Facebook has ruined your life. You might think it’s this awesome, free resource to keep you connected to your friends and family, but it’s slowly breaking you We have a very important list of 10 ways the social networking site has crept up on you, killed your confidence and joy, and stolen small pleasures. See [...]

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It isn’t a fashion faux pas in your Instagram feed — celebrities and women around the world are smearing their lipstick for a good cause. The new #SmearforSmear social media campaign and hashtag, spearheaded by UK-based organization Jo’s Cancer Trust, aims to raise awareness during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this January. Participants post selfies with [...]

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Love it or loathe it, Facebook is as integral to our day-to-day lives as checking email or texting that special someone. And in case there was any doubt, the social network unleashed new data on Wednesday to prove it. Nearly 1.4 billion people around the world use Facebook every month. Some 890 million people visit [...]

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While Facebook arguments and Twitter fights are almost always immediately regretted by all parties involved, a social network of like-minded people would have its own downsides. In this Above Average parody, a new social network called “Jynx” exists to show you exactly what you want to see, when you want to see it. Like something [...]

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Many of us remember a time when Internet access was a privilege; now, however, access to the Internet is believed to be a basic human right by 83% of global users. Access to a global network of information has become something we can’t live without. The Internet enables us to be more self-sufficient — and [...]

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Twitter has officially added its Bing-powered translation feature to its web and mobile apps. Twitter has been experimenting with the tool for some time, but now it seems as though it’s here to stay. The translation feature is now part of the social network’s website, and also works on iOS, Android and TweetDeck. It can [...]

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Twitter rolled out the web version of Digits, the company’s tool to help kill the password, to developers Wednesday. Digits is one element of Twitter Fabric, the new suite of tools for developers the social network rolled out last year during its Flight Developer Conference. Digits replaces passwords with mobile phone numbers with the goal [...]

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Facebook is tweaking the News Feed yet again. In its latest update, the social network is again going after News Feed spam, but this time is focusing on reducing the hoaxes that appear in users’ feeds. Facebook defines hoaxes as scams or “deliberately false or misleading stories.” See also: How to Curate Your Facebook News [...]

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Australia’s foreign minister has tweeted an unusual request to the people of Australia. Julie Bishop lost her pearl earring in between television interviews Monday morning in Sydney’s Martin Place and used the social network to try and find the missing jewel. See also: Sharing your first profile photo is Facebook’s embarrassing new trend With a [...]

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This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. Relationships have always been at the core of business development. In today’s digital world, social media can accelerate the relationship-building process. An influx of social media over the past decade — from Facebook [...]

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