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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.


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...

Zuckerberg disappointed in Facebook's stock price, eyes search opportunity

Facebook's CEO also said that the site made a mistake when it decided to start developing for the Web first, using HTML 5, rather than focusing on native apps.

Taliban uses sexy Facebook profiles to lure troops into giving away military secrets

Why you shouldn't add just anyone on Facebook, even hot-looking women.

10 essential WordPress plug-ins

The open-source content management system offers a bevy of features that makes it ideal for authors, vendors, media producers and more.

Rise of the social picture gadget

Analysis: Everywhere you look on the social networks, posts with pictures get most of the attention and engagement.

LinkedIn previews new company pages

LinkedIn is previewing a redesign of the pages that it lets companies set up on its professional networking site.

Twitter battles photo upload bug

If you have been unable to post photos to your Twitter account, the problem probably isn't on your end.

LinkedIn adds notifications to promote user engagement

LinkedIn will now notify its members whenever their contacts interact with them in a variety of ways, such as liking something they posted.

App expands collaboration tools in LinkedIn Groups

Bloomfire has created a tool that gives LinkedIn users create, publish and share multimedia content.

Arrested Facebook 'Troll' Revealed as UK Policeman

A 'troll' arrested on suspicion of aiming a torrent of abuse at a fellow Facebook user has turned out to be a 32-year-old Birmingham policeman, it has been revealed.

Tweetbot for Mac returns in beta form

The on-again, off-again version of Tweetbot for the Mac is on again—though in a limited beta form.

What's Facebook's Secret Sauce to Wash Out False 'Likes'?

The social network vows to clean up its act, but isn't saying how it will tell the legitimate likes from those clicked by bots.

Facebook Cleanses Pages of Fraudulent "Likes"

Facebook said on Friday it will cleanse pages of fraudulent "Likes" that have been injected by scammers to impart a false sense of popularity on profiles.

Twitter Rival Gets Its Own iOS Client

Rhino joins Hooha, a free Android program built for the new microblogging network, which describes itself as developer-friendly and ad-free.