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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

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Instagram steps out of the box, allows posts in landscape and portrait orientation

Goodbye, awkwardly cropped square photos!

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Facebook 'M' deploys army of virtual assistants to help fix your life

Facebook has begun trials of M, a virtual assistant service of sorts that lives on the Messenger app.

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How to stop auto-play videos on Facebook and Twitter

Auto-playing videos in Facebook and Twitter are annoying. Here's how to stop them.

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RealTimes review: Converts cloud media to shareable stories

Automatically create visual Stories from the photo and video moments in your iOS Camera Roll that can be viewed across a wide range of devices.

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Facebook Moments turns your photos into music videos

New update to standalone photo-sharing app automatically creates short videos from your photo collection.

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Twitter shutdown of apps for deleted tweets could give politicians new control

By effectively shutting down apps that showed politicians' deleted tweets, Twitter is giving politicians more control over public speech, and at the cost of transparency, some digital media experts said.


Forget television: The revolution will be live-streamed

How better smartphone cameras, faster mobile broadband, and the rise of streaming apps turned live video into the next big social media wave.

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Linky review: Supercharge your iOS 8 sharing extension

Sharing links to social networks from an iOS device is a lot easier with Linky.

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Twitter on the Mac: Do your job, or get out of the way

Development of Twitter's Mac app has stalled, and maybe Twitter should call someone who cares.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.

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Twitter sees surge in government requests for account information

Twitter has expanded its latest Transparency Report to include information on trademark notices and email providers' privacy practices.

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Facebook gives businesses more ways to privately message users

Businesses can now respond to users' comments on Facebook via Facebook Messenger.

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Facebook puts a celebrity twist on live-streaming video

The company is taking aim at Periscope and Meerkat with a VIP-only live-streaming feature.


Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Pocket wants to be the "Save Button for the Internet," and it needs your help.