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Tech throws its weight behind same-sex marriage ruling ... with rainbows and emojis

Companies are voicing support for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling across social media. Facebook has even released a filter for overlaying a rainbow on profile pictures.

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A Facebook account is no longer needed for Messenger

Now you can sign up for Facebook's messaging service with just a name and phone number.

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Facebook can recognize you without looking at your face

Facebook's facial recognition software is so good, it can identify you even if your face is hidden.

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Instagram makes it easier to discover trending events

The photo-sharing app gets an improved Explore page with curated collections, trending events and hashtags, and a more powerful search feature too.

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After photo leak, North Korea said to block Instagram

Fire at iconic hotel could be trigger for the country's first known Internet filter.

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Twitter is testing an easier way to find and buy products

Brands will now have product pages with relevant tweets, pricing info, and a buy button.

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Twitter's Project Lightning will showcase event tweets visually, kind of like Snapchat

The mobile app will show tweets from popular events in a dynamic new way that incorporates photos and videos.

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Auto-playing videos come for your Twitter feed

Videos, Vines, and GIFs will play automatically on mute in Twitter for iOS and on the web.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.

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Facebook will now update your News Feed based on time spent on a story

Likes, comments, and shares won't be the only factors determining which posts make the top of your News Feed.

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Twitter to expand the DM character limit from 140 to 10,000

Could the fact that Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced he was stepping down have something to do with the drastic product change?

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Twitter now lets you share your block list to get rid of multiple trolls at once

The company says that users who "experience high volumes of unwanted interactions" now have more sophisticated tools, like sharing lists of trolls to help mass-block them all.

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Get ready for more Buy buttons on Facebook

Facebook expands its partnership with Shopify for buying items in News Feed

Instagram cleans up its desktop site, enlarging photos

The changes bring Instagram's site design more in line with its mobile app

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Brace yourself for videos on Apple Watch

Twitter's Vine app will launch for Apple Watch later this year