Matt KapkoSenior Writer, CIO

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CIO.com Senior Writer Matt Kapko has been writing about technology since before the dawn of the iPhone, and covering media well before it was social. Matt lives with his wife in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He can be reached on Twitter: @mattkapko or by email: matt@kapko.co.

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How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

YouTube made its pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March.

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LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn says Premium subscribers will gain access to new features that will provide a better return for their monthly fees.

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LinkedIn Learning finally puts Lynda.com's tech training courses to work

LinkedIn this week integrated Lynda.com’s vast training library into its main site. The new LinkedIn Learning service is available to all premium subscribers, and the company says an enterprise-focused version is also on the way.

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Want to send payments via Facebook Messenger? Now you can

Facebook today announced Messenger Platform v1.2, mean you never have to leave the app to make a payment to your pals.

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How and why to verify your Twitter account

You can finally request that coveted blue verified Twitter badge that has eluded you for seven years. Here’s why and how you should get verified and let your followers know you are the real deal.

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Instagram's latest numbers show how easily it is demolishing Twitter

Instagram's daily active user base is closing in on Twitter's number of monthly users, and the gap between the companies continues to widen. Why? Three words: Facebook, Facebook, Facebook.

Twitter enters adolescence, seeks its next adventure

Twitter faces growing pressure to attract new users and dramatically increase engagement on the platform. Can it ever rival the numbers and growth of Facebook?

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Facebook's autoplay video ads are 'imminent'

The social network's march to a mobile-first mindset and delivery mechanism has been persistent and widely recognized, but Facebook is rising to the video occasion with a more deliberate rollout.