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5 Key Milestones in Facebook's History
Technology

5 Key Milestones in Facebook's History

On Facebook's 10th birthday, founder Mark Zuckerberg wants the social network to be relevant to everyone, not just the teens who were among its first users.
Katrina Bishop
On Facebook's 10th Birthday, Mark Zuckerberg Reflects on the Long Journey of Creating a Social Media Powerhouse
Marketing

On Facebook's 10th Birthday, Mark Zuckerberg Reflects on the Long Journey of Creating a Social Media Powerhouse

In an exclusive interview with the 'Today' show, Zuckerberg says Facebook remains focused on its next big move.
Jason Fell
Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than Ever
Marketing

Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than Ever

There has been a lot of talk about Facebook losing its grip, but a new report released on the eve of its 10th anniversary shows Facebook is increasingly dominant.
Brian Patrick Eha
Keep Up on Social Media With These 5 Tools for Savvy Businesses
Marketing

Keep Up on Social Media With These 5 Tools for Savvy Businesses

These tools can save your business time, improve quality, increase interactions and help achieve your overall business goals.
Brian Honigman
Famed Photographer Predicts the Death of the 'Selfie'
Marketing

Famed Photographer Predicts the Death of the 'Selfie'

The 'selfie' fad may appear to be gaining steam, but legendary '60s photographer David Bailey gives it a 6-month shelf life.
Laura Entis
Warren Buffett Wants to Pay You $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket
Growth Strategies

Warren Buffett Wants to Pay You $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket

How do you like odds of 1 in 9.2 quintillion? That's how likely it is to predict a flawless NCAA bracket.
Nina Zipkin
Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data
Analytics

Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data

Learn how businesses are using data in real-time to react to customer feedback more quickly and efficiently.
Neil Parmar
Study: Brands Simply Aren't Replying on Twitter
Marketing

Study: Brands Simply Aren't Replying on Twitter

If you manage a brand's Twitter account, chances are you're not interacting as much as you could be. And that's not a good thing.
Kevin Allen
TiVo Takes a Look at America's Viewing Habits
Technology

TiVo Takes a Look at America's Viewing Habits

While 69 percent of people say they surf the internet while the TV is on, 76 percent said their primary focus is actually watching what's on TV, according to a new survey.
Nina Zipkin
The Next Big Thing on the Web: Sites Tailored for You
Marketing

The Next Big Thing on the Web: Sites Tailored for You

Dynamic website personalization is a powerful tool that can boost business.
Luke Summerfield
Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.
Marketing

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.
Geoff Weiss
How Building a Community Helped Launch an International Brand
Marketing

How Building a Community Helped Launch an International Brand

When Livefyre launched it was looking to help bloggers build up a community by engaging with commenters. Now it is the fourth largest site network online. Here is how they did it.
Melanie Spring
Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?
Growth Strategies

Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they often get knee-deep in the day-to-day tasks. While this is necessary to get your business of the ground, it is imperative to continue to focus on the long-term strategy.
Michelle Shemilt
5 Ways to Market Your Startup on a Dime
Marketing

5 Ways to Market Your Startup on a Dime

Getting your startup noticed doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. You just need to be smart. Here are five ways to get attention on a budget.
Kirsten Green