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Logging into apps with Facebook just got less creepy

Apps that use Facebook Login now have to separate the sign-in process from asking your permission to share activity.

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Vine’s not dead, but its 40 million users don’t prove much else

Vine might be winning the social video-sharing war, but it’s hard to tell without more detail.

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Scam Alert: Do NOT click on that 'Instagram for PC' ad

An advertisement circulating on Facebook and Twitter for a desktop version of the photo-sharing application Instagram is a scam, according to security vendor Symantec.

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Facebook disables some legitimate apps while targeting malicious ones

The use of tools to detect malicious patterns in apps led Facebook to temporarily disable some legitimate third-party apps that integrate with the social networking website.

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Facebook readies roll-out of mobile payment system for e-commerce

Facebook's new mobile payment system may place it in direct competition with PayPal.

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Date night? Nab an OpenTable reservation without leaving Facebook

Facebook adds OpenTable integration, movie times, and TV listings to mobile pages.

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Relive your greatest social media hits with Timehop

Timehop and Facebook's "On This Day" feature can teach us a few life lessons, such as: Hey, you check in at too many bars.

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Facebook feed change makes businesses work harder for eyeballs

Resurfacing of "engaging" posts may penalize brand content

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Commercialization won’t ruin Instagram video—yet

Companies are clamoring to expand their social media strategy to video, but they have to be careful not to scare away Instagram’s indie-at-heart users.

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Facebook tweaks News Feed so you never miss a major moment

In an update rolling out to users Tuesday, Facebook is pushing important stories you didn’t see to the top of your News Feed.

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