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Twitter adds photo-sharing features as Instagram nips at the network's heels

The social network now lets you tag photos and tweet multiple images without using up your 140 precious characters.

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Twitter fights Turkey ban with lawsuit over political freedom of speech

Twitter is making pieces of content invisible to Turkey’s citizens while it works to reverse a court order requiring the takedown of a controversial account.

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4 postcard-sending apps compared, for when Snapchat just won't cut it

Sometimes the situation merits actual physical photos with real words printed on them. But you can still do it all right from your phone!

on greenbot.com

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Why Facebook thinks Oculus is worth $2 billion

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg sees virtual reality as the next major computing platform.

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Instagram might ditch Foursquare check-ins for Facebook

Reports indicate that Instagram is testing a switch to parent company Facebook’s check-in service for photo tags.

TV on Twitter: Tweets get you to tune in and click through, study shows

According to a new survey, 92 percent of Twitter users have taken action after seeing a tweet about a TV show.

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Twitter might soon tell you if anyone actually saw your tweets

Does anybody actually read what you tweet? Twitter is testing a new addition that will either give you validation or make you wonder if you're wasting your life.

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Report: Turkey cuts off a key Twitter workaround by blocking Google DNS

There's now one less way to connect to Twitter from within Turkey, but the social network isn't yet blocked entirely.

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Cloak maps your enemies and exes so you never run into them again

Want to avoid bumping into people you’re “friends” with on Instagram and Foursquare? There’s an app for that.

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Can’t stop the tweets: Turkey tries and fails to block Twitter

Graffiti artists are spray-painting DNS addresses on Turkish walls, as citizens do everything they can to duck the Turkish government's attempted censorship of Twitter.

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Twitter's birthday celebration of first tweets proves we're all bad at Twitter at first

Every person’s first tweet was boring. That reminder might encourage new users to explore Twitter’s potential.

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End-to-end encryption needs to be easier for users before Facebook embraces it

Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption

on pcworld.com

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WhatsApp wants to "set the record straight" on privacy under Facebook

The messaging app released an app update and a statement on Monday to appease concerned users.

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TED talks take over Facebook’s Paper with exclusive content

The TED collaboration is Facebook’s first outside partnership for Paper and could lead to more.

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Apple's new Sharing Selfies section signals impending apocalypse

Selfies are taking over the world. There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide.