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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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Twitter's embedded tweets feature lands on Android one week after iOS debut

The update changes how the 'quote tweet' works, giving you an extra 116 characters to use as you please.

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LinkedIn buys training site Lynda.com, enters professional development market

The deal may give job seekers instant access to courses that teach the skills a position requires

This Google patent could kill TV spoilers on social media

Google has an idea of how it can block spoiler alerts from your social networking feeds. Whether we'll actually ever see this idea come to fruition is another question.

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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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Twitter’s 'Quote Tweet' revamp leaves more room for your thoughts

Twitter starts embedding tweets with lengthier comments attached, and in doing so could change the way we use the social network.

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Turkey blocks Twitter, YouTube over hostage photo

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