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Forget passwords: the FBI wants to crack your internet slang. Thanks to a FOI (freedom of information) request published over at Muckrock, we now know that the Bureau is TCOB (taking care of business) when monitoring the nation's social media use. Bypassing UrbanDictionary or the odd Wikipedia def

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If you need cash and don't mind chasing Twitter clues around San Francisco, you're in luck. A group called @HiddenCash, apparently led by a wealthy real estate developer, has decided to try a \"social experiment\" by sharing their good fortune with random strangers. They choose hiding paces around t

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Previously, when you first joined Facebook, all of your posts would be shared with the world by default. Anyone who stumbled upon your profile could read anything you previously shared, be it a short update or a personal photo, unless you deliberately clicked away from \"Public.\" Now, the social si

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Facebook could be gearing up to introduce a Snapchat-like video message tool later this month, according to a Financial Times report. The app, known to staffers as 'Slingshot,' would enable users to send short video messages, and it would likely not be integrated with the social site's other appli

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\"1 like = $1.\" \"1 like = 1 Respect.\" \"If you don't share this, you're literally the devil.\" We'll bet you've seen the above way too often on Facebook. Thankfully, the social network's now showing these unwanted status updates less prominently on your feed, if the original posts were published by

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Marissa Mayer's been in full-on spending mode since taking over the reins at Yahoo. As such, we're not surprised to find out that the company has made yet another acquisition: Vizify. Yahoo's new purchase, a startup based in Portland, Ore., focuses on turning social data into interactive media. Mo

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It may not have received the same amount of buzz as Instagram this morning, but social GPS app Waze is another hugely popular service that's finally reaching the Windows Phone masses today. The free app brings over several of the same features found on other platforms, such as live routing, road a

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If GetGlue doesn't satiate your social TV-watching appetite, ConnecTV thinks it's latest app will -- particularly if you like Vine. ConnecTV's just launched the third iteration of its iOS application, which brings a new focus on sharing clips of live television shows. With the help of your device'

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You no longer need to be a star athlete or a pop diva to get a vanity URL on Google+. Even if you're but an Average Joe, you can now get a custom link that's possible to memorize, so long as you meet a handful of (easy) requirements. If you have a profile photo, have 10 or more followers and an ac

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