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Hands on with Oggl, the Instagram for serious photographers

Leave aside the photo dump. Hipstamatic has launched Oggl for the iPhone to encourage extreme sharing with insightful curation.

Vine update adds front camera, Twitter-style mentions

Vine, the Twitter app focused on creating tiny videos, scored an update on Tuesday.

LinkedIn revamps contacts feature to boost relationship management

LinkedIn has revamped the contacts management feature of its professional networking website and packaged the functionality into a new iOS application.


Spreecast moves social videos to your smartphone

Spreecast launched in 2011 as a more public way to have watercooler conversations. Now the social video platform is going mobile with iOS and Android apps.


Crowdsourcing a crisis: How to use Twitter in a tragedy

In a rush to share information and find the Boston bombing suspects, news outlets and amateur Internet detectives showed the best and worst of social media in a few whirlwind days.


Twitter adds line breaks, draws mixed response

Twitter has added the ability to incorporate line breaks into tweets, thrilling some users and annoying others.


Facebook, Twitter called out for deleting photo metadata

Photographers turning to social networks like Facebook and Twitter to promote their work may be losing the legal rights to their photos because the sites are deleting the images' metadata.

TweetDeck shutdown gives a glimpse of Twitter's future

Twitter on Monday announced that TweetDeck for iPhone and Android will soon be no more, and that it's pulling some of TweetDeck's features from the web and desktop clients. Lex Friedman explains what it all means -- whether you use(d) TweetDeck or not. introduces invitation-only free accounts

Starting today, you can get into for free—provided you know somebody who already uses the social network.


Pew report shows some Facebook users dialing down usage

Facebook makes it easy to connect with people online, but some of its users say they got burned out on the site or grew tired of their friends' "drama," a new survey shows.