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Tired of trolls and slander, former Reddit exec launches Imzy, a positivity community

Former Reddit exec launches Imzy.com, a community that emphasizes finding what you want and a positive outlet. Its founders hope it can serve as a safe place for users.
Social Media

Twitter makes it easier to report multiple abusive tweets

In a bid to resolve incidents of abuse on Twitter more quickly, you can now report multiple abusive tweets at once instead of one at a time. This should give Twitter's safety team a clearer idea of a particular situation, allowing for a…
Social Media

Bug bounty hunter scores on Facebook and turns in another hacker

While earning a $10,000 reward in Facebook's bug bounty program, a bug hunter called Orange Tsai discovered evidence another hacker had already been there and left code to exploit staff credentials.
Mobile

Facebook developing standalone camera app with live-streaming capabilities

Facebook is reportedly working on a camera app similar to Snapchat that would also allow users to live-stream from their smartphones. Over the past year, live-streaming has become a top priority for the social network.
Social Media

Like it, Love it, or LOL it? How are people reacting to news on Facebook?

A few months ago, Zuckerberg and company allowed users to do more than just "Like" a post, and now, content marketing agency Fractl has taken a closer look at just how readers are reacting to the news on social media.
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“Oh! THAT memo.” PayPal plans gender equality program with all-male panel

In a communications mixup, the flyer for a PayPal panel on gender equality featuring five male speakers left out a subtitle that indicated men as allies. Subsequent explanations didn't do much to change the impression.
Web

Lawmakers ask National Intelligence director, ‘How many citizens have you spied on?’

American lawmakers are getting frisky on digital frisking. In a recent letter from 14 Congress members, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper was asked to estimate the number of Americans affected by various surveillance…
Mobile

Bloom’s new trading feature lets parents buy, sell baby gear locally

Ideal for new parents that are looking for discounted toys and other baby-related items, a parenting app called Bloom has launched a local connection feature that lets parents buy and sell items. Users can even use the app to schedule…
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Down to Lunch app gets friends together as developers shun money

Hot app Down to Lunch connects high school and college student friends for meals, studying, or just chilling. Simple graphics make it fast and easy. Founders won't talk to investors, saying they are too busy responding to users and…
Photography

Snapchat is fighting for your right to take a voting day ballot selfie

Snapchat has filed its first-ever standalone amicus brief against a ballot box selfie ban in New Hampshire. It argues that the images provide a major source of content for its app, and are integral to the political process.
Social Media

Don’t let the kids have all the fun, ace Snapchat like a pro

There's more to Snapchat than sending and viewing disappearing Snaps. Here are nine tips for making the most of the social media phenomenon, just in case you want to save Snaps or add a splash of color to your creations.
Mobile

The NHTSA is using Twitter to personally call out people who text and drive

The NHTSA has taken to a new method of calling out people who text and drive -- Twitter. Scroll down the NHTSA's Twitter feed and you'll see a constant stream of tweets at people who admit, sometimes gleefully, that they're testing and…