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Facebook’s firearms: Site hopes new rules will curb illegal gun sales

Following campaigns by a number of lobby groups, Facebook on Wednesday announced new measures to change the way firearms are advertised and sold on the social networking site, as well as on Instagram.
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Yahoo Fantasy Sports users won’t lose their data after Facebook, Google ID drop

Yahoo plans to stop allowing users of its services to sign in with their Facebook or Google ID credentials. So, what happens to all the account data currently associated with Facebook and Google logins?
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As Ellen’s selfie shatters records, Twitter offers a full breakdown of Oscars-night tweeting

As has become customary following big events, Twitter has released a bunch of stats focusing on activity on the microblogging site during Sunday night's Oscars ceremony. The data also shows how Ellen DeGeneres' record-breaking tweet spread…
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Best online dating sites

There are so many dating sites out there that it can be hard to find one that fits your needs. We compiled a list of the best dating sites so you can spend less time searching and more time meeting people.
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Facebook in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace about possible acquisition

Facebook is reportedly in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace over a possible acquisition. It's believed the New Meixico-based company can help Facebook with its plan to bring affordable Internet access to locations around the world.
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Twitter left red-faced after ‘system error’ causes mass reset of user passwords

Twitter has apologized after mistakenly sending out emails to an unknown number of users late Monday telling them their account may have been hacked. No security breach had taken place, Twitter said, though affected users still have to…
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Whoops! Teen’s Facebook brag sees dad’s $80,000 lawsuit settlement turn to dust

Patrick Snay's relationship with his daughter is probably a little frosty just now. Y'see, a Facebook post bragging about her dad's $80,000 lawsuit settlement was deemed proof that he broke a confidentiality clause, resulting in the payment…
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As BBM offers details on future update, Viber says it’s looking to launch on BB10

BlackBerry has announced a number of new features set to arrive with the next version of its BBM messaging app, including photo-sharing in group chats and larger file transfers. Meanwhile, competitor Viber says it intends to launch on BB10.
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Ellen sets new retweet record with Oscars selfie, shoots past 2m mark

The Oscars and Ellen DeGeneres made Twitter history Sunday night when one of her tweets containing a star-studded selfie received more than two million retweets, smashing the previous record set by Obama on Election Day in 2012.
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Yelp launches its first ‘Top 100 Places To Eat’ list, Hawaii restaurant in top spot

Yelp's just posted a crowd-sourced 'Top 100 Places To Eat' list on its site, offering food lovers some new ideas on places to eat. Seafood eatery Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, tops the tasty-looking chart.
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Facebook introduces tweak to News Feed, may clog your page with unwanted posts

Facebook has announced a subtle expansion to the type of stories it shows users in News Feed this week: when a page tags the page of something you like, that story may pop up in your News Feed.  “Now, when a Page tags another Page…
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UK spies snooped on Yahoo users’ sexy webcam chats

British spies may have naked pictures of you. That's according to the latest Snowden doc reports, which show that the UK’s GCHQ intelligence agency covertly collected snapshots of millions of Yahoo users’ video chats between 2008 and…