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CNET September 5, 2015

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LinkedIn, Instagram revamp messaging to keep pace with rivals
Both social networks update their messaging platforms to allow for more casual back-and-forth conversations — complete with emojis. READ MORE »
Natalie Weinstein
Senior Editor / Austin, Texas

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How to mute Instagram Direct conversation alerts

On Tuesday Instagram added new functionality to its hardly ever used messaging feature, which might cause your friends to go overboard.

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Facebook’s WhatsApp hits 900 million active monthly users

The messaging app, which has added 100 million new users in the past four months, has experienced 50 percent growth in the past year.

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Bookmark your favorite things on Twitter with Twitter Bookmarks

Cut out clutter and get shortcuts to the things you want to see on Twitter with this iOS app.

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Facebook’s next step: Help advertisers do their jobs better

The world’s largest social network is expanding the tools it offers to help advertisers understand how well their ads work, so users are less frustrated by them.

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Twitter hashtag of the week: Biologists snort at stupid animal names

Technically Incorrect: Have you heard of the bananaquit? How about the Slippery Dick Wrasse? If you haven’t, the #StupidCommonNames Twitter hashtag is for you.

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Standardization and Modularity in Data Center Physical Infrastructure

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Adopting modular standardization as a design strategy for data center physical infrastructure (DCPI)is well worth your time and well worth the…




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