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Weekly Rewind: 3D-printed baby skulls, YouTube live, a wicked quick Swiss EV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Web

Internet giants may be quietly automating the removal of extremist content

According to a new report from Reuters and its anonymous sources, YouTube, Facebook, and other internet giants have started automating the process of taking down extremist content.
Mobile

Swiping right on a celebrity on Tinder? It's probably an advertisement

Expanding your dating pool is the entire premise behind Tinder, so if you're meeting an average Joe that you might not have found in your own social circles, it's conceivable that you could meet a celebrity on the dating app too, right?
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Foreign travelers could soon be asked for their social media info by DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to allow U.S. customs to ask for a foreign traveler’s social media details, including Facebook, and Twitter usernames, but not account passwords.
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Twitter and Foursquare partner to let you follow major events through location tags

Twitter has partnered with Foursquare on a new feature that lets you tag your precise location in a tweet, which can then be found on a location timeline. The update is currently being rolled out to iOS users, and will soon be available to…
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Snapchat under fire for allegedly copying work of popular makeup artists

Back in May, Snapchat was accused of “whitewashing” selfies in a couple of its filters, leading to much criticism from users. Now, the popular image-sharing app is taking heat once again over its filters for allegedly copying ideas from…
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Google offers VR solution for those who are barred from marching in gay pride parades

Meet #Prideforeveryone, a montage of pride parades in 25 countries across the world that you can access on YouTube 360 and Google Cardboard by way of your smartphone. From Belgium to Brazil, Sao Paolo to Sydney, you can be a part of Pride.
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Soon, you’ll be able to chat with AmEx in Facebook Messenger

The latest innovation to come out of the Cannes-Lions Innovation festival in France is a new Amex bot for Facebook Messenger that lets consumers see real-time purchase alerts and key information about American Express benefits.
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Inspiring GoPro video celebrates unwavering spirit over physical ability

Two friends, one blind, the other armless, have planted over 10,000 trees in China to combat environmental destruction. GoPro set out to tell their incredible story, in a very different video than the action camera maker is known…
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Facebook Live takes on Snapchat, Periscope with new features and design

Some nifty new features are on their way to Facebook Live in the next few months, among them the ability to add another person to a broadcast, and, in a swipe at Snapchat, the chance to have fun with some wacky face filters.
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Facebook is training its employees to manage their political biases

Facebook is training its top leaders and employees to manage their political biases. According to COO Sheryl Sandberg, it needed to educate its employees on all forms of bias after the trending topics controversy last month.
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Instagram is getting instantaneous text translations in its apps

Instagram has announced that users will soon be able to instantaneously translate captions, comments, bios and more within its applications with a tap of a button. The feature is set to be released in July 2016.