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How Facebook Messenger will help you discover new apps

Messenger not only helps you find integrated apps, but also give you a reason to actually use the apps Facebook told you to install.

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Google may liberate Photos and Hangouts from Google+

Sundar Pichai hints at further unbundling of services from Google's floundering social network.

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Facebook at Work wants to get all up in your business

A version of Facebook for inter-office communication holds promise, but it's still in testing and there's no business model yet.

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Wickr brings its self-destructing messages to Windows, Mac and Linux

Just like the mobile version, Wickr's new desktop apps sends messages that vanish without a trace. But there's one thing it can't do on the new platforms that's pretty important.

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5 iOS apps to easily manage your Twitter account

Staying on top of your Twitter feed can feel like a full-time job. Let these iOS apps do some the heavy lifting.

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5 ways to use social media to boost your career prospects

Forget funny cat videos. Your social profiles can be a powerful tool to connect with employers.

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

on techhive.com

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Google nixes real-name policy for Google+

Since the social network's inception, Google had required that people use their real names in profiles, but that's changing now.

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TweetDeck patches XSS vulnerability after rampant pop-up spam

Sign out of TweetDeck and clear your cache to apply the fix.

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Google courts Apple users with photo-heavy G+ mobile update

The app now includes Google's 'Stories' photo playback program

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Facebook tries to limit over-sharing

The company said it would be de-emphaizing certain posts from outside apps

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Facebook kills Poke and Camera apps

The apps were removed Friday from Apple's app store

Facebook courts developers at F8 conference

At its developers conference, Facebook took steps to address privacy concerns by launching a new anonymous login service for mobile apps and it launched a mobile ad network.

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Snapchat offers video and instant text messaging

Conversations will be deleted when users leave the instant messaging screen, Snapchat said.

on techhive.com