Don't-Miss Stories

From DVD to iMovie to Facebook

A reader rips out his hair while attempting to create a workflow for ripping video from a DVD of his concert performance and posting the resulting clips to Facebook. Chris Breen saves his follicles from further stress.

Twitter's developer crackdown offers App.net a chance to rethink microblogging

Twitter on Thursday issued its strictest crackdown yet on how third-party developers can leverage the service's API. That move may hasten the growth of upstart App.net.

Ustream preps iPhone app for live-streaming video to Facebook profiles

Facebook users will be able to broadcast live iPhone video on their Timelines using an app from Ustream.

Instagram updates iOS app with Photo Maps, more

Instagram on Thursday unveiled an overhauled version of its popular iOS app, one that lets users see their photographs arrayed on a map of where they were taken.

Pinterest goes all-in with mobile, releasing iPad and iPhone apps

Looking to get in on the booming mobile market, social network Pinterest has unveiled iOS and Android mobile apps for its pinboard service.

FTC gives final approval to Facebook privacy settlement

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved a settlement with Facebook related to charges that the social networking leader deceived consumers regarding the privacy of their data.

Remains of the Day: Just a little bit

Apple may be doing a little bit of shopping, a California Apple Store is having a little bit of work done, and Macs helped just a little bit with the latest Mars rover.

Bing lets you ask your Facebook friends as you search

Microsoft announced Monday that when users do a search, they can tag their Facebook friends by name and get their recommendations on the search.

Keep tabs on your favorite social posts with Favs

Favs stores your Facebook "likes," Twitter "favorites," and other marked posts in one, comprehensive package.

Foursquare testing program to monetize its service

Foursquare is rolling out the pilot for a new program, called Promoted Updates, which will charge merchants to send recommendations to users about their products.