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Ease your guilty conscience with GiveGab, a social network for volunteers

GiveGab aims to do for charities what Waze has done for traffic reports.

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Ya-who cares? Barely changed logo obscures company's radical transformation

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer adds a "touch of whimsy" to the company's new logo, but the look falls flat.

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Go go gadget: Hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch

The Galaxy Gear is a glamorous accessory with many limitations.

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Facebook’s data policy changes put your face front and center

The social network clarifies its data use policies in the wake of a class-action lawsuit settlement.

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You gonna eat that? The sharing economy's worst offenders

Your parking space, half-eaten burrito, and luxury yacht could be huge moneymakers if you’d give them a chance.

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Twitter revamps timeline with new conversation view

Following conversations on Twitter just got easier with a new iOS, Android, and desktop update.

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Facebook does Prism damage control with first government request report

The U.S., of course, led the list of countries fighting for access to Facebook’s user account data.

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Facebook's communal photo albums make it easier to share snapshots—or ignore them

The social network on Monday began a limited roll-out of shared photo albums, which let friends upload snapshots to a collection.

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Yahoo’s email genie grants wishes for new, less terrible usernames

Yahoo on Monday began doling out new usernames in an ongoing effort to clear the decks of old accounts.

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The comeback kid: How Yahoo, a site your friends never visit, dominates the Internet

comScore's July traffic numbers show Yahoo catapulted to the top of the Internet. But how?

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Logging into apps with Facebook just got less creepy

Apps that use Facebook Login now have to separate the sign-in process from asking your permission to share activity.

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IFTTT ends Twitter hiatus, reinstates tweet triggers

If This Then That decided to make up with Twitter after almost a year apart. Now IFTTT users can use their favorite tweet triggers again.

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Google gets the best of Waze with latest Maps update—and vice versa

After snatching up social traffic app Waze in June, Google is finally adding the app’s crowdsourced incident reports its own mobile Maps.

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Twitter’s related headlines find the stories behind the tweets

Hot-button tweets will now display more context with Twitter's related headlines feature.

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Date night? Nab an OpenTable reservation without leaving Facebook

Facebook adds OpenTable integration, movie times, and TV listings to mobile pages.

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