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Wikipedia tool allows readers to suggest changes to articles

Wikipedia plans to ask users to provide suggestions to improve articles on its website, which could be incorporated into the articles by its editors.

Use InstaBackup to backup Instagram shots to your Mac

InstaBackup is a handy utility that's well suited to Instagram power-users who want to back up their favorite lo-fi photos, or those who simply want a quick pain-free way to transfer their Instagram photos to their Mac.

Yahoo, Facebook settle patent dispute

Yahoo and Facebook have settled a patent dispute, according to a statement Facebook released Friday afternoon.

Twitter bolsters search functionality

Twitter will bolster search functionality to automatically complete users' queries and suggest related search terms, among other improvements.

Twitter gets transparent; releases list of government data requests

Twitter has received more government requests for user information in the first six months of this year than it did in all of 2011.

Twitter loses fight to withhold activist's account information

Twitter has lost a fight in which it challenged a court order to turn over public but now deleted Twitter messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protestor.

TechHive: Social-network privacy settings compared

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Facebook, Google+, and Twitter all have settings that let you tweak what others can see on your profile, but navigating those settings can be a bit of a mess. Not all social networks give you complete control over your privacy online, so here's a quick overview of what Facebook, Google+, and Twitter allow you to do.

Google makes small changes to Google+ but shows social skills elsewhere

The company rolled out incremental improvements to its social network platform while adding social elements to its other offerings.

Remains of the Day: Going the distance

In Asia, the iTunes Store is maneuvering and muscling for rank; Google+ for tablets is pouring through the turns; and one Twitter user points out that Apple is still thinking of the classic designer for whom it still burns.

Zynga to roll out unified gaming platform, multiplayer gaming

Zynga announced Tuesday that it would build a social gaming network that provides a more unified gaming experience, whether players are on Facebook, iOS or Android devices.