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Google+ accounts no longer needed for new Gmail users

People signing up for Gmail can now say "no thanks" to Google's social network -- one of many moves the search giant has made in the past few months regarding Google+.

By September 22, 2014

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Napa earthquake as mapped by social media posts

Mapping software company Esri creates a real-time interactive map on the 6.0-magnitude quake filled with information from people's Twitter updates and YouTube videos.

By August 25, 2014

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Travel tips from social media

TripAdvisor and Yelp are great resources to help plan a vacation. But you might not always trust strangers' reviews. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on websites and apps that tap into your social circle to get the best travel tips from friends.

By June 20, 2014

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Key Facebook employee Sam Lessin to leave social network

Product manager and former classmate of Mark Zuckerberg says he is leaving the company with "mixed emotions."

By August 14, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 036: Augmented reality social media, a cooperative robot swarm, and more

After three years of testing, Harvard University showed off a swarm of 1024 Kilobots that can self-assemble into various shapes this week. They're still small, but maybe someday, the technology can be used for mightier things (that hopefully don't involve destroying humanity).

By August 14, 2014

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Hillary Clinton sees diplomatic promise in social media

Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.

By July 21, 2014

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Social networking built into the Web? W3C gives it a go

The effort aims to make it easier for programmers to include social networking functions on websites and Web apps -- and for new social networks to launch.

By July 21, 2014

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

By July 18, 2014

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

By July 18, 2014

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Facebook face-off: The social network that pays you to post

Bubblews lets you earn money while you're being self-centered. What could be more modern or more honestly self-centered?

By July 15, 2014