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Stories by Sharon Gaudin

5 things to know about fake news on Facebook, Google

With presidential election signs coming down from front lawns and voters watching protests on the news, many are wondering if fake news stories on Facebook and Google contributed to Donald Trump's winning the presidency.

Written by Sharon Gaudin22 Nov. 16 08:11

Google taps into your life to personalize its streaming music

Google's using its wealth of user data -- what music you have listened to before and what music you keep going back to, along with music you check out on YouTube, and which artists and genres you search for.

Written by Sharon Gaudin15 Nov. 16 22:33

Election lights up Twitter with 75M tweets

The presidential election brought in a wave of Twitter activity on Tuesday with 75 million tweets posted about it around the world.

Written by Sharon Gaudin10 Nov. 16 06:42

White House prepares transition of social media presence

All of the Obama administration's social media posts will be archived and available, even as the accounts are handed over to the new president's team for a fresh start on Jan. 20.

Written by Sharon Gaudin05 Nov. 16 06:32

Social nets push Americans to get out and vote

Facebook, Twitter and Google, are continuing their push to get Americans to the polls for next week's presidential election providing information to users on the candidates as well as the basics on where to vote and on ballot questions by state.

Written by Sharon Gaudin03 Nov. 16 07:12

IBM: In 5 years, Watson A.I. will be behind your every decision

In the next five years, nearly every important decision, whether it's business or personal, will be made with the assistance of IBM Watson, said IBM president and CEO Ginni Rometty, in a keynote speech at IBM's World of Watson conference.

Written by Sharon Gaudin27 Oct. 16 22:30

1-800-Flowers wants to transform its business with A.I.

Executives at 1-800-Flowers.com expect a new wave in artificial intelligence technology will help to change their business so much it’ll be like running a brand new business.

Written by Sharon Gaudin27 Oct. 16 06:30

Facebook is leaking valuable younger users

Though Facebook has been working to bring in younger users for several years now, it doesn't appear to be having much success.

Written by Sharon Gaudin19 Oct. 16 08:05

Thanks to Facebook, voter registrations surge

Social media is more than posts of cat videos and political rants as Facebook showed by getting hundreds of thousands of people to register to vote this fall.

Written by Sharon Gaudin15 Oct. 16 06:23