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Facebook's new Trending tab finds the most popular conversations

Facebook wants to be a global town square, too. So the network made conversations more easily searchable with trending topics.

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Seeing more ads on Twitter? It might depend on who you are

Users have privacy options to turn the feature off, the social network said.

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CES 2014: Follow PCWorld editors' tweets from the giant consumer electronics show

PCWorld will be in Vegas this week with wall-to-wall coverage of any news that's fit to tweet. Don't miss a single one.

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Skype's social media accounts hijacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Scary words flew forth from Skype's social media accounts, but fear not: User accounts weren't compromised.

Tech talks to Obama: Lighten up with the NSA

President Obama met with top tech executives to discuss issues with the healthcare website but NSA concerns dominated the discussions.

2013: The year in numbers

How much is Evan Williams worth? What percentage of YouTube traffic is mobile? It's all right here

Blocked! User outrage spurs Twitter to reverse policy change

Twitter on Thursday faced a wave of backlash after it changed its blocking policies. The company quickly backtracked.

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Twitter expands keyword targeting so Nestlé knows you 'luv' coffee

Twitter said the new capabilities won't increase the number of ads users see in their feeds.

Twitter, the protector of news?

Twitter's head of News -- Vivian Schiller -- reveals some of the thinking behind her company's news ambitions.

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Should Facebook, Yahoo, and Twitter really judge what's news?

Some new features show a growing interest in keeping users informed