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Path launches its own messaging app because why not

If at first your app doesn’t succeed, try, try again. And again. And again.

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Why Twitter embraced GIFs and Facebook is holding off

Twitter users celebrated the platform’s GIF support, but that doesn’t mean Facebook should follow suit.

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Hands on with Facebook’s Slingshot, yet another messaging app: Meh

Snapchat won’t be losing any sleep over Facebook’s latest attempt at ephemeral messaging.

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Facebook gives vanishing messages another go with Slingshot

The iOS and Android app is sort of like Snapchat, but with an interesting twist.

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OKDoThis fights fear of missing out with photo-sharing challenges

Instagram can be inspiring, but it can also be depressing. OKDoThis wants you to get off the couch and inspire you to shoot.

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Facebook focuses on games with iPad app refresh

Playing and finding new games on Facebook is about to get easier.

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Facebook Messenger adds videos, extra-large thumbs up

An update for iOS and Android makes your likes really big. Oh, and now you can record in-app videos.

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Chaos at Twitter: Management shakeup may lead to a new, better network

Twitter’s loss of two high-profile executives signals a network in crisis, but the company needs more than just new leaders to jump-start growth.

Path just deleted all your old messages, if you care

Is the private social networking app grasping at straws with its new Snapchat-like feature?

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Facebook changes the way it tracks and serves you ads

The social network is giving you more control over ad preferences, but also plans to follow your activity around the Web.

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How to keep the XSS TweetDeck bug from posting on your behalf

The XSS Hole in TweetDeck is more than a nuisance. If you're a user of the popular Twitter client, here's how to protect yourself, step by step.

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TweetDeck patches XSS vulnerability after rampant pop-up spam

Sign out of TweetDeck and clear your cache to apply the fix.

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New social network Fatdoor uses robots to connect neighbors (yes, really)

Fatdoor is launching in Palo Alto with drones and rovers to bring neighborhoods together.

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What Facebook’s declining page reach means for businesses—and for you

Even if you don’t own a business, Facebook’s changing News Feed algorithms affect you.