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Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted

Posts containing Bitcoin, Obama and other terms were censored by moderators, Reddit says.

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Ads pushing app downloads are coming to Twitter

Advertisers can use a single interface to promote downloads of their mobile apps in other apps or directly from Twitter timelines

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Google opens the floodgates for new 'social' ads

Participating businesses can now distribute ads across the Web, which look like Google+ posts.

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Social network acted like a jerk, faces FTC complaint

A social network labeled people as jerks and charged them to contact customer service and change their profiles, the agency says

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End-to-end encryption needs to be easier for users before Facebook embraces it

Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption

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Facebook rethinks the fate of your posts after you die

Changes to Facebook's policy do away with previous visibility restrictions.

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Facebook wants to live in the moment with WhatsApp

Facebook sees opportunity in real-time conversations carried out using WhatsApp

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Use apps to turn your Twitter feed into a spoiler-free zone

Are the people in your social media sphere yammering on about House of Cards or the Winter Olympics before you've had a chance to watch? We've looked at some apps that can silence them until you can get to a TV.

on techhive.com

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Twitter offers historical data to researchers hoping to gain insights from the crowd

Only a few recipients will be selected in the initial stage

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Facebook gears up for its 10th birthday

The social network, now a billion-plus members strong, has reached the end of its first decade.