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Facebook gives Slingshot a second try with some familiar features

The latest version of Facebook’s ephemeral photo-messaging app gets a reboot, but it still needs work.

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5 privacy fixes your Facebook News Feed needs by New Year’s

Facebook's privacy settings are a labyrinth of information. Here's what you need to know.

Twitter takes small steps to finally deal with its harassment problem

The platform is working to make itself a safer space by streamlining abuse reporting and blocking.

Twitter Offers drops digital coupons into your feed

But the tool requires you to store payment information with Twitter.

Twitter’s tweet-sharing is first small step in larger messaging revamp

The network promised a lot of great changes are coming to direct messages in the next year. The first is here.

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NightOwl goes back to bar basics to scoop up fed-up Foursquare users

Does local search still need to be solved? This iOS app aims to make finding a watering hole even easier.

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Hands-on with Facebook Groups, a spin-off app you’ll actually want to use

Facebook’s roster of experimental apps has been hit-or-miss, but Groups is a must-use for fans of old-school Facebook.

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Distiller proves booze apps are no flash in the bottle

From online discussions to on-demand delivery, apps for alcohol are combining booze and tech in surprisingly useful ways.

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Zuckerberg speaks: Why Facebook isn’t cool and the reason behind the forced Messenger migration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered your burning questions in a crowdsourced Q&A.

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Social media scheduler Buffer goes big with iOS 8 update optimized for iPads

Now you can manage your social networking posts on a bigger screen.