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Instagram's new galleries will let you share multiple photos per post

Instagram was already a time-suck. This new feature is going to make it worse.

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Facebook's latest Snapchat attack: WhatsApp status updates

WhatsApp rips off Snapchat Stories with new update that brings disappearing pictures, GIFs, and videos to statuses.

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Twitter starts putting abusive users in the corner by reducing their reach

If you say nasty things on Twitter, your reach across the network may be temporarily diminished.

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Facebook debuts vertical video format and confirms forthcoming TV apps

Facebook continues its mission to become a "video-first" company.

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Twitter quickly rolls back change to prevent abuse over worries it encourages abuse

Twitter rolled back a new fix aimed to prevent abuse a few hours after it met with protests, reflecting that the company is still scrambling to find solutions to the problem of harassment on its service.

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LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn says Premium subscribers will gain access to new features that will provide a better return for their monthly fees.

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Facebook's Community Help lets you aid your neighbors in a crisis

Facebook's Community Help feature lets you give or seek shelter, food, and other forms of assistance.

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Irish court hears case challenging transatlantic data transfers

Max Schrems' 2013 complaint to the Irish data protection commissioner over Facebook's handling of his personal information put him in an unusual position on Tuesday: He's a co-defendant, alongside Facebook, in a case before the High Court of Ireland.

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Twitter finally moves to ban serial harassers

The company is making one big change and two minor ones to curb online abuse.

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French to fight fake news with backing from Google, Facebook

News organizations operating in France will open up a new fact-checking service, CrossCheck, at the end of this month. Their initial focus will be on covering the forthcoming French elections, but with a number of international organizations participating, the project's reach could grow.

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Twitter's rolling out new features to counter abuse soon

Twitter said late Monday it is rolling out features soon to counter abuse on its platform, though it did not provide details of the measures it is taking to address the problem.

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Lost your password? Facebook thinks it can handle it for you

Forgot your password? Well, Facebook wants to help you recover your account. The company is releasing an open source protocol that’ll let third-party sites recover a user’s account through Facebook, or any trusted service.

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German consumer groups sue WhatsApp over privacy policy changes

WhatsApp's privacy policy change allowing Facebook to target advertising at its users has landed the company in a German court.

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LinkedIn's redesigned website isn't a cluttered mess anymore

LinkedIn’s desktop interface is getting a fresh coat of paint. The professional social network unveiled Thursday the largest overhaul to the desktop version of its website since the service launched.

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Facebook plans new data center in Denmark

Facebook has chosen Odense in Denmark as the site of its third data center outside the U.S.