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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.
Mobile

Instagram finally arrives for Windows Phone … with half the features missing

Instagram is finally here for Windows Phone owners. Unfortunately, it's still missing some key features, including video, tagging, and the ability to shoot photos through the app.
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A social giving app with a competitive twist uses your enemies’ tweets against them

Sometimes the best motivation is rooted in competition. This social giving app lets you donate to a cause of your choice when the opposition posts something negative about it.
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Quora caves and partners as a source for link-bait heavy Web publishers

Quora allows some of its most popular Q&As to get incorporated into posts from other media distributors, like Buzzfeed. Who's really benefiting?
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Twitter is finally trying to answer the question ‘What is Twitter?’

Now that Twitter is a public company, it has to define itself so investors understand where their money is going. This video is a first step in simplifying the vast world of tweets - but do users agree with it?
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Yahoo announces Flickr Photo Books, so you can print more than your Instagrams

Now Instagram images aren't the only photos you can turn into memorabilia; Flickr is now getting the print treatment too. Although, differing from Instagram, is taking a more in-house approach.