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Twitter says it suspended 10,000 Islamic State-linked accounts in one day
Activists and experts who monitor the Twitter traffic of the Islamic State and its supporters noticed something odd last week when many accounts suddenly disappeared.
Facebook Sued for Creating Facial Recognition Database
A lawsuit filed in a Chicago-area court earlier this month alleges that Facebook is violating Illinois law by using facial recognition technology to make it easier for users to connect with each other online.
Instagram launches Layout, new app for making photo collages

Vancouver-based online dating service PlentyOfFish surpasses 100 million users

Oscars 2015: And the Winner Is ... Social Media!
In the old days -- say, five or six years ago -- an Oscar party used to mean gathering with some friends around a TV and watching the show together with a bowl of chips and a few bottles of wine.
Facebook, Twitter lock horns in post-Super Bowl battle of the statistics Reuters
Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc released a barrage of data, special "heat" maps and slick animations on Monday to claim the title of most-popular social network for spectators watching the Super Bowl, but a winner was difficult to pick.
Facebook to sell real-time Super Bowl ads, taking on Twitter
This Super Bowl Facebook is taking a page from Twitter's playbook, for the first time during a football championship selling ads that target people based on what they are talking about in real time.
Its Bell Lets Talk Day: Lets talk, text and tweet about mental health!

Russian Dating Website Topface Hacked
Fraud Detection Software Company, Easy Solutions, has claimed to have seen the details of 20 million users of Russian Dating Website Topface for sale.
Bringing Twitter to more people around the world
We’re very pleased to announce we’ve reached an agreement to acquire ZipDial (@zipdial, a product partner based in Bangalore, India
Facebook report says it adds more than $200 billion to global economy

Facebook Zuckerberg brings free Internet to Colombia, mute on China
Mark Zuckerberg launched a free Internet application in Colombia as part of a drive to bring developing markets online, but remained mute on when and if the company would look to move into China.
Twitter, Foursquare May Team for Customer Engagement
Adding more location-based functionality to Twitter could enable the social media site to help businesses better engage with customers, which is why the company is reportedly exploring a partnership with Foursquare.
Facebook Ditches Bing Search Results
Less than a week after announcing new in-house search capabilities, Facebook has quietly stopped serving up results from Microsoft's Bing search engine.
Zuckerberg Talks Nuances of Doing a Dislike Button

With 300 Million Users, Instagram Tops Twitter
Having just recently passed its fourth anniversary, photo-sharing service Instagram has now reached another milestone: more than 300 million monthly active users.
Pinterest looks to hockey, beer and BBQ for growth in Canada, it is No. 2 market

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months - source
Facebook Inc's professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months
Twitter and IBM Form Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Decisions
Twitter and IBM announced a landmark partnership that will help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends – and inform every business decision.
5 Ways Financial Services are using social media