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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Experts say LinkedIn’s new Intro app comes with huge security holes

Just when you thought finding more info about people who send you email got easier through LinkedIn Intro, security experts come out and call it unsafe.
Music

Here’s the perfect Spotify playlist for Halloween

Hosting a Halloween party? Well we've got background music covered, thanks to Spotify.
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Vine now allows you to go back in time and edit your clips

Vine just released two new updates that give users far more flexibility. You can now edit individual clips as well as save videos to add to later. No filters yet, though.
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LinkedIn has a new app called Intro that takes over your email – here’s what you need to know

Thanks to LinkedIn Intro, you can now get to know the people who email you in a professional capacity - if that's the sort of thing you want.
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The story of the ultimate Hallow-meme costume you never knew about – and can never have

Wondering what Internet meme or trope to be for Halloween? Here's one fantastic option - and if history had gone just a little differently, you could go buy it. But alas, this costume will have to live on in our hearts.
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Sports site Deadspin reveals the incredible machine power behind its amazing GIFs

If you're wondering why sports GIFs are so awesome, it's because of people like Tim Burke of sports site Deadspin. Find out how he makes them.
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Everything you need to know about a little app called FBStalker

If you thought you were protecting your Facebook as much as possible, think again. A new app called FBStalker uses your friends list and Graph Search to find the most unfindable data.
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Turns out you’re weird for avoiding online dating, not the other way around

If the thought of digital dating still gives you the heebie-jeebies, then something may be wrong with you, because it's swiftly becoming the norm. Looks like you can't make fun of your OKCupid obsessed friend anymore.
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Here’s how you can avoid starring in a Google ‘Shared Endorsement’ ad

If you're a bit wary about Google using your profile as an online ad, these are the four easy steps that can save you from unwanted attention and unwitting recommendations.
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Give your duck face a rest with these equally horrible new selfie trends

Selfies – as you all know – is like, an acceptable online artform now, and you know that it’s a legitimate trend when there’s a movement against it. Just face it – if you spend enough time on any social network, you will…
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The Government’s back … online! Our 7 favorite apps and accounts that have returned

The shutdown didn't only close the gates on national parks - we also lost our beloved panda cam. Now it - and other social accounts, like NASA's Instagram profile and the White House Tumblr - are back in action.
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Here’s a Facebook game where nobody’s a winner

If you have nothing better to do, give yourself a refresher on Facebook security through this new game. Prepare to get a little scared.