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Google+ as we know it is changing, and that’s a good thing

by: Jimmy WestenbergAugust 4, 2015
Google+ has seen many changes over the years, and it's about to change yet again. Today we're taking a look at Google+'s past, present and where the social network is headed in the future.
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Facebook will start showing fewer hoaxes on your News Feed

by: Jimmy WestenbergJanuary 20, 2015
Facebook is pushing out an update to News Feed that will greatly reduce the number of misleading or untrue stories we see on our News Feeds.
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Facebook debuts Facebook at Work, allows businesses to communicate internally

by: Jimmy WestenbergJanuary 14, 2015
Facebook has just announced its new work-centric social networking platform, Facebook at Work. The app is designed to compete with other popular business messaging apps.
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Fingr – Indie app of the day

by: Joe HindyNovember 23, 2014
Today's indie app of the day is Fingr. This budding social network includes open-forum style, location-based chatting and scavenger hunts!
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Buzz Social Networking Map – Indie app of the day

by: Joe HindyOctober 27, 2014
Today's indie app of the day is Buzz Social Networking Map. It essentially turns any location into a potential live chat room. Check it out!
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Brazilian judge orders Google to wipe Secret app from user’s smartphones

by: Rob TriggsAugust 20, 2014
In an effort to clamp down on online bullying, a judge in Brazil has ruled that Google must delete the Secret app from the Play Store and user's handsets.
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With Jetpac acquired by Google, will we get improved context in image searches?

by: J. Angelo RacomaAugust 18, 2014

Google has been on a string of acquisitions, snapping up tech startups that have the potential to either gain traction or to contribute their intellectual property to the search giant’s own offerings. One of these tech startups is Jetpac, a platform that algorithmically scans Instagram photos to come up with city guides made up of photos from certain groups of people. For instance, you may get “10 Outdoor Activities in Hong Kong” or guides from groups like intellectuals, skateboarders or businesspeople.

The effectiveness of the algorithm in getting you photos from your desired group of people may be debatable, although as with many other acquired [...]

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Stay connected with Android Authority and stay up to date

by: Derek RossJuly 29, 2013
Are you following Android Authority across social media? We're pretty much in every corner of the Internet. Be sure to follow us across your favorite places to stay up to date.
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Should you worry about your online and mobile privacy?

by: Mike AndriciApril 19, 2013
Malware and spyware are not the only big privacy concerns today. Even search engines, social networks and carriers might be storing and selling our data. How concerned should you be with your mobile privacy?
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Why Facebook Home is a home run for Android

by: Mike AndriciApril 9, 2013
What might change in the smartphone ecosystem now that Facebook has targeted Google's ecosystem with Home on Android? Potential trajectories inside!
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