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Surprise, surprise: Privacy groups still mad about Facebook ads

Facebook settled a suit over its Sponsored Stories ads, but now privacy advocates say the network isn’t doing enough to protect kids’ information.

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Make friends in-flight on Virgin America’s new social network

Could the next big tech idea come to life aboard a Virgin plane? The airline is helping LinkedIn connections meet mid-air.

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Former Googler explains why Gmail contacts stink, we explain how to make them better

If you love to hate Gmail's contacts manager you now have a reason why is stinks so much: priorities.

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Report: Marketing firm may buy Klout for $100 million

Lithium Technologies will pay more than $100 million, according to published reports

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Lyft organizes coalition to hammer out insurance issues for ridesharing

After an Uber driver's fatal accident raised questions about ride-sharing and taxi app insurance, companies are gathering to figure out solutions.

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The Day We Fight Back: Online protest against NSA spying kicks off with a 'meh'

'The Day We Fight Back' doesn't match the furor of SOPA and PIPA protests, but you should still take notice.

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Fashion Week’s surprising scene-stealers: social media and sharing apps

From Uber's rides to pay-by-hashtag pop-up shops, social and sharing apps are behind the scenes of fashion's biggest week.

Bitcoin Foundation blames Mt. Gox for Bitcoin's troubles

What Mt. Gox called a bug is actually an underlying problem, the group said

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Snapchat vulnerability can be exploited to crash iPhones, researcher says

Snapchat request tokens can be resused to launch denial-of-service attacks against the app's users.

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What's 1 bitcoin worth? Ask Bing

A new tool converts bitcoin to more than 50 currencies

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How to reclaim your email when LinkedIn’s Intro shuts down

LinkedIn is getting rid of its Intro strips for Mail in iOS, which could affect your email access if you don’t uninstall the service from your phone.

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Hate your Look Back video? Facebook adds an edit button

If you don’t like the version of yourself you see in Facebook's automatically built highlight reel, you now can change everything about it.

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Read it and swipe: The best social news app for every reader

Keep your delicate fingertips ink-free with social newsreading apps that make page-turning a little less arduous.

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Twitter’s got a growth problem, but it’s bringing in ad dollars

The microblogging service's first quarter as a publicly traded company saw solid mobile ad revenue, but there's a problem: Twitter's growth is slowing way down.

Twitter for Android, iOS apes Facebook in showing number of retweets in feed

Twitter is rolling out a new version of its Android app that shows the number of tweets and retweets in the main feed.