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Symphony review: A so-so social media manager that does wonders with pictures

Symphony makes your social updates stand out with beautiful images, but it's not the best social network manager out there.

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Buffer review: Time your social media posts to a tee

Writing the perfect social media post is hard enough. Figuring out the right time to post it is another thing altogether: specifically, Buffer's thing.

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Review: Tweeki 2 brings the best of Twitter to Pokki

The new iteration of Pokki's Twitter client combines a mobile-like, minimalist interface with some interesting new features, bringing an exciting new contender to the world of Twitter clients.

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Review: TimeRabbit tracks hours lost down the Facebook rabbit-hole

TimeRabbit is a nifty PC utility that makes it easy to see how much time you spend on Facebook. It's easy to use and it works well, as long as you aren't using the latest version of Internet Explorer.

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Review: Raptr Desktop App makes gaming social

Raptr is a social network and tool for gamers to organize their library, compete against their friends, and stream their games. It now integrates with Twitch to let you stream video of your games.

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Review: Version 3.0 of Nimble's CRM helps you find connections and keep them

Nimble 3.0 brings a nice package of new features, helping you stay on top of your networks, and find the right people to contact at the right times.

Review: Fakers App sniffs out fake Twitter accounts

The Fakers App is an easy way to find out which of your Twitter followers might be fake. It also allows you to see which fake accounts are following your friends and rivals...but it can get expensive.

Review: FB Checker finds fake Facebook friends

FB Checker is a free application that helps you identify fake Facebook profiles. Its tools are a bit limited, though, as it only scans photos.

Review: SproutSocial, a social management dashboard you'll truly enjoy using

SproutSocial is a beautiful social dashboard full of useful features that is not cheap to use, but is bound to change the way you manage your social media and branding.

Review: SocialSafe keeps your social data safe

SocialSafe is a handy utility that backs up all of the information you post to various social networks. It's easy to use and surprisingly fun for a backup tool.

Review: Get those precious Facebook moments backed up sharpish with PhotoGrabber

This open-source freebie can help you back up the photos you (and your friends) have downloaded. It does have some restrictions, but it's under active development.

Review: Download Facebook photos and albums with fbDownloader

We put more of our lives on Facebook than we like to admit. If you lose access, you lose data…so back it up.

Review: Tweetro+ is a perfect mash-up between Twitter and Modern interface

Tweetro+ is a touch-optimized Twitter client for Windows 8's Modern interface that manages to make the best of a controversial platform and deliver the goods.