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Classic Facebook "Color Changer" scam makes another comeback

When malware masquerades as a feature enhancement, some users inevitably get duped.

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Pinterest’s new messaging feature makes group planning easier

Every social network is on board with group chat, but in Pinterest’s case it actually makes sense.

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Foursquare finally pulls the trigger on its new app: Check-ins out, recommendations in

The revamped, relaunched Foursquare aims to take on Yelp with tips you didn’t even knew you needed.

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In search of a social site that doesn't lie

Facebook and OKCupid experiment on users. So what's wrong with that?

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Here’s free Internet! But you can only use Facebook-approved apps

The social network’s humanitarian mission to get the world online is, of course, skewed toward Facebook.

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Whiskey is a social lubricant and a social network, thanks to Distiller

The whiskey recommendation engine is now giving discerning drinkers a way to chat about booze.

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Facebook gives up on Gifts, again

The social network wants you to buy stuff from your News Feed, but gift cards weren’t that appealing.

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Twitter fights off fear of failure with solid second quarter numbers

The social network has struggled to prove its worth, but finally shows signs of success after the World Cup.

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In a flash, Instagram launches Bolt in select countries

Singapore, New Zealand, and South Africa received Instagram's new messaging app before anyone else.

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Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

Instagram is moving to full https encryption but isn't there just yet

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Facebook moves all mobile chat to Messenger app

You'll no longer be able to send messages from Facebook's main mobile app

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Foursquare ousts check-ins as it preps for relaunch

Thursday marks the official move of Foursquare check-ins to its spin-off app Swarm.

Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

App Invasion: Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

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Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company's indexing efforts are a years-long process.

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Mobile ads help Facebook report a big sales jump

Revenue was $2.91 billion for the second quarter, with more than half derived from mobile ads

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