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Celebrate 2014’s Sunday football kickoff with Madden NFL 15’s GIFerator

EA Sports launches the Madden GIFerator website, which uses Madden 15 to turn big NFL plays into GIFs. Fans can also use the website to create GIFs of their own.

Zuckerberg wants WhatsApp to be the “global messaging platform”

You know what's cooler than a billion users? 3 billion users. That's the new target that Mark Zuckerberg has set for the Facebook-owned WhatsApp, which currently has 600m active users.

Kuddle is an Instagram for kids, while Looksee brings photographers together

Two new photo sharing apps: Kuddle is an Instagram-like app for kids that educates about netiquette, while Looksee aims to connect photographers through anonymous sharing.

Snapping selfies made easier, thanks to the Q-PIC smartphone remote

The Q-PIC is a smartphone remote control for Android and iOS devices that makes snapping selfies easier. It doesn't require any app installation, and you can wear it around your neck or wrist.
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How to successfully crowdfund your project on kickstarter

When it comes to crowd-funding campaigns, few would argue there is such a thing as too much money. Check out our guide detailing how to run a successful Kickstarter project, so you can blow past that funding goal with time and change to…
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‘Umbrella Here’ light invites strangers to share your umbrella, saving them from a soaking

If you like meeting new people and live in a place where it rains a lot, then the Umbrella Here light could be the gadget for you. The idea is that you stick it on top of your umbrella during a downpour, signaling to others that…
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Emojli: ‘Silly’ messaging app that only uses emojis officially launches

A messaging app where you can communicate using only emojis has officially launched. Emojli, which hit 70,000 sign-up requests soon after the app was announced, is the work of two Brit friends, who both agree it's a "silly idea."

Our Story event streams go live for all Snapchat users

Snapchat's new Our Story feature — curated streams of Snaps from specific festivals and events — has just gone live for all users across the network, so check the app to see it in action.
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Twitter’s latest revamp aims to help new users

Do you fail to see the point of Twitter? The social network platform has made substantial changes to the way new users are welcomed to the service in an attempt to make it more accessible.
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Dad films daughter exercising her facial muscles, in attempt to capture perfect selfie

A young teenager probably thought nobody would see her making funny faces, trying to snap the perfect selfie. Boy, was she wrong, as her father secretly recorded the whole thing with his smartphone.
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Analytics for all: Twitter’s just opened its stats dashboard to all users

If you're keen or simply curious to learn how your tweets perform after they land on your followers' timelines, you'll be pleased to know the social media site has just opened up its analytics tool to one and all.
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Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

Yet another story of social media leading to the arrest of a wanted criminal, the popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" craze got a parole violator into hot water when a tipster provided the location of the filming to police.