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Snapchat what? Instagram Stories racks up 100 million daily viewers

Instagram debuted Stories two months ago, and it's already proved to be a popular feature with its 500 million users.

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How to encrypt your Facebook messages with Secret Conversations

Facebook's new encrypted messaging feature, Secret Conversations, is now live for everyone on Android and iOS.

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Facebook's new Marketplace aims to become the world's largest yard sale

Facebook announced Marketplace on Monday. This new, mobile-only feature lets you buy and sell items on the social network.

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Twitter stops counting photos, GIFs, polls, and quotes against the 140-character limit

Now you can have longer tweets because media attachments won't count towards the 140-character limit.

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Twitter's new Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One apps are all about video, not tweets

Twitter's new Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One apps focus on live video—including free NFL games—in a bid to lure new users to the social network.

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Instagram is fighting harassment with new keyword filtering feature

Unlike Twitter, Instagram is making it easier to curb abuse with comment moderation.

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Want to send payments via Facebook Messenger? Now you can

Facebook today announced Messenger Platform v1.2, mean you never have to leave the app to make a payment to your pals.

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Facebook tests a Twitter-like feature to encourage more conversation

Facebook really wants you to know what your friends are talking about.

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Facebook Messenger beams live video into your chat conversations with Instant Video

The concept is similar to a feature found in Snapchat, which allows you to augment your chat with some face-to-face conversation.

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How Apple could make its next social experiment a successful one

Apple has a terrible track record when it comes to creating its own social platforms, but focusing on sharing straight from the iPhone could break the cycle.

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Instagram finally lets you zoom in on photos and videos

The update rolled out to iOS users today, and will come to Android soon.

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Twitter will soon let you use keyword filters to combat online harassment

This new tool is the company's latest attempt to curb online harassment targeting its high-profile users.

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Facebook taps Whatsapp user data to target ads

Two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy to allow it to share more information about its mobile app users with its owner.

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Apple may add Snapchat-like video features to make iOS more social

Apple wants to make iOS devices more social, but there aren't any finished features yet.

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Twitter rolls out night mode in its iOS app

The new update, which first rolled out to Android users in July, makes it easier to Tweet in the dark.