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Twitpic really is doomed after failed acquisition attempt

The photo hosting service will shut down Oct. 25, said founder Noah Everett.

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Facebook’s Safety Check is a super simple way to tell the world you’re OK

If you’ve ever worried yourself sick wondering whether your friends and family were affected by a disaster, Facebook's new tool is designed to ease your mind.

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The Skype Qik messaging app follows trends from video chat to spontaneous deletion

Messaging apps are multiplying and mutating rapidly. With Skype Qik, Microsoft's joining the trend, featuring self-destructing video messages that can be shared and reacted to.

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Q&A: How Yik Yak wants to weed out abuse and become the next Twitter

Yik Yak CEO Tyler Droll and Chief Operating Officer Brooks Buffington lay out their vision

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Why Facebook’s anonymous app will look nothing like Secret

The network could be eyeing anonymous discussions around health for its rumored new app.

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Facebook plays catch-up with Messenger cash transfer test

The social network’s move into Venmo territory could signal future financial features.

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5 reasons why Ello isn’t the second coming of Facebook

The idea of Ello and the actual user experience are completely different.

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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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Mobile web snapshot: Pinterest, Tumblr capture eyeballs and dollars

Facebook conquered smartphones with its mobile-first push, but it isn’t the only social game in town.

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Facebook testing mobile searches for old posts

The feature lets users search for posts they've previously seen from friends and Pages.

on pcworld.com