Phil Jackman, head of ICT services at Durham Council, believes we should stop fighting the inevitable, and instead learn to embrace the data age
But Apple Mac users won't be able to use it due to 'platform limitations'
New RSA Group head of social media explains how building communities for customers can benefit both sides
Start-ups gain huge audience in Facebook deal, as social network aims to encourage users to ditch YouTube in favour of its own service
Palo Alto firm that 'turns speech into actionable data' likely to be used to target adverts at Facebook users
Companies who advertise on Facebook use Datalogix to measure in-store sales generated from their ad campaigns
But many acquisitions are just 'exploratory', and a fifth of firms are yet to put together a digital strategy at all
MPs call for social media firms to simplify terms and conditions on data use as Twitter reveals plans to track users' apps
'Most people click yes to terms and conditions contracts without reading them, because they are often laughably long and written in the kind of legalese you need a law degree from the USA to understand,' says Andrew Miller MP
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Reform Government Surveillence Group urges US legislators to pass USA Freedom Act in open letter
Users can keep their personal and professional profiles separate if they prefer
Two Computing journalists butt heads over whether GCHQ should be assisted, or condemned
Vociferous criticism at home and abroad leads to climbdown by Hungarian government
One-quarter of Americans admit to being online trolls - terrific work, America!
The founder and CEO of EasySharePoint - and Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional - Suzy Dean examines the real issues in the wake of the Redmond boss's recent gaffes
Silicon Valley companies pay for female staff to freeze their ova
Web giants paving the way for NSA, and GCHQ - who Snowden accuses of running a domestic surveillance programme in which 'anything goes'
But do long-suffering users want more, or less, from Facebook?
"Rude" people complaining online given warning by Braintree practice manager
Facebook's stock price quadruples in two years as mobile advertising push pays off
Kaspersky Labs warns Facebook users remain vulnerable to cyber criminal phishing
GCHQ seeks to control the internet with social media manipulation, poll hacking and even more snooping
Spy agency has catalogue of software tools it uses to infiltrate the internet to shape what people see
Development environments are shifting from 'C family' languages to functional tools in response to cloud and mobile
Social media giant pays around $500m for LiveRail