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Facebook clarifies rules for content, including definition of nudity and hate speech

The social network has also tried to explain when and why it removes content at the request of governments.

Twitter bans revenge porn and stolen nude photos

Users posting such content will have their accounts locked, the company said.

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FriendFeed will finally shut down on April 9

Wait, FriendFeed was still running? Yeah, we were surprised too.

Google's new Photos and Streams chief signals changes ahead for Google+

Google+ might split in two as photos move to the forefront.

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Twitter improves security for shared accounts

TweetDeck users can give others access to an account without providing the account password.

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Five dating apps that are just the worst

Bribery, elitism, and stalking? Just another day in the world of online dating apps. Avoid these at all cost.

Why Twitter just bought a social media talent agency

Vine stars are making millions off branded clips, and Twitter wants a cut.

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Facebook introduces Legacy Contacts to manage your account when you die

A “legacy contact” gives users a little more control over their social networking afterlives, while keeping full account access on lockdown.

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Apple helps Pinterest launch rich pins for better app discovery

The Cupertino giant will curate a Pinterest collection of featured apps.

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Tired of Tinder? Try Willow, the Quora of dating apps

Instead of swiping through faces, try judging people on their personalities.

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Twitter reports huge increase in government data requests

In the second half of 2014, requests were up 40 percent for user information, and 84 percent for content removal.

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Twitter's plan to boost growth: Videos, messaging, and timelines for people who don't use Twitter

Twitter is creating an experience for you, even if you don't have a Twitter account.

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Twitter makes up with Google to make tweets easily searchable

The deal means more millions more eyeballs will be on Twitter, even without new users.

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Super Bowl dominates social media with dancing sharks and crazy plays

Twitter and Facebook saw a slew of posts, photos, and videos during one of the most exciting Super Bowl games in recent memory.