Jam Kotenko

Jam Kotenko

Former Digital Trends Contributor
When she's not busy watching movies and TV shows or traveling to new places, Jam is probably on Facebook. Or Twitter. Or Instagram. Her other interests include board games, good food, and Jason Mraz. You can get to know her more through Twitter (@MrazGal), Instagram (@thatgaljam), or jamkotenko.com, which she's trying to update more.
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Re-live the Titanic sinking in real-time via Twitter

The History Press created a live-tweeting account discussing the Titanic sinking in full detail, giving history nuts on Twitter something to obsess over. Spoiler alert: The ship sinks.
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Facebook Home might be coming to iPhone, after all [updated]

Remember your disappointment when you found out Facebook Home was only available for select Android devices? It looks like other mobile platforms will get to enjoy a whole new level of Facebook addiction after all.
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Check out how many of the Twitter elite’s followers are fake

You and I aren't the only ones plagued by Twitter spambots and fake followers; Twitter's most famous and beloved personalities are also subject to the falsely inflated follower number. Check out how many of your favorite celebrities have…
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Instasham: Your shortcut to the (fake) life of privilege on Instagram

Are you a Rich Kids of Instagram wannabe? The operative word being "wannabe," of course, thanks to Instasham, a new service that lets you pretend to snap photos of the lavish life and claim it as your own.
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A quick preview of Babblr, the app bringing real-time chat to Tumblr

Tumblr users, do you wish to chat with other users in real-time? If so, you're in luck. A new service called Babblr hopes to increase Tumblr's functionality by providing a simple chat service to take the blogging platform one step further…
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Instagram and Vine to the rescue in the case of the Lone Star stabber

In the midst of the horrific news this morning, one Instagram users took it on himself to nab the stabbing suspect. Other students left warnings on Vine. And thanks to their efforts, the rest of the world was able to watch as the events…
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Who won the Internet at last night’s Shorty Awards

Many public figures use social media as a creative means to get their messages across. The fifth Shorty Awards gave kudos to the Web's best and brightest.
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Facebook pulls the Facebook Home leak, says we’ll all just have to wait

Hey, here's a way to get Facebook Home before April 12! Oh wait, never mind, Facebook shut it down. Just as a workaround to gain early access to Facebook Home surfaced, the social network shut it down. We'll all have to wait a few more days…
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Facebook wants to make sure you know how much Facebook you’re missing out on

As if you haven't had enough of the site, Facebook adds an alert that seems focused on letting you know that you're not as updated as you thought you were. So now, when you're on Facebook, you will won't be getting enough Facebook.
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Tumblr and Rhizome support budding online artists with new grants program

Tumblr has made itself a home for Web artists, many of whom have landed their big breaks thanks to the growing network and easy discoverability function. If you're an emerging artist and are an avid Tumblr user, then here's a contest you…
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Want to be a Facebook Home early adopter? These are the sacrifices you have to make

With all the excitement surrounding Facebook's new app family, it's easy to get ahead of ourselves and clamor for what's to come. But what's the come ... comes with some strings attached; if you want to be one of the first to get Facebook…
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Gnip hits the social media data jackpot with API access to Instagram, Bitly, and Reddit

Social media data gathering has been made even better for companies as Gnip gains access to six new public APIs, enriching their social reporting even more.