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Facebook Live goes beyond smartphones with Windows 10 app update

The latest version of the Facebook app for Windows 10 allows users to exclusively broadcast from compatible desktops and tablets. For everyone else, the livestreaming service is still only available on smartphones.

Google Photos is one year old — here’s what’s next for it

Google Photos has reached its one-year anniversary, and what a year it has been for the service. To celebrate, the team from Photos has shared some favorite tips and tricks on using the service.
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Two more Twitter executives make their exit from the company

Yet another couple of high ranking employees at Twitter are reportedly spreading their wings and flying away -- this time, it's Jana Messerschmidt, the head of business development, and Nathan Hubbard, head of media and commerce.
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Is Billionaire Peter Thiel’s Gawker feud bad news for Facebook?

Facebook board member Peter Thiel is attracting unwanted attention for the social network after confirming that he financed Hulk Hogan's successful lawsuit against Gawker Media. Will CEO Mark Zuckerberg be forced to comment on the…
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Study on Twitter misogyny finds men and women equally responsible for abusive tweets

A new study into misogyny on Twitter has revealed that women and men are equally responsible for abusive tweets directed at female users. The research forms part of the 'Reclaim the Internet' political campaign in the U.K.
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Twitter partners with Spotify to soundtrack your music tweets with audio cards

Twitter users can now share Spotify tracks that can be played within tweets. The music streaming giant is the latest to be integrated within Twitter audio cards, and will also be featured on Moments.
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Snapchat secures $1.8 billion as its valuation climbs to $18 billion

What does an estimated 10 billion daily video views get you? The answer for Snapchat is a $2 billion spike in its valuation from just two months prior. The popular messaging app is now reportedly worth $18 billion.

Facebook and Microsoft dive underwater to lay a new internet cable to Europe

In an effort to keep up with growing demand for high-speed online services, Facebook and Microsoft have joined to forces to lay a transatlantic data cable that'll mark "an important new step in building the next generation infrastructure of…

Google’s Forest Change Explorer helps kids visualize deforestation

Deforestation is a major problem facing the future health of our planet, and to help children and students better understand it, Google has teamed up with researchers to make an interactive tool showing deforestation and reforestation in…
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LinkedIn provides update on data breach and security tips for members

LinkedIn has provided an update on its data breach and the preventive security measures it has taken since the leak came to light. The social network has also offered a number of password protection tips for its members.
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Twitter has finally realized that people don’t use it to buy things

Twitter is reportedly disbanding its commerce team, and halting development on its product pages and 'buy' button. E-retail never took off at the social network and now it seems it is no longer interested in selling things through its…

Businesses take note: Instagram could be gearing up to implement boosted posts

If some currently unutilized code in Instagram's latest software is any indication, it appears that Instagram is gearing up to implement boosted posts or something similar - a move sure to upset business owners.