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Hackers target social media, step up mobile attacks

Hackers are exploiting the lack of security basics among social media, mobile devices and even in business, reports an IBM X-Force analysis

Twitter Alerts give new meaning to crisis communication

Twitter's new program lets you sign up for push alerts about emergencies, disasters, and public safety information.

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Twitter tries 'magic' to keep users in the know

Users of Twitter for the iPhone and Android devices will start getting push notifications when multiple people in their network follow the same user, or when they favorite or retweet the same tweet, the company said.

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"60 Minutes" in 140 characters: Twitter and CBS partner for promoted tweets

Twitter's Amplify advertising program will now push out CBS content.

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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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user reviews

Stik protects local businesses from fraudulent user reviews

Recommendations site authenticates reviewers through Facebook and LinkedIn

Pinterest’s promoted pins preview ads to come

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann reassured users that promoted pins won't be "flashy banners or pop-up ads."

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The Internet

Scientists prove the existence of the Internet Hate Machine

It's not just your imagination: The Internet is an angry place, at least if you buy into research from Beihang University in China.

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facebook law

Court ruling offers mixed view of boss's access to Facebook

Social media law evolves with a recent federal court ruling that recognizes some Facebook data can stay private under the Stored Communications Act.

Twitter's going public: Who cares?

Who wins, loses, or draws in the aftermath of Twitter's IPO.

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