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01.15.16
You can now make Twitter polls last as short as you want
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You can now make Twitter polls last as short as you want

Twitter polls can now be timed anywhere between five minutes and seven days

By S. Buckley,   01.15.16
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12.31.15
'46 years' Facebook glitch is a New Year's gift from Unix
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'46 years' Facebook glitch is a New Year's gift from Unix

The social network's fixing it right now.

By M. Moon,   12.31.15
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12.31.15
Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets
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Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets

The database of boneheaded tweets is back, for the sake of transparency.

By B. Steele,   12.31.15
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12.19.15
Recommended Reading: The harsh realities of internet fame
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Recommended Reading: The harsh realities of internet fame

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

By B. Steele,   12.19.15
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12.17.15
Facebook's live streaming is available to all verified pages
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Facebook's live streaming is available to all verified pages

More live video is coming to your New Feed.

By B. Steele,   12.17.15
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12.17.15
Adobe's new app adds text and graphics to your social posts
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Adobe's new app adds text and graphics to your social posts

Adobe Post is like Instagram for graphic design.

By B. Steele,   12.17.15
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12.17.15
Facebook excludes sad moments from 'Year in Review' photosets
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Facebook excludes sad moments from 'Year in Review' photosets

The social network promises your photoset won't make you bust out Adele's 'Hello.'

By M. Moon,   12.17.15
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12.10.15
Twitter tests Promoted Tweets for users who aren't logged in
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Twitter tests Promoted Tweets for users who aren't logged in

The social network is testing ads on the web that display before you even log in.

By B. Steele,   12.10.15
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12.07.15
Facebook shutters Slingshot and other Creative Labs apps
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Facebook shutters Slingshot and other Creative Labs apps

The experimental app development project was shut down as well.

By B. Steele,   12.07.15
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