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Vine’s updated iOS app means you can squint at tiny video clips on the Apple Watch

We know what you've been thinking, 'why can't you watch videos on your Apple Watch?' Now you can, thanks to the latest Vine iOS app update, which shows favorite and featured Vine lists on your wrist.
Social Media

Jessica Jones is four times more popular on Twitter than The Man in the High Castle

Netflix and Marvel's new show "Jessica Jones" debuted on November 20th alongside Amazon's newest drama series "The Man in The High Castle" and attracted more attention on Twitter than its Amazon counterpart. The Twitter performance of…
Movies & TV

A long search ago: Google adds gold Star Wars crawl for famed franchise phrase

Type the words 'a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away' into Google, and you'll get a pretty cool result as the mega media company helps celebrate the upcoming launch of the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.
Cool Tech

Jeff Bezos aerospace startup Blue Origin makes first successful rocket landing on Earth 3:13

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos made his first tweet since launching a Twitter account in 2008 to celebrate Blue Origin's successful rocket landing. The rocket managed to land back on Earth successfully, a first in the aerospace…
Mobile

Bangladesh bans Facebook and chat apps for being used to carry out crimes

Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Viber have all been banned in Bangladesh, following an accusation that the chat apps are being used to commit crimes. Civil unrest in the country is high, after the execution of two high-profile…
Mobile

New evidence shows narcissistic rats are waiting to take selfies using your phone

A rat has been caught taking a selfie using a sleeping man's smartphone. The frightening event took place on the New York subway, and was captured on video, suggesting rats are desperate to become part of generation selfie.
Photography

Brompton Bikes launches Instagram film contest for city explorers 1:12

Foldable-bicycle specialist Brompton is offering the chance to win some free travel and bikes in a short-film contest judged by Guy Ritchie, among others. All you have to do is enter a 15-second video with the theme "unseen city"…
Mobile

Snapchat’s Story Explorer lets you view a single event from multiple angles

Snapchat's Story Explorer feature lets you see Live Story highlights from multiple vantage points. It's rolling out in Los Angeles and New York to start, but will roll out to other cities soon.
Social Media

Relax, Drake isn’t dead, but his death hoax continues to spread

Rapper Drake is the victim of a new hoax claiming he died in a car accident over the weekend. The hoax may have started in a Buzzfeed Community post and has appeared on the front page of Yahoo News.
Social Media

Belgians support #BrusselsLockdown with cute cat pics in effort to aid police

Over the weekend Belgian police carried out anti-terrorism raids, asking the public not to disclose information. In turn, social media users flooded #BrusselsLockdown with photos of cats.
Social Media

Facebook privacy lawsuit moves up to the Austrian Supreme Court

Facebook will have to answer to privacy claims made in a lawsuit, such as allegations of its involvement with the NSA's PRISM program. Other claims say the company violates EU data protection laws. Now, the Austrian Supreme Court will…
Mobile

Will you join the Dark side? Google’s Star Wars promo brings X-Wings to Maps and more 1:00

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is getting closer and the hype is getting stronger. Google's running a promotion that lets you change how its apps look, depending on how you feel about the force.