Zach MinersU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Zach Miners covers social networking, search, and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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Facebook tries to keep it real by killing more 'fake' likes

The company has improved its technology for detecting suspicious patterns of likes

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Instagram clarifies rules to ban revenge porn

The site also expressly forbids posts with sexual content involving minors.

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Twitter turns its home page into a news and information hub

The redesign is aimed at winning over the uninitiated

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Europe reportedly ready to file antitrust charges against Google

Google could face fines of roughly $6 billion, according to a report.

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Does your wrist itch for an Apple Watch? Go to eBay, but it'll cost you

Marked up Apple Watch models are already available on the e-marketplace, with April and May delivery dates.

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Jawbone's UP3 will ship April 20 (just don't take it swimming)

The company's latest tracker can't be submerged underwater, unfortunately.

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The first woman CEO to appear in a Google Images search is ... CEO Barbie

The Google Images results reflect a male-dominated corporate culture.

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Facebook's still the king of social media among teens

But Instagram and Snapchat don't fall too far behind

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YouTube confirms plans for ad-free subscription service

The price of the service hasn't been revealed, although the plan was disclosed in a YouTube letter to its content partners.

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Iceland-based Oz set to launch, aiming to give YouTube a chill

Oz is a new paid subscription service offering videos designed around premium content that aims to take on sites like YouTube.

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Mark Pincus tries again to save Zynga, stepping in as CEO

Pincus will replace CEO Don Mattrick, who took the helm less than two years ago.

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Facebook releases a standalone Messenger web app

It has many of Messenger's mobile app features, just in a handy Web app format.

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Report: Russian hackers accessed White House email

Non-public details of President Obama's schedule were accessed, CNN reported

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Edward Snowden: Don't censor your d**k pics

HBO's John Oliver grilled Snowden during a sit-down interview in Russia

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Turkey blocks Twitter, YouTube over hostage photo

Turkey's prime minster reportedly called the sites tools of propaganda