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'Selfie' strikes a pose as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year

Bitcoin, twerk, and schmeat put in a good showing, but even the Oxford Dictionary can't resist the allure of duck face.

Purple WiFi lets businesses trade free wireless for valuable customer data

New service offers to help businesses provide free Wi-Fi in exchange for invaluable social marketing.

Tech firms furious after denied full view of government reply to FISA court

They are objecting to the government's decision to provide them only a redacted version of its response to the FISA Court to a request by the companies that they be allowed to publish information on users' data requests from the government.

RallyPoint applies LinkedIn's model to the military

A professional social network for military service members and veterans is making a play for employers to make job-hunting easier.

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Beware scammers gathering data via fake social net IDs

Spear phishing is one of the most effective ways to break into a corporate network, and recent studies show that employees can be easily tricked on social media.

How to make your pet as Internet-famous as Lil Bub and Menswear Dog combined

Tips from the experts on launching your cat, puppy, or parakeet's career as a meme.

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Top 5 annoying profile photos and how to fix them

These avatars and photos annoy the heck out of everyone else; consider these alternatives if this description sounds like you.

Google+ wants you and your photos to never, ever leave

Google showed off 18 new features to its slow-growing social network in an effort to convince photographers of its awesomeness.

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Juggle multiple Twitter accounts in Google Chrome

The QuickTweet extension lets you access any account you want with just two clicks.

Top 15 social media mistakes every business can avoid

Social media experts discuss the most common social networking business blunders and what companies can do to improve their social media IQ.