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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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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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Facebook’s app ads want you to act. Now.

Facebook knows when you've downloaded an app. Now it want you to use the app.

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Tech firms push for NSA surveillance transparency bills

The tech groups endorse the Surveillance Transparency Act in the Senate and the Surveillance Order Reporting Act in the House, both of which would allow companies to publish information about the number of surveillance requests they receive from U.S. agencies.

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What kind of ads would you 'like'? Facebook wants to know

Facebook's news feed algorithms will start placing more emphasis on feedback from people rather than marketers.

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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Show me the money: Facebook tests new feature to encourage more in-app buying

Facebook is moving ahead with plans to test a new mobile feature to entice more people to buy products while shopping on smaller devices such as iPhones.

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Facebook's eco strategy features spuds in servers

Facebook revealed that it tried using potatoes in its servers to make them more environmentally friendly, as part of its green data center effort.

Rest assured, your Facebook likes are now free speech

A court has decided that the First Amendment covers the Facebook pages that you give thumbs up to.

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Why Twitter dominates the social sports arena

Twitter is a home run for connecting directly with fans, building a social platform, and keeping the excitement going after the game ends.

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