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  • Why Facebook should buy Slack to win the enterprise

    As Facebook prepares to launch its Facebook at Work enterprise collaboration toolset, popular messaging app Slack continues to gain passionate users. Experts say a Slack acquisition could help Facebook ride the smaller company's momentum into enterprise.

    Written by Matt Kapko14 Jan. 16 16:00
  • Facebook at Work chief shares details on its new social enterprise tools

    Facebook plans to release its Facebook at Work social network for business in the 'coming months.' The project's leader spoke with about the motivation behind Facebook at Work, how the consumer-focused company prepares to take on business customers and how the tools enable new levels of productivity.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 Dec. 15 18:01
  • Facebook kills Creative Labs, shifts innovation strategy

    Facebook shuttered its Creative Labs division and killed off three applications the team created. The move suggests the social media giant will be less public in its development of experimental services, but it could also signify a major shift in innovation strategy.

    Written by Matt Kapko09 Dec. 15 00:13
  • Marketing drives Facebook at Work deployment at Coldwell Banker

    Coldwell Banker's IT staff took a backseat to marketing when the real estate brokerage rolled out Facebook at Work. The program is just a pilot, however, and IT will eventually have to step in if the company decides to integrate the platform with corporate resources.

    Written by Matt Kapko03 Dec. 15 18:56
  • What 5 recent Facebook changes mean to you

    Facebook’s latest overhauls include updates to video, search, notifications and more. Here’s what you need to know.

    Written by Kristin Burnham17 Nov. 15 15:43
  • How a big U.K. bank uses Facebook at Work for collaboration

    Facebook for Work, the company's social network for business, has been available as a limited pilot for about a year, but the support of Royal Bank of Scotland helps legitimize the soon-to-be-released product for security-conscious organizations.

    Written by Matt Kapko10 Nov. 15 21:42
  • Popularity of messaging apps continues to skyrocket

    The market for dedicated mobile messaging apps may seem oversaturated these days, but demand for such services continues to grow. And there's no end in sight.

    Written by Matt Kapko29 Oct. 15 15:12
  • 5 ways to use Facebook Groups to grow your professional network

    You might not know that Facebook is more than just pictures of your friends' kids and dogs. It’s also a powerful networking tool. Here are five tips for leveraging Facebook Groups to help grow your career.

    Written by Sarah K. White20 Oct. 15 15:42
  • Google takes on Apple News, Facebook Instant Articles with AMP

    Google wants to play a more significant role in the development and delivery of news on mobile devices, and its new open source AMP initiative already has an impressive list of supporters. But will it be enough to compete with Apple and Facebook?

    Written by Matt Kapko14 Oct. 15 15:11
  • Facebook (finally) goes beyond the 'Like' with new 'Reactions'

    Facebook is set to roll out a new way for users to interact, beyond comments and the simple 'Like' button. However, its new 'Reactions' emojis aren't the "Dislike" option many users want, and they attempt to solve a problem that may not have a solution.

    Written by Matt Kapko09 Oct. 15 19:29
  • Does Facebook even belong in the enterprise?

    Sure, it may seem like your staff is spending far too much time checking their news feed, or ‘liking’ viral videos. But, beyond the privacy concerns, security risks and productivity issues, there are good reasons to allow Facebook in the office. Right?

    Written by John Brandon02 Oct. 15 15:08

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