Stories you missed: Nike’s self-lacing shoes, Apple flips the bird, Facebook search

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Nike's charitable way of celebrating Back to the Future to…
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Snapchat makes you happier than Facebook and not because of sexting

A recent study coming out of the University of Michigan indicates that Snapchat users are happier and experience more positive emotions when interacting than do users on Facebook.
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Facebook powers down, Apple’s magic table, ‘FB & Chill:’ DT Daily 2:17

Facebook powers down its iOS battery issues, Apple's 3D touch table, Microsoft gets in on the whole 'Netflix and Chill' thing.

Facebook app draining your iPhone battery? Company says it’s fixed it

If you had a hunch it was Facebook's app draining your iPhone battery faster than it really should, then you were right. The company said Thursday it'd uncovered a couple of power-related issues, and has fixed them in an update you can grab…
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Facebook’s new search will scour all public posts

Facebook's expanding the scope of its search function to encompass all 2 trillion (and counting) public posts on the social network. It's an attempt at transforming search into a more useful, cohesive tool.
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Hungarian camerawoman plans to sue Facebook and the refugee she tripped

Hungarian camerawoman Petra Laszlo plans to sue Facebook for embittering people against her. She also claims she will sue one of the Syrian migrants she was caught on video tripping.
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Survey shows many European Facebook and Instagram users embellish their posts

A new study conducted by HTC in Europe suggests that Facebook and Instagram's users routinely use deception to give off a social media persona that's far more exaggerated and adventurous than they really are.

Facebook launches Instant Articles on the iPhone, offering super-fast news to mobile users

Facebook has launched its Instant Articles platform on the iPhone today, providing millions of mobile users with super-fast news from a wide selection of publishers. The system removes the eight-second load time experienced for normal…
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Facebook will now alert you if your account is targeted by ‘state-sponsored actors’

If you're sure you've never done anything to upset governments around the world, you should be just fine. However, if a nation-state does have reason to hack your account, and Facebook rumbles the attack, the social networking giant…

10 stories you missed: Digital rat brains, YouTube tycoons, Die Hard 6

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Facebook's data on coming out on social media to Apple's…
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More people are coming out on Facebook than ever before

In a blog post today, Facebook pointed out that a record number of Americans have "come out" on the platform, emphasizing a national shift towards the long-awaited acceptance of different sexual orientations in mainstream media.
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For real-time news, Facebook Notify could be the Twitter Moments killer

The Facebook Notify app scheduled to launch at the end of the month, could help online media with notifying readers of news stories, while eliminating the need for any other news apps.