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Facebook wants you to get political by endorsing a presidential candidate

The world’s biggest social network is launching an “Endorsements” feature that allows you to publicly share your support for a U.S. political candidate. Just be prepared to defend your decision against your opinionated friends.
Social Media

Instagram recommends Stories based on your interests in the Explore tab

Instagram is rolling out suggested Stories to its Explore tab in a bid to help its users discover more accounts to follow. The recommended Stories will be catered to you based on your Instagram activity.
Social Media

Facebook rolls out Live video scheduling feature for verified Pages

Facebook Live is rolling out its video scheduling function to verified pages and, in the coming weeks, to all users. The feature, first announced in June, allows publishers to schedule live broadcasts up to one week in advance.
Cool Tech

WeChat users can now use a special drone to capture and stream footage to friends

WeChat owner Tencent has unveiled a new drone whose sole purpose will be to stream video directly to the popular messaging app. It's slated to go on sale at the end of October, and will set you back $299.
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Facebook sets precedent by indefintely shutting down ads for an entire country

Facebook has removed all ads from its platform in Thailand out of respect for country’s king, who passed away on Thursday following a 70-year reign. The move marks the first time the social network has shut down ads for an entire country.

Weekly Rewind: Massive Prius recall, Note 7 woes get worse, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on 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 stories from…
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Instagram just came to Windows 10 tablets — will the iPad be next?

Filter fiends, get excited. Instagram has just made its Windows 10 debut. On Thursday, the Facebook-owned photo editing and sharing app announced its arrival on tablets running Windows 10.
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When unfriending isn’t enough, here’s how to block someone on Facebook

Need a break from an abusive Facebook friend or someone you simply can't stand? This guide will show you how to block them entirely, or keep them from constantly filling your News Feed with unwanted posts.
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Twitter will show one of the world’s biggest horse races in sports live-streaming push

The Melbourne Cup is one of the world's biggest horse races and Twitter's gearing up to live-stream the event. Continuing its push into sports streaming, Twitter will show the build up, race itself, and post-race analysis live from…
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LinkedIn updates app in bid to become your go-to source for business news

LinkedIn is adding a number of news-oriented customization and discovery features to its mobile app to help you get the most out of your feed. It's even borrowed a couple of functions from social media rival Twitter.
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Pinterest hits 150M monthly users milestone as more men sign up to platform

A substantial increase in male signups has helped Pinterest to reach 150 million monthly active users, 70 million of which are based in the U.S., making it more popular in its domestic market than its rival Twitter.
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Periscope now lets you produce streams using professional cameras, VR, and more

Twitter’s Periscope is expanding its live-streaming capability by allowing creators to broadcast from external devices, such as professional cameras, games, and VR. The move brings the service even closer to rivals YouTube and Facebook…