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Twitter is bringing an in-app Periscope button to all

Next time you're about to fire off a tweet, you can instead decide to go live with just a couple of taps.

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Facebook adds SMS to Messenger; here's how to enable it

If you're a heavy user of Facebook's chat app, this might be the best way to keep all your conversations in one place.

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Snapchat's Discover feature gets magazine-style makeover

Subscriptions and a larger Live element headline the social network's efforts to make content easier on the eyes.

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For a limited time, you can pay only $29 to become a certified social media marketing expert.

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Twitter further embraces Material Design in latest Android app update

A new slide-out menu hosts your profile details, while refreshed tabs let you swipe between your timeline, notifications, and direct messages.

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Instagram unveils revamped icon and interface tweaks

The nostalgic logo is out, with the new app icon embracing the trendy move to flat design and sharp colors.

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Twitter’s Connect tab takes another shot at the 'who to follow' problem

Twitter's Connect tab reformats the Find People button with more personalized recommendations.

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Facebook Messenger adds group voice calls

Now you and 49 of your closest friends can have a free, voice call on Facebook Messenger.

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Facebook Messenger snags Dropbox integration for in-chat file sharing

Dropbox just made it easier to share videos, images, and files inside Facebook Messenger.

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Facebook Live brings video broadcasting to Android users

Facebook Live event streaming: Not just for famous people and iPhone users anymore

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Facebook Messenger may again handle SMS messages on Android

Messenger also now supports multiple accounts at once, so you don't have to constantly sign out to switch profiles.

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WhatsApp drops subscription fee, goes completely free

The company will ditch its $1 subscription fee and open its messaging service up to businesses.

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#TerribleIdea: Twitter might extend the limit from 140 to 10,000 characters

A new report claims that Twitter wants to extend the character limit from 140 to 10,000.

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Facebook's quick-loading Instant Articles come to Android

With top publishers like The New York Times and The Atlantic, articles will load almost instantly since they're stored on Facebook's servers.

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New Facebook tools help you manage awkward romantic break-ups

Rolling out on mobile first, the new Facebook features help you see less of former flames, and also limit your posts on their News Feeds.

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Google to offer deep links to Facebook content inside its search app

A new agreement between the two companies means Google will be able to index Facebook profiles and other pages from the social network.

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The 11 worst types of tweets

Does your tweeting turn off your followers? What followers?

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Facebook Message Requests wants to replace your phone number

Facebook's new solution for getting messages from non-friends means the end of the little known 'Other' inbox.

Instagram's whimsical new Boomerang app creates GIF-like one second videos

Tired of the same old filtered images and videos? Instagram has a new app to spice up your main feed.

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Twitter adds a proper way to poll your followers

Say hello to Twitter Polls, and goodbye to “Retweet for yes, Favorite for no.”

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