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WTF, Internet? Why do Twitter’s ‘verified’ users get nice things and we don’t?

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of Twitter, which is giving yet more benefits to verified users - right in front of the rest of us! Rude.
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The best new way to use Instagram is for recipe inspiration

Turns out there's more to Instagram than selfies and pet pics - there are some great mealtime how-to's buried in there as well.
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‘Have you lurked her texts?’ How the directors of ‘Noah’ captured the pain of Facebook-era dating

A short film takes a look at a relationship imploding after digital miscommunications. It's basically a movie about the pitfalls of using Facebook as a mating call.
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Facebook wants a piece of Twitter’s “social TV” action, but what does that mean for you?

Now that we've all given up and just watch TV with phones in hand and tablets on lap, Twitter has reaped the rewards of second screen engagement. But here comes Facebook ...
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Facebook tests video auto-play, meaning video ads are creeping closer to reality

Facebook announced a new feature: auto-played videos. This could mean its plan to get video ads on the website is well under way.
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Thanks to NASA, Google’s poor founders have to buy private jet fuel like everyone else

Sad news, people: Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin will no longer be able to fill up their aircrafts with discounted NASA jet fuel, after the space agency decided to not renew the contract.
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Twitter revisits #Music with an integrated Spotify app

Twitter has launched a new Spotify app so users can discover what's new, trending, rising, and popular according to what's listed as #nowplaying on Twitter. Do you care what everyone else is jamming to?
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Google Reader mourners, rejoice! The RSS feeder is back… sort of

Google has brought back the Feed option for Alerts, so you don't have to worry about your email being monopolized by Web search results anymore. No, it doesn't mean Google Reader is coming back.
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Facebook’s Conversations tool proves we swear a hell of a lot

The new Facebook APIs are capable of revealing some pretty interesting information about our digital conversations. But first, let's get into what really matters: Whether 'crap' or 'damn' is more popular on the social network.
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7 questions about the Twitter IPO you’re too embarrassed to ask

Want to participate in a conversation about the Twitter IPO but don't know how? If everyone's talking over you're head and you don't know the difference between an S-1 and A-1, then make a quick stop here for some of the basics.
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The Twitter IPO is on, and here’s what we know so far

After a long wait and much anticipation, Twitter has filed to become a public company.
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The 6 most important things Mark Zuckerberg revealed yesterday

Mark Zuckerberg made some remarks at TC Disrupt that hinted at the company's future trajectory. He even talked about a little thing called Facebook Home we may have all forgot about...