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New Facebook Page Design with new one-column Timeline to match user profiles

Facebook today announced a new streamlined look for Pages on desktop that is meant to help both users and Page admins find what they’re looking for. The new design will start rolling out “this week.” The biggest change is the Timeline for Pages design: all posts are now in one column, just like on user profiles. As

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Facebook launches an improved version of the News Feed redesign teased last year

Facebook is tweaking the design of its News Feed once more. While the social network has tried numerous layouts over the years, it seems to have finally rested on a solution that will appeal to all of its users. You may remember that exactly one year ago, Facebook unveiled a redesigned News Feed that founder Mark Zuckerberg described

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Which social media platform is best for your business?

It is commonly suggested that to increase your brand presence, you need to be active on all forms of social media. While that may be true, unless your company has a dedicated social media coordinator, finding the time to maintain every platform out there can be extremely time consuming. If your company is just starting

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Microsoft launches Skype for Outlook.com worldwide, adds Safari for Mac support and HD video calling for PCs

Microsoft today launched Skype for Outlook.com worldwide, expanding the service that was previously only available to a select few countries. At the same time, the company has added new features and fixed a few bugs in the previous version. A preview of Skype’s integration into Outlook.com first showed up in April, but only UK users could use the full range of Skype

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IE10 falls below IE9 in market share, Firefox hits 60-month low, and Chrome again gains the most

February saw the fourth full month of IE11 availability with Windows 8.1, the release Firefox 27 and Chrome 33. The latest numbers from Net Applications show IE10 has fallen below IE9, and that Chrome was the only winner last month. Between January and February, IE slipped 0.02 percentage points (from 58.21 percent to 58.19 percent), Firefox fell 0.40 percentage points (from 18.08

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Google debuts online education tool Oppia to help anyone create interactive activities for teaching others

Google launched a new online education tool called Oppia, currently an open source project with the goal of making it easy for anyone to create online interactive activities that others can learn from. Called explorations, these activities can be built and contributed to by multiple people from around the world through a Web interface, without

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New Skype users can now sign up with a Microsoft account

In addition to including Microsoft account support in its Windows Phone app, Skype today also started letting new users signing up on Skype.com to register with a Microsoft account (in addition to a Facebook account). Here are the advantages of doing so, according to the Microsoft-owned company: Less to remember with just one email address

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Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on: A promising rival to the Samsung Galaxy S5

Just six months after the Xperia Z1, Sony is back with another flagship Android smartphone. Given the short space of time that’s elapsed between the two announcements, it’s understandable that the Xperia Z2 offers small, understated improvements over its predecessor. The 5.1-inch full HD (1080p) display is a fraction larger and brighter than the Xperia

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Samsung Gear Fit: The Most Promising Wrist Wearable to Date

At Mobile World Congress 2014, Samsung didn’t just double-down on its investment in wrist wearables, it tripled-down, with the unveiling of the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit. Of the three products, the Gear Fit is the most interesting — not just in terms of its design — but in terms of its

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Twitter will now display Promoted Accounts in search results

Twitter is continuing to ramp up its monetization efforts, after it confirmed that it’s introducing Promoted Accounts to search results. Given that Promoted Tweets were already visible through search, this move isn’t all that surprising. And it’s one more way for Twitter to offer eyeballs to companies advertising against related search terms. So now, not only will you

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