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Users are more loyal to BlackBerry Messenger than to any other Android messaging app

A recent report revealed BlackBerry Messenger has a more loyal user base than any other Android messaging service. This report includes apps such as WhatsApp and WeChat, as well as social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Imgur makes it easy to repost memes with new embed code option

A simple new feature from Imgur makes it fast and easy to repost an image on a blog or website. The new embed code option also properly attributes the photo to its original owner.
Social Media

Wait, slow down: Twitter now properly handles the iPhone’s slow-motion video

For far too long, uploading a slow-motion video to Twitter from your iPhone resulted in the clip being played back at normal speed. Now Twitter will play slow-motion video uploaded by iPhone users as it is meant to be seen.
Social Media

Comments left on Periscope’s live videos are about to become more friendly

Periscope developers are steadily knocking the live-streaming app into shape, with another update landing Wednesday. This latest one organizes streams better with a new global section, helps to reduce offensive comments, and plenty more…
Social Media

Facebook has a plan for a Frank Gehry designed, million square foot office block

Facebook is already massive around the world with well over a billion users, and now it wants to get massive in Menlo Park with new office space. It's just opened a brand new Frank Gehry-designed campus there, and has now submitted plans…
Mobile

You can now use Facebook Messenger on your phone’s browser

Facebook sure is making a concerted effort to establish Messenger as a development platform. The social networking giant launched Messenger.com, a web client for chatting with friends.
Mobile

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend with a VR headset

See how this man used a Google Cardboard virtual reality headset to help make an amazing, and very memorable, marriage proposal. The whole event was captured on video, and shared for the world to enjoy.
Mobile

Snapchat update introduces new emoji system and camera enhancements

Snapchat has updated its app with several new features, including emojis to mark your closest friends and reminders of who needs some love, turning interaction with friends into a virtual sport.
Mobile

Fade and Color tools come to Instagram’s Android app

Facebook-owned Instagram announced the addition of Face and Color editing effects for its Android and iOS apps. The new features come shortly after the launch of Instagram's first filter additions in years.
Social Media

Retweet this: Twitter’s ‘quote tweet’ button is actually useful!

Frequent Twitter users are likely well acquainted with the shortcomings of the social media service’s “quote tweet” button: all it essentially did was put opening and closing quotes around a tweet. Now, the button is finally becoming…
Mobile

Twitter removes hostage images to end Turkey’s ban on its site, but YouTube is still blocked

Turkey lifted its nationwide ban on Twitter after the social media site agreed to take down images and accounts related to an Istanbul prosecutor's abduction. The ban on YouTube, however, is still in effect.
Mobile

Facebook sneakily integrates WhatsApp button into beta version of its Android app

Facebook may have plans to add a WhatsApp button to its own app soon, if leaked pictures of the feature in an Android app beta are real. The social network bought WhatsApp for a hefty sum, but has so far left it to its own devices.