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This Google patent could kill TV spoilers on social media

Google has an idea of how it can block spoiler alerts from your social networking feeds. Whether we'll actually ever see this idea come to fruition is another question.

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Facebook's still the king of social media among teens

But Instagram and Snapchat don't fall too far behind

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YouTube confirms plans for ad-free subscription service

The price of the service hasn't been revealed, although the plan was disclosed in a YouTube letter to its content partners.

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Facebook releases a standalone Messenger web app

It has many of Messenger's mobile app features, just in a handy Web app format.

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Twitter’s 'Quote Tweet' revamp leaves more room for your thoughts

Twitter starts embedding tweets with lengthier comments attached, and in doing so could change the way we use the social network.

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Snapchat's first transparency report reveals hundreds of government data requests

Snapchat said it received 375 requests for user data from U.S. authorities between November and February.

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Vine's video quality jumps to 720p

All those short, looping video clips are about to get a lot sharper.

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Oculus's chief scientist: VR will succeed because your vision sucks

The fact that our eyes can't even tell what color that dress is? That's great for Oculus.

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How Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp coexist under Facebook

Could the three apps one day control how you communicate?

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How Facebook Messenger will help you discover new apps

Messenger not only helps you find integrated apps, but also give you a reason to actually use the apps Facebook told you to install.

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Facebook's Video API lets brands push more and more video into your News Feed

Brands can post just to their Pages but not to News Feed, and target their videos to users based on gender, age, and location—but only if they use Facebook's newly updated Video API.

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How Messenger chats factor into what you see in Facebook's News Feed

Engineers shed light on Facebook's ranking algorithm during a talk at F8.

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Facebook turns Messenger into a shopping platform and app store

The social network is changing the way you install apps, shop, and watch videos with new tools for developers.

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Hands on with Layout, Instagram's answer to photo collage apps

Instagram's new iOS app lets you create a visually stunning—and not at all cheesy—photo collage.

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Location is the new hashtag: Yik Yak aims to be the next Twitter

Yik Yak's founders took the stage at SXSW to talk about Twitter, cyberbullying, and world domination.