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Keep in touch while you catch ’em all with GoChat app for ‘Pokémon Go’

A third-party chat app for Pokémon Go aims to rectify the game's lack of social networking features. Available for iOS and Android, GoChat lets you add and interact with other players to discuss tips, strategies, and organize meetups.
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New lawsuit accusing Facebook of enabling terrorism in Israel seeks $1B in damages

Facebook is being sued to the sum of $1 billion by a group of Israeli and U.S. citizens for allegedly enabling militant attacks on their relatives in Israel. The lawsuit has been filed in a U.S. District Court in New York.

FStop is a Tinder-like app for photographers and models

There are a few services out there that help connect photographers with models. But few are as simple or secure as FStop, a new app inspired by Tinder that helps connect photographers and models.
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Twitter will live-stream both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions

Twitter will be live-streaming the Republican National Convention. And of course, in the interest of fairness, it'll also be live-streaming the Democratic National Convention the following week in Philadelphia.

Request a selfie from your Badoo match to make sure they're the real deal

Badoo, the world's largest dating network, has introduced a new feature that it hopes will cut down on catfishing and ultimately, make online dating safer. Meet the "Selfie Request."
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PostGhost deleted tweet archive gets cease-and-desist request, gives up the ghost

Deleted tweet archive PostGhost announced it received an email from Twitter and decided to shut down in order to comply with Twitter's request. PostGhost posted deleted tweets from people with large numbers of followers.

Weekly Rewind: ‘Inception’ is real, new iPhone 7 rumors, and life beyond Earth

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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Social media battle against Islamic State is working — Twitter traffic down 45 percent

The battle against the Islamic State has taken form over multiple fronts, and when it comes to the digital theater, the U.S. is making ground. IS Twitter traffic has taken a nosedive of 45 percent over the last two years.
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Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account was hacked, but don’t worry, Twitter can’t see your Vine password

Mark Zuckerberg may tape over his webcam to keep himself safe, but there didn't seem to be much Jack Dorsey could do to keep his own Twitter account secure. That's right -- not even the CEO of Twitter is immune to Twitter hacks.
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The generation most likely to share content on Facebook? Baby boomers

And now, thanks to a study conducted by Fractl, we have a slightly better understanding as to the sharing habits and motivations for sharing on Facebook. In a recent survey, the content marketing agency surveyed 2,000 Facebook users.
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Twitter reportedly pursuing live sports streaming deals with NBA, MLS, and Turner

Twitter wants to bring more sports streams to its platform, according to a new report. Following its live-streaming partnership with the NFL, the social network is now chasing similar deals with the NBA, MLS, and Turner.
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Facebook clarifies Live video censorship guidelines in the wake of graphic video

Facebook has released a statement in which it addresses Live video censorship in regards to violent or graphic images, and its approach to content moderation. The platform has come under fire over reports that it initially censored a…