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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.

Find the perfect meme image with Imgur’s new Topics feature

Imgur has introduced a new Topics features that lets users categorize a photo, which in turn helps other Imgur users easily browse and discover content.

Epson Perfection V19 low-power flatbed scanner comes with Web sharing function

Compact, affordable, and targeting social media users, Epson's new Perfection V19 scanner shares images directly to social networks and is powered only from a USB cord.

Now you can give your video Snapchats a soundtrack

Thanks to a new app update, videos created in Snapchat can record the music that's playing on your phone at the same time, giving you the chance to add a soundtrack, or lip-sync along.
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Keep your eye out! Facebook is getting better at targeting ads

Facebook users can expect to see better-targeted ads showing up when they use the social networking service after the company this week rolled out a new feature to help businesses serve up more relevant content based on a user's interests…
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Turn your self-portraits into something fashionable with Chic Sketch

Developer Appetizer Mobile has launched Chic Sketch, a smartphone app that turns your pictures into a fashion sketch – made by a real fashion illustrator.
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Studies show how we use Twitter, Reddit and communication apps in our relationships

It’s Valentine’s Day, which means tweeting, posting and sending messages about our feelings for others. How we use communication channels like Twitter, Reddit and messaging apps reveals a lot about our relationships, according to three…

Broken heart? These apps will help you erase and block your ex from your digital life

Break-ups have happened to the best of us - and so has the ensuing torture of seeing the ex all over our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. If the lure of texting or calling them has become too much, and one more status update from…

How to make the perfect virtual mixtape for any occasion

Tapely, a free online music platform, allows you to make and share your own virtual mixtapes. Digital Trends will tell you how to use it to make the perfect mixtape for any occasion.