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Opinion: Should you care about Pinterest?

It's the most hyped social-networking site since Twitter, but is Pinterest just another blip on the trend-o-meter or something that's worth your attention? If you're a collector, visual thinker, or retail business, the answer is yes.

App Guide: Social network aggregators for iOS

Manage all your social networks from one place with the help of any of these iOS apps.

Facebook pushes for HTML5 standards, mobile payments

Facebook is working with mobile operators to make phone-based payments easier and has launched an effort to standardize HTML5.

Facebook integration seems a natural fit for Mountain Lion, iOS

iOS 5 offered systemwide Twitter integration; Apple says similar integration is coming to the Mac in Mountain Lion. But what about Facebook?

Apple's Mountain Lion share menu lacks Facebook option

Apple's new Mountain Lion OS, which was previewed Thursday, includes a sharing feature readily available in most apps, but notably absent from the list of services is Facebook.

FBI seeks social media monitoring tool

In a move that's unlikely to sit well with privacy advocates, the FBI has begun scouting for a tool that will allow it to gather and mine data from social networks like Facebook.

The Macalope Daily: Techno-pundit slap fight

Who wins when technology pundits slap fight? Why, you, the viewing public do.

Opinion: The timeline's time has come

Facebook will soon foist its new Timeline feature on users as part of its plan to update its interface.

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.

Remains of the Day: Apropos of something

The first iTunes Match royalties have arrived, and they're music to artists' ears. Elsewhere, one pilot's lawsuit against his airline may not have enough lift for takeoff, and an iOS-based social network apologizes for getting just a bit too social.