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Tired of Facebook's ad-heavy, overly cluttered interface? Brizzly strips away everything but the good stuff. It's a fine front end for Twitter, too.
Want to keep your Facebook chats going even while you're looking at other sites? Here's how.
Firefox users looking for an easy way to fetch their friends' photo albums should grab the FacePAD plug-in.
Do you care who took what quiz? Or who became friends with whom? The aptly named Facebook Purity script can block that and other Facebook-feed clutter.
Antivirus software and a firewall alone can't guarantee your safety. Here's how to foil the latest crop of sneaky attacks and nefarious attempts to steal your data.
Don't like the new 'News Feed' and 'View Live Feed' presentation? Here's an easy way to make Facebook like it was before.
Here's how to safeguard your identity and your personal data in the age of the social Web.
If you routinely find yourself tweeting about songs you like, Blip.fm offers a decidedly Twitter-like experience for listening to and talking about music.
Want to upload a snapshot from your phone? Can't get into Facebook on your work PC? Either way, all you need is your custom "e-mail upload" address.
What's the buzz in Baltimore? The hot topic in Houston? Happn.in corrals popular tweets from dozens of cities around the world.
This free service streams your songs and playlists to your friends' PCs, and lets you stream their songs and playlists to yours.
Think Twitter has no real value? Think again. It's perfect for group leaders who need a quick and easy way to reach their flocks.
Dig into some great online tools: an alternative to Google Alerts, a site that tracks your favorite bands, and a service that updates all your social networks.