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Weekly Rewind: 10 important tech stories you may have missed

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.
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Facebook is watching you watch the News Feed

Another week, another tweak to the Facebook News Feed: Mark Zuckerberg's company has announced it's now measuring how much time you spend looking at each of your friends' social media updates.
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Texas teacher gets the pink slip for insensitive Facebook post on the McKinney incident

Texas elementary teacher Karen Fitzgibbons was fired after she wrote an nsensitive Facebook post in response to the McKinney incident that took place last week. Even though she has since deleted the post, you can read on to learn the…
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Snapchat now lets you use front and rear cameras for your videos

At last, Snapchat is letting its users take advantage of front and rear cameras that they can switch back and forth to during video recordings. This small update makes video recording more shareworthy.
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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to step down July 1, co-founder Jack Dorsey steps in

After facing increasing criticism of his leadership, Twitter's embattled CEO, Dick Costolo, has announced he will be stepping down from the company's helm on July 1. Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will take over in an interim role.
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Twitter waves bye-bye to square videos with new landscape mode

Twitter just became a little less square. The social media company on Wednesday introduced new functionality for iOS and Android that lets you shoot and share videos in full frame landscape mode from within the app.
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If you can’t beat ’em, Tweet em: How VH1 is changing the ratings game with hashtags

VH1 programming such as "Love & Hip Hop" have dominated Nielsen Social Guide Rankings as a result of VH1 making a concerted push for social media.
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Line launches Line Music app in Japan, where the CD still dominates music sales

Line, makers of the cute messaging app, has launched another spin-off service. Line Music is a streaming music app with a growing library of tracks, but it's launching in a country where the CD still dominates music sales.
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TripPix lets you create beautiful travel photo books

Today, Shutterfly has released a new app, TripPix, which allows users to create beautiful personalized photos books for every important occasion.
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Challenge your friends to a doodle duel with the first Facebook Messenger game

Facebook Messenger already gives users the ability to make video calls, and now they can officially play games, too. Doodle Draw Game became the first game that is the first game available on the messaging platform.
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Following conversations on Twitter just got a whole lot easier

If you've ever tried to follow a specific thread of a conversation through a massive series of replies on Twitter, you likely know how hard it can be to keep track. Now, Twitter is rolling out a new feature to make things much easier to…
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Instagram for Web gets much-needed makeover

Instagram designers have finally gotten around to showing some love to the Web version of the photo- and video-sharing service, this week rolling out a cleaner, fresher look that will likely be welcomed by one and all.