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Cloak maps your enemies and exes so you never run into them again

Want to avoid bumping into people you’re “friends” with on Instagram and Foursquare? There’s an app for that.

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Apple's new Sharing Selfies section signals impending apocalypse

Selfies are taking over the world. There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide.

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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Secret aims to be SXSW’s big breakout app

The anonymous social app has taken over Silicon Valley, but needs to prove its worth in Austin.

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Facebook's News Feed redesign is for real this time

After last year's false start, Facebook is rolling out a new look.

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Facebook’s small Paper update makes sharing simple

If you read a lot of articles on Paper, now you can share them privately.

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Why Apple needs to fix its photo-sharing workflow

Let's face it: Sharing photos from your Mac or iPhone isn't as easy as it could be. Other services have figured it out. Why can't Apple?

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New York City makes room for Breather: Airbnb for work

Breather's app lets iPhone users unlock private rooms for work and conferencing.

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Whisper a Secret to the whole world with no names attached

Anonymous apps let you speak your mind, but at what cost?

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What else could Facebook buy for $16 billion?

Sure, snapping up a popular messaging app is nice. But we think Mark Zuckerberg could have gotten more bang for his megabucks.

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What the future holds for Messenger, Facebook’s other chat app

Facebook was showing Messenger a lot of love just weeks before buying WhatsApp. What gives?

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Snapchat vulnerability can be exploited to crash iPhones, researcher says

Snapchat request tokens can be resused to launch denial-of-service attacks against the app's users.

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How to reclaim your email when LinkedIn’s Intro shuts down

LinkedIn is getting rid of its Intro strips for Mail in iOS, which could affect your email access if you don’t uninstall the service from your phone.

How to simplify your social-media life

Tired of Twitter? Fed up with Facebook? Cleaning up your lists of virtual friends can make social media more digestible. Here's how to do it.