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Ease your guilty conscience with GiveGab, a social network for volunteers

GiveGab aims to do for charities what Waze has done for traffic reports.

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Facebook's new face recognition policy astonishes German privacy regulator

A German privacy regulator is astonished that Facebook has added facial recognition to a proposed new privacy policy it published on Thursday.

How to see what your Facebook profile looks like to others

Wondering if your private pictures and posts are public? It's easy to find out!

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Facebook's communal photo albums make it easier to share snapshots—or ignore them

The social network on Monday began a limited roll-out of shared photo albums, which let friends upload snapshots to a collection.

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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.