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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.

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Tinder introduces Moments, because the world needs more disappearing messages

Everyone’s favorite hookup app just got a little more nuanced with a Snapchat-like feature for sending ephemeral photos.

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Years-old Myspace photos land in your inbox because the Internet never forgets

The social network nobody remembers would like to remind you it still has your photos.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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Oh please no: Twitter experimenting with algorithms to surface 'important' tweets

Silly Twitter, that's what Facebook does. Here's why a publishing platform shouldn't act like a social network.