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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

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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 App.net 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.

Wolfram Alpha Facebook App Distills Wealth of Your Personal Data

The answer engine has created a new tool that will dig into your Facebook account and tell you things such as when and where you were born and even what the weather was like then.

Browser Plug-in and Website Warn About Data Harvesting by Facebook Apps

UPDATE: Secure.me's App Advisor website and browser plug-in are designed to make users aware of privacy risks.

Software That Tells Fibs on Your Behalf

The fake Twitter followers industry is just the tip of the iceberg -- in fact, a huge fake-popularity industry takes many forms.