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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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Elevate Vines to 6 seconds of high art with a few simple tips

Popular Viners offer pro tips to push the app's limits.

Dish Network wants users to move beyond scrolling through channel guides to find good TV

Dish Network moves beyond its traditional channel guide to app-based program selection via its Hopper DVR.

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Instagram takes another swing at Vine with embed codes

Instagram is finally offering an embed code for users to share public photos and videos on third-party sites.

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Google+ makes a Facebook move to show you links your friends like

Google+ already has hashtags, but now the social network is going full-on Facebook by showing you stuff your friends like.

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Twitter banishes annoying blue dot with direct message syncing

Twitter on Monday updated seven of its apps and clients with small but necessary changes.

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Vine stages comeback (!!!) with cat channels and revines

Vine on Wednesday released an iOS update with new video tools, channels, revines, and protected posts.

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How to manage Gmail labels (and use them as folders)

A recent convert to Gmail, RLConner asked the Answer Line forum about organizing mail into what Google calls "labels,' although they're similar to other services' folders.

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CrowdFlik rides Waze's crowdsourcing wave with new mobile video app

CrowdFlik adds crowdsourcing angle to smartphone shots as tech companies bet big on social video.

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