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WTF, Internet? Online dating now needs its own red-light district

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a horrible new trend in dating apps, in which we follow our most basic human instincts, and are way, way worse for it.
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Taxi Magic is fighting ride-sharing giants like Lyft and Uber with some social media magic

Taxi Magic might be the compromise between upgraded, transportation and licensed cab drivers who've been displaced by this new, emerging market.
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Instagram reportedly plans to introduce a messaging feature – what could come next?

A report has surfaced saying that this year, Instagram plans to introduce a messaging feature. It would be a big step diverting from its image and media focused app, perhaps spurring more change - and new features - to come.
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70 percent of Snapchat’s users are women – so why do ladies love the app so much?

Snapchat revealed that 70 percent of its users are women - so what is it about the app that keeps the ladies coming back for more? We went to our friends and scoured the Internet to find out why.
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Facebook takes aim at ‘Justin Bieber sex tape’ spammers

Facebook is taking legal action against a spammer, and sending a clear message to would-be malware spreaders: they've got lawyers and will use them.
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Survey: YouTube and Facebook remain hives of online negativity, teens are leading the charge

According to a recent poll commissioned by the Associated Press and MTV, most kids believe it's normal to post insulting comments online. Most kids are wrong.
Mobile

Vine short-video app expands globally with support for 19 languages

Vine is likely to see lots of new users joining its platform thanks to an iOS and Android update Thursday that adds support for 19 languages, including French, German, Japanese, and Chinese.
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Ultravisual: an Instagram competitor with beauty on its side

Ultravisual is a new social media-sharing app that stands out from other Instagram competitors because of one very simple thing: it's damn good-looking.
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College gossip site creator is atoning for his horribleness with an app called Kindr

The creator of a notorious gossip website is now introducing an app to send compliments. Unfortunately, it's a milquetoast effort - and we're not forgetting about the slut-shaming his former site did anytime soon.
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These are the 5 biggest holes in the Instagram for Windows Phone release

Instagram for Windows Phone is finally here ... but a few noteworthy features didn't come along for the ride. After a years-long wait, it's fairly incredible that these five things didn't make the cut - beta or no beta.
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Pinterest’s new Place Pins feature helps you plan that dream vacation

Want to travel, but never seem to be able to make it a reality. Check out Pinterest's new Place Pins feature, which lets you plan out your dream vacation with maps, photos, and collaboration with friends.
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The Twible reimagines the greatest story ever told … in tweets

If the language of the Bible left you feeling confused and out of touch with the words, then one author's Twitter breakdown of the good book might be your speed.