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No more ‘feeling fat’ on Facebook, company pulls double-chinned emoji after protest

Facebook has decided to remove its double-chinned 'feeling fat' emoji after thousands of people signed a petition claiming that it made fun of those who feel overweight.

Moju is the app that turns your static photos into animated, living memories

Moju is a simple, Instagram-like app that turns static photos into an animated, 3D experience. It's designed to give users a new way to experience their photos, but the company has an ambitious goal to be the next Instagram.

Twitter looks to add livestreaming after buying startup Periscope

Twitter is constantly looking at ways to add more kinds of content to its microblogging service. It's done a lot of work on enhancing image integration, and recently added a video-recording option. Now it looks set to incorporate…

Disney iPhone app turns selfies into 3D characters from Star Wars, Frozen

Disney's latest iPhone app, "Show Your Disney Side," turns your mug into one of several characters from Disney's amusement parks. For Star Wars fans, that means you can "dress up" as Darth Maul or X-Wing Pilot.
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Instagram users, multi-page ‘carousel ads’ are coming your way

Instagram is introducing 'carousel ads' that let users swipe through multiple pages, giving marketers the chance to include more content when it comes to pushing their product.
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ISIS threatens Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and employees over blocked accounts

ISIS supporters on Sunday issued threats against Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and other employees at the social media company. The message expressed anger at Twitter's constant removal of its accounts, which the company says violate its…

What ever happened to that Kickstarter game you funded? Find out here

Frustrated with inconsistent communication from developers of Kickstarted games, NeoGAF user Stumpokapow created a comprehensive spreadsheet of projects and their progress.
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LinkedIn fights Google for office space in Mountain View

Google wasn't the only tech firm to submit proposals for new offices in Mountain View recently. Social networking company LinkedIn also has plans, though with limited space for new construction in the city, there could be trouble ahead.

Is this dress white and gold or black and blue? The experts have an answer

The dress that broke the Internet is white and gold. Or maybe it's blue and black. The thing is, it's one or the other to different sets of people, and there are several very scientific reasons why. Here's what's going on.
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Twitter expands team dealing with abuse reports, updates anti-troll tools

Twitter's boss recently admitted the company has a bit of a problem dealing with abuse and trolls on the service, and vowed to put it right. With that goal in mind, the company on Thursday announced more measures to tackle the damaging…
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Firefighter fired after bragging on Facebook about killing dogs

In the least surprising viral event to date this year, a Texas firefighter attracted the ire of the entire Internet after allegedly killing two dogs, taking a picture and boasting about it on Facebook.

Revenge porn could soon become a federal crime in the United States

U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier is set to introduce a new bill that would make revenge porn a federal crime. Rep. Speier is set to introduce the bill sometime this spring.