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Google Confirms Hangouts Will Lose SMS Integration

Earlier it was reported that Google had started sending out emails to users informing them that SMS integration with Hangouts would be coming to an end. For those who are wondering how official ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook Testing A GIF Button In Comments

You might have heard that Facebook is currently testing out a new design for its comments section where they will try to make comments feel more like conversation threads. However it turns ...

6 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Instagram security: How to turn on 2FA and protect yourself from hackers right now

If you haven't enabled two-factor authentication yet, we'd recommend getting it done as soon as you can

Mon 20 Mar 17 from The Independent

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Facebook Messenger: How to use new Reactions and Mentions features

They've already started rolling out to users, and will be available globally in the coming days

Thu 23 Mar 17 from The Independent

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Why Verizon and AT&T are suddenly pulling their ads from Google and YouTube

The telecom giants are leaping into a debate over online extremism.

Wed 22 Mar 17 from The Washington Post

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India and New Zealand Were Wrong to Recognize Rivers as Persons

Courts in New Zealand and India have granted legal personhood status to three rivers. The strange status is meant to protect the waters from pollution, but the measure could lead to unintended ...

15 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Why the Senate’s Vote to Throw Out Privacy Laws for ISPs Isn’t All Bad

Nobody wants their data spread far and wide, but the FCC’s rules were an inconsistent solution to a much larger problem.

19 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Netflix thinks people still like Adam Sandler movies

Adam Sandler's recent output has been... well, it's probably best not to talk about it. Regardless of how you feel about his work, Netflix and its viewers seem to be fans ...

14 hours ago from Engadget

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Google app test makes editing photos more social

Right on the heels of killing off Google Talk, the company has admitted it's working on a new app for group photo editing and sharing. While Google already has the chat app Allo ...

14 hours ago from Engadget

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