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China's Tencent looking at U.S. opportunities for WeChat app

Chinese Internet giant Tencent is eyeing the U.S. mobile Internet market with its popular WeChat product, a messaging app that lets users send messages, voice recorded notes, and pictures to friends on the service.

Pew report shows some Facebook users dialing down usage

Facebook makes it easy to connect with people online, but some of its users say they got burned out on the site or grew tired of their friends' "drama," a new survey shows.

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Facebook adds voice and video to iOS app

Facebook wants users to add pictures and voice recordings to their messages, and to include video with their status updates.

Twitter hacked; 250,000 users must reset their passwords

Twitter's servers have been breached by "extremely sophisticated" hackers who may have made off with user names and passwords for about 250,000 users, the company said Friday.

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Expo Notes: BigDay keeps track of birthdays, gift ideas

BigDay, a new, free iOS app, can remind you of the important days in your friends' and family members' lives.

Expo Notes: Moxtra adds layers to interest-based social networking

If Pinterest led the way in letting users document and share their obsessions, Moxtra goes a step further, offering new layers of voice communication and annotation for deeper communication in a fuller context.

Expo Notes: Glide gives videos the walkie-talkie treatment

Texts and videos are both great, and both limited. The mission of the guys at Glide is mix the two media into one, even better, form of communication.

Foursquare launches new mobile app for business owners

Foursquare has launched a new mobile app aimed at making it easier for the 1 million business owners using the service to connect and share news with customers.

Twitter launches Vine for sharing quick, looping videos

Twitter's new app, Vine, lets you record and share six-second videos.

Storify shows Facebook privacy more illusion than fact

Facebook passes the buck to users, but that is seen as an example of why privacy advocates want tougher restrictions on Facebook

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Facebook Graph Search turns 'Likes' into searchable data

The social-networking giant gives users Graph Search, a new way of searching through the massive amounts of content on the site.

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Four Facebook privacy settings for the new year

Facebook's privacy settings are a pain point for many users: From the chaos it's caused after a privacy breach to the confusing settings after the launch of Timeline in 2011, securing your data and understanding who can see which parts of your profile have never been easy.

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Video: SupperKing dishes up food and friends

A new iPhone app lets you throw dinner parties for strangers who are willing to pitch in for the cost of the meal. SupperKing touts its app as a way to meet new friends while trying out new recipes.

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