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Facebook gives you more News Feed control with faster unfollowing

New settings let you weed out friends you don't want to hear from without cutting them off completely.

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Zuckerberg speaks: Why Facebook isn’t cool and the reason behind the forced Messenger migration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered your burning questions in a crowdsourced Q&A.

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How Facebook can influence your vote this Election Day

By telling you that your friends voted, the social network might push you to the polls.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.

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Cloth’s revamped iOS app lets you peer into strangers’ closets

The inspirational fashion app is targeting bloggers by turning itself into an unconventional publishing platform.

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More ads and timeline tweaks: 4 must-know facts from Twitter’s Q3 earnings

Twitter has become a publishing and advertising platform. Now what?

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The great Twitter takeover: How your favorite apps are putting Fabric to work

Twitter’s new tools for developers are leading to some fun new features you wouldn’t expect.

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5 ways Facebook’s Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack

Branch founder Josh Miller joined Facebook to improve conversations. The result is the new iOS app Rooms.

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Ello makes its ad-free promise a legal one, too

The fast-growing social network makes its manifesto a legal document to prevent future profits from user data.

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

Twitter brings log-in via phone number to wider app landscape with 'Fabric' platform

The tool provides an alternative to traditional social sign-in

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Vine gets an iOS 8 update as its stars head off to Hollywood

The popular video-sharing app is now optimized for larger iPhone displays and uses share extensions.

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Twitter veers into Facebook territory with curated timelines for everyone

A day of big change for Twitter: The network also debuted in-app song streaming.

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Facebook’s Safety Check is a super simple way to tell the world you’re OK

If you’ve ever worried yourself sick wondering whether your friends and family were affected by a disaster, Facebook's new tool is designed to ease your mind.

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Facebook rolls out new collage design to put your best photos forward

Instead of having each photo laid out in a uniform grid, photos with the most likes are highlighted and displayed a bit larger.