Was this the week Fortnite went from video game to social network of the future?

Feb 8, 2019
An in-game concert had a reported 10 million players watching - and dancing - at the same time.
10 million players watched Fortnite's in-game concert with electronic music DJ Marshmello.
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Apple: It's time to turn iMessage into a social network

Sep 27, 2018
The tech giant is sitting on the Facebook killer. When will it give iMessage to the world?
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Could public pressure cause Facebook to regulate itself?

Sep 25, 2017
The latest social pressure on the social network may mean its days of sell first, apologize later could be coming to an end.
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Mobile payments app offers a window on intimacy

Jul 28, 2014
A new payments app allows for a close look at the how and who of spending.

Twitter users: Real or robot? Advertisers and investors need to know

Oct 4, 2013
Imagine you’re a business that relies on advertising revenue, but it’s unclear how many of your customers are bots or not. Meet Twitter.

LinkedIn opens doors to younger teens

Sep 12, 2013
The company is lowering the entry age from 18 to 14.

A look at Facebook a year after its IPO

May 17, 2013
Facebook's initial stock offering was a debacle for the company and the NASDAQ, but things are looking up

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How LinkedIn wants to be cooler than Facebook

Mar 12, 2013
How the unglamorous social network is quietly evolving into a content provider. LinkedIn is reportedly in talks to buy the news reading app Pulse.

Getting thin with a little help from friends

Jan 9, 2013
Dieters are taking fitness-tracking devices to a new level. They are creating virtual support groups by posting their "body data" on social media networks.
Dieters are taking fitness-tracking devices to a new level. They are creating virtual support groups by posting their "body data" on social media networks.
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Social network aims to help veterans get the jump on jobs

Nov 12, 2012
On this Veterans Day holiday, two retired officers are launching a new social network -- only for the military.