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10 comedians you should be watching live-stream on Facebook

Facebook Live is a global live-streaming phenomenon, and no one is using it to interact with fans quite like comedians. This list brings together the most frequent (and funniest) live-streamers on Facebook that are sure to make you laugh.
Photography

Ikea pokes fun at Instagram food porn obsession in new ad

For rather obvious reasons, Instagram wasn’t around in the 18th century. If it were though, this is likely what it would look like, complete with painter, horse-drawn carriage and a butler to present your 'likes.'
Social Media

Pinterest to integrate video into its visual search tools

Pinterest is building a native video player and updating its visual search tools to work on videos, making it easier than ever to find and watch clips on the service. The updates will be launched in the coming months.
Social Media

New Snapchat filters poke fun at Frank Ocean and his tireless fans

It seems Snapchat is as keen to hear Frank Ocean's new album Boys Don't Cry as everyone else. The app has released two new filters related to the pop singer, whose long-awaited new LP is reported to be dropping today.
Social Media

Facebook steps up its fight to eradicate clickbait from your feed

Facebook is escalating its war on clickbait links by implementing an update to its News Feed algorithm. The social network will use the new system to relegate clickbait to the bottom of your feed.
Mobile

Messaging has been made musical thanks to Bars, which detects song lyrics from texts

A new messaging app called Bars hopes to disrupt the massive messaging market. What makes Bars different? It uses song lyrics instead of basic text, even sending snippets of the songs in question to those receiving the messages.
Cool Tech

Welcome to Area 404, the hardware lab where Facebook is building the future

Facebook is offering the first extensive look inside its huge new hardware lab, and the state-of-the-art machinery it houses. Inside, Facebook's engineers will build everything from internet-delivering drones to VR tech.
Social Media

Facebook’s new shopping features could boost sales for small businesses

Facebook has launched two new e-retail sections for business pages in emerging markets, and worldwide, that are tied into its Messenger app. For the first time ever, the new features allow businesses to sell items on Facebook at no extra…
Social Media

How to change your Twitter name

Just because you chose the worst Twitter name on the face of the Earth doesn't mean you're stuck with it for the rest of eternity. Check out our quick guide on how to change your Twitter username and real name in less than five minutes…
Social Media

Tinder should be “investigated” for unlawfully storing user data, asserts MEP

Tinder has been accused of unlawfully storing and sharing user data by a member of the European Parliament. Belgian socialist Marc Tarabella has called for an investigation into the firm, as well as several other mobile apps.
Social Media

Looking to verify your Twitter account? Now you can — here’s how

Looking to get your Twitter account officially verified? Here's a step-by-step guide to walk you through the entire verification process, so you can finally obtain the blue checkmark beside your Twitter handle.
Mobile

YouTube Red's benefits — no ads, ability to download — now apply to YouTube Kids

Wish the kids didn't have to watch those pesky ads? Or that they could download videos for offline viewing? Well, you're in luck -- YouTube Kids now integrates with YouTube Kids, meaning that kids can browse YouTube ad-free just like you.