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Instagram Stories is Facebook's most obvious shot at Snapchat

A short-lived slideshow of candid images and videos sure sounds familiar.

Snapchat’s Bitmoji integration shows the promise and problems when apps collide

Snapchat and Bitmoji were a match made in heaven, but don't expect a Snapchat App Store anytime soon.

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Facebook’s Birthday Videos are another attempt to repackage your life for social sharing

First there was Memories, then there was Friends Day, and now there's Facebook's Birthday Videos.

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How and why to verify your Twitter account

You can finally request that coveted blue verified Twitter badge that has eluded you for seven years. Here’s why and how you should get verified and let your followers know you are the real deal.

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Poshmark's curated shopping platform expands with men's and kids' items

Now you can shop for all the ladies, dudes, and kids in your life in one place.

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Famous people love sharing from the Notes app, though Apple has made it a struggle

How Apple can help Taylor Swift do damage control and make Notes the go-to app for sharing more than 140 characters.

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Now you can ask Twitter directly to verify your account

Twitter opens up the verification process for everyone.

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VideoTweet review: Sharing Mac videos on Twitter just got a whole lot easier

Takes the drudgery out of sharing QuickTime videos on Twitter.

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During coup attempt, Turkish president appears via Facetime on live TV

In what could be another first for our connected world, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan placed what appeared to be a Facetime call into a national news broadcast early on Saturday while the world tried to figure out if a military coup against him had succeeded.

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Facebook clarifies live video policy, will allow graphic video streams in some cases

Facebook will allow violent or graphic video streams that document live, newsworthy events, the company announced Friday

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Podcast 515: Facebook cuts Paper, its only good app

Susie and Caitlin have a lot of feelings about the loss of Paper, which is like rocks and scissors to our souls.

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Snapchat launches Memories so you can save and search for past stories

With this new feature, the popular photo-sharing app hopes to become your default camera roll.

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RIP Paper, the ad-free Facebook News Feed app no one used but me

Paper, Facebook's last Creative Labs experiment, is now gone, but I'll never forget it.

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Facebook’s shifted your news feed to put friends and family ahead of published content

Facebook is tweaking the news feed algorithm again to put family and friends first, just like the company's news feed manifesto says it should.

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Twitter's new stickers are more useful than Snapchat

Stickers are a fun way to spruce up your photos, but they have a surprisingly practical application, too.