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How to quit Facebook

If you're ready to part ways with the social network, you've got two options -- deactivate your Facebook account or delete it completely.

Your Twitter account has been hacked! Here's what to do about it.

Kirsty woke up to find that someone else had taken control of her account. I tell her how to get it back.


TechTip: Hiding updates, photos from your Facebook profile

Have you been tagged in a Facebook update or photo that you want to banish? Here's how to use the Hide From Timeline feature on the social network.

Craft your own animated GIFs with these tools

Animated GIFs are exploding like a house on fire. We look at some of the apps that help you create your own from both stills and video.


Stay on top of the Web with read-later services

Read-later services let you save online articles for reading whenever it suits you, on your commute or just about anywhere else, even if you don’t have an Internet connection. David Chartier explores the options.

How to clean up Facebook updates in iOS 6 Contacts

The new Facebook integration in iOS 6 can leave your address book feeling overstuffed. Luckily, there's a simple--if not very obvious--fix.

Hands on with iOS 6: Social and sharing

iOS 6 offers integration with Facebook and tools for sharing all kinds of stuff.

How to block annoying political posts on Facebook

Tired of the political flame wars that pop up in your Facebook News Feed? Here's a Google Chrome extension that deletes them from sight.

Make Google+ Hangouts your new meeting room

Google+ Hangouts, the company's free online video chat technology, offers a simple way for people to get together and meet, no external software required. Here's how to get started.

Nine fun ways to stop summer brain drain

On the brink of the lazy days of summer, what’s a parent to do? Here are nine ways to use your Mac and iOS devices to keep your kids sharp during the summer.

Master Google+

Sure, Google+ mixes some of best features of Facebook and Twitter into one social networking site, but is it really worth learning? David Chartier shows you how to squeeze the most out of the Google+ experience with tips and add-ons.

Fourteen tips for using Pinterest for business

Pinterest pros provide fourteen tips to help you use this virtual bulletin board to promote your brand and drive traffic to your website or business.

How to deal with Twitter overload

Drowning in tweets? You don't have to unfollow a slew of people just to restore sanity. Instead, turn to plentiful apps, options, and tools to manage Twitter with grace.

Your complete guide to Facebook Timeline

Facebook's Timeline feature will soon be mandatory for all users. Here's how to make the switch to Timeline, with tips on adjusting your privacy settings.


Four Facebook tips to cut News Feed noise

CIO's Kristin Burnham offers four ways you can tweak your Facebook settings to cut down on News Feed junk and make that feature more productive for you.