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LinkedIn finally joins two-factor authentication club

The foremost social site for professional networking Friday rolled out two-step verification to help users prevent hacking attempts.

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Twitter: Now brought to you by more ads

Twitter’s new Amplify advertising partnership program lets broadcasters deliver promoted tweets based on the shows you’re talking about.

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Prevent a hack attack with Twitter’s new two-factor authentication

Twitter on Wednesday rolled out two-factor authentication to step up account security in the wake of several high-profile hackings.

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Welcome to the new Tumblr: cat GIFs and more ads

Yahoo doesn’t want to ruin the community Tumblr has created, but the company needs Tumblr to make money to justify its $1.1 billion price tag.

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Could a Tumblr deal fix Yahoo's square reputation?

Rumors are swirling that Yahoo is really, really interested in buying Tumblr to appeal to teens.

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Google+ becomes an attractive network still without a niche

Google added a slew of new features to its fledgling social network, Google+, but can any new network compete with the power of Facebook?

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Yahoo ups cool quotient with Twitter content

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer continues her dramatic overhaul of the Internet-defining company by partnering with Twitter to display tweets in Yahoo’s news feed on desktops and smartphones.

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Google knocks Facebook down a peg with Google+ overhaul

Google on Wednesday showed off a redesigned Google+ and new Hangouts app to overtake Facebook as the world’s top social network.

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San Francisco adds social networking element to emergency, disaster planning

The nation’s tech hub plans to partner with social networks to help residents prepare for the worst.

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LinkedIn looks back at 10 years of growth

Professional networking site LinkedIn celebrates its 10th birthday with 225 million users and a look back at its evolution.

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Windows Phone 8 users can now use Tumblr on the go

The Windows Phone Store adds more high-profile apps, with micro-blogging site Tumblr the latest debut in a string of new offerings.

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BitTorrent partners with Cinedigm for first film promotion

BitTorrent explores feature film distribution, opens file-syncing project to the public.

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Crowdsourcing a crisis: How to use Twitter in a tragedy

In a rush to share information and find the Boston bombing suspects, news outlets and amateur Internet detectives showed the best and worst of social media in a few whirlwind days.

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Twitter inks major ad deal, makes TV push

As TV networks prepare to choose their newest hits, Twitter is making a content and advertising push that could bring in big bucks.

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Google+ and Blogger cozy up with new comment system

Google owns both Google+ and Blogger, so it makes sense that Google+ users now can sign into their accounts to comment on Blogger sites.

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