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Emboldened by election results, Secret app is coming back

Co-founder David Byttow said “Secret V2 is coming. It’s too important not to exist.” He explained the the downsides of current social media products and that they must be addressed immediately.
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No phone, no problem: How to use Instagram on your PC or Mac

Instagram may be the most popular photo-sharing app in the world, but there is no official desktop or browser app for desktop users. With a little computer magic, however, you, too, can use Instagram on a PC or Mac.
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Bitmoji can now be added to Snapchat’s on-demand geofilters

Snapchat is giving fans of Bitmoji another creative way to integrate the animated characters in to its offerings though its custom geofilters. You can even use a friend's "friendmoji" as part of the update.
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Here's how Facebook plans to fight the fake news empire taking over its platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has released a public statement detailing how his company plans to stem the rise of fake news on its social network once and for all. The plan includes a major algorithmic update to the News Feed.
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American officials ‘concerned’ by Russia’s decision to block LinkedIn

The U.S. government is deeply troubled by Russia's ban on LinkedIn, claiming it creates a precedent that could be used to shut down other Western websites that store their data outside of the country.
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Social media posts can cost you your job, the First Amendment has no protection

Most people are unaware they can be fired for what they post on social media. The First Amendment doesn't protect you with employers and candidates can actually improve their chances if social media posts and profiles make a good…

Fall foliage fantasy: Michigan named top spot for shooting autumn colors

Fall colors and cameras go together like peanut butter and jelly and the best state for fall color is Michigan, according to social media and Nikon. On Friday, Nikon announced the Great Lakes state garnered the most entries in a contest.
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Facebook now lets you fundraise using Facebook Live, offer aid during crises

Facebook kicked off its inaugural Social Good Forum in New York on Thursday by announcing a range of fundraising, and community support updates, including a new donate button for Facebook Live broadcasts.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologizes for Neo-Nazi ad, blames automated system

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has publicly apologized for a Neo-Nazi advert that made it on to the platform earlier in the week. Despite initially denying the validity of the promo, Twitter has now accepted responsibility.
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Facebook acquires FacioMetrics to add special effects to photos and videos

Facebook is constantly expanding and changing to create a unique interactive experience for their users. Its latest acquisition, FacioMetrics, has the ability to track faces and recognize various emotions.
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Twitter’s live video app for NFL streams is now available on Android TV

Twitter has launched its live video app on Android TV. The app is devoted to its live-streams, including its NFL, NHL, and MLB broadcasts. Best of all, you don't even need an account to view the action.
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Twitter takes a page out of Snapchat’s playbook with the launch of profile QR codes

Well, whaddya know. Keen to try everything it can to boost its stagnating user base, Twitter has taken a page out of Snapchat's playbook and launched QR codes for profiles.