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How to be awesome on Twitter in 5 steps

Twitter's new features are making the network more welcoming to newbies, but there are some pitfalls to watch out for.

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Twitter makes current events easier to follow with Moments

With new CEO Jack Dorsey at the helm, Twitter is rebooting.

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Global civil rights groups coalition wants changes to Facebook's real-name policy

A large group of human rights, digital rights, LGBTQ, and women’s rights advocates, has said that Facebook's system "disregards the circumstances of users in non-western countries, exposes its users to danger, disrespects the identities of its users, and curtails free speech."

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Jack Dorsey named Twitter CEO, Bain appointed COO

Twitter has made co-founder Jack Dorsey its new CEO, ending months of speculation and handing him the tough task of turning around the company's sluggish user growth.

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5 little-known Facebook tips and tricks to make your News Feed less frustrating

With these quick fixes, using Facebook will be far less infuriating.

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Tweetbot 4 for iOS review: Twitter client adds split-view, activity monitor, other improvements

The latest update for this Twitter client brings it back into closer alignment with Twitter's site, but it continues to have its own excellent approach.

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SoundShare review: A social network for you and your music-loving friends

Find out what your friends are listening to and get quick access to a shared playlist.

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360-degree videos bring Facebook one step closer to a VR News Feed

Facebook's News Feed is now more immersive than ever thanks to 360-degree videos, which are available for desktop browsers now.

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More users, more ads: Instagram hits 400 million milestone

Instagram isn't slowing down—in fact, it's more popular than ever.

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Fancred's playbook for sports app domination: Live-streaming, real-time scores, and merch

The sports-focused social network is trying to turning itself into a media company.


Facebook is finally building a Dislike button

But you won't be able to use Facebook's Dislike button to let your uncle know his racist posts are unwelcome.


Instagram ads are about to get longer, more prominent

Three years after Facebook’s acquisition, Instagram gets serious about appealing to advertisers.

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Facebook hits milestone: One billion people logged in on Monday

Facebook said it had 968 million daily users in July.

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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

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Instagram steps out of the box, allows posts in landscape and portrait orientation

Goodbye, awkwardly cropped square photos!