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You can nab a pair of Snap’s video-equipped Spectacles for $130

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has made its video-equipped Spectacles sunglasses available for online purchase in the U.S. They're expected to begin shipping within a two-week time period.
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#ThrowbackThursday is only the start: Instagram hashtags for every day of the week

Not getting your hashtag fill with #ThrowbackThursday or #ManCrushMonday? Here's a list of some of the platform's more popular hashtags, so you can outfit your next Instagram post with the proper tag, regardless of what day it is.
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Need help navigating Snapchat? Snap’s official video guide has you covered

Snapchat's first official video guide may be aimed at Wall Street investors, but that doesn't mean general users can't watch it too. The clip will teach you how to use everything from stories to Memories direct from the source.
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Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event

Twitter is set to live-stream Showtime Sports’ telecast of its Championship Boxing triple-header this Saturday, headlined by a welterweight clash between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados.
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Weekly Rewind: Facebook vs. YouTube, animal-free pork, a Google Chromecast deal

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…
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Skype is jazzing up its app with four new features to help you ‘express yourself’

Skype is testing out four new features for its app. Aimed at offering new ways to express yourself, they include in-call reactions, integrated camera, messaging reactions, and find panel.
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Snapchat taps Discovery to bring Shark Week and MythBusters shows to its app

Snap Inc., the maker of the visual messaging app Snapchat, is adding media company Discovery Communications to its burgeoning video roster, bringing shows based on Shark Week, Mythbusters, and more to the platform.
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In lengthy post, Zuckerberg details new ways Facebook is combating fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a lengthy post that reads like a mission statement. The 6,000-word note covers everything from fake news to civicengagement, as well as how Facebook can play a role in fixing these (and other) global…
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Tinder makes a move: Dating app may add a Snapchat-like video feature

Tinder recently acquired Wheel, a collaborative video messaging app which allows users to add videos to other users threads around a common theme. Tinder said it plans to add video features to the popular dating app in the future.
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Twitter is now placing a timeout on the activity of abusive users

Twitter is reportedly putting abusive users in the naughty corner. The social platform's latest safety measure places a temporary timeout on accounts deemed to be using abusive language against other users.
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Reddit is eliminating explicit content from its public homepage

Reddit is introducing changes to its public homepage in an attempt to present a more sanitized version of its site to new users. Despite cries of censorship from users, the update went live on Thursday.
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Twitter to show you more video content in trends and on timelines

Twitter wants you to watch more videos. To help give user-generated clips and professional live-streams maximum exposure the platform is surfacing video in more places, including the top trends feed.