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Switch up your Reddit routine with these interesting, inspiring, and ridiculous subs

So you've just joined the wonderful world of Reddit and want to explore it. With so many subreddits, however, navigating the "front page of the internet" can be daunting. You're in luck -- we've gathered 23 of the best subreddits to help…
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Pinterest buys up Jelly, a small search engine powered by real people

Social media giant Pinterest has acquired Jelly, a small search app powered by real people with similar ideas on how a search should work. So what exactly did Pinterest see in the small app?
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Twitter for iPhone now lets you easily grab back some storage space

The latest Twitter update lets you quickly and easily clear cached data so you can reclaim some possibly precious storage space. We show you the steps you need to take to make it happen.
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Facebook now has an app just for virtual reality goggles

Samsung Gear VR users can now have another source for endless content feeds: Facebook 360. The new dedicated app launched today, and Facebook says it hopes to bring the feature to other headsets.
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Mark Zuckerberg is getting an honorary Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out

12 years after dropping out of Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg has been named the Commencement speaker for the class of 2017 -- and he'll be getting an honorary degree in the process. Zuckerberg follows a line of billionaire tech dropouts.

Facebook’s powerful new servers will help it handle more visual content

Facebook is overhauling its servers in tandem with an expected increase in the amount of visual content being uploaded to its platform. The new equipment can also train complex machine learning systems, known as neural networks.
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Save Me: Five Ways To Save Photos From Instagram

Browsing photos in Instagram is one thing, but downloading them is another. These five apps will let you download Instagram photos onto either your smartphone or desktop machine.
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Instagram Stories adds geostickers, another Snapchat feature clone

Instagram is continuing it's relentless assault on Snapchat today with its addition of geostickers to Instagram Stories. They work just like the Snapchat stickers do, giving users unique illustrations to represent the area they are in.
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Twitter is now expanding its analytics to include user-generated Moments

Twitter Moments now come with analytics to help users track the popularity of their stories on the web and mobile. The company claims the update will help users create better posts that attract more views.

Tinder celebrates International Women’s Day by donating up to $250,000

In anticipation of International Women's Day on March 8, Tinder announced that it is pledging $250,000 to help empower women by donating to a dozen women-centric nonprofits across the world.
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Pinterest’s Chrome extension now acts as your visual search engine for the web

Pinterest is giving its Chrome browser extension an artificial intelligence upgrade. The plug-in now comes bundled with the platform’s visual search tool, essentially allowing users to scan online images to find similar items.
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New York Times to start printing reporters’ tweets in new trending section

The New York Times will start highlighting the best and most relevant tweets from its reporting staff in a redesigned section in its newspaper, which sounds like its take on the trending tabs popularized by social networks.