Molly McHugh

Molly McHugh

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Before coming to Digital Trends, Molly worked as a freelance writer, occasional photographer, and general technical lackey. She's a sucker for animated GIF blogs, hours-long Wikipedia hunts, road trips, YouTube binges, and the Portland Trail Blazers. Molly is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications (go Ducks). You can find her on Twitter (@iammollymchugh) and Instagram (@mollygrams).
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This plugin can tell who you’re Facebook stalking

Who Facebook thinks you're close to matters - it determines much of what you see on the site and in what order. This plugin shows you who your "closest" Facebook friends are, and the results are pretty revealing.
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WTF, Internet? ‘Catfish’ just jumped the catfish

Just renewed for a third season, MTV's 'Catfish' has conclusively proven that we're all idiots desperate for love from people who probably aren't who they say they are. And it's time to put it to bed.
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So, you’re wondering how much Twitter owes you post-IPO?

Twitter is now officially crazy rich, and this app can tell you how much the site has made off your tweets. You can expect to be paid back in spam bot follows.
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Sick of the Twitter IPO buzz? Ease the pain with our definitive drinking game

Heard enough about the Twitter IPO? Well, nothing can stop the onslaught of the media hanging out to and extorting this story, but at least there's a drinking game.
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The 13 most typical YouTube comments responding to the new YouTube comments

It doesn't get much more meta than this: YouTube wants to clean up its comment section, and these were some of the comments it got in return. They are exactly what you'd expect them to be.
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Like change? You’re in luck, because Facebook just updated the Like button for the first time

That's right - the button that has become a part of Facebook's core is getting a much deserved, long-awaited makeover.
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Facebook lets you name conversations in chat drop-down

This tiny update lets you immediately give a message thread with more than one other person its own name. You get ready to start quietly trolling your friends with this feature.
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Senator tells Instagram it needs to clear out the gun sales

Instagram has become an unwilling marketplace, and now a politician says it needs to close down illegal gun sales.
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What goes on behind the curtain of popular read-it-later app Pocket

Pocket's CEO recently revealed a few data details behind what the read-it-later app is saving, and what all of that could mean for publishers.
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New viral Facebook scam is tempting users with non-existent Facebook Credits

Watch out for this new Facebook scam making the rounds, advertising the social network's defunct currency. Let's all be just a little bit smarter about this, OK?
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WTF, Internet? Overexposed celebs don’t get to pick which parts of their life go viral

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a lawsuit from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who claim their privacy was violated. Yes - they of the fame-mongering are mad at the Internet.