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Everybody’s favorite vlog app, TouchCast, is now Instagram-ized

TouchCast for iPad is pretty much every on-the-go Web video-maker's dream app. Learn more as we test its newest feature that taps into your Instagram feed.
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New York State busts 19 companies for creating fake online reviews

Looking to curtail the creation of fake online reviews for New York businesses, the NY Attorney General's office used a year-long sting to shed light on the shady practices of online marketing companies.
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The 6 worst things you can do on Instagram

Want to know how to lose friends and evade followers on Instagram? Well the Internet had a meeting and decided these six things will you get you exactly that.
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You may soon be able to pay Facebook to show off your News Feed posts

A journalist took a screenshot of what appears to be a new feature Facebook is testing to allow individuals to pay to promote posts. Could this mean complete death of News Feed usability?
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These are the sites you’re wasting time on while at work

In the world's least surprising survey, it turns out people waste time at work looking at the Internet. So which social network is the biggest time-suck?
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10 Instagram accounts that reveal what happens on the sets of your favorite shows

If you're a regular couch potato and Instagram user, you need to follow these actors and actresses that occasionally post behind-the-scene photos on set. Consider it a little extra meta material to add to your favorite TV shows.
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Want to know what data Facebook has on you? A primer on what you get and how to get it

Want to know exactly what Facebook knows about you? We'll run you through everything you need to know about your data, as well as how to request and download it. The therapy you'll need after actually reading all this is totally on you…
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WTF, Internet? Technology is trying to make us even fatter than we already are

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of apps that are trying to give us (more) heart disease. Seriously, America, we're already doing a pretty good job of this.
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As art collectors start eyeing GIFs, it’s time to ask: Can you ‘own’ digital art?

An auction house is collaborating with Tumblr for a net art sale... and it's just one of many examples of the burgeoning digital art market. In a world where the Internet passes around GIFs like bad habits, can the medium become buy-able?
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These are the 4 types of people who will buy the gold iPhone

And you thought it was all a joke (or maybe a hilarious nightmare you'd wake up from). Apple has a gold iPhone and some people are seriously going to buy it... and we found them.
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Facebook ‘Likes’ are protected by the First Amendment

A judge ruled that Facebook "likes" constitute protected speech. We still don't advise you to "like" that page advertising where you can totally buy drugs online.
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London firefighters start safety campaign using selfies

In London, the fire department started a campaign called #safetyselfies to spread fire safety awareness through social media. The results are weird, unintentionally hilarious, and probably proactive.