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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • News: Facebook IPO: Why Your Data Is Worth $93 Billion

    "If the product is free, you are the product."

  • News: 10 things you need to know about Facebook

    Just how big is Facebook? Very, very, very big. Just read these incredible internet statistics.

  • News: General Motors pulls Facebook ads

    Car giant General Motors has confirmed it will stop advertising on Facebook, after deciding that paid ads on the site have little impact on consumers' car purchases.

  • News: Spiceworks social network for IT pros hits 2m users

    Spiceworks, the social business platform for IT professionals, has announced that it now has 2 million users, representing nearly 30 percent of all IT pros at small and medium-sized businesses worldwide.

  • News: Doctors warned not to use social media with patients

    Doctors are being cautioned by hospitals they work with to avoid interacting with patients on social media, and that they reject any overtures by patients to interact on the likes of Facebook and Twitter.

  • News: Social media bring business, but add security quagmire

    Social media -- Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and so forth -- has become a way of life for companies and their employees to interact with the public, but beating back the fraudsters that try to prey on customers, not to mention keeping employees from spilling sensitive data, is becoming a full-time job for many.

  • News: GM Will Stop Paying for Ads on Facebook - Because They Don't Work

    Just days before Facebook's much anticipated initial public offering, one of the largest advertisers in the U.S. has decided to stop advertising on the platform. General Motors will stop advertising on Facebook because it has determined that paid ads on the site are, well, not effective, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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