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Facebook 'M' deploys army of virtual assistants to help fix your life

Facebook has begun trials of M, a virtual assistant service of sorts that lives on the Messenger app.

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How to stop auto-play videos on Facebook and Twitter

Auto-playing videos in Facebook and Twitter are annoying. Here's how to stop them.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.

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Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Pocket wants to be the "Save Button for the Internet," and it needs your help.

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Google has finally figured out what to do with Google+: Downsize it

And best of all, you don't need a Google+ account to do anything else on Google!

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Twitter takes Periscope's live video streaming to Android

It took a couple months longer than the iPhone version, but Periscope is rewarding Android users' patience with better notification controls.

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Facebook brings context to messaging with 'caller ID' for Messenger

Got a message from a Facebook friend, but you can't for the life of you remember who they are? Facebook wants to solve that problem by adding profile data to new message conversations.

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Google tweak lets you order pizza, burgers, and more directly from search results

Looking for pizza delivery? Now you can start your order with Google.

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Twitter launches Highlights, a twice-daily package of curated tweets

It's coming first to Android, bringing another attempt at Facebook-style curation in order to make Twitter more appealing to the masses.

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Facebook launches Hello, aims to replace your Android phone's dialer

It ties your contacts and phone calls more deeply to Facebook, while promising freedom to block unwanted phone calls.

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Twitter's embedded tweets feature lands on Android one week after iOS debut

The update changes how the 'quote tweet' works, giving you an extra 116 characters to use as you please.

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Nuzzel for Android creates a curated feed of the news your friends are reading

After debuting on iOS and the web, Nuzzel's finally in the Play Store, helping you tame the flood of social media shares.

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How Facebook Messenger will help you discover new apps

Messenger not only helps you find integrated apps, but also give you a reason to actually use the apps Facebook told you to install.

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Facebook turns Messenger into a shopping platform and app store

The social network is changing the way you install apps, shop, and watch videos with new tools for developers.

Google's new Photos and Streams chief signals changes ahead for Google+

Google+ might split in two as photos move to the forefront.

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YouTube for Android update adds video trimming, faster uploads

YouTube claims this update to its app will also upload videos more quickly than before.

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Google may liberate Photos and Hangouts from Google+

Sundar Pichai hints at further unbundling of services from Google's floundering social network.

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10 situations where you should really leave your phone in your bag

Don't be rude! Nobody wants to see you take a selfie at a funeral.

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Twitter finally brings its 'While you were away' feature to Android

The timeline tweak catches you up on tweets that you missed while stepping away from the social media firehose.

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10 Android apps you need for a flawless Valentine’s Day

Use your phone to plan the perfect Valentine's DayGone are the days when you had to plan Valentine’s Day all by yourself, without the help of an always-connected computer in your pocket. Now you can do everything from sending real...

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