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Facebook tests buy button on Pages to help small businesses sell you stuff

The social network's e-commerce efforts go beyond the News Feed and into your favorite businesses' pages.

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Uber settles suit over girl killed by driver

The terms of the settlement in the 2013 incident are confidential

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To Hillary Clinton, Uber is a double-edged sword

The presidential candidate also issued a stern warning to tech executives

Reddit chief Ellen Pao resigns amid vitriol, protests

Pao leaves after the company's firing of a key employee sparked a user revolt


Facebook lets you avoid the algorithm and control your own news feed

Sometimes humans are better than machines are better at figuring out what they want. Who knew?


Why presidential hopefuls are posting like mad to Snapchat

A full 60 percent of Snapchat's users are aged 13 to 34, which is why a full 50 percent of the current GOP candidates are seeking young voters there. Here's what's up with the social media platform that could swing the next two presidential elections.

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Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data center

It will invest at least $500 million in a 110-acre site in Texas

'We screwed up': Reddit CEO Ellen Pao tries to calm furor

After controversial firing, Pao admits 'we screwed up.'

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How Instagram spots a trend

Instagram relies on simple automated analysis of hashtags to understand the hot topics among its users

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Scott McNealy sees gold in the hills of social data

Now head of Wayin, the former Sun CEO aims to wrest enterprise value from all the chatter

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Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Called Suggested Videos, a new feed will appear first on iOS, showing both partner content and ads

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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

What makes humans social? Facebook's CEO wants to know.


Get your Snapchat fix with Facebook's new silly photos

Facebook's new photo uploader for iOS lets you make silly creations by overlaying text, stickers, emojis and filters.

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Facebook aims to srengthen link to mobile-first Africa with new office

Developing user communities outside the U.S. is important for Facebook

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Tech throws its weight behind same-sex marriage ruling ... with rainbows and emojis

Companies are voicing support for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling across social media. Facebook has even released a filter for overlaying a rainbow on profile pictures.