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#Followme: Twitter and Vizify partner to bring some visual life to your text-based tweets

Twitter and Vizify are partnering to let people take their social media profiles to the next level. Want to see your tweets beyond their text-heavy selves? This app will reimagine it all in an image-heavy format.
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Twitter quietly rolls out its free, native analytics feature

Twitter quietly launched its own analytics tool, a free, built-in option that will likely crowd some of the third party competitors out.
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Facebook formally introduces hashtags – let the discovery begin

It was inevitable, really: Facebook now has hashtags. You can finally sift through your gigantic News Feed much, much easier. We'll consider it a first-step to a fix.
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Here’s proof that you probably won’t finish this article

Most people don't actually read articles top to bottom, and despite having just a small grasp of the author's point, readers will tweet anyway.
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China allowing Twitter and Facebook access! Oh wait … not quite

Conference participants are being allowed to tweet and update Facebook, but the permission comes with quite a few caveats. Don't expect the censor-heavy country to start loosening its grip on social sites anytime soon.
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Here’s why you shouldn’t be surprised that people share more Vines than Instagrams on Twitter

If you look at how often they're getting shared on Twitter, Vine appears more popular than Instagram. But you shouldn't use Twitter as a barometer.
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Vine may not be releasing an API soon, but here’s how to access it

Can't wait to get your hands on the Vine API? Here's a workaround. Just know that it's all Twitter-unsanctioned business.
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Arrested for tweeting in Turkey: The social media machine of the #Occupygezi movement

It's hard to call Twitter and Facebook frivolous when they're crucial organizing and awareness-building tools - and in the case of Turkey's #Occupygezi movement, social sites are proving their worth.
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It’s time to dust the cobwebs and drunk college pics off your social media profiles

Your social profiles have amassed quite a bit of content - and if you've had them for awhile, it's time to start cleaning the digital memories out. Seriously, don't turn into a virtual hoarder. It's time to let some things go.
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18 questions you need to ask yourself before uploading that photo

Photo-sharing is one of the greatest things that's happened to the Web - but before you post, ask yourself these questions and keep from embarrassing yourself and alienating others.
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This tool helps you tweet when your followers are actually listening

Buffer's FollowerWonk integration makes the app smarter and helps schedule tweets for when your followers are the most active.
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16-year-old apologizes for breaking Vine with epic Rickroll

Twitter got Rickrolled by a Vine hack a 16-year-old created. The loop that allowed him to do so has since been patched, but c'mon - let's all give the kid a break (and a pat on the back).