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Headlines for Social Media
Oracle Helps Organizations Power Customer Experiences with Latest Releases of Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Social Cloud
Oracle unveiled significant new functionality within Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Social Cloud that helps organizations deliver better customer experience and drive more informed business decisions.
Twitter finally drops the 140-character limit from direct messages
Say whatever's on your mind, up to 10,000 characters
Aquila, Facebook First Drone for
Facebook said it designed and built a high-altitude solar-powered plane in 14 months, and that tests will begin later this year.
One Year In: Free Basic Services

Sign Up for Messenger, Without a Facebook Account
With Messenger, we’ve been focused on creating the best messaging experience possible by giving people a fun and easy way to connect and express themselves with friends and contacts.
Twitter Dick Costolo to step down as CEO in yet another shake-up

Facebook COO says mourning over husband left her 30 years sadder

Facebook Green Roof Mirrors Company Workplace Culture
Facebook employees looking for a break from sitting hunched over a computer don't need to venture far from the company's new office space.
Mobile and Social: Apps are Making the Phone Call Obsolete
A look at how social media and connected devices have transformed communication.
Facebook Inc rolls out Legacy Contact feature in Canada
Facebook Inc. is expanding its Legacy Contact initiative to Canada, allowing people to designate a friend or family member who can become the manager of their Facebook profile in the event of their death.
LinkedIn reports 1st-quarter loss of $42.5 million

Facebook Adds Free Video Calls to Messenger
With the press of a button, Facebook began playing catch-up in the world of video calling.
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!