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Google+ becomes an attractive network still without a niche

Google added a slew of new features to its fledgling social network, Google+, but can any new network compete with the power of Facebook?

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9 social media mistakes your business must avoid

One errant or rogue post can derail your business’s reputation. Learn what not to do from these real-world cautionary tales.

Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr get social on Google Glass

While Google promotes its Glass head-mounted display as a new way for people to receive and document information on the fly, several social networking companies including Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr now want a piece of the action, by offering social applications on the device.

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Google knocks Facebook down a peg with Google+ overhaul

Google on Wednesday showed off a redesigned Google+ and new Hangouts app to overtake Facebook as the world’s top social network.

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Watch this: ISS Commander Chris Hadfield covers Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in space

Chris Hadfield wraps up a stellar run as commander of the International Space Station with an out-of-this-world cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."

Bing brings integrated Facebook comments and Likes to searches

Bing is adding some new social features to its search engine, by letting users comment and Like their Facebook friends' posts directly on the site.

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Downdetector.com scours Twittersphere to detect service outages faster

A Dutch startup has launched a service that studies data from social networks to quickly identify online service outages -- sometimes, it says, before the service providers know about the outages themselves.

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Why it's time to take LinkedIn seriously

You're missing out if you're not using this social network to benefit your business. Here's why and how.

Twitter needs to grow up and take responsibility, some say

Twitter, the increasingly popular microblogging service, has come under recent criticism for allowing easy spread of false information.

China cracks down on Internet bird flu rumors

Chinese authorities have detained two Internet users for allegedly spreading rumors about the new bird flu virus on the nation's top Twitter-like microblogging site, Sina Weibo.

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