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Facebook's new iOS-only features help you find events and post better photos

Featured Events and Slideshows are taking the work out of using Facebook.

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Twitter makes big video push with 140-second clips and new app for VIPs

The social network is betting on 140-second videos and new tools for influencers to juice more usage.

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Instagram reaches 500 million monthly active users

The snap-and-share social network sees 500 million monthly active users, 300 million daily active users, and 95 million photos a day. That's a lot of selfies.


Twitter is bringing an in-app Periscope button to all

Next time you're about to fire off a tweet, you can instead decide to go live with just a couple of taps.

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Facebook to users: Download Moments or say goodbye to your synced photos

If you've synced photos from your phone to Facebook, you have until July 7 to get the Moments app or download your photos; otherwise, they will disappear from Facebook.

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Facebook adds video replies to its list of commenting options

If you have something to say in the comments of a Facebook post, but words, stickers, and emoji won't do the job, you can now let it rip with video.

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Facebook just made sharing 360-degree photos with your phone a reality

Facebook now converts your panoramas into '360 photos' that you can view with a VR headset.


Snapchat's Discover feature gets magazine-style makeover

Subscriptions and a larger Live element headline the social network's efforts to make content easier on the eyes.

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New Instagram feature for iOS makes it easier to share photos from other apps

Instagram recently added sharing extensions functionality to its iOS app. Now, you can share photos from third-party apps directly to Instagram.

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Instagram goes algorithmic, will try to guess what you want to see in your feed

The social network's new feed, which will put posts it thinks you'll be most interested in at the top, will begin rolling out to users over the next month.


Facebook begins removing chat from its mobile site, nudges users toward its Messenger app

The social media company appears to be gradually moving all mobile website users to its standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android.

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Instagram will let you run a business profile if you have a Facebook Page

In order to create a business profile on Instagram, your business needs to be linked to a Facebook Page.

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Twitter introduces 4 big changes that will make tweets much easier to send and read

Twitter's giving you more room to work in 140 characters, and tweaking replies so they're easier to use.

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Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but promises changes anyway

Facebook denied any evidence of ‘systematic political bias’ in the stories included in its Trending Topics feature, but promised changes in its processes.