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Tweetbot 2 review: Twitter Mac app has a crisper design but is a work in progress

This overhaul to Tweetbot for OS X brings improvements, but also some horsiness. A minor upgrade is needed.

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Twitter is testing an easier way to find and buy products

Brands will now have product pages with relevant tweets, pricing info, and a buy button.

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Twitter's Project Lightning will showcase event tweets visually, kind of like Snapchat

The mobile app will show tweets from popular events in a dynamic new way that incorporates photos and videos.

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Auto-playing videos come for your Twitter feed

Videos, Vines, and GIFs will play automatically on mute in Twitter for iOS and on the web.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.

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Facebook will now update your News Feed based on time spent on a story

Likes, comments, and shares won't be the only factors determining which posts make the top of your News Feed.

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Twitter to expand the DM character limit from 140 to 10,000

Could the fact that Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced he was stepping down have something to do with the drastic product change?

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Twitter now lets you share your block list to get rid of multiple trolls at once

The company says that users who "experience high volumes of unwanted interactions" now have more sophisticated tools, like sharing lists of trolls to help mass-block them all.

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Get ready for more Buy buttons on Facebook

Facebook expands its partnership with Shopify for buying items in News Feed

Instagram cleans up its desktop site, enlarging photos

The changes bring Instagram's site design more in line with its mobile app

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Brace yourself for videos on Apple Watch

Twitter's Vine app will launch for Apple Watch later this year

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Facebook Messenger dumps auto-location tracking for a pin drop

Instead of sharing location data automatically, Facebook users will be have the option to specify their whereabouts on a map.

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Hide the credit card: You can buy products on Instagram

The photo-sharing app implements a button so that users can buy a product, download an app or sign up to a website directly on Instagram.

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Pinterest turns its feed into a store with buyable pins

iPhone and iPad users will be able to buy items on Pinterest starting later this month.

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Supreme Court: Violent Facebook posts not criminal

The court overturns the interstate threats conviction on a Pennsylvania man based on posts made about his wife.