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Make GIFs and jam to free radio with Myspace's new iOS app

New Myspace is getting rid of its old iOS app. On Wednesday the OG of social networks debuted a new app that emphasizes content creation and music.

Google wins over Waze, says the maps app will remain independent—for now

After weeks of speculation, Google on Tuesday confirmed that it has acquired Waze, the Israeli mapping app for iOS and Android.

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Why isn't Twitter part of the NSA Prism snooping program?

A recent government leak revealed the existence of a vast government data mining operation that included the participation of nearly all the top Web companies, with the exception of one: Twitter. Why did the powerful micro-blogging platform find itself not included in the program?

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Matchmaking app Tinder is tech's answer to 'How I Met Your Mother'

Tinder started as a dating app, but the startup’s founders have plans for social network domination.

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Mac Gems: Swing for App.net makes it easy to share files

All App.net accounts come with free online file storage. Swing makes it simple to use that storage space to share files with other people and on social networks.

LinkedIn finally joins two-factor authentication club

The foremost social site for professional networking Friday rolled out two-step verification to help users prevent hacking attempts.

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Master basic Instagram tips and tricks

Want to get more out of Instagram. In this video, we'll show you a few quick tips that will save you time and draw more followers.

Prevent a hack attack with Twitter’s new two-factor authentication

Twitter on Wednesday rolled out two-factor authentication to step up account security in the wake of several high-profile hackings.

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Yahoo overhauls Flickr with one free terabyte for every user

Yahoo may have just spent more than $1 billion to add Tumblr to its portfolio, but changes to Flickr grabbed much of the focus at a Monday afternoon press briefing.

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Google+ becomes an attractive network still without a niche

Google added a slew of new features to its fledgling social network, Google+, but can any new network compete with the power of Facebook?

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Hands on with Hangouts, Google’s swipe at Facebook

Google revamped its social network, Google+, and launched its popular video chatting service, Hangouts, as an iOS, Android, and Web app.

Google knocks Facebook down a peg with Google+ overhaul

Google on Wednesday showed off a redesigned Google+ and new Hangouts app to overtake Facebook as the world’s top social network.

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Pretend you’re on the radio with Vobok, the Vine-ish social network for broadcasters

Vobok, a free iOS and Android app, lets you share 30-second sound clips as an audio answer to Vine’s six-second video loops and Twitter’s 140-character written missives.

Pinterest is making it too easy to spend all your time on Pinterest

Pinterest's new iOS and Android app updates encourage you to pick up on your smartphone where you left off on your desktop.

A last-minute Mother’s Day gift via Twitter to show Mom you didn’t (completely) forget her

A Twitter campaign will let people who forgot about Mother's Day get a professionally painted portrait to give to Mom. Starting Sunday morning, all you have to do is tweet out the "best" reason for forgetting Mother's Day with the hashtag #motherpieces.

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