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This simple ‘hack’ brings back Instagram’s original, beloved icon

Don't like Instagram's new icon? While there isn't much you can do about it, a user experience designer offers this simple "hack" to restore the old one and all its retro glory on iOS devices.
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Everything you need to know about the Facebook Trending Topics bias controversy

Facebook is in hot water over recent reports suggesting that it shows bias in the Trending Topics feed. But what does that mean for Facebook, Facebook's partners, and you? Here's everything you need to know about the issue.
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Twitter goes nuts over Chance the Rapper's new mixtape, Coloring Book

Kanye West's favorite rapper -- Chance the Rapper -- released his third mixtape, Coloring Book, and Twitter went into a frenzy. Digital Trends compiled all the best reactions to the album on Twitter.
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Here’s what Mark Zuckerberg has to say about Facebook’s ‘news bias’ controversy

Mark Zuckerberg has commented for the first time on Facebook's "news bias" controversy, claiming no evidence of wrongdoing has been uncovered while insisting that "rigorous" rules for news on the site prevent the prioritization of one…
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Azealia Banks gets the boot from Twitter following racist rant against Zayn Malik

Azaelia Banks has been removed from Twitter following a racially charged feud with Zayn Malik, and the site's users are celebrating with a trending hashtag. The infamous rapper has often courted controversy with her tweets, and now she's…
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Facebook pitfalls every grown adult should avoid in order to maintain online integrity

Preserve your online integrity by following our top tips for Facebook users. These are the social media pitfalls all self-respecting adults must avoid at all costs, from posting drunken-night photos to religious banter.
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Leaked documents show editors, not algorithms, decide Facebook’s Trending Topics

According to leaked documents obtained by The Guardian, Facebook lets editors, not algorithms, decide which topics should and should not appear on Trending Topics. Facebook previously denied editorial bias in Trending Topics.

The LG Action Cam LTE is like a GoPro on steroids

The LG Action Cam LTE appears to be just like a GoPro, but it does a whole lot more. For starters, it has 3G and LTE connectivity so you can stream any video directly to YouTube Live.

360-degree photos, not just video, will soon be shareable on Facebook

After months of being able to share 360 degree videos, the chance to share 360 degree still photos on Facebook is almost here. Plus, a new button will let you quickly view them on your Gear VR headset.

YouTube in-app messaging coming to iOS and Android

Messaging is finally coming to YouTube. Google's video platform has announced that an in-app chat function is currently being tested on a small group of mobile users, who can invite others to join by adding them to conversation threads.
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World's biggest startup incubator launches Shark Tank-style Snapchat contest

The world's biggest startup incubator has teamed up with one of the founders of Twitch to launch a Shark Tank-style Snapchat contest in search of a new venture to fund, with $20,000 up for grabs.

The best subreddits to browse on Reddit

So, you've just joined the wonderful world of Reddit and want to explore it. With so many subreddits, navigating the "front page of the internet" can be daunting. You're in luck -- we've gathered 21 of the best subreddits to help get you…