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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.
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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…
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MTV Cribs is making a comeback … on Snapchat

MTV is bringing back Cribs for the Snapchat set. The celeb-oriented TV show will be reduced to a short-form series exclusively for the messaging app, with guests including Mac Miller and Austin Mahone already lined up for its return.
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Parker's relaunched Airtime app now helps you to virtually gather with your friends

Sean Parker, known for co-creating Napster, has just relaunched Airtime, which now acts as a video chat room aimed at allowing you to share photos and videos with your friends, helping make social media much more personal.
Photography

21 Instagram tips and tricks you can’t afford to miss

We've got a load of awesome Instagram tips and tricks for you right here. Find out how to get started, take your Instagram photography to the next level, and get your best photos the notice they deserve.
Photography

Plastic surgeons are using Snapchat to broadcast patients going under the knife

These Snapchat videos aren't for the squeamish. A number of qualified plastic surgeons are using the messaging app to broadcast live from the operating table, with the consent of an increasing number of patients.
Social Media

Hillary Clinton PAC spends millions on ‘correcting’ her critics on social media

Hillary Clinton's weapon against her online attackers is a PAC that targets her critics on social media, including Twitter and Reddit. 'Correct the Record' has spent millions opposing those who "harass" Clinton and her supporters online.