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Participating in offers on Twitter just got a whole lot easier

Twitter launched Lead Generation Cards, helping users sign up for offers a lot quicker without having to navigate outside of Twitter.

Card counting experts are creating an app for Google Glass – will you be allowed to use it?

Google Glass is the future for many app developers - but will they be able to make something gamblers can use without getting thrown out of Vegas? The team behind the online card counting community Blackjack Apprenticeship are willing to…
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Kthxbai! How Internet-speak is changing the way we talk IRL (in real life)

Abbreviations, acronyms, and shortened everything: the Internet is remixing English into a hybrid of LOLCat slang mixed with a hefty amount of Tumblr talk. So is this just a phase or is this type of speech #heretostay?
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Social entertainment platform Yap releases music app for iPhone

Yap is known for its social TV system, and now it's bringing that concept to music and to the iPhone.

Spotify: Music streaming service launches top-50 charts

Music streaming service Spotify has moved to increase its presence across the Web with the launch of two top-50 charts – Spotify 50 and Social 50. The weekly listings will showcase the service's top 50 songs via a widget that can be…
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Facebook has too many adults, say teens on Twitter

It's true (don't act like you didn't know): Teens feel meh about the whole Facebook thing and are flocking over to Twitter.
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Twitter snags patent for pull-to-refresh, swears it will only use it defensively

Twitter's pull-to-refresh can be found in many mobile apps, and while Twitter was granted the patent, it assures that it will only be used defensively.
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Using Airbnb is now a crime in New York City

An Airbnb host lost his case in New York for renting his apartment through the service. Is this the end for Airbnb in the five boroughs?
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New report says indie labels aren’t complaining about music streaming

Music streaming are actually padding the bottom line of indie music labels, according to a study by music rights agency, Merlin.

Google+ app review: The social network you’re not using gets better

Google+ got a huge update on the Web earlier this week, and now the Android app is getting its own revamping. New photography and location features lead the way on this update to Google's social networking tool.

The Digital Self: Yahoo’s Tumblr buy shows how delicate our online lives are

Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr has raised outrage in a good many users of the simple blogging platform. But even those of us without a Tumblr account can learn a thing or two about how vulnerable our digital lives are when we rely on companies…
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Screw selfies, this intern got a job offer via Instagram

It pays to be active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and will eventually get tagged on a photo that will change your life.