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Instagram obsessives, hear this: The #AntiSelfieMovement has begun

Sick of selfies? Well good news! You can now turn your hate into activism. The anti-selfie movement is taking shape in a variety of forms to gently point out that we've seen enough of your face, thanks.
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NYPD arrests man that uploaded his reckless driving video to YouTube

Definitely not the smartest move, a driver seeking notoriety for making a speed run around the island of Manhattan caught the attention of the NYPD after posting a video of his traffic infractions on YouTube.
Social Media

Pinterest, Path, and the battle over ‘P’

Path is trying to stop Pinterest from trademarking its logo, since both companies use a curly P and a similar color scheme. Looks like we might have another redesign to watch for now that Yahoo's all done with.
Social Media

How Boootube turns YouTube’s trash into cringe-inducing treasure

Boootube is a site that collects all the YouTube videos that have garnered more down-votes than up-votes...and you know you want to see what made the cut.
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How socially engaged is your favorite NFL team?

A marketing firm ranked the NFL teams based on their social media prowess. While most of the results line up with the power teams, there are a few surprises.
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Facebook presses pause on privacy updates as complaints intensify

Facebook will have to wait to roll out its new privacy updates after advocates call foul and want to further investigate the changes.
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NSA has cracked encryption protecting your bank account, Gmail, and smartphone

The NSA has cracked the encryption technologies used to protect much of what we do on the Internet. While the decryption efforts may be crucial in the spy agencies fight against terrorism, critics argue it has compromised national security.
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A look inside Betaworks, the behind-the-scenes builder of Internet magic

How a tech company that builds, buys, and invests in companies is racking up one impressive hot streak. So just how do they do it?
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Google’s UK HQ plans get green light, ‘groundscraper’ includes rooftop pool

Google has been given the green light to proceed with plans to build a new UK headquarters in London. The 330-meter-long 'groundscraper' will be home to 5,000 workers and feature a rooftop pool and running track.
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The NYPD wants its officers to ‘just say no’ to selfies

Police departments want to keep their officer's self-indulgent mugs off the Internet - and popular Tumblr CopSelfies is taking a notable hit because of it.
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Why do we hate Facebook hashtags?

Hashtags have proven their viral worth everywhere – except Facebook. What is it that sets Facebook apart from its social networking brethren, and makes us hate the pound sign so much?