Don't-Miss Social Media Stories
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With no followers or friend lists, Plague spreads content among anyone nearby—talk about going viral.
Now a $10 billion+ business, Facebook looks to the next decade.
Forget timeline curation. Twitter's new features make the platform more appealing for both power users and newcomers.
The new feature floats important stories to the top of your timeline in a Facebook-esque move.
Maybe now your friends and family will stop spreading that classic fake story about Facebook charging membership fees.
How to win followers and influence teenage girls...with the help of some star-making companies and their algorithms, of course.
An app that has a stranger wake you up anonymously with a phone call? Yeah, no thanks.
Wakie wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up to a phone call from a stranger.
A version of Facebook for inter-office communication holds promise, but it's still in testing and there's no business model yet.
Amber Alerts on Facebook could go viral and help law enforcement agencies find kids faster.
Web links to once-public Instagram images lived on, even when you made your account private.
From Facebook's psychological experiments to Foursquare's check-in drama, social media made us furious this year.
Users can now access analytics for their tweets in the app.
Popular Instagrammers watched their follow counts plummet when Instagram cleaned house.