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Facebook rolls out photo sync to Android and iPhone users

If you have the latest Facebook app for Android or iPhone, you'll now see a notification about photo sync when you visit your timeline using your handset.

Facebook users share photo of fake Powerball ticket

A guy who posted a picture of himself holding what he claims is one of the two winning tickets from Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot perpetrated a hoax.

U.S. Capitol

Senate bill to allow warrantless government access to your online services

A Senate bill that, at one point, would have protected e-mail privacy has gone the opposite way, and would allow government surveillance of online services without a warrant if passed into law.

Twitter improvements include search tweaks, email sharing

Twitter announces a handful of updates for its website and mobile apps, with an emphasis on finding and sharing content.

Facebook expands Gifts service with more products

If wishing a Facebook friend on his birthday isn't enough, users can now attach real gifts to their greeting with an expanded gift service that the social networking Web site announced on Thursday.

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This brand-new crowdfunding platform is targeted specifically at software developers.

Zuckerberg touts mobile during Facebook's earnings announcement

Facebook, under extreme pressure to cheer up its disappointed investors, posted revenue growth of more than 30 percent in its third quarter on Tuesday, and beat Wall Street expectations, but also recorded a loss.

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Firefox 15

Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

Firefox 16 adoption, meanwhile, is right on track despite an early security glitch, researcher Chitika says.

Facebook phone number lookups now limited, but you should still tweak this privacy setting

Facebook confirmed it has patched a security hole related to its phone number search.

Twitter updates TweetDeck with new theme, other improvements

Twitter on Wednesday released an update to its cross-platform TweetDeck client. The update offers a second, lighter theme, and other small improvements.

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Facebook rules the social networking world with 1 billion users

On Thursday, Facebook says it now has more than 1 billion monthly active users -- more than any other social network in the world.

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Foursquare adds 'Always On' option to track friends

A new feature added to Foursquare Tuesday sends you an alert each time your friend checks in on the service.

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Polish town highlights oddities in Facebook's personal data disclosures

Facebook's store of data about its users holds some surprises, and not just in the sheer quantity of data it is sitting on. Among the surprises it held for me...