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Pinterest’s promoted pins preview ads to come

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann reassured users that promoted pins won't be "flashy banners or pop-up ads."

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Rest assured, your Facebook likes are now free speech

A court has decided that the First Amendment covers the Facebook pages that you give thumbs up to.

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Why Twitter dominates the social sports arena

Twitter is a home run for connecting directly with fans, building a social platform, and keeping the excitement going after the game ends.

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George Takei

Who's actually writing your favorite celebrity's tweets?

Inside the world of social media ghostwriters.

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Twitter's Frankensteins: The Spambots that look like people

Jason Snell takes a shadowy flight into the world of people... who do not exist.

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Twitter's going public: Who cares?

Who wins, loses, or draws in the aftermath of Twitter's IPO.

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Twitter finally files for IPO

The day has come. Twitter is going public.

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See ya, SMS: Social messaging apps do more, for free

Social apps combining messaging, games, and stickers are already huge in Asia—and quickly growing here.

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Your Facebook conversations are now fodder for news orgs’ Public Feeds

Facebook aims to compete with Twitter as a source of real-time news around current events.

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Ads are on the way for Instagram's 150 million users

The photo-sharing app has to translate its growth into profit, so get ready to see some ads in the next year.

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Ease your guilty conscience with GiveGab, a social network for volunteers

GiveGab aims to do for charities what Waze has done for traffic reports.

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Facebook tells employees, 'build something' -- with a table saw

Facebook hopes a large wood working shop installed in one of its buildings on the Facebook campus will inspire some of its employees to apply some new thinking to the jobs they were hired to do.

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Facebook employees gain woodshop, creative outlet

With its new woodshop, Facebook hopes employees will chomp at the bit to build things that won't crash.

Facebook’s data policy changes put your face front and center

The social network clarifies its data use policies in the wake of a class-action lawsuit settlement.

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Twitter revamps timeline with new conversation view

Following conversations on Twitter just got easier with a new iOS, Android, and desktop update.

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Facebook does Prism damage control with first government request report

The U.S., of course, led the list of countries fighting for access to Facebook’s user account data.

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