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Taiwanese couple parodies #Followmeto meme and it's hilarious

Forrest Lu and Agnes Chien, a Taiwanese couple, are in the limelight after releasing these hilarious images as a parody of the incredibly popular #followmeto meme. Their post has gone viral, reaching more than 135,000 likes and over 39,000…
Social Media

British spy agency joins Twitter, already following James Bond

British spy agency GCHQ joined Twitter on Monday in a move aimed at improving its public image after several years of damaging headlines linked to leaks by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Photography

Models arrested in Iran over ‘un-Islamic’ photos posted on Instagram

An undercover police operation on social media use in Iran has led to the arrests of eight women identified as Instagram models. A court in the country has accused the women of spreading "un-Islamic" posts on the app.
Social Media

Does Twitter’s new ‘Live’ streaming button signal the end for Periscope app?

Twitter for Android is testing a new "Live" camera button that connects to Periscope, allowing users to quickly launch live broadcasts. The feature sees Twitter once again playing catch-up with rival Facebook Live.
Photography

Enter your office dog in the #StartPup contest

Video marketing and analytics platform Wistia is teaming up with Humane Society International to launch #StartPup, the world's first competition to find and crown the top office dog in each international startup center.
Social Media

Facebook launching Slideshow feature with real songs courtesy of Warner Music

Facebook is licensing popular songs from Warner Music for a new Slideshow feature that will let users add soundtracks to their photo and video collages. The social network confirms that the update is being tested in Australia this week.
Web

YouTube pranksters jailed after staging ‘terrifying’ heist

Four YouTube pranksters were jailed on Monday after staging "terrifying" heists at two London art galleries. A court was told how the actions of the group had "terrified" members of the public trying to flee the fake raids.
Social Media

Chocolate vs. vanilla? It’s not even a contest, Instagram analysis finds

Cakejournal recently took a close look at the most Instagrammed desserts across the country and their flavors of choice, and the results are clear. When it comes to America’s sweet tooth, it’s all about the chocolate.
Mobile

Google’s Spaces chat app hopes to avoid the fate of Google+ and Buzz

Google takes aim at Slack, Skype, and WhatsApp with Spaces, its new chat app. Spaces, is designed to make sharing web content among groups of people easier. It's available for Android, iOS, and the web.
Social Media

Periscope will let you broadcast straight from a DJI drone

Earlier this week, Twitter's video streaming service added DJI drone support, which means that you can now natively connect the app to your quadcopter and live broadcast this footage to the world.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Disappearing tattoos, Facebook's Trending Topics scandal, and more

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…
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The Russian government embarrasses itself on Twitter once again

Russia never seems to learn how to use Twitter. In a recent tweet it illustrated alleged extremist activities using Command & Conquer: Generals. No, Russia -- 13-year-old video game screenshots don't suffice as complementary imagery.