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App developers get first crack at Facebook video ads

Your News Feed will soon see mobile video ads prompting you to watch a demo, then download new apps.

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BBM app rolls out for Android and iOS -- for real this time

BBM, short for Blackberry Messenger, was once an exclusive feature for Blackberry phones, allowing users to send messages amongst themselves without counting against their texting plans.

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Facebook is broken: Status update error messages abound

If you try to post a status update on Facebook this morning, it probably won't let you.

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Direct Twitter messages with links fall prey to technical issues

Twitter's direct messaging feature appears to be experiencing technical difficulties, and the social networking service says an issue with URLs is likely to blame.

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Teens' public Facebook posts are guaranteed to cause controversy

Facebook is lifting restrictions on teens' privacy settings, which is sure to anger parents.

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LinkedIn pitches to recruiters on the go with mobile app

LinkedIn Recruiter is a mobile version of the many recruiter tools already available on the LinkedIn website.

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Twitter picks New York Stock Exchange for IPO

The initial public offering, which is likely to be one of the hottest of the year, will see the company list its shares under the ticker symbol TWTR.

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New Twitter feature opens direct message floodgates

Spammers, rejoice! A new opt-in setting lets anyone send you a direct message on Twitter.

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How to stay private now that anyone can find you on Facebook

Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.

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Watch TV from a tweet with Twitter's new See It feature

The microblogging platform is taking this second-screen thing seriously with a new Comcast partnership that encourages users to use Twitter as a channel changer.

Nielsen’s numbers back up Twitter’s second-screen push

Twitter now has official stats on social engagement with TV shows to convince big brands that the network is an important ad outlet.

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Coming soon to your Instagram feed -- a word from our sponsors

Photos and videos from brands you don't follow will soon show up in your stream.

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When 10 seconds don't do -- Snapchat now lets photos stay for a day

Snapchat is giving photos and videos captured with its app some longevity.

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Facebook’s app ads want you to act. Now.

Facebook knows when you've downloaded an app. Now it want you to use the app.

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Bang With Friends, Zynga kiss and make up

The social networking service that helps you find Facebook friends who might want to get to know you a little better says it resolved a trademark dispute with Zynga, which offers the Words With Friends game.

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