Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, TechHive Follow me on Google+

Caitlin covers Apple news, social networks, and the sharing economy from IDG's New York bureau.

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Logging into apps with Facebook just got less creepy

Apps that use Facebook Login now have to separate the sign-in process from asking your permission to share activity.

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IFTTT ends Twitter hiatus, reinstates tweet triggers

If This Then That decided to make up with Twitter after almost a year apart. Now IFTTT users can use their favorite tweet triggers again.

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Vine’s not dead, but its 40 million users don’t prove much else

Vine might be winning the social video-sharing war, but it’s hard to tell without more detail.

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Google gets the best of Waze with latest Maps update—and vice versa

After snatching up social traffic app Waze in June, Google is finally adding the app’s crowdsourced incident reports its own mobile Maps.

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Twitter’s related headlines find the stories behind the tweets

Hot-button tweets will now display more context with Twitter's related headlines feature.

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Vine your blues away with 10 hilarious comedians

Vine is chock-full of weird and wacky videos, but these ten users turn 6 seconds into comedy gold.

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Date night? Nab an OpenTable reservation without leaving Facebook

Facebook adds OpenTable integration, movie times, and TV listings to mobile pages.

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Relive your greatest social media hits with Timehop

Timehop and Facebook's "On This Day" feature can teach us a few life lessons, such as: Hey, you check in at too many bars.

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Instagram update adds video imports at long last

Now you can import both photos and videos from your Camera Roll to the app to edit, filter, and post.

Commercialization won’t ruin Instagram video—yet

Companies are clamoring to expand their social media strategy to video, but they have to be careful not to scare away Instagram’s indie-at-heart users.

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Facebook tweaks News Feed so you never miss a major moment

In an update rolling out to users Tuesday, Facebook is pushing important stories you didn’t see to the top of your News Feed.

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LinkedIn turns your phone into a job-hunting machine

The professional social network's latest update for iOS and Android lets you apply for jobs straight from the LinkedIn app.

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Pinterest’s new price-drop tool lets you stalk sales with ease

Pinterest Thursday rolled out a new feature that tells you when the price drops on your pins.

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Flirting app Twine takes on Tinder—with a twist

Twine encourages users find matches based on common interests instead of attractiveness.

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Say hello to Hi, a more thoughtful social network

A new invite-only site captures stories and photos from around the world.

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