Don't-Miss Social Media Stories

Are you ignored on Twitter? Updated iOS app is brutally honest

Users can now access analytics for their tweets in the app.

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Instagram's spam purge reveals high-profile accounts with fake followers

Popular Instagrammers watched their follow counts plummet when Instagram cleaned house.

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Facebook turns on auto-enhancement for iOS photos

Like Google+, Facebook wants to make your images look more polished.

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How Fancred is challenging Facebook for your sports fandom

With a revamped profile and gamification, the sports-focused social network aims to undercut its major-league rivals.

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Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of Graph Search is in the offing too, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said at Facebook's second public town-hall meeting.

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How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

Tracking offline sales will play a big role in Facebook's advertising moving forward.

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Instagram celebrates 300 million users with verified badges for VIPs

Facebook's photo-filtering app is now more popular than Twitter.

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Facebook brings Graph Search to iOS so you can sift through past posts

Now you can search for old posts in Facebook's iOS app and on your desktop browser.

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Facebook gives Slingshot a second try with some familiar features

The latest version of Facebook’s ephemeral photo-messaging app gets a reboot, but it still needs work.

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5 privacy fixes your Facebook News Feed needs by New Year’s

Facebook's privacy settings are a labyrinth of information. Here's what you need to know.

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Wickr brings its self-destructing messages to Windows, Mac and Linux

Just like the mobile version, Wickr's new desktop apps sends messages that vanish without a trace. But there's one thing it can't do on the new platforms that's pretty important.

Twitter takes small steps to finally deal with its harassment problem

The platform is working to make itself a safer space by streamlining abuse reporting and blocking.

Twitter starts peeking at the other apps on your phone

Use Uber? Snapchat? Google Maps? Now Twitter knows.

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How to make the best cover images for your social media accounts

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and even LinkedIn let you express your personality with a cover image as well as your profile pic. Lesa Snider explains how to make yours great.

Twitter Offers drops digital coupons into your feed

But the tool requires you to store payment information with Twitter.