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Tumblr is now the first third-party app to support Apple's Live Photos

Tumblr beats Instagram as the first photo-sharing app to offer support for Live Photos taken with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

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Twitter’s new emoji support brings tacos, burritos, and racial diversity

Tacos, burritos, and other Unicode 8 emojis arrive on Twitter.com, but not on TweetDeck yet.

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Facebook’s year in review: Crisis makes conversation

Terrorist attacks, earthquakes, and racial tension make Facebook’s list of most-discussed topics.

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Chronological chaos: Twitter experiments with out-of-order timelines

The Facebooking of Twitter could intensify if reverse-chronology goes away.

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Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his fortune, or about $45 billion, to new charity

The Zuckerberg Chan Initiative will focus on personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people and building strong communities.

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New Facebook tools help you manage awkward romantic break-ups

Rolling out on mobile first, the new Facebook features help you see less of former flames, and also limit your posts on their News Feeds.

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Google+ redesign focuses on Reddit-like communities with shared interests

Google isn't done with its attempts at running a social network. On Tuesday, the company gave Google+ a redesign focused on people getting together around shared interests.

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Google to offer deep links to Facebook content inside its search app

A new agreement between the two companies means Google will be able to index Facebook profiles and other pages from the social network.

Snapchat clarifies privacy policies after terms of service change freaks out users

Snapchat is the latest social network to end up on the wrong end of Internet outrage after changing the language of its terms of service and privacy policy.

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Instagram dabbles in curated collections with Halloween video push

Instagram is following similar efforts from Snapchat and Twitter to turn public, user-created content into collections centered around specific events.

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Facebook changes 'real names' policy to provide context for chosen names

After heavy criticism, Facebook will make changes to how it enforces "real names" starting in December.

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Facebook Message Requests wants to replace your phone number

Facebook's new solution for getting messages from non-friends means the end of the little known 'Other' inbox.

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More ads come to Twitter with Promoted Moments

Advertisers can now curate the Moments you see, starting this weekend.

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Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery

In which Facebook compares its code to an irritating child.

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Facebook just made all public posts searchable

Protect your posts from Facebook's new search feature by changing your privacy settings.