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5 things Facebook could be pulling the curtain off this morning

Facebook has invited the press to come see what it's been "building." Before the big reveal, it's time to make a few educated guesses of our own.

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Pulse update adds deep social integration, wants to be an all-in-one platform for consuming content

Pulse updated its mobile apps today to add a deeper integration with popular social networks including YouTube, Instagram, Flickr, Facebook, and Tumblr. Now you can read, watch, and see what your friends are sharing all through Pulse.

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Discussion-based social network Branch opens to the public with new features in tow

Branch, the social network for meaningful conversation that launched early last year, has just left private beta and is now open to the public with a few new features.

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Twitter’s TweetDeck again fails to file accounts, risks being shut down in U.K.

TweetDeck, the Twitter acquired third-party client, has for a second time failed to file its accounts with the U.K. Commons House and risks being dissolved.

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Ever want to Instagram animated GIFs? Gifstory’s to the rescue

Gifstory aims to one-up Cinemagram by allowing Instagram-obsessed photographers to add filters to their own recorded GIFs. Who's more Internet now?

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How to use Passbook

Confused about what to do with Apple’s nifty digital wallet? Our Passbook guide is here to help you ditch the hard copies of all those precious passes in lieu of something a bit more convenient.

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Who won CES – according to Twitter buzz

CES 2013 is over - and now it's time to take a look at what had us talking this week to see who came out on top.

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Foursquare update to check-in pages on mobile Web, adds more details

Foursquare announced a redesigned check-in page today to its mobile Web app, which has design elements from social photo apps like Instagram.

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Digg staging a comeback, doubles its users since August

Digg seems to be enjoying a resurgence. After a well-received redesign last year, folks wondered if it could return to its former glory. According to the site's developers, they've doubled its users. That's definitely a start

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Field Trip, Google’s “tour-guide” app, adds ScoutMob to serve local, location-based deals

Field Trip, Google's "tour-guide" app, announced its partnership with Scoutmob, joining Google Offers and to serve users better location-based local deals.

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Is Twitter breaking French hate-speech laws?

A number of racist and homophobic tweets in France have landed Twitter in trouble with the authorities over the company's refusal to share the personal information of those responsible.

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Ready for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration? Be sure to bring your ‘social media butler’

So you're going to the Inauguration but you have a little more money to burn. Something like $47,000 worth? You may want to hire a social media butler to Instagram you drinking champagne

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LinkedIn celebrates 200 million users, and counting

LinkedIn celebrated reaching its 200 million user milestone today, but the social network isn't done yet as it's growing at a rate of two new users per second.

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CHNL partners with Groupon, LivingSocial to curate more than the social Web

CHNL partnered with LivingSocial and Groupon to curate not only social media posts, but now also daily deals.

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Facebook announces January 15 media event – says it’s building something….

Facebook is holding a media event at its Menlo Park headquarters next week. Designed to create a bit of a buzz, the invitation is deliberately vague, saying only, "Come and see what we're building."

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