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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg: Video today, virtual reality tomorrow

The Facebook CEO seems set on virtual reality as the next medium for sharing content.

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Facebook revenue surges 39 percent but costs also soar

Profit shrunk as costs went up by more than 80 percent.

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Twitter mulling big changes to how you view tweets

The company is considering changes to help it become a truly mass-market service

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TVibes review: Choose the audience for your personal mobile TV station

An easy way to share videos with a specific audience, but only if they install the app and also have a Facebook account.


Google has finally figured out what to do with Google+: Downsize it

And best of all, you don't need a Google+ account to do anything else on Google!

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New York City eases limits on Uber's growth

It's probably safe to say goodbye to "de Blasio" mode in Uber's app in New York

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Meet Roust, the social network that gives political nuts a safe place to troll

If you're sick of political posts clogging up your Facebook news feed, send your "friends" over to Roust, where impolite discussion is encouraged.

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When it comes to personal tech, speak soft skills and carry a big stick

Covering the intersection between human nature and technology is the easy part. We're raising the game by offering how-tos on cleaning up the collisions between human nature and personal technology.

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Facebook tests buy button on Pages to help small businesses sell you stuff

The social network's e-commerce efforts go beyond the News Feed and into your favorite businesses' pages.


Facebook lets you avoid the algorithm and control your own news feed

Sometimes humans are better than machines are better at figuring out what they want. Who knew?


Why presidential hopefuls are posting like mad to Snapchat

A full 60 percent of Snapchat's users are aged 13 to 34, which is why a full 50 percent of the current GOP candidates are seeking young voters there. Here's what's up with the social media platform that could swing the next two presidential elections.

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How Instagram spots a trend

Instagram relies on simple automated analysis of hashtags to understand the hot topics among its users

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Gmail gets visual with hundreds of new themes, revamped emojis

Gmail has added more themes to choose from and has swapped its old emoticon menu for Hangouts-style emojis.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

What makes humans social? Facebook's CEO wants to know.


Get your Snapchat fix with Facebook's new silly photos

Facebook's new photo uploader for iOS lets you make silly creations by overlaying text, stickers, emojis and filters.