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Twitter launches live video API for streaming — how will that affect Periscope?

Twitter will likely be seeing an increase in live video with the release of its live API for integrating live feeds from third-party apps. The change would also make broadcasting simpler for big media companies.
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Apple’s new Clips app is taking the fight to Instagram and Snapchat

Apple is late in joining the social video craze, but is doing so now with Clips, an app it is pitching as a fun, convenient way to create great-looking customized video without having to rely on complicated editing tools.
Photography

PicsArt's custom stickers (and export option) could make basic effects look boring

Embellishing a photo with a sticker is a popular way to customize, but now you can even customize the actual sticker. PicsArt launched an update that gives users custom sticker tools.
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How to link your Instagram to Facebook for unrivaled social synchronization

Instagram and Facebook go hand in hand. Here's how you can make the most of the superior integration offered by the two social media behemoths, which should help your pics gain more exposure in the long run.
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Want to keep that live video around? Instagram now lets you do just that

If it was good enough to share with the world, it's probably good enough to save, right? That, at least, seems to be what Instagram thinks of your live video, as it now gives you the option of saving your broadcast.
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Monopoly fans find animals more lovable than tech in vote to replace classic tokens

Monopoly's Token Madness vote has come to a close. Fans voted from 64 options for new game pieces, including many symbols of modern tech, but the final eight tokens coming to the next version of the game will feature many familiar faces.
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Six ways to get your shamrock shake indulgence this St. Patrick’s Day

Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like green beer, except maybe a a minty shamrock shake spiked with Bailey's. Here are six recipes to help you make the perfect shamrock shake at home.
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Google’s Area 120 releases yet another app, and this one turns speech into emojis

Meet Supersonic Fun Voice Messenger -- it's a mouthful but chock full of fun, as the real-time voice messaging app not only transcribes your speech into text to send to your friends, but also turns some of your words into emojis.
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Snapchat and Vice are teaming up to bring a reality dating show to Snapchat

Snapchat is moving into original content and because you've gotta give the people what they want, that content is going to be comprised of a dating reality show. Don't blame Snap, blame Bachelor Nation.
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With Snapchat Bitmojis, you can now put your favorite friends on speed chat

After popping up early for Android users last week, Snapchat has officially rolled out Bitmoji shortcuts to favorite friends on both iOS and Android. It's speed dial, but for Snapchat.
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Beta version of Pinterest's new Lens feature now available to iOS, Android users

Finding pins of things that inspire you in real life will soon be easier than ever with a new suite of Pinterest visual tools powered by AI. The new tools generate suggested pins based on other photos or even your camera.
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Facebook shoots for goal in deal with MLS to live-stream soccer games

Facebook is expanding its live-streaming sports coverage after inking a deal with Major League Soccer and Univision. The platform will kick off with 22 games this season, and also offer exclusive preview shows.