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Airbnb proves its worth to New York: $632 million, to be exact

Lodging platform Airbnb says it offers a big boost for New York's economy, in the midst of a tax revenue fight with the state Attorney General.

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Protect your Facebook account from hackers with two-factor authentication

Don't be one of those people with a compromised account that spams all their friends.

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Use two-factor authentication for your Twitter account

If you want to keep hackers away from your Twitter account, two-factor authentication could be just the thing. But be warned: It's a little awkward to set up...

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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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Annoyed citizens, unite! PublicStuff helps your city help you

Civic meets social on PublicStuff, a forum for complaining about your city where officials actually listen.

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Eight new mental illnesses brought to you by the Internet

The Internet is driving you insane with all sorts of exciting new conditions now being recognized by the medical community.

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How to keep your real name and face out of Google's ads

Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.

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Leaving Las Pinterest: How to kill your social media accounts

Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.

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How to report spam and other violations on Twitter

Make the spam tweets stop! It only takes a few clicks.

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Yahoo makes Mail beautiful to woo Gmail users

Less than a year after redesigning Mail's site and apps, Yahoo is pushing a fresh new look to kill the competition.

How to deactivate your Pinterest account

You can leave Pinterest any time you like, but you can't leave completely.

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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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How to delete your Google+ account

Have no place in your digital life for yet another social network? You can clear away your Google+ account in just a few clicks.

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How to delete your Instagram account

Here's how to say good-bye to sepia filters and walk away from Instagram, leaving no trace behind.

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