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Tim Cook proves it’s the photographer, not the camera, that takes awesome pictures

Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a celebratory picture from the Super Bowl on Twitter, but unfortunately, it wasn't the best effort. It resulted in much derision about not only his photographic skills, but also the iPhone's ability to take great…

Roll over, Puppy Bowl — Key & Peele present the adorable Pigskin Bowl

Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele are doing their own Super Bowl on Squarespace and YouTube. In Real Talk with Key & Peele, the comedians get into character as hosts Lee (Key) and Morris (Peele) and bring us the Pigskin Bowl.
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Snapchat is the newest social media platform for big game advertising

These seven companies have turned social media to promote bite-sized snippets of their brands during Super Bowl 50. Snapchat has been a go-to platform as some big names that are taking advantage of its 100 million users.

Weekly Rewind: Photobombing horses, exoskeletons, Key and Peele do the Super Bowl

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…

Google will begin showing anti-ISIS ads to counter terrorism

Not all weapons have a trigger, and that doesn't make them any less effective. No, I'm not talking about bombs, but rather about Google's new strategy to use its highly targeted advertising system in the battle against ISIS.

Prolific artist and musician Swizz Beatz explains how Instagram can change lives

In an exclusive interview with Digital Trends, Swizz Beatz discussed his project with Canon, "The Unknowns," where amateur artists are chosen from Instagram to be featured in an silent auction at Sotheby's in New York City.
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Facebook just banned medical marijuana dispensary pages

Looking for medical marijuana? Take your search off Facebook. According to local reports in New Jersey, a state that has legalized the sale of cannabis for medical purposes, the social media giant has begun deleting dispensary pages,

Swipe right for Sanders, swipe left for spammers

Unwanted or not, Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting a lot of visibility in an unexpected place -- Tinder. Now, the popular hook-up app has blocked a few supporters, citing them as spamming.
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Twitter has closed 125,000 accounts suspected of promoting terrorism

Twitter revealed that, since 2015, it has shut down 125,000 accounts suspected of "threatening or promoting terrorist acts." Twitter details its efforts, which include working with law enforcement and counterterrorism groups.
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LinkedIn shares fall 40 percent, reducing market cap by $10 billion

LinkedIn shares fell by 40 percent early Friday morning, reducing the company's market capitalization by $10 billion. The company also announced that it will stop selling ads that mine user data to create sponsored content.
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Facebook update did not intentionally disable Crypter encryption app, company says 1:15

Crypter, an encryption tool that lets you secure Facebook messages, was rendered unusable after an update. While Crypter speculates it was intentionally blocked, Facebook says the problem lies within Crypter's code.
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Google reveals Justin Bieber video is most complained about clip on YouTube

A senior Google exec has revealed that the YouTube video users have flagged as inappropriate the most amount of times comes courtesy of Justin Bieber.