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Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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Twitter tests replacing Moments with a more useful Explore tab

Twitter's Moments tab may go away if the new Explore tab proves more useful.

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Facebook launches Events app for iOS with a Sunrise-style calendar

Another popular Facebook feature gets its own standalone app.

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Snapchat what? Instagram Stories racks up 100 million daily viewers

Instagram debuted Stories two months ago, and it's already proved to be a popular feature with its 500 million users.

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How to encrypt your Facebook messages with Secret Conversations

Facebook's new encrypted messaging feature, Secret Conversations, is now live for everyone on Android and iOS.

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Facebook's new Marketplace aims to become the world's largest yard sale

Facebook announced Marketplace on Monday. This new, mobile-only feature lets you buy and sell items on the social network.

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Twitter stops counting photos, GIFs, polls, and quotes against the 140-character limit

Now you can have longer tweets because media attachments won't count towards the 140-character limit.

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Twitter's new Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One apps are all about video, not tweets

Twitter's new Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One apps focus on live video—including free NFL games—in a bid to lure new users to the social network.

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Instagram is fighting harassment with new keyword filtering feature

Unlike Twitter, Instagram is making it easier to curb abuse with comment moderation.

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Want to send payments via Facebook Messenger? Now you can

Facebook today announced Messenger Platform v1.2, mean you never have to leave the app to make a payment to your pals.

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Facebook tests a Twitter-like feature to encourage more conversation

Facebook really wants you to know what your friends are talking about.

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Facebook Messenger beams live video into your chat conversations with Instant Video

The concept is similar to a feature found in Snapchat, which allows you to augment your chat with some face-to-face conversation.

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How Apple could make its next social experiment a successful one

Apple has a terrible track record when it comes to creating its own social platforms, but focusing on sharing straight from the iPhone could break the cycle.

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Instagram finally lets you zoom in on photos and videos

The update rolled out to iOS users today, and will come to Android soon.

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Twitter will soon let you use keyword filters to combat online harassment

This new tool is the company's latest attempt to curb online harassment targeting its high-profile users.