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The U.S. military is not-so-shockingly studying your Facebook and Twitter habits

DARPA keeps an eye on social networks to prevent “strategic surprise.”

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More app install ads are coming to your Twitter Timeline

First they came for your Facebook News Feed, and now mobile app install ads are going to be all up in your Twitter Timeline.

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Why Twitter embraced GIFs and Facebook is holding off

Twitter users celebrated the platform’s GIF support, but that doesn’t mean Facebook should follow suit.

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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.

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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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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.

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How to mute annoying Twitter users, and why you’d want to

Twitter’s new mute function offers a way to ignore your annoying friends while still pretending you like them.