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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.

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It's no Twitter, but Plague is an infectious social network

With no followers or friend lists, Plague spreads content among anyone nearby—talk about going viral.

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Wakie for iOS wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up with strangers

An app that has a stranger wake you up anonymously with a phone call? Yeah, no thanks.

App Invasion: Wakie for iOS is the most awkward alarm clock ever

Wakie wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up to a phone call from a stranger.

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Facebook at Work wants to get all up in your business

A version of Facebook for inter-office communication holds promise, but it's still in testing and there's no business model yet.

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Wickr brings its self-destructing messages to Windows, Mac and Linux

Just like the mobile version, Wickr's new desktop apps sends messages that vanish without a trace. But there's one thing it can't do on the new platforms that's pretty important.

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Social media scheduler Buffer goes big with iOS 8 update optimized for iPads

Now you can manage your social networking posts on a bigger screen.

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Swarm’s Notification Center update makes it slightly more useful

Foursquare's Swarm update now lets you check-in through its Notification Center widget for iOS 8.

Today in Twitter: Updates for Twitter for Mac and Tweetbot for iOS

Twitter for Mac gets new photo options, and Tweetbot for iOS gets the iOS 8 treatment with interactive notifications.

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Party of two: 4 slightly cheesy but still endearing apps for couples

A wave of new, exclusive social networks is here, designed just for you and your significant other.

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Swarm updates leaderboards to rank check-ins by location type

Check-in to more coffee shops than your friends, earn a golden sticker.

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5 iOS apps to easily manage your Twitter account

Staying on top of your Twitter feed can feel like a full-time job. Let these iOS apps do some the heavy lifting.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Get organized

This week's roundup of cool new (and updated) iOS apps includes at least three different ways to set your calendar and track your progress. If you aren't organized after today, it's not our fault.

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

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