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  • News: Work it: LinkedIn endorsements explained

    The way we find jobs and pitch ourselves to prospective employers is changing rapidly, and LinkedIn is trying to help you stay ahead of the game. The "social network for professionals" recently introduced a new feature called Endorsements that, with a little help from your coworkers and close friends, can help you catch the eye of recruiters who are short on time but long on candidates.

  • News: 4 Facebook Privacy Settings for the New Year

    Facebook's privacy settings are a pain point for many users: From the chaos it's caused after a privacy breach to the confusing settings after the launch of Timeline in 2011, securing your data and understanding who can see which parts of your profile have never been easy.

  • News: More heads of state are using Twitter, study says

    There were 123 heads of state and governments using Twitter to communicate with citizens and the rest of the world as of December 2012, a think tank said Tuesday.

  • News: Facebook app spurs spike in Snapchat popularity

    Facebook's new Poke app has apparently been a blessing in disguise for Snapchat.

  • News: China tightens grip on Internet use with identity requirement

    China's government will require Internet users to identify themselves to service providers when they sign up for Internet access, according to the official Xinhua news agency.

  • News: Instagram faces class action lawsuit for updated terms of service

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Instagram over the company's controversial update to its terms of service last week.

  • News: Instagram update adds filter, tools after license kerfuffle

    It was business as usual for Instagram's developers this week despite the kerfuffle over the photo-sharing service's overreaching terms of use agreement.

  • News: Yahoo's Flickr offers 3 free months of its Pro service

    Yahoo's holiday gift to the masses is three free months of its Flickr Pro photo and video hosting service, which normally costs $24.95 a year.

  • News: Facebook launches Poke app, reinventing feature

    Facebook has reinvented its Poke feature with a new standalone iOS app that lets you send messages, photos and videos to your friends on the social networking service that disappear within 10 seconds of someone opening them.

  • News: Instagram takes a hit, but users may be too addicted to quit

    Even though it backed away from a controversial change to its Terms of Use policy, Instagram's once glossy image has taken a big hit.

  • News: Twitter's downloadable archive: A hands-on tour

    Twitter recently introduced the option to download your entire archive of tweets and save them to your local hard drive, a feature similar to one that Facebook introduced in late 2010. The new Twitter feature will be welcomed by longtime and prolific Twitter users who, due to Twitter's restrictions, could only access their last 3,200 messages on the micro-blogging site turned self-styled "information network."

  • News: Facebook messaging changes could let paid advertisements into users' inboxes

    Facebook today announced a trial that could let paid advertisers directly message users' in-boxes, which have traditionally been held for messages from friends.

  • News: Top 12 Social Media Stories of 2012

    Here's a look back at the most popular CIO.com stories and slideshows about Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter from 2012.

  • News: Facebook bans developer of timeline-cleaning browser extension

    The developer of a browser extension that lets Facebook users block some types of content from their newsfeeds called Fluff-Busting Purity says the social network's legal department has banned him from the site, accusing him of violating the terms of service.

  • News: How to Give a Gift on Facebook

    Facebook rolled out a new gifting service last week, just in time for the holidays. Facebook Gifts, which was in beta for a few weeks, now lets all U.S. Facebook users send a real gift to friends through the social network.

  • News: Citrix: What kind of company is it anyway?

    Citrix is many different things to many people. It's a cloud company, it's a virtualization player, it's a mobile technologies vendor and it's a collaboration products provider. But according to Mark Templeton, Citrix CEO since 2001, all of that blends together and fits with where enterprise IT shops are headed. Here, speaking with IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Templeton dishes on Citrix's overall strategy, its relationships with Cisco, Microsoft and Apple, its rivalry with VMware, and its controversial take on open source cloud computing.

  • News: Instagram: 'Legal documents are easy to misinterpet'

    Put down those artistically filtered torches and pitchforks: Instagram is dialing back its unpopular terms of service update.

  • News: McDonald's Australia served Spam Act warning

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a formal warning to McDonald’s Australia for sending emails which did not meet the requirements of the Spam Act.

  • News: ICT government spending remains cautious

    Some of the hot spots where government will be spending includes cloud, mobility, social and big data.

  • News: Australian War Memorial targets social media

    The Australian War Memorial (AWM) has turned to social media in a bid to explain the ANZAC story to younger generations.



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