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Snapchat tips and tricks to transform you from newbie to pro

Whether you're a Snapchat addict, or you’re a complete newbie, these Snapchat tips and tricks will help you to become a pro. Find out how to get started, spice up your snaps, chat, send money, and more.
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Facebook wants to make it easier for you to support causes

If you like changing your Facebook profile picture to support causes, campaigns or sports teams, you'll like this: The site wants to let you revert back to your old image automatically.

Apple bites it with decision to Photoshop a smile on a woman’s face

Adobe executive Eric Snowden, who was invited on stage during an iPad Pro demonstration, was displeased with the steely and strong (but rather neutral, unsmiling) countenance of the woman in the photo, so he Photoshopped a smile on her.

Periscope is finally letting you view and broadcast in landscape mode

Periscope users may have just about gotten used to using portrait mode for their live streams, but now they have the option to broadcast in landscape too. The new feature was rolled out with a bunch of other updates on Thursday.

Look out, Instagram’s big ad push is about to begin

It took three years for Instagram to bring ads to its service, and ever since it's been treading carefully in a bid to keep users onside. With that in mind, we're curious to see how a new ad push, likely to attract many new marketers…

Apple claims it literally can’t even hand over encrypted data to the FBI

Thanks to increasingly complex encryption systems, companies like Apple are claiming that their hands are tied when it comes to releasing data to federal officials, and the standoff is only leading to heightened tensions.
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Instagram can now predict who America’s Next Top Model will be

Have no fear -- Instagram is here! No longer just a platform for making your life look enviable, Instagram is now being used to predict who the next stars of international fashion runways will be.

In Australia this Labor Day weekend? Flash a smile in the world’s largest selfie

Nothing screams Labor Day like a beaming selfie, and if you're lucky enough to be in Australia for the long weekend, you may want to consider participating in what is being called the world's biggest selfie.
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Illinois city owes man $125,000 for raiding his home over fake Twitter account

Definitely an idiotic way for an elected official to cost his city money, a six-figure settlement was reached in the civil case of a man that has his home raided over a fake Twitter account.

Forget bird’s eye views, see with cat’s eyes with Cat Street View in Hiroshima

Prayers have been answered and hard work has paid off, as the Hiroshima Prefecture has released "Hiroshima cat’s street view," which is, as its name suggests, a daring look into street life from the eyes of a cat.

FTC and Machinima reach settlement: it’s actually about ethics in game journalism

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with YouTube network Machinima over allegations that the company contracted popular YouTubers to create paid advertisements under the guise of unbiased, independently produced video…