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Do we really want our Instagram with a side of video? (Because we’re getting it either way)

Facebook is all set to announce a video feature for Instagram. While we definitely know why (ahem, Vine), plenty of questions and concerns remain.
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Rating men on Lulu isn’t atoning for the Web’s chauvinism, it’s just cruel

Lulu has been called the Yelp for men, letting women rate their exes and flings anonymously. But does the fact that we're doing it to men make it OK?
turns out facebook is ruining our relationships as it brings the world together

Turns out Facebook is ruining our relationships as it brings the world together

According to a great many studies, too much Facebook is damaging to your romantic chances. Proceed with much caution.
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Web analytics and age-old questions: Does the Internet love cats or dogs more?

It's a question as old as Internet itself: Do we love cats or dogs more?
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WTF, Internet? Obsessing over Edward Snowden’s girlfriend is bad for America

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of the obsession with Edward Snowden's girlfriend.

Giving it up for the GIF: Happy birthday, GIF – you are an Internet treasure!

To celebrate, we're looking pack at some of our favorite GIF moments. Never change, you image format you. Never change.
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The revolution will be hashtagged: How one little symbol means big changes for Facebook

After months of knowing it was coming, the hashtag has arrived on Facebook. How will it change the social network's community?
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Yo, NSA: What is Paltalk and why do you care about it?

In the list of properties the PRISM leak has shown the NSA is keeping an eye on, one site stood out: Paltalk. What is it and why does the government care?

Chirpify cuts out the PayPal middle man, you can now pay directly in your social streams

Social commerce start-up Chirpify has been reliant on PayPal to enable transactions - until now.
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Pandora killer? Spotify slayer? iTunes Radio needs more than hype to compete

Apple has finally introduced the world to its Pandora-challenging, Spotify-rivaling streaming service, iTunes Radio.
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WTF, Internet? Celebrities don’t need their own apps (and neither do you)

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of celebrity apps.
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It’s time to dust the cobwebs and drunk college pics off your social media profiles

Your social profiles have amassed quite a bit of content - and if you've had them for awhile, it's time to start cleaning the digital memories out.
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It’s time to tune in to #TBT: Check out our nostalgic Spotify playlist

It's Throwback Thursday! Did you Instagram that baby photo yet? Well leave another nostalgic social footprint on our Spotify playlist.
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WTF Internet? The marriage you proposed on Vine is more doomed than MySpace

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of the horrible social media proposal trend.

Snapchat isn’t broken, your friends just suck

As yet another Snapchat privacy problem has surfaced, it's time to realize the real issue: Us.
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Photographers tussle over whether ‘pro Instagrammers’ are visionaries or hacks

Professional photographers are easing into the idea that professional photos can be shot with Instagram or a mobile phone.
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Social networks, hear our cries! Why don’t you all support animated GIFs?

If GIFs are the communication tool of the Internet masses, then why won't social sites support them?
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WTF, Internet? Stop telling me teens know what’s best for the Web

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of the teen Internet trendcaster.
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Here’s your ‘welcome to the long weekend’ Memorial Day playlist

The weekend is off to a start - here are some tunes to keep you company.
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I’m not OK with this soft ‘G’ GIF nonsense, and I won’t be a part of it

The father of the animated GIF says it's a soft 'G,' as in JIF. A part of me has died.
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Card counting experts are creating an app for Google Glass – will you be allowed to use it?

Google Glass is the future for many app developers - but will they be able to make something gamblers can use without getting thrown out of Vegas?
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All your most pressing Yumblr buy-out questions answered, Tumblr style

Tumblrers, we have new, purple overlords: That's right, Yahoo has bought Tumblr, so where do we go from here?
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And Yumblr is born: Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion [Updated]

After rumors swirled Friday, Yahoo has purchased Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Now what will the ailing company do with the reblogging platform?
Turns out Google+ isn't for us, it’s for researching us

Turns out Google+ isn’t for us, it’s for researching us

For all the beautiful, innovative updates Google+ keeps pushing, it can't get me to use it. Why?
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So Internet, do you have any thoughts about the Yahoo-Tumblr buy out?

Go figure: The Internet has plenty to say about Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr.

WTF, Internet? Read receipts are letting everyone know I’m a horrible person

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of the read receipt - that horrible feature outing you as a bad friend.

What it’s like being an outsider invited inside the Yelp Elite circle

The Yelp Elite have been characterized as a mafia - but what's it really like at one of their inner circle events?
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Can Google’s All Access challenge the house that Spotify built? We go hands on

After a long wait, Google has finally launched its streaming service, All Access. Will it live up to the hype? We go hands on to find out.
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Does Twitter verification still mean anything?

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WTF, Internet? Stop it with the terrible parenting apps and baby wars

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of TweetPee, and any other app turning parenting into a digital horror story.

Prepared to be horrified, because it turns out everyone knows you’re using BangWithFriends

Remember how the app kept it quiet that you wanted to ... ahem, bang your friends? Well, it just got a little less anonymous.

BangWithFriends goes mobile, so you can ‘bang’ on the go

Everyone's favorite hookup app is back - and this time it's not Web only. Today the Android and iOS apps drop.
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A battle of the Internet ages: #Followateen versus #Followanadult

Twitter is home to many wars, but the latest pits adults versus teens in an epic tweet-off game of who can look worse on the platform.
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WTF, Internet? Stop tagging me in these horrifying photos I never wanted to see

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of Instagram, which just did me dirty with its new tagging feature.