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Gaming Twitter: How one man turns fake followers into windfall profits

Wonder why the fake-follower business is booming? Because it's easy and profitable. An insider shows us how it all works.

Why Facebook Stickers aren't as dumb as they sound

They seem frivolous, but stickers have the potential to win back the coveted teen demographic and pull in some cash.

How to use Facebook's Graph Search (and why you would even want to)

Facebook's Graph Search—the social network's so-called third pillar—rolled out to all American users last week, but it has a long way to go before being useful.

on techhive.com

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Beware Facebook friends who are robots trying to sell stuff

How safe is your online social network? Not very, as it turns out. Your friends may not even be human, but rather bots siphoning off your data and influencing your decisions with convincing yet programmed points of view.

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Instagram takes another swing at Vine with embed codes

Instagram is finally offering an embed code for users to share public photos and videos on third-party sites.

on techhive.com

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Google+ makes a Facebook move to show you links your friends like

Google+ already has hashtags, but now the social network is going full-on Facebook by showing you stuff your friends like.

on techhive.com

Facebook's Graph Search starts rolling out to all U.S. users

Soon, everyone will be able to search for restaurants their friends like... or single girls that like to get drunk.

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.

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Internet fills gap as some TV stations shut down in Egypt

The Internet held up in Egypt as the military deposed the country's president Wednesday, with both the former president's aides and the opposition using Twitter and Facebook extensively to communicate with followers in Egypt and the rest of the world.