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'Russian Facebook' CEO Durov disses Zuckerberg, but loves Edward Snowden

Pavel Durov, the CEO of the Russian social networking site VK, does not think very highly of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Edward Snowden instead is his personal hero.

SnapChat enhancements make snaps less fleeting, riskier

Third-party products and SnapChat options are eroding the privacy of the photo app beyond ten seconds of fame.

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How San Francisco is using social networks to get ready for The Big One

The city by the bay is getting ready for a disaster by launching a social initiative, SF72, with ties to Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb.

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Teens' public Facebook posts are guaranteed to cause controversy

Facebook is lifting restrictions on teens' privacy settings, which is sure to anger parents.

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Twitter doubled revenue, saw deeper losses in Q3

Twitter, which is preparing for an imminent IPO, submitted an updated S1 filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that contained financial results for the first nine months of its current financial year.

First thoughts on F!rst, the new social network for gamers

Introducing F!rst, a new social network designed specifically for gamers.

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Twitter's Event Parrot account experiments with personalized news alerts

The account claims to be a Twitter experiment, and hints suggest that's true.

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Facebook fan page creators escape German privacy law

German companies are not legally responsible for the way Facebook processes the personal data of people visiting the companies' Facebook fan pages, a German administrative court ruled on Wednesday, allowing the companies to keep using the pages without violating German data protection laws.

Nielsen’s numbers back up Twitter’s second-screen push

Twitter now has official stats on social engagement with TV shows to convince big brands that the network is an important ad outlet.

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Twitter appears to have dodged Facebook's mobile problem

Twitter has fewer users and less revenue than Facebook, but in mobile advertising Twitter appears to have dodged the problems that dragged down Facebook's stock after its public offering last year.