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GameLoop launches social network for gamers on iOS

Anybody remember Heyzap? It was a social networking app for gamers that allowed users to socialize about games and discover new games. The Heyzap team recently pulled its iOS app however, switching focus to their targeted ad SDK. That pretty much left Raptr as the only social networking app for Apple gamers.

Now a new player has entered the field: GameLoop. The GameLoop app is free and allows users to discuss the games they enjoy while also discovering new games to play. With the ability to detect all of your iOS, Xbox, Playstation, and Steam games, GameLoop is poised to be a serious and more mobile-focused competitor for Raptr. Read on for full details!

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Microsoft launches social network Socl on the iPhone, and it isn't very good

You'd be forgiven for never having heard of this one before, but turns out Microsoft has its own social network of sorts and has now launched an app for the iPhone. Known as Socl – and pronounced social – today sees a simultaneous mobile launch of the first mobile apps for the network on iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8. And, it kinda sucks. A lot.

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Path launches new premium services and new privacy options

Today Path has has launched a $14.99 annual subscription service that provides access to the entire library of stickers, camera filters, plus a few extras. For everybody else, there are some new private sharing options.

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Google+ for iPhone and Android update improves photo sharing, posting, location sharing, and more

If you use Google+ on your iPhone, you'll want to keep your eyes out for an update that will make sharing content, posting photos, and managing communities even easier. The update promises that you'll be able to do more in less time and have stricter control over your content when posting.

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Get all your social network photos in one place with Pixable for iPhone and iPad

Pixable for iPhone and iPad is a social networking app that pulls in all your photos from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It's great for times when you may not want to browse through your Twitter or Facebook feeds but want to casually browse photos. While Instagram is easy to browse on its own, adding it in means you can browse all three in one single app. Considering Instagram doesn't have an iPad app, Pixable can make a good alternative.

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