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Shop ’til you drop: Facebook shows off shopping feed and new ads for brands

Facebook wants you to shop with the brands you like right in its app. The social network developed tools for brands to make better ads, a shopping feed for users to browse through, and even a buy button.
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Watch the subject of a cruel viral meme fight back in this video

Twenty-year-old Ashley VanPevenage, a student at Washington College, is speaking out and fighting back against cyberbullying perpetrated by hordes of total strangers after an image of her sans makeup went viral.

Is a ‘safe’ password even possible? We ask an expert

How strong is your password? Many of us try and dream up a phrase that would be difficult for a human to guess, but in reality the greatest threats come from computers.

Stories you missed: Netflix price hike, water on Pluto, Lyft hacks Uber

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Netflix upping its subscription price to an attempted…

Twitter looks set to cut jobs across the company next week

Twitter will reportedly make layoffs next week in what would be Jack Dorsey's first major move since being installed as its permanent CEO. It's not clear how many jobs are likely to go, though the cuts are expected to affect all parts of…
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Twitter is now being used to track earthquakes

in a recent blog post, the social media giant has explained how the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun relying on Twitter and tweets to track and detect earthquakes with surprising accuracy and efficiency.
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LinkedIn retools Groups and debuts new sales metric

LinkedIn is changing up its plagued Groups feature after finally listening to user complaints; it's also debuting a new sales metric in Sales Navigator that should interest sales professionals active in social selling.
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Privacy is dead, says Mark Zuckerberg, even for his unborn daughter

Mark Zuckerberg said of his unborn child's first steps, "I’m really looking forward to being able to capture not just a photo but to really capture the experience" by way of Facebook's foray into VR.
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New novel ‘Hey Harry, Hey Matilda’ comes with a serious twist: It’s on Instagram

Instagram post by Instagram post, Rachel Hulin plans on slowly releasing a 200-page novel, 'Hey Harry, Hey Matilda.' Just think of it this way: it’s like the modern-day Dickens-style release of Great Expectations.
Health & Fitness

Surprise! In-person interactions prevent depression better than emails and texts

For the most part, even the most introverted of human beings need some sort of human contact every once in awhile, and research now confirms that face-to-face interactions are better than sending an email or a text.
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Twitter debuts Moments, its editor-curated news stream

Twitter's newest feature offers a simpler way to view the constant flood of information hitting the service. It's hoped that the editor-curated news streams, called "Moments," will help ease newcomers into the service and also appeal to…
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Elon Musk’s belated advice for Twitter’s Dorsey on being a dual CEO: Don’t do it

The issue of whether to take on the running of two businesses will have been mulled over for months by new Twitter boss Jack Dorsey, though Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, clearly thinks it's not the best idea.