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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Online privacy worries increasingly keeping Americans off the internet, study says

A new sobering survey from the U.S. Department of Commerce suggests that Americans are so worried about the lack of privacy online that it's actually deterring them from using the internet. Does this mean the hackers have won?
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Update: OKCupid succeeds in removing 70,000 users’ leaked data from public view

We may be looking for love in all sorts of places, but that doesn't mean we want the world to know about it. But for 70,000 OKCupid users, their opinions weren't taken into consideration before a group of Danish researchers released their…
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Giftagram takes the hassle out of buying gifts — but keeps a personal touch

With our busy lives it can sometimes get a little difficult to find the time to buy gifts -- so much so that cards and vouchers end up being commonplace. Giftagram, however, keeps gift-buying easy, but retains that personal touch.
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While everyone freaked out about Instagram’s new logo, a bigger change took place

Instagram's most active users have to figure out new ways to get their content in front of your eyes. But even though the new algorithmic timeline may be unpopular, it could make the service better.
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Feds will now check your social media history before granting security clearance

A new policy grants federal agencies access to a person's social media history when conducting background checks as part of the security clearance process. The wide-ranging set of rules are set to be implemented soon.