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Facebook raked in big bucks from mobile ads in Q2

Facebook's mobile push is pulling in significant revenue for the social network, which reported $1.6 billion in ad revenue during the second quarter.

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Twitter to help advertisers infiltrate your second-screen TV habit

Twitter on Tuesday officially expanded its TV ad targeting service for companies to show Promoted Tweets to specific viewers.

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30 awesome Instagram accounts you need to follow

Make room in your feed for epic mountain vistas, adorable French bulldogs, and the famous San Francisco fog.

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Elevate Vines to 6 seconds of high art with a few simple tips

Popular Viners offer pro tips to push the app's limits.

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Instagram takes another swing at Vine with embed codes

Instagram is finally offering an embed code for users to share public photos and videos on third-party sites.

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Google+ makes a Facebook move to show you links your friends like

Google+ already has hashtags, but now the social network is going full-on Facebook by showing you stuff your friends like.

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Twitter banishes annoying blue dot with direct message syncing

Twitter on Monday updated seven of its apps and clients with small but necessary changes.

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Vine stages comeback (!!!) with cat channels and revines

Vine on Wednesday released an iOS update with new video tools, channels, revines, and protected posts.

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CrowdFlik rides Waze's crowdsourcing wave with new mobile video app

CrowdFlik adds crowdsourcing angle to smartphone shots as tech companies bet big on social video.

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In defense of Facebook: Instagram video is necessary (and awesome)

Facebook critics are claiming Instagram video is a sign that the social network is unoriginal, but if the product is good, does it really matter who was first?

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Hands-on with Instagram video, Vine’s new nemesis

Instagram and Vine are competing for social video space, but Instagram offers more artistic control.

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Instagram's 15-second videos threaten to choke Vine

Facebook is upping the ante in its quest for social domination with a new Instagram video product that takes aim at Vine.

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Nextdoor, your neighborhood social network, buddies up with New York City

Social networking site Nextdoor recently launched an iOS app and is partnering with city governments to share neighborhood alerts.

Facebook finally adds hashtags #holla

Facebook is joining the league of social networks that use hashtags to index conversations about major events.

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Make GIFs and jam to free radio with Myspace's new iOS app

New Myspace is getting rid of its old iOS app. On Wednesday the OG of social networks debuted a new app that emphasizes content creation and music.