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You can now Shazam yourself to disaster preparedness

Shazam is known as a music discovery app, but a new partnership with Ad Council turns the service into a tool to get ready for disaster.
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[UPDATE] Facebook says it remains blocked in China’s Free Trade Zone

China has made a giant leap into the 21st century with its plan to launch a free-trade zone in Shanghai, allowing access to sites like Facebook and Twitter.
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Want some Instagram advice from billion dollar companies? Then listen up

This is how Fortune 500 are using Instagram - and before you go all brand-rage, they're doing something right, so sit down and pay attention.
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Nobody panic! Facebook’s artificial intelligence just wants to know how you’re feeling

Facebook is undertaking an ambitious artificial intelligence project, one that could improve the hated News Feed as well as learn your feelings better. Should we be scared? Here's everything you need to know.
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@Horse_ebooks has been outed and it’s like seeing your dad in a Santa suit

Today the Internet learned what it should've known all along: @Horse_ebooks, its most popular spambot, is run by humans. The legend is dead.
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Hands on with Moodsnap, the app that makes music from photos

In case you needed another launchpad for music discovery, here's an app that uses images to curate your Spotify Premium playlists - but this one does it with pictures.
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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.