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Instagram to start rolling out algorithmic feeds this month

Today, in a post on the company blog, Instagram announced that it would be rolling out the full algorithmic feed network-wide throughout the next month. This comes despite widespread concerns voiced by users over the change.

Marshawn Lynch still loves his ’86 Civic, might just give you an Uber ride

Despite amassing roughly $50 million in playing money while in the NFL, former Buffalo Bill and Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch lives a rather modest lifestyle which includes driving a 1986 Honda Civic.

Chore no more, Photomyne app digitizes entire album pages at once

Preserving old photos digitally is a chore. The Photomyne app makes the process easy by scanning, cropping, and adjusting entire album pages at once, automatically. It even restores faded colors.
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Tinder CEO Sean Rad confirms transgender options are coming to dating app

Tinder CEO Sean Rad has confirmed that the dating app is about to become much more gender-inclusive with new enhancements aimed at transgender users. Rad says the changes are "good for the Tinder community."

At long last, the bacon emoji is here

On Thursday, the Unicode Consortium, the governing body behind all emojis everywhere (yes, this is still a real thing), announced the acceptance of an impressive 72 new images into its ever-expanding library.
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Pinterest has just replaced one of its defining features

Pinterest has renamed its defining "Pin It" button in order to make its platform more accessible to international users. Alongside the name change, the platform has also modified pins to make it easier for users to discover more things they…

Facebook has just killed off an app that you may not have even heard of

Facebook has just killed off its Notify app. Reportedly having received only 63,000 downloads, the app, which pushed news notifications to mobile devices, clearly failed to catch on, though the company says it's learned a lot about how to…
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Victim spots mugger on Facebook’s ‘People You May Know’

Definitely an interesting way to accidentally stumble across a criminal, a mugging victim discovered their attacker's name and picture along the right sidebar of Facebook's 'People You May Know' feature.
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Twitter to showcase exclusive 360-degree videos from NBA Finals

Twitter has jumped on the 360-degree video bandwagon thanks to a new deal with Samsung that brings exclusive clips from the NBA Finals to the platform. The footage arrives just in time for the Cleveland Cavaliers match against the Golden…
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Trending up: Snapchat passes Twitter in daily users with more than 150 million

Snapchat has increased its daily users to more than 150 million, moving the mobile visual messaging app ahead of Twitter's estimated 140 million daily users.

WhatsApp and a selfie come to stranded hikers’ rescue

A selfie sent to a rescue team saved a British couple stranded at the top of a cliffside ledge. In addition to the photo, the couple also sent their location via WhatsApp.
Emerging Tech

Here’s what yesterday’s swarm intelligence AMA predicted about the future of politics

A swarm intelligence set upon Reddit yesterday for an IAmA session, in which redditors were invited to ask any questions about politics, as users on a swarm intelligence platform collaborated to answer in real time.