Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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Twitter timeline tweak helps you catch up on missed tweets

The new feature floats important stories to the top of your timeline in a Facebook-esque move.

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TAG Heuer working on an Apple Watch rival after criticizing smartwatches

The company's Swiss-made smartwatches will have their brains developed in Silicon Valley.

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Facebook cracks down on News Feed hoaxes

Maybe now your friends and family will stop spreading that classic fake story about Facebook charging membership fees.

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Quickie is a lightning fast messaging app for the wearable era

Apple Watch and Android Wear need amazing apps to be successful, and Quickie wants to be one of the first.

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How this 16-year-old turned an Instagram feed into a $15K-a-month social media empire

How to win followers and influence teenage girls...with the help of some star-making companies and their algorithms, of course.

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B of A boosts Apple Pay with 1.1 million cards enrolled

Bank of America's 800,000 Apple Pay users are a drop in the bucket, but a positive sign for the new service.

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Apple patent reveals plans for a GoPro competitor

A wearable camera controlled by Apple Watch may be on the horizon.

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Facebook pushes Amber Alerts to News Feed to help recover missing children

Amber Alerts on Facebook could go viral and help law enforcement agencies find kids faster.

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Instagram fixes flaw that let people see your private photos

Web links to once-public Instagram images lived on, even when you made your account private.

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Cue the outrage: How our favorite social networks failed us in 2014

From Facebook's psychological experiments to Foursquare's check-in drama, social media made us furious this year.

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Instagram's spam purge reveals high-profile accounts with fake followers

Popular Instagrammers watched their follow counts plummet when Instagram cleaned house.

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Apple's 10 biggest hits, misses, and head-scratchers of 2014

The Cupertino company had a huge year full of major product releases, huge announcements, and a few extremely wacky moments.

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Apple's holiday push for AIDS-fighting nonprofit (RED) raised $20 million

The company donated a portion of your Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases to The Global Fund for AIDS research.

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Facebook turns on auto-enhancement for iOS photos

Like Google+, Facebook wants to make your images look more polished.

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Apple beats iTunes antitrust case a decade in the making

The trial fell apart after the judge realized there were no plaintiffs.