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New Facebook tools help you manage awkward romantic break-ups

Rolling out on mobile first, the new Facebook features help you see less of former flames, and also limit your posts on their News Feeds.

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Google+ redesign focuses on Reddit-like communities with shared interests

Google isn't done with its attempts at running a social network. On Tuesday, the company gave Google+ a redesign focused on people getting together around shared interests.

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Hootsuite ties into Microsoft's Dynamics CRM to turn likes into leads

More companies are turning to social media as a way to communicate with their customers, and Hootsuite is working with Microsoft to make that even easier through an integration with the company's products.


Google to offer deep links to Facebook content inside its search app

A new agreement between the two companies means Google will be able to index Facebook profiles and other pages from the social network.

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Is Facebook the new political town hall?

Candidates for the U.S. presidential nomination are turning to Facebook to reach potential voters, COO Sheryl Sandberg said Wednesday.

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Facebook tops 1.5 billion monthly users

Facebook has passed another milestone, reporting Wednesday that its base of monthly active users passed 1.5 billion for the first time.

Snapchat clarifies privacy policies after terms of service change freaks out users

Snapchat is the latest social network to end up on the wrong end of Internet outrage after changing the language of its terms of service and privacy policy.


Instagram dabbles in curated collections with Halloween video push

Instagram is following similar efforts from Snapchat and Twitter to turn public, user-created content into collections centered around specific events.

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Facebook changes 'real names' policy to provide context for chosen names

After heavy criticism, Facebook will make changes to how it enforces "real names" starting in December.

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Facebook revs up a new money machine to tackle emerging markets

Facebook is on an aggressive push to gain users in emerging markets and on Thursday began tackling a new task: making money from them.

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EvilCo! 8 sinister sci-fi corporations you could be working for soon

Technical advances and the profit motive don’t always mix to the benefit of society

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Facebook is revamping the way people share app content on the iPhone

Facebook announced a new sharing experience for iOS users on Wednesday that is supposed to make it clearer to users what they're sharing to the social network, and how that will look when displayed on the News Feed.

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Facebook Message Requests wants to replace your phone number

Facebook's new solution for getting messages from non-friends means the end of the little known 'Other' inbox.

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Europe votes for net neutrality, but against loophole-closing amendments

By rejecting amendments to a bill on net neutrality, the European Parliament has all but ensured that in the European Union the net will be neutral in name only, critics say.

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More ads come to Twitter with Promoted Moments

Advertisers can now curate the Moments you see, starting this weekend.