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Belgians support #BrusselsLockdown with cute cat pics in effort to aid police

Over the weekend Belgian police carried out anti-terrorism raids, asking the public not to disclose information. Social media users helped with cat pics.
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Google's newest update lets you Hangout with anyone

You can now join video or audio calls through Hangouts without a Google account. The update is said to be an attempt to catch up to Skype's latest feature.
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Facebook tests new tools to help you get over your ex

Facebook's new tools allow you to hide everything regarding your ex when the relationship ends.
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Social media used to track harmful side effects of narcotics medication

A recent study tracking social media platforms revealed harmful side effects when patients were prescribed narcotics for pain.
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Artist’s simple ‘Peace for Paris’ drawing is the Internet’s symbol for solidarity

Because of social media, the simple "Peace for Paris" doodle has become a widespread symbol for solidarity after last week's terror attacks.
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Twitter's emoji reactions might solve its 'heart' problem

A user uncovered what appears to be new emoji reaction buttons to add to Twitter's heart button.
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Justin Bieber may have broken Instagram, but Facebook fixed it

Instagram recently fixed a glitch that would slow down the platform every time Justin Bieber posted a photo or video.
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Nikon names New York the 2015 top state for autumn photography

According to Nikon and social media, New York is the top state for fall foliage photography.
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Artist creates thousands of fake Facebook profiles to fight ‘user commodification’

An artist creates thousands of profiles of dead Hessian soldiers to fight Facebook policies.
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Should you pay someone to manage your breakup for you?

The Breakup Shop and other services are now available to handle the least fun phase of your relationship
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Social media data may help detect and prevent food illness outbreaks

Social media data helps the FSA in the UK track and monitor food illnesses.
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Facebook’s Photo Magic reminds you to send friends their pics

Facebook's new Photo Magic feature will scan your images and remind you to send them to the friends it recognizes.
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Fisherman catches a lost camera in Lake Michigan and tracks down owners

A man fishing in Lake Michigan catches a camera and tracks down its owners.
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Star Wars #ForceForDaniel fan dies days after seeing an early screening of the film

Star Wars fans, celebrities, and cast members support a dying man's last wish: to see The Force Awakens.
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Social media to blame for an increase in chlamydia among all age groups

A Nebraska newspaper reports that social media might be the cause of an increase in chlamydia cases.
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President Barack Obama joins Facebook

After blazing a trail through YouTube, Vine, and Instagram, President Barack Obama finally arrived on Facebook today.
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Don't expect quick responses from retailers on social media, study says

Most of the social media messages customers send to retailers and services are ignored or not answered immediately.
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Ikea turns kids’ artwork into toys for its charity campaign

Thousands of children submitted artwork to Ikea, and the retailer turned some of them into toys. It's all for charity.
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Good ol’ Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang find success in social media

Social media brings Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang into the new millennium.
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Facebook AI Research teams share new milestones and developments

Facebook's AI Research team or FAIR has been working on new AI features such as allowing machines to describe images with text.
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How to win a Brit over on a first date? Order some grilled chicken

According to dating app Clover, singles in the U.K. prefer Nando's for a first date.
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Most patients are comfortable sharing social media with their doctors

As many as 73 percent of patients trust sharing social media with medical providers.
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Find everything that’s for sale in one place with new Pinterest Shop

The new Pinterest Shop curates all the trending pins that you can buy and makes them available in one place.
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Popular Instagrammer leaving social media, citing unhealthy culture

Essena O'Neill recently quit Instagram and plans to leave all platforms, claiming "social media isn't real life."
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FYI’s ‘Food Porn’ is an Instagram foodie’s dream come true

FYI shows a preview of its new TV show which features food porn and Instagram.
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Instagram helps researchers monitor underage drinking

Instagram is now being used to monitor teenage drinking, with the hope of expanding its use to cover other teenage issues.
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You can now search YouTube videos with emoji at Emoji2Video search engine

A new search engine lets you use emoji to search for YouTube Videos.
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Twitter data could aide physicians in providing less stressful MRI scans

Twitter data is used to determine ways to make the MRI experience less stressful and more pleasant for patients
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Twitter Moments TV ad strikes out with viewers

Twitter launched a confusing television ad promoting Moments during the World Series.
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Twitter plans to make money off 500 million logged-out visitors

Twitter's newest plan to increase revenue includes ad revenue from logged-out users and those without accounts.
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Ford drivers can tweet while driving with new Sync AppLink social controls

Ford drivers can manage social media accounts with voice-activated controls through the Sync AppLink System.
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In the future, social media and A.I. will keep us alive forever

A prediction that with advances in technology, we will be able to bring back dead family members based on their social media histories.
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Richard Gere responds to ‘somewhat fictional’ Facebook post

Richard Gere responds to the Facebook hoax with the producer of his movie, Time Out of Mind.
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NatGeo continues to dominate among social brands, beating NBA, People, Playboy

NatGeo continues to lead other popular brands on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, according to reports.