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Report: Instagram adding video to combat growth of Twitter's Vine

Facebook will add video capture capabilities to Instagram, bringing the photo sharing application in line with rival Twitter's popular Vine,  TechCrunch  reports.

Facebook finally launches hashtag support

Facebook is introducing support for hashtags across its social networking platform.

Twitter finally sunsets API v1, killing off TweetDeck for Android, iOS

Twitter has retired API v1 and fully transitioned to API v1.1, a move that spells the demise of its TweetDeck clients for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Adobe AIR.

You may want to start paying attention to SnapChat

If you're not paying attention to SnapChat, perhaps you should be.

Twitter for Windows Phone adds Vine video playback

Twitter released an upgraded version of its official client for Microsoft's Windows Phone, enabling users to view Vine video clips directly from their timeline.

Who should pay when big data incites panic?

When people start shooting their neighbors because they think they're infected, or zombies, is a second degree felony charge going to matter? 

Twitter finally ports Vine video sharing app from iOS to Android

More than four months after releasing its Vine video sharing application for Apple's iOS, Twitter is making good on its promise to launch a version optimized for Google's rival Android operating system.

Twitter platform director Sarver jumps ship, replacement search underway

Twitter Director of Platform Ryan Sarver will leave the microblogging service later this month. Sarver tweeted his resignation Friday, writing "After four incredible, indelible years at Twitter the time has come for me to fly the coop. My last day will be June 28. No plans but rest."

Social media giants make their big data moves

By using tools, languages, and libraries normally used for designing single-machine applications across multiple machines, Ubalo was able to reduce image processing tasks from eight hours to five minutes.

Twitter, ESPN partner for ad-supported sports video highlights

Twitter is teaming with sports media giant ESPN to offer ad-supported video highlights posted moments after live action unfolds across ESPN's family of networks.