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Twitter adds photo-sharing features as Instagram nips at the network's heels

The social network now lets you tag photos and tweet multiple images without using up your 140 precious characters.

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First look: Create your own scavenger hunts with Phigital

This new social discovery app emphasizes curated guides that bring you to different locations.

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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Secret aims to be SXSW’s big breakout app

The anonymous social app has taken over Silicon Valley, but needs to prove its worth in Austin.

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Whisper a Secret to the whole world with no names attached

Anonymous apps let you speak your mind, but at what cost?

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With WhatsApp buy, Facebook wants to become the only network you need

When you send a text, share a photo, or read the news, you’re on Facebook. Just when you think you're out, it pulls you back in.

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Use apps to turn your Twitter feed into a spoiler-free zone

Are the people in your social media sphere yammering on about House of Cards or the Winter Olympics before you've had a chance to watch? We've looked at some apps that can silence them until you can get to a TV.

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Extra, extra: Facebook's Paper hits stands

Facebook's stand-alone app combines curated news with your News Feed.

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Hands-on with WerYoo: Free social networking photo app maps your moves

New GPS-based iPhone app lets you shoot, share immediately, and precisely map your location.

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Facebook focuses on conversation quality with Branch buy

The world’s largest social network wants to improve the content you see in your News Feed, and that includes discussions.

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Second Gear acquires Glassboard private social networking app

NewsGator's private social network app changes hands to a new developer, who promises modernizing changes soon.

Find My Friends ditches stitched leather in iOS 7 update

Apple's latest update to its iOS app for viewing your friends' locations is 100-percent leather free.

Vowch strips social networking down to likes

People would rather see what you like than what you think. Vowch gets rid of all the pesky details and streamlines your life down to your likes.

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First look: Tweetbot 3 for iPhone revisits a classic

Tapbots has revamped its popular Tweetbot client for iPhone with a new design for iOS 7, and a few new features.

LinkedIn Intro embeds professional profiles into Mail for iOS

Learn more about the people who email you without leaving Apple's default Mail app.