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  • News: Why Facebook Stickers aren't as dumb as they sound

    When a fledgling tech startup becomes one of the world's most recognized brands, its patina of hipness fades. The Internet-savvy folks who first discover the Next Big Things tend to be young--in the case of Facebook, that's because the social network required its first users to be college students.

  • News: Mobile fuels Australian politicians' use of social media: Deloitte

    Increased smartphone penetration has made social media more important to this year's election cycle, according to a Deloitte analyst who once advised Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

  • News: After a year at Yahoo, Mayer still sprinting to catch up

    Since taking the reins as Yahoo's CEO a year ago this week, Marissa Mayer has set out to revamp the struggling Internet company with a series of rapid fire acquisitions that could make even her former colleagues at Google envious.

  • News: How to use Facebook's Graph Search (and why you would even want to)

    Facebook in January trumpeted Graph Search as the social network's "third pillar" (pillars one and two are Timeline and News Feed), which sounds very impressive and important, but few people have been able to experiment with the tool until now. Last week, the beta of Graph Search finally began rolling out to U.S. users, which means you too can try out the seven-month-old feature. Good news: It's not just for being a creeper. Bad news: Its usefulness is limited. For now.

  • News: Sharknado takes a big bite out of Twitter

    A disaster movie on the SyFy channel about sharks raining down on L.A., lit up Twitter on Thursday night.

  • News: Twitter hands French prosecutors identities of anti-Jewish posters

    Twitter has handed French prosecutors information enabling the identification of some of those responsible for posts last year apparently contravening French laws on hate speech, according to the Union of French Jewish Students (UEJF), which had filed suits against the company to compel it to release the data.

  • News: Extension granted: ARN ICT Awards nominations

    Due to overwhelming requests for an extension and continued high interest in nominating, the ARN ICT Awards nominations deadline has been officially extended until close of business on July 19 – great news for the time-crunched and the last-minute nominators.

  • News: Vine coming to Windows Phone 8

    Vine, the trendy Twitter-owned mobile video app, is coming to the Windows Phone 8 operating system about six months after its initial launch on iOS.

  • News: Google+ makes a Facebook move to show you links your friends like

    Facebook added hashtags. Vine added retwee...er, revines, and now Google+ is adding likes--what they call +1s--to your stream. In a few years, each social network will have added so many of the others' features that they'll merge into Tweetbook+, the only site you'll ever need.

  • News: Instagram takes another swing at Vine with embed codes

    The battle for mobile video supremacy rages on: Instagram on Wednesday finally made it possible for users to easily embed photos and videos on their own websites.

  • News: Instagram moves further from mobile with Web embeds

    People might start seeing a lot more Instagram content across the Web -- the photo- and video-sharing app has just announced the introduction of Web embeds.

  • News: Social media levels pecking order at Telstra

    Social media has increased transparency and broken down the staff hierarchy inside Telstra, according to Paul Geason, Telstra group managing director for enterprise and government.

  • News: Facebook launches Graph Search

    Social networking site, Facebook, has launched its recently announced Graph Search feature and will be rolling it out more broadly to everyone who uses Facebook in US English.

  • News: Businesses are loaded with customer information, but unable to act upon it

    Thanks to increasingly sophisticated analytics tools, virutally every business owner now has access to an array of information about his or her customers: Where they live, what language they speak, their gender, and even their income levels. You know what pages on your website they look at, and through your sales analytics, you know what products they buy.

  • News: Twitter banishes annoying blue dot with direct message syncing

    It haunts you, that blue dot next to the Me tab when you sign in to Twitter. It follows you from the app to your desktop, then from your desktop to the mobile site, across devices. The dot signifies an unread direct message is waiting for you, but Twitter doesn't recognize when you've read a message on another device--until now.

  • News: Facebook's Graph Search starts rolling out to all U.S. users

    Soon, everyone who skims through Facebook in U.S. English will be able to find out who among their friends likes coffee and jazz.

  • News: Your Facebook friends may be evil bots

    How safe is your online social network? Not very, as it turns out. Your friends may not even be human, but rather bots siphoning off your data and influencing your decisions with convincing yet programmed points of view.

  • News: Twitter updates 7 different apps at once

    Whether users are tweeting from their Android devices or an iPhone, iPad or their desktop, Twitter has an update for you.

  • News: Facebook pushes out Graph Search, mobile version on the way

    Facebook is rolling out Graph Search, the advanced search feature intended to help users more easily find people, photos, videos and places on the social network.

  • News: Internode goes Klingon and Dothraki

    Internet service provider, Internode, is celebrating its inner geek this month by recruiting aliens for a major advertising campaign in South Auastralia.

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