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Twitter gives small businesses more advertising options

Twitter is beefing up its self-service ad platform to give smaller businesses more targeting and analytics tools to reach potential customers on the site.

Facebook shuts off data tap to startup MessageMe app

Facebook has blocked MessageMe, a new mobile messaging app, from access to the Facebook API so MessageMe users can no longer load their lists of Facebook friends into MessageMe.

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Hashtags gunning for #globaldomination

Facebook will reportedly add hashtag capabilities to its social networking service. But why would it want to?

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Do social media ads really work? We put them to the test!

We placed ads on AdWords, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and StumbleUpon. Which service provided the best ROI? The results will surprise you.

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Facebook extends outreach to mobile developers

Facebook is planning a series of three events that will for the first time give mobile developers a chance to hear directly from the company and interact with its engineers and product managers.

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What you Like on Facebook could reveal more than you think

Before you "like" a friend's or company's post on Facebook, think twice. A new study shows that your Facebook "likes" may be far more revealing than you ever thought.

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Japan quake and tsunami put social networks on stage

The 2011 earthquake and tsunami are forever linked with social media in Japan. In the chaotic days and weeks that followed, with the northeast coast in shambles and hundreds of thousands in shelters with no phone service, many turned to services like Twitter and Facebook to post personal news or keep in touch.

At SXSW, techies dish anonymously with GhostPost

Could anonymous chat be the next big thing? At this year's South by Southwest Interactive, the place that helped put Twitter and FourSquare on the map, a fledgling app for anonymous chatting is gaining some traction.

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At SXSW, marketing may drown out the next Twitter

This year's South by Southwest Interactive will play host to tech trends in areas as diverse as gaming, artificial intelligence, 3D printing and social networking, but whether the next Twitter will emerge at the conference is harder to say.

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Hands on with Facebook's new News Feed

Mark Sullivan went to Facebook and got a glimpse at the service's new News Feed. Here's a hands-on look.

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