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Logging into apps with Facebook just got less creepy

Apps that use Facebook Login now have to separate the sign-in process from asking your permission to share activity.

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IFTTT ends Twitter hiatus, reinstates tweet triggers

If This Then That decided to make up with Twitter after almost a year apart. Now IFTTT users can use their favorite tweet triggers again.

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Twitter’s related headlines find the stories behind the tweets

Hot-button tweets will now display more context with Twitter's related headlines feature.

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Facebook fixes timeline bug, cites language trouble in delay

A Facebook engineer blamed language difficulties and documentation issues for a delay in fixing a bug that let a security researcher post directly to founder Mark Zuckerberg's Timeline, which is restricted if two users aren't friends.

Twitter tests TV trends in users' timelines

A new “trending” box appears on top of users' main timelines and flows to the bottom of the screen as users scroll down. Clicking on it leads to more information about the show, along with links to relevant Twitter accounts and related tweets.

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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.

Hands-on: Twitter's new two-factor authentication sounds cool, but we can't get it to work

The encryption behind Twitter's new in-app security scheme sounds wonderful! Now, if only it worked...

LinkedIn turns your phone into a job-hunting machine

The professional social network's latest update for iOS and Android lets you apply for jobs straight from the LinkedIn app.

Twitter tosses power users a bone in Windows 8 app update

Socialites who dig Windows 8's modern UI will be happy to find newfound support for lists, multiple accounts, and more in the Twitter app.

Facebook brings Home’s best feature to Android app

Facebook's latest update for Android delivers the popular Cover Feed to users with phone supported by Home.

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