new social networking site called Pinterest is also experiencing its first bout of controversy. Observers are accusing the site of secretly embedding code in user content to generate revenue.

  • News: Mobile Social Network Caught Uploading Users' Address Books

    Users and critics are upset with Path, the smartphone-based social network, after a developer discovered that Path was uploading users’ entire address books to its servers without explicit consent.

  • News: New Facebook Photo Viewer Mimics Google+ Counterpart

    Facebook tweaked its photo viewer interface, making it look a lot like its counterpart on Google+. The new widescreen photo viewer is now live for most Facebook users, who don’t have scroll down anymore to see the comments for a certain photo.

  • News: One in Five Get Campaign News from Facebook

    For better or worse, 20 percent of Americans regularly (or sometimes) get their campaign news from Facebook, according to the Pew Research Center. By comparison, only five percent of the 1507 people participating in the survey use Twitter to get that kind of information, the study said.

  • News: Dating site matches not so scientific

    Users flock to online dating sites in ever greater numbers, but despite their marketing claims, services such as Match.com and eHarmony may not be offering potential mates chosen through rigorous scientific methods, a group of psychologists and sociologists have charged.

  • News: Students plan to press Irish data commissioner on Facebook

    A group of students concerned over Facebook's privacy practices plans to continue to press the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) for action following a meeting on Monday in Vienna with representatives of the social networking site.

  • News: 5 ways to secure your Facebook profile in a post-Timeline world

    With the ongoing rollout of Facebook's Timeline feature, security and privacy have never been more important to your digital life. The new layout presents all of your current and past activities on Facebook -- posts, photos, comments, likes and so on -- in a handy timeline format to anyone with access to your profile, which may include friends of friends, colleagues, executives at your company, a potential future boss ... well, you get the idea.

  • News: Top EULA Gotchas: Website Fine-Print Hall of Shame

    Long, confusing, and littered with jargon, end-user license agreements (EULAs) are all too easy to ignore. Instead of taking the time to read and understand the legalese, we just scroll to the bottom, click Accept, and get on with our lives. Did checking the "I agree" box have any consequences? Who cares, right? Gulp!

  • News: Deleted Facebook Photos Still Accessible Online, Years Later

    Photos deleted from Facebook have remained on the social network’s servers for nearly three years, according to an investigation by Ars Technica.

  • Opinion: Prepare Your Business for Facebook Mobile Ads

    Facebook's IPO has revealed one of its greatest weaknesses: the need to monetize its increasingly mobile user base through advertising. Speculation has been rife about how Facebook plans to solve this problem, which future stockholders will want addressed.

  • News: Facebook may be readying mobile ads

    Speculation is circulating online that Facebook is getting ready to launch mobile ads in a few weeks.



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