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Meet Ello, an ad-free social network that's proudly pro-privacy (but with caveats)

The site still gathers certain types of data about users

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New Facebook tool walks users through a privacy settings checkup

It's the latest initiative by the company to help its members make sure they're not over-sharing on the social networking site.

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5 apps for making friends in a new city

Thanks to these five apps, I now have at least five new friends!

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

The best photos on Instagram weren't taken with a smartphone. Make your account stand out by learning how to get photos from your DSLR or point-and-shoot onto Instagram in no time.

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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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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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New Hangouts update adds SMS blocking, subtracts Google+

The latest Google Hangouts update brings SMS blocking, individual notification tones, and more.

on greenbot.com

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Shhh! Secret finally brings its anonymous social network to Android

The interface doesn't deviate from the iOS version, and the secrets are just as gut wrenching.

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It's not all sunshine, as sharing start-ups tackle big issues at industry meet-up

At a gathering of sharing economy services in San Francisco this week, internal struggles are generating as much discussion as ongoing regulatory battles.

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Google+ tremors rattle Apps suite

Vic Gundotra's departure raises questions about the social network's future, including its role for enterprise customers

on pcworld.com