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Prisma app’s biggest update yet adds profiles and a trending feed

App of the year Prisma is introducing social and discovery features, including user profiles and a trending feed. Will the new tools help it to free itself of its reliance on other social networks?
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Viber has just made it even easier to send video messages to your buddies

Messaging app Viber has just added a few more features to give users a more fun and seamless experience. There's a new, fast way to send short video messages in chat, and integration with services like Giphy for adding extra content to your…
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Twitter will provide data on user who sent seizure-inducing tweet to reporter

In its response to a court order, Twitter has agreed to hand over its user data relating to an account that allegedly sent a seizure-inducing tweet to senior Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald.
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Zuckerberg uses his Morgan Freeman-voiced digital butler in hilarious new video

Mark Zuckerberg has taken to his Facebook page to share a set of new videos that show his AI butler "Jarvis" — voiced by Morgan Freeman — in action. The hilarious clips parody consumer tech ads, and showcase Zuck's awful acting chops.
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Facebook’s secretive censorship guidelines allegedly leaked in report

Facebook's content removal policies, including its confounding guidelines on hate speech, have been detailed in alleged internal documents leaked in a new report by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.
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Pinterest learns that diversity goals are easier set than done

Nothing worthwhile ever came easily. The tech industry is certainly discovering this to be true when it comes to diversity. Pinterest serves as a prime example, and the company recently announced its 2016 progress on diversifying its team.
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Facebook has radio in its sights with launch of Live Audio broadcasts

Facebook is expanding the ways users can broadcast live on its service with the introduction of Facebook: Live Audio. At launch, the service will be made available to select publishers, before being rolled out to all users next year.
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Add location, time, and weather info to Instagram Stories thanks to new stickers

Instagram today released an update to its Stories feature that lets users add stickers to photos and videos. After snapping a picture or shooting a video in Stories, users will notice a new stickers button beside the standard text and…
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Twitter, Facebook, Google being sued by families of Orlando nightclub victims

A lawsuit filed by the families of victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting claims Twitter, Facebook, and Google provided “material support” to the Islamic State, which led to the radicalization of shooter Omar Mateen.
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Twitter may soon roll out an alert feature to keep news junkies up to speed

Twitter appears to be stepping up tests of a breaking-news feature that pushes alerts about major unfolding events to users' handsets. The company confirmed it's exploring ways of notifying users of real-time content on the platform.
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Watch Hollywood’s biggest stars arrive for the Golden Globes live on Twitter

Twitter is partnering with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions to live-stream the Golden Globes red carpet preshow. Twitter users will also be able to submit their questions for nominees.
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5 easy ways to archive all of your favorite Instagram videos

It's easy to screenshot your favorite Instagram photos, but saving a video is a bit more complicated. Thankfully, there are a host of easy ways to do so, whether you prefer to use a web-based tool or a third-party app.