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    Germany is Attempting to Make Fake News Illegal

    Facebook and Twitter might want to invest in some moderators soon — if a new bill passes through Germany’s legislative branch, the sites would be required to delete posts deemed to spread fake news or incite hate. Ideas for the bill have been under discussion since last year, with a finalized version arriving this week. What’s […]

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    Facebook Basically Just Added All of Snapchat’s Features

    The Snap IPO went pretty well, all things considered. Facebook wants things to be all downhill from there. The past year has seen a massive campaign against Snapchat on the part of Facebook, with copies of Snapchat’s Stories feature appearing in all of Facebook’s social properties — Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Today might represent the climax — […]

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    Facebook Fully Rolls Out Their Latest Snapchat Clone, Messenger Day

    Continuing their apparent corporate strategy of undermining Snapchat, Facebook is launching their new Messenger Day feature this week in an update to the Messenger app. Introduced as a limited beta in Poland and some other markets late last year, Messenger Day is, essentially, Snapchat Stories — a compilation of photos and short videos that you take […]

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    Pioneer Rayz Plus Lightning Headphones Review – Lightning Headphones You’ll Love

    Rayz are no ordinary headphones. The Pioneer Rayz may look like regular in-ear headphones, but they’re quite the opposite. The Rayz are in-ear lightning headphones with a feature-set you’re lucky to find on much larger headphones. They have built-in noise-cancelling technology, auto-pause, a personalization app, a built-in smart button, and the Rayz Plus model comes […]

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    FoldiMate is the Laundry Folding Machine We’ve Been Waiting For

    FoldiMate is not quite the laundry robot that The Jetsons teased us with, but it’s a start! While there’s still no hard proof that our first consumer-level laundry folding machine will actually hit the market, we got to see the prototype! Additionally, there’s prices, specs, videos, and general release information now available. FoldiMate will automatically […]

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    I Guess the Dress is Being Replaced By Flip-Flops This Year

    We almost got out of 2016 without a viral color identification controversy, but it wasn’t to be. The spiritual successor to last year’s white and gold but actually blue and black dress has arrived in the form of a pair of flip flops, which are some combination of colors. I’m not going to speculate. This […]

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    Facebook is Testing Another Snapchat Stories Competitor in Poland

    Not content to bite Snapchat stories once using Instagram, Facebook is going on the offensive once again using their Messenger app. Reports indicate that Facebook is testing a feature called Messenger Day in Poland. It’s identical to Snapchat and Instagram Stories — take some pictures, doodle on them, and put them into a slideshow that disappears […]

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    Thousands Have Signed Petition For In-N-Out To Offer Vegetarian Options

    Vegetarians have had enough. Just because they don’t eat meat doesn’t mean they shouldn’t get to eat at one of America’s most beloved burger chains. That is why thousands of people have signed a petition demanding that In-N-Out Burger start serving veggie burgers. The Change.org petition, which was started by the Good Food Institute earlier this month, has […]

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    Self-Driving Boats Are Coming To Amsterdam

    And you thought those self-driving cars sounded scary! Wait until you see a boat driving itself on the water. Self-driving boats are actually in the works in Amsterdam. Today, the Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) announced a new, five-year research initiative to explore the possibility of floating robot vehicles. “Imagine a fleet of autonomous boats for the transportation […]

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    Twitter Just Made It a Whole Lot Easier To Include GIFs, Photos and Videos

    It’s about freaking time! No longer do you have spend minutes of your precious time figuring out how to put your deep thoughts on Angelina and Brad’s divorce into only 140 characters. Launching today, Twitter now does not count photos, videos, GIFs, polls and Quote Tweets as part of your 140-character count. Links still do count, however. Also, Twitter […]

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    Pumpkin Spice Hair is the Latest Hair Craze

    It’s really happened. We have reached full Pumpkin Spice saturation. We thought it was bad enough when they came out with Pumpkin Spice-flavored Cheerios, English Muffins and M&M’s. Things also seemed to have gone too far when McDonald’s made their PSL beverages available in mid-August. But none of that compares to this. Guess what is the new hair […]

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    Snowden (Film) Review

    ‘Snowden,’ based on the life and impact of former CIA and NSA contractor Edward Snowden, is Oliver Stone’s latest endeavor featuring a mix of top notch cast, “dramatizations” and strange screenplay choices. Stone is not known to shy away from the political or controversial and ‘Snowden’ is no different. In the film, Stone takes the […]

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    Drafts Could Be Coming to Instagram Very Soon

    A simple but very significant change might be coming to Instagram soon, and for a change, it’ll be one that users actually like. Multiple users have reported that the Instagram app is allowing them to save edited photos as drafts before posting. Say goodbye to ill-conceived ‘grams and hello to filtered to perfection. Before this […]

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    Ikea Australia Makes Kanye West Look Like a Fool on Facebook

    Today in obscure corporate Facebook accounts, we have Ikea Australia (there’s one for every country Ikea is in, best I can tell) coming at Kanye West, kind of. Calling it beef is too strong — it’s hard to classify it, actually, but I think that captures Kanye West, the man, the musician, and the social media user, pretty well. […]