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The man bun may be here to stay, according to Google search

According to Google's 2015 Beauty Trends Report, men are not only more vain about the hairs on their heads, but they're also particularly interested in one controversial hairstyle -- the infamous man bun.
Mobile

It looks like Verizon’s Droid Turbo 2 giveaway left several burnt contestants in its wake

To promote the Droid Turbo 2, Verizon launched the Droid Seeker contest disguised as a game, which gave 200 winners the handset for free. However, due to technical issues, more than one contestant were left burned.
Movies & TV

Add John Oliver to the list of people who have inspired angry Trump tweets

John Oliver has sparked the ire of Donald Trump. After Oliver said he has no interest in having the politician on Last Week Tonight, Trump tweeted that he'd been invited to appear. The show's official Twitter account denies the claim.
Social Media

Instagram helps researchers monitor underage drinking

Researchers are using Instagram to monitor underage drinking, and in the future, other teenage issues. Instagram provides a great deal of data, and is simpler and less expensive than traditional survey methods.
Mobile

Stories you missed: Samsung’s touchable TV, RIP Chrome OS, a Bob Ross marathon

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. Up this week, Samsung's Galaxy View, Adele, and more.
Social Media

Snapchat’s updated terms of service and privacy policy creep users out

Snapchat has spooked some of its users by updating its terms of service and privacy policy. Users are scared by new wording that appears to give the company free rein to abuse their photos, videos, and personal information.
Mobile

Best Halloween apps for the ultimate spooky weekend

If you haven't downloaded all the spooky, scary, downright necessary apps for your phone this Halloween, you're not prepared for Halloween quite yet. Here are our top picks, including spooky selfies, games, and more.
Mobile

Facebook testing a Local Markets feature to rival Craigslist

If you've got something to sell, you can go to eBay, Craigslist, Amazon, Etsy, and many other places on the Web to do just that — and now Facebook is working on something similar too.
Mobile

You can now search YouTube videos with emoji at Emoji2Video search engine

You can now search videos and images by emoji with a new search engine, Emoji2Video. The search engine lets you enter one or more emoji and then displays videos on YouTube according to the emoji selected.
Social Media

Twitter data could aide physicians in providing less stressful MRI scans

Researchers have examined tweets to find ways to improve patient MRI experience. Tweets analyzed include those shared up to the MRI, during, and after to determine how to make MRIs less stressful.
Gaming

Facebook’s Zuckerberg pledges to put an end to Candy Crush spam

During a Q&A session at the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg vowed to significantly scale back unsolicited game messages exchanged between users on the social networking site.
Social Media

Twitter Moments TV ad strikes out with viewers

Twitter aired a 30-second television ad promoting its newest feature, Moments, but the fast-paced commercial ended up being viewed as incomprehensible, crazy, and weird, and left viewers confused.