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This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter learns from Facebook’s IPO follies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is so deeply ingrained in the cultural conversation that its initial public offering is likely to be a hot topic on its trend-setting service for the next few months. Its […]

09/13/2013

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Why you need to be using LinkedIn

Why is your profile on LinkedIn so important? Did you know that potential clients are constantly looking for you on this social network?  Not to mention, think of all the business cards you’ve handed out […]

08/20/2013

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LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]

08/19/2013

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LA area job openings

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center about the jobs that are available this week in the L.A. area, including […]

06/14/2013

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Social media rules given for adult beverage makers

  SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wine, beer and spirits makers that use social media to promote beverages must abide by new federal guidelines governing the practice. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that the Alcohol […]

05/16/2013

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INFLUENCE GAME: Tech, labor spar on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — To the U.S. technology industry, there’s a dramatic shortfall in the number of Americans skilled in computer programming and engineering that is hampering business. To unions and some Democrats, it’s more sinister: The push by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to expand the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers is an attempt to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.

05/16/2013

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Finding others with the same interests

If you spend much of your day on social media, and want to connect with more like-minded people, this is for you. Michael Fabbri, CEO of Prollie joined Maggie and Michael on LA’s Afternoon News.

04/25/2013

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Chinese marathon bomb victim remembered as bright

BOSTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours before she died, Lu Lingzi sent an exuberant email to a professor after learning she had passed part of a major final exam. “I am so happy to get this result!” she wrote. “Thank you very much.”

04/17/2013

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg launches political group

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.

04/11/2013

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Pew: Most Facebook users take a break

NEW YORK (AP) — Too much drama, boredom and scads of irrelevant information are just some of the reasons Facebook users give for taking a break from the world’s biggest social networking site for weeks at a time, according to a new study.

02/05/2013

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Live action: Twitter grabs Super Bowl spotlight

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce’s splashy show, a freak power outage, and a captivating game combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night’s Super Bowl – up from 13.7 million last year and not including chatter surrounding the ads.

02/04/2013

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W. Pa. man files lawsuit against LinkedIn

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area man has filed a federal lawsuit against the networking company LinkedIn, claiming that it must tell him who put his name, personal cell phone and personal email on the site.

12/28/2012

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