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Windows Phone fans will be pleased that WhatsApp now has OneDrive support

WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, has seen a new update in its Beta iteration on Windows Phone. Users can now enjoy uploading text logs to OneDrive, freeing up space on their phones.
Mobile

Is Facebook plotting the return of the chatroom via Messenger?

Facebook may be prepping to take us all back to the '90s. The social network is testing a Messenger feature that sounds an awful lot like a chatroom, with further similarities to the company's short-lived Rooms app.
Social Media

Twitter now tells you which business accounts to contact for customer support

Twitter has rolled out a number of new tools aimed at making it easier for customers find and contact companies using tweets and direct messages. The updates are aimed at streamlining the customer support process on the platform.
Social Media

Daughter sues parents for sharing her childhood photos on Facebook

An 18-year-old from Austria is suing her parents for allegedly posting hundreds of photos from her childhood on Facebook despite her protests. She claims the pics, some of which are of an intimate nature, have made her life a misery.
Mobile

Thanks to Siri, you can now place calls, send texts on WhatsApp with just your voice

WhatsApp’s latest iOS update allows users to send messages and place calls using Siri. So talk to your mom or your friends. It literally couldn’t get any easier -- the process, we mean, not necessarily the conversation.
Web

With less than two months till voting day 2016, Google introduces its elections hub

As November 8 draws ever nearer, Google is ramping up its arsenal of tools to help voters make an informed decision come election day. Google announced on Thursday the creation of the new Google Trends Election Hub.
Social Media

Google ramps up marketing for Duo with some seriously adorable ads

Google has released a slew of ads for its video-messaging app Duo and they're adorable. The ads feature real-life doodles on household objects like socks, a toothbrush, toothpaste, and more.
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Facebook is rolling out Live video on desktops in response to user demand

Facebook has begun rolling out its Live video streaming feature on desktops. Previously only available on mobile, a select number of users can already use Facebook Live to stream from their desktops and laptops.
Home Theater

Twitter’s new apps let you watch NFL livestreams on Apple TV, Xbox One, and Fire TV

Twitter has launched a slate of new apps for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Xbox One. The apps are devoted to its livestreams, including its NFL, NHL, and MLB broadcasts. Best of all, you don't even need an account to view the action.
Web

Google offers $30,000 scholarship for winner of its Doodle 4 Google contest

Google's annual Doodle 4 Google contest has kicked off. You have to be in grades K-12 to participate, but you'll get the chance to sit on Google's homepage and $30,000 toward a college scholarship.
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Sandberg admits Facebook messed up handling of ‘Napalm Girl’ photo

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has expressed regret over her company’s oversight in regards to its removal of an iconic Vietnam War photo. She made the statement in a letter addressed to Norway's prime minister, who had criticized the move.
Social Media

Facebook and Twitter take steps to wipe the web of fake news

Facebook and Twitter are fed up with fake news, so much so that they've joined media giants such as the New York Times and CNN to tackle the proliferation of bogus stories, and on a wider scale to improve the overall quality of information…