Don't-Miss Social Networking Stories


EyeIn trawls the social web for relevant, more personal image searches

Want to find Instagram and Twitter images from the earthquake in Nepal or the Stanley Cup finals? EyeIn helps you do that in one place.


Facebook will now update your News Feed based on time spent on a story

Likes, comments, and shares won't be the only factors determining which posts make the top of your News Feed.

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Four challenges for Twitter's next CEO

Identity problems, slowing user growth and abuse, oh my!

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Twitter to expand the DM character limit from 140 to 10,000

Could the fact that Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced he was stepping down have something to do with the drastic product change?

Reddit bans five groups on its site for harassment

The website had warned in May that harassment would not be tolerated in posts.

Twitter, to curb abuse, lets users share block lists

Users can export a list of the accounts they block to share with others.

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Get ready for more Buy buttons on Facebook

Facebook expands its partnership with Shopify for buying items in News Feed

Instagram cleans up its desktop site, enlarging photos

The changes bring Instagram's site design more in line with its mobile app

Twitter cuts the noise with conversation filtering on tweet pages

Ever feel like you're trying to talk to someone in a crowded bar on Twitter? This addition to individual tweet pages should make life easier.

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Brace yourself for videos on Apple Watch

Twitter's Vine app will launch for Apple Watch later this year

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Facebook letting more stores ping your phone when you're inside

Facebook's Place Tips feature highlights relevant information about businesses in News Feed.

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Tumblr wants to take on Reddit AMAs with Answer Time

Despite the similarities to Reddit's AMAs, Tumblr is taking a slightly different approach with Answer Time.


Facebook Messenger dumps auto-location tracking for a pin drop

Instead of sharing location data automatically, Facebook users will be have the option to specify their whereabouts on a map.

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Facebook's lean Android app is less than 1MB in size

Facebook Lite is coming to parts of Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe

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FBI calls for new wiretap law covering social media

Terrorist recruiters are increasingly turning to social networking tools to gain new converts.