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Instagram will drop ads into your Explore feed

2 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

Ads are infiltrating seemingly every aspect of Instagram, and that now includes the Explore feed. The social network plans to roll out ads to Explore's photos and videos over...
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Instagram will start putting ads within the Explore page

Instagram will start putting ads within the Explore page

3 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   7 articles

Ads are coming to more places on Instagram. Today, the social media platform announced that it'll soon start placing ads within the Explore page, which is where users go to...
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Facebook squeezes money from Instagram with new ads in Explore

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Instagram's march to bring more advertising - and monetization - to its highly visual social feed continues apace. Today the popular Facebook-owned app is announcing its latest...
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300M-user meme site Imgur raises $20M from Coil to pay creators

300M-user meme site Imgur raises $20M from Coil to pay creators

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Meme creators have never gotten their fair share. Remixed and reshared across the web, their jokes props up social networks like Instagram and Twitter that pay back none of...
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Instagram boss Adam Mosseri says likes might go private - CNET

5 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

He told CBS This Morning's Gayle King the Facebook-owned site is making "wellbeing" a priority.
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Vivo claims its new 120W tech can charge your phone in just 13 minutes

Vivo claims its new 120W tech can charge your phone in just 13 minutes

12 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Vivo said it just showed off its new charging tech at Mobile World Congress Shangai that can juice up your phone in just 13 minutes. The Chinese phone maker said that phones...
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Instagram CEO says the app doesn't listen to your conversations

Instagram CEO says the app doesn't listen to your conversations

23 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri told CBS News' Gail King in a recent interview that Instagram does not listen to its users, even though you may see ads related to products you were...
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Instagram chief insists it doesn't spy on users

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Instagram doesn't snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview Tuesday.
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Wedding dress customizer Anomalie raises $13M as bridal stores crumble

Wedding dress customizer Anomalie raises $13M as bridal stores crumble

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

David's Bridal once owned 50% of the $36 billion wedding gown market before it filed for bankruptcy last year. Brides were growing sick of the lack of styles and sizes plus...
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It's that Prime Day time of the year again video - CNET

1 day ago   |   CNET   |   16 articles

Plus, mobile hackers and Instagram deepfakes.
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EBay Canada's ‘Sizzling Sale' starts July 8, offers up to 70 percent off tech

EBay Canada's ‘Sizzling Sale' starts July 8, offers up to 70 percent off tech

EBay Canada wants to grab your attention and your money with its ‘Sizzling Sale' before Amazon's big Prime Day sale on July 15th and 16th. Starting July 8th until July 22nd... Read more ...

Oppo reveals its in-display camera technology at MWC Shanghai

Oppo reveals its in-display camera technology at MWC Shanghai

Oppo is at it again. The China-based company, which was one of the first to adopt the in-display fingerprint scanner and pop-up cameras, has unveiled its under screen camera... Read more ...

Staples Canada Day sale discounts Nest Hub and Home Mini speakers

Staples Canada Day sale discounts Nest Hub and Home Mini speakers

Staples is offering deals on a number of electronics for Canada Day. These products include laptops, tablets, mice and smart homes speakers. Below is a list of some of the... Read more ...

New PUBG game in works at fledgling Striking Distance studio

New PUBG game in works at fledgling Striking Distance studio

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has grown into a pretty massive success ever since it launched in early access back in 2017, so perhaps it shouldn't be surprising to see that... Read more ...

Sony Xperia 1 preorders get WH-1000MX3 thrown in to soften the blow

Sony Xperia 1 preorders get WH-1000MX3 thrown in to soften the blow

Sony has confirmed US launch details for what could well be the company's most eagerly-anticipated smartphone in recent years, the Xperia 1, and it's sweetening the deal with a... Read more ...

EA Origin vulnerability could have risked 300 million users

EA Origin vulnerability could have risked 300 million users

Security breaches and vulnerabilities in gaming services are nothing new, and today, researchers with Check Point Research and CyberInt are detailing the discovery of a... Read more ...

YouTube update gives users more insight and control over recommendations

YouTube update gives users more insight and control over recommendations

YouTube today announced a series of changes designed to give users more control over what videos appear on the Homepage and in its Up Next suggestions - the latter which are... Read more ...

Google will now auto-delete your location history

Google will now auto-delete your location history

Under fire for the sheer amount of personal data it collects, Google will finally allow you to auto-delete your activity and location history, the company said. Google will... Read more ...

Marsy McMarsface? NASA gives students the chance to name its next Mars rover

Marsy McMarsface? NASA gives students the chance to name its next Mars rover

Could there be a bigger brag in the schoolyard than the fact that you named the next Mars rover? That's exactly what NASA is promising K-12 students in the U.S. through a new... Read more ...

Walmart drops a killer $700 discount on the Samsung 65-inch 4K Smart QLED HDR TV

Walmart drops a killer $700 discount on the Samsung 65-inch 4K Smart QLED HDR TV

Looking for a high-end smart TV? Walmart is currently offering the 65-inch Samsung 4k Ultra HD Smart Quantum LED HDR TV for only $1,299, which is a massive price cut from its... Read more ...