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Artists demand that the NYPD return Edward Snowden bust in a letter from their lawyer

A group of unknown artists placed a bronze bust of NSA leaker Edward Snowden in a Brooklyn park. It was later removed by park officials and the NYPD are investigating who made it. The artists are now demand its return.
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HBO’s not happy about Periscope users livestreaming Game of Thrones

Livestreaming app Periscope may be new, but it's already catching the attention of some of the cable networks. An annoyed HBO, for example, has told the startup to do something about its users streaming the new season of Game of Thrones.
Photography

Rambo the octopus loves taking pictures of visitors with a Sony camera

An octopus in a New Zealand aquarium is taking pictures of visitors with a Sony Cyber-shot camera. Sony created a video of the "octographer" in action to brag about its underwater camera.
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Twitter reportedly telling celebs to ditch Meerkat for Periscope

Having laid down a reported $100m for livestreaming app Periscope, you didn't think Twitter would just sit back and see how it fared against rival Meerkat, did you? A new report suggests it's now taking a very active role in promoting its…
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VueVoyage uses photography to pick world’s best travel destinations

When it comes to virtual travel, it's all about the photography. VueVoyage is a travel-focused social network that curates the world's best destinations based on photos.
Mobile

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.
Photography

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.
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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.
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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…
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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.