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Commonwealth Games bring Royal photo-bombing to Twitter

Who is that in that background of those photos? Oh, no big deal, it's just the queen of England, the duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, and Prince William.

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Twitter's users and usage grow, investors cheer

Twitter reports revenue and profit above analyst expectations, but the company also shows that more people were on the social network and using it longer.

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Twitter diversity report: As male and white as Facebook

Twitter reveals the ethnicity and gender makeup of its employees, acknowledging it has a diversity problem.

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Hillary Clinton sees diplomatic promise in social media

Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

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Fed chief Yellen warns social-media stock prices are too high

In a report to Congress, the Federal Reserve Board chairwoman cautions that equity valuations for companies like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are "substantially stretched."

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World Cup the most talked about event on social media ever

Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.

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After Germany's rout of Brazil, jokes fly on Facebook, Twitter

No stranger to insensitivity, social media pours some salt in Brazil's wounds with a deluge of wisecracks.

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Israel Army's Twitter account hacked, posts 'incorrect' tweets

As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.

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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

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Vine highlights popular videos with loop counts

Users of the 6-second looping video app can now see how many times their video has been repeated across the web.

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Morgan Stanley embraces social media, lets advisers tweet

While still adhering to strict regulatory rules, the brokerage firm loosens its rules on what employees can say on Twitter.

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