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LinkedIn Intro embeds professional profiles into Mail for iOS

Learn more about the people who email you without leaving Apple's default Mail app.

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'Russian Facebook' CEO Durov disses Zuckerberg, but loves Edward Snowden

Pavel Durov, the CEO of the Russian social networking site VK, does not think very highly of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Edward Snowden instead is his personal hero.

Tibco beefs up its Tibbr enterprise social networking suite

Enterprise social networking suites like Tibbr are often referred to as "Facebooks for businesses" because they offer social features such as profiles, microblogging, groups, discussions, and ratings.

LinkedIn pitches to recruiters on the go with mobile app

LinkedIn Recruiter is a mobile version of the many recruiter tools already available on the LinkedIn website.

NewsGator finetunes its business social-collaboration suite

NewsGator wants to tap further into the demand for business software that lets companies solicit ideas from employees, collect and manage their contributions, and distill the suggestions into concrete plans.

Twitter cites access, privacy and Kakao among its biggest overseas challenges

More than 75 percent of Twitter’s 218 million “monthly active users” reside outside the U.S., say IPO documents filed by the company and made public Thursday.

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Twitter IPO reveals a company that's growing fast but losing money

The company hopes to raise $1 billion by selling its shares on the public markets, in the biggest social media IPO since Facebook went public last year.

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When 10 seconds don't do -- Snapchat now lets photos stay for a day

Snapchat is giving photos and videos captured with its app some longevity.

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Facebook offers 'free' Wi-Fi in exchange for check-ins

More hotels, shops and other businesses will soon be offering free Wi-Fi to customers if they agree in return to "check-in" at the business from their Facebook account.

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Google finally squashes IM bug

Google finally beat down the scary and disconcerting glitch.

Facebook allows edits for typos and botched auto-corrects

Facebook’s website and its Android app now will allow users to make changes to posts after they have been published. iOS users, coming soon for you.

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Twitter tries 'magic' to keep users in the know

Users of Twitter for the iPhone and Android devices will start getting push notifications when multiple people in their network follow the same user, or when they favorite or retweet the same tweet, the company said.

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Meet the new LinkedIn, now also for career-focused teens

Traditionally a site for business professionals, LinkedIn changed its terms of service recently to let younger people register.

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