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The moral of the Twitter-GoDaddy breach: People are the easiest thing to hack

High-tech security measures fell before good, old-fashioned con artistry.

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Jelly for Android: Diving deep inside the new image-based Q&A app

The new social app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is a fun time-waster, but it just doesn't seem, well, very useful.

on greenbot.com

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Help Grandma with her Facebook settings using AVG’s new privacy tools

AVG’s PrivacyFix software plugs into your social networks to figure out where your privacy settings are lacking.

on techhive.com

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Ouch -- Facebook called a 'twit' for Twitter-like trending feature

Some users don't care for a new tool to surface popular content on the social networking site.

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to hold live chat on Thursday

Hopefully this Twitter-tinged session is more illuminating than Snowden's first Q&A session.

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Social media lockdown: 4 privacy features you won't find in your settings

Remove geotags, revoke app permissions, and send encrypted messages to keep your life story on a need-to-know basis.

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Spammers target Snapchat, Bitly, and Kik

Bitly is working with Symantec to clean up malicious links, the result of API keys left visible on the Web

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Slay your enemies on Dustcloud, a street laser-tag game with a social media twist

Dustcloud launches a Kickstarter campaign at CES to fund the game and its social network.

on techhive.com

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Snapchat, feeling the heat, will let users opt out of compromised feature

New controls will let people stop themselves from being searchable based on their phone numbers