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Facebook rolls out Messenger Day, its Snapchat Stories-like feature, to Android, iOS

After being tested it Poland and Australia, Messenger Day is ready for the biggest stage of all. Facebook said it is rolling out the Snapchat Stories-like feature to Android and iOS.
Social Media

How to use Facebook Live

Facebook Live makes it easier than ever to stream live video directly from your mobile device, whether it be an Android or iOS offering. Here, we show you how to get started with the feature and how to make the most of it.
Social Media

Snapchat adds Bitmoji widget feature in latest Android app update

On Friday, the Twitterverse noticed that the Android Snapchat app has made it possible to turn your friends' Bitmoji into widgets on your home screen, which you can click on to open up a chat.
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Facebook will soon be showing more ads more frequently in Instant Articles

In a blog post this week, Facebook announced an "update to monetization in Instant Articles," allowing publishers greater customization options when it comes to inserting ads within individual articles.
Web

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…
Social Media

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?
Social Media

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.
Computing

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.
Social Media

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.
Social Media

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.