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Don’t call it a dating app: Hinge wants you to stop playing relationship games

Would you pay $7 a month to give yourself a better chance of finding a serious relationship? That's what Hinge is backing on, ditching the swipers and ghosters in its new version in order to encourage meaningful connections.
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Facebook, Twitter cut off surveillance tool used by police to monitor protesters

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are cutting ties with a social media surveillance company after a report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claimed it was being used by the police to target protesters.

Skype Translator now supports Russian, its ninth language

You might not be a polyglot, but in the 21st century, the language barrier is barely a barrier. And now, assisting in our communication efforts is Skype, which announced Tuesday that it has added Russian to its Skype Translator.

Forget chatbots: Blend adds ‘Genies’ to amplify your conversations

Blend has just released its own take on chatbots. They're called Genies -- you can add Genies ranging from ESPN, Fitbit, The New York Times, to celebrity Genies like Kanye West, and Drake.
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Facebook launches paid networking plaform Workplace as a rival to Slack

The ban on Facebook at your workplace could soon be lifted if the social network has its way. A new report claims Facebook will launch its "At Work" enterprise communications network within the next few weeks.
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If your stomach voted this November, would it vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

DoorDash crunched delivery data from millions of orders on the alleged food favorites of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to determine who would win if we voted with our stomachs.
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Let friends know you're safe from Hurricane Matthew with Facebook Safety Check

As Hurricane Matthew continues to wreak havoc upon the Atlantic coast, Facebook has once again activated its Safety Check to allow users alert their friends and family that they have remained out of harm's way.
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In college and stressed out? Twitter data shows you're not alone

A recent survey took to Twitter to determine "the most significant sources of [college students'] stresses" by examining tweets originating from four-year universities, and searching for keywords related to mental health and stress.
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How to turn off the ‘Seen’ function in Facebook Messenger, iMessage, and more

Sometimes, you'd rather not let someone know that you've seen their message. So how do you prevent those pesky "seen" notifications? Our guide will show you how to disable read receipts in iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and elsewhere.
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Snapchat story playlists put you in charge of the viewing experience

Snapchat is replacing its auto-advance function with a new Story playlist feature that’s all about personal curation. It is also introducing a design change that won't please its Discover media partners, but should be welcomed by users.
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Facebook launches social events app in the hope of replacing your calendar

"Events by Facebook" is a new app that harnesses the power of Facebook Events Pages to help users discover things to do in their city, and around the U.S. Will it be another standalone hit for the social network?
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Report: Facebook in talks with White House to introduce Free Basics in the U.S.

Facebook is reportedly preparing to introduce its free internet program in the U.S., having faced opposition abroad. Free Basics by Facebook was banned in India earlier this year. Will it suffer a similar fate at home?