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Point, shoot, share: 10 alternatives to Instagram and Facebook

Specialty photo-sharing networks provide extra privacy, voice captions, storytelling, and even an easy way to buy prints.

Facebook allows edits for typos and botched auto-corrects

Facebook’s website and its Android app now will allow users to make changes to posts after they have been published. iOS users, coming soon for you.

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Instagram for iOS 7: You call that a redesign?

Instagram 4.2 brings minor changes to the app, while taking a cookie cutter to your carefully chosen profile pic.

Twitter Alerts give new meaning to crisis communication

Twitter's new program lets you sign up for push alerts about emergencies, disasters, and public safety information.

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"60 Minutes" in 140 characters: Twitter and CBS partner for promoted tweets

Twitter's Amplify advertising program will now push out CBS content.

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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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