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Foursquare uses 3 billion check-ins and 10 million tips to create ‘most awesome places in the US’ lists

If you're into lists, you're going to love what Foursquare has just cooked up.

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Twitter tweaks photo and video viewing as it seeks to enhance visual media experience

With the aim of giving photos and videos on its microblogging site more presence, Twitter announced several tweaks to its service on Wednesday.

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Facebook killing it in mobile, but sees profits drop 79 percent

Facebook now has more mobile users than desktop users, and its revenue has jumped 40 percent over last year. But it's net income is down 79 percent, causing Wall Street to punish its stock in after-hours trading.


Vineit turns Vine and Tumblr into a match made in heaven

Vine? Meet Tumblr. In a move that should have been stunningly obvious, one developer has crafted a new browser plugin to let you share the Vines you see online on your Tumblr.

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Dropbox goes social, adds ‘Documents Preview’ and a feed for photo sharing

Dropbox wants to frebrand itself as a content storage platform, and the client has fittingly added file previews, photo albums, and social photo sharing.

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Just a few examples of how Facebook Graph Search will embarrass you

Be careful of what you publish or like on Facebook, now that just about everything about you can easily be discovered on Facebook's Graph Search.

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Stipple gets Facebook-friendly and brings interactive photos to the social network

Stipple has announced its partnership with Facebook, which means that its interactive photos now works on the social network.


CW’s teen vamps take the social media crown from ‘American Idol’

The most popular show on television, if social media is to be believed, is a show that traditionally doesn't do so well in the ratings: The CW's 'Vampire Diaries.' What does this say about the ratings system?

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Google walls off public Facebook events without logging in

If you're not signed into Facebook and try to search for an event on Google, you'll now encounter a login wall when clicking on the Facebook link.

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You want likes? We got likes! Getting dirty in Instagram’s seedy spambot underbelly

It was only a matter of time: Turns out, Twitter and Facebook aren't the only ones with a spambot problem - Instagram has joined their ranks, and how. There is no shortage of applications dedicated to faux-pumping your Instagram popularity. Could it threaten…

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Apple greenlights 500px, returns to App Store

500px is back and live in the App Store after being pulled for reportedly harboring pornographic content.


App.net grows up, transforms from a Twitter clone into a social Dropbox

Nearly six months after its debut, App.net its expanding its horizons by offering 10GB of storage to its paying customers. It's the natural next step for a social platform that wants to be the backbone of premium, ad-free services online.

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Line is a messaging app meets social network headed for the U.S. market – here’s what to expect

Line is on the verge of making it's jump into the U.S., Latin America, and European foray. We talked to Line's USA CEO, Jeanie Han, and here's what the app has planned to grab the West's attention.


Pinterest testing out a redesigned look with engagement in mind

Pinterest is testing out a new look with select users. The new design is meant to increase user engagement.

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Vine blocking NSFW content, hopes Apple doesn’t find its porn stash

Vine is in hot water after displaying porn to its users. It's now doing everything it can to contain all pornographic content on its network. But will it be enough for Apple not to ban the app from the App Store?