Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, TechHive Follow me on Google+

Caitlin covers Apple news, social networks, and the sharing economy from IDG's New York bureau.

RallyPoint applies LinkedIn's model to the military

A professional social network for military service members and veterans is making a play for employers to make job-hunting easier.

on techhive.com

Twitter’s IPO goes smoothly, still means little to normal people

Unless you're a Wall Street investor or an early Twitter employee, Twitter's IPO is a whole lot of meaningless hype.

on techhive.com

Facebook's phone-first strategy is paying off -- to the tune of $2 billion

Facebook makes almost half of its ad revenue from the ads you see on your phone.

on techhive.com

Facebook’s first real phone shouldn’t be a BlackBerry

Zuckerberg says hardware isn't part of Facebook's mobile-first strategy. So what's up with the BlackBerry meetings?

on techhive.com

Twitter puts photos "front and center" on mobile

An update for iOS, Android, and Twitter's mobile site makes tweets more visual, and cuts down the number of taps needed to reply and retweet.

on techhive.com

Google+ wants you and your photos to never, ever leave

Google showed off 18 new features to its slow-growing social network in an effort to convince photographers of its awesomeness.

on techhive.com

Twitter's new Starbucks e-gifts let you send treats by tweet

A little bird wants you to tweet Starbucks gift cards to your Twitter followers.

on techhive.com

Sharing with strangers: Fon wants to be the Zipcar of Wi-Fi

Add your Wi-Fi signal to the list of things you can share with the world for a price.

on techhive.com

Airbnb proves its worth to New York: $632 million, to be exact

Lodging platform Airbnb says it offers a big boost for New York's economy, in the midst of a tax revenue fight with the state Attorney General.

on techhive.com

Facebook is broken: Status update error messages abound

If you try to post a status update on Facebook this morning, it probably won't let you.

on techhive.com

Behind the scenes at Shapeways, New York's 3D-printing marketplace

Shapeways churns out everything from designer gowns to iPhone cases, using nothing but a printer and some nylon powder.

on techhive.com

How San Francisco is using social networks to get ready for The Big One

The city by the bay is getting ready for a disaster by launching a social initiative, SF72, with ties to Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb.

on techhive.com

Teens' public Facebook posts are guaranteed to cause controversy

Facebook is lifting restrictions on teens' privacy settings, which is sure to anger parents.

on techhive.com

New Twitter feature opens direct message floodgates

Spammers, rejoice! A new opt-in setting lets anyone send you a direct message on Twitter.

on techhive.com

How to stay private now that anyone can find you on Facebook

Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.

on techhive.com