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Instagram update adds video imports at long last

Now you can import both photos and videos from your Camera Roll to the app to edit, filter, and post.

Hands-on: Twitter's new two-factor authentication sounds cool, but we can't get it to work

The encryption behind Twitter's new in-app security scheme sounds wonderful! Now, if only it worked...

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Commercialization won’t ruin Instagram video—yet

Companies are clamoring to expand their social media strategy to video, but they have to be careful not to scare away Instagram’s indie-at-heart users.

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Facebook tweaks News Feed so you never miss a major moment

In an update rolling out to users Tuesday, Facebook is pushing important stories you didn’t see to the top of your News Feed.

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LinkedIn turns your phone into a job-hunting machine

The professional social network's latest update for iOS and Android lets you apply for jobs straight from the LinkedIn app.

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Older adults warm up to social networking

Sixty percent of people ages 50-64 use social networking this year, up from 6 percent in 2005. Among people ages 30-49, the percentage also increased sharply, according to survey results released Monday by the Pew Research Center.

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Twitter introduces 'in-tweet' abuse button after complaints

Twitter has revised its guidelines around abusive behavior following bomb and rape threats made against several prominent female users of the service in the U.K.

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Twitter ups its search game: How it compares against G+ and Facebook's Open Graph

Twitter’s new search features are supposed to make it easier to find accounts and recent photos related to your search topic, as well as view a stream of topical tweets as you could before.

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Pinterest’s new price-drop tool lets you stalk sales with ease

Pinterest Thursday rolled out a new feature that tells you when the price drops on your pins.

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Flirting app Twine takes on Tinder—with a twist

Twine encourages users find matches based on common interests instead of attractiveness.

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Say hello to Hi, a more thoughtful social network

A new invite-only site captures stories and photos from around the world.

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Google confirms it's shutting down Google+ Local for iOS

Google is shutting down the Google+ Local places and discovery app for iOS devices and will be transitioning its features over to its Maps app, the company said Friday.

Facebook raked in big bucks from mobile ads in Q2

Facebook's mobile push is pulling in significant revenue for the social network, which reported $1.6 billion in ad revenue during the second quarter.

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Twitter to help advertisers infiltrate your second-screen TV habit

Twitter on Tuesday officially expanded its TV ad targeting service for companies to show Promoted Tweets to specific viewers.

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30 awesome Instagram accounts you need to follow

Make room in your feed for epic mountain vistas, adorable French bulldogs, and the famous San Francisco fog.

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