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Instagram is testing a new “Type” feature for stories

1 hour ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   3 articles

Instagram's Stories features - Facebook's answer to Snapchat - has proven popular. The firm has been testing new ways to expand it, and is now working on a feature known as...
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Study claims AT&T and Verizon are ‘still feeling the pain of unlimited'

Study claims AT&T and Verizon are ‘still feeling the pain of unlimited'

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

AT&T and Verizon both introduced Unlimited plans early in 2017, thanks to pressure from T-Mobile and Sprint. The move made sense to prevent a customer exodus, but crowdsourced...
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Giphy builds transparent GIF library for Instagram Stories

Giphy builds transparent GIF library for Instagram Stories

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Instagram now lets some users slap background-less GIFs sourced from Giphy onto their Instagram Stories. Rolling out for wider testing with a Giphy-branded design, the new GIF...
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Instagram is testing a text-based 'Type' feature for Stories

Instagram is testing a text-based 'Type' feature for Stories

3 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Instagram keeps updating its Stories feature lately with new additions to keep things interesting. The company recently added polls, a way to surface past Stories and has been...
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Social publisher NowThis has brought back its website after a 3-year hiatus after Facebook's massive New Feed changes

Social publisher NowThis has brought back its website after a 3-year hiatus after Facebook's massive New Feed changes

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Social publisher NowThis has relaunched its website, which it shuttered in early 2015 to go all-in on social platforms directly. The move comes on the heels of Facebook's...
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Instagram is testing a new text-only option in Stories

Instagram is testing a new text-only option in Stories

4 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   5 articles

Instagram is testing a new “Type” feature within Stories for users to share text-based messages as an alternative to photos or video, as reported by The Next Web. Though this...
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Instagram and Google are buzzkills for dispensaries - CNET

6 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

We look at the strained relationship between tech companies and legal marijuana shops. Also, VR might have found a solution to one of its biggest annoyances.
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Instagram tests new ‘Type' feature for Stories and screenshot alerts

Instagram tests new ‘Type' feature for Stories and screenshot alerts

8 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   5 articles

Instagram's Stories are one of the most popular ways to share content on social media, but sometimes images and videos just aren't as effective as plain old text. At least...
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Phones with the best battery life

Phones with the best battery life

16 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Ever since we traded phones with buttons for tiny touchscreen computers 10 years ago, we've complained about smartphone battery life. We've gained great cameras, Instagram and...
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Facebook Tests Local News Hub, Teases Simplified Messenger in 2018

Facebook Tests Local News Hub, Teases Simplified Messenger in 2018

1 day ago   |   Geek   |   6 articles

Social media marketing took off in 2016, cluttering Twitter feeds and Instagram streams with advertisements often indistinguishable from bonafide posts. Facebook users, in...
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Sprint offering one year of free service to switchers

Sprint offering one year of free service to switchers

Sprint today brought back a major promotion aimed at getting consumers to switch. For a limited time, Sprint will give you a year of free service if you switch from another... Read more ...

FoxNext Acquires Cold Iron Studios For Shooter Based In Alien Cinematic Universe

FoxNext Acquires Cold Iron Studios For Shooter Based In Alien Cinematic Universe

Twentieth Century Fox's video game and theme park division FoxNext has announced its acquisition of Cold Iron Studios. The newly acquired studio's first project is a shooter... Read more ...

With a $350 billion contribution the U.S. economy, Apple plays the patriot

With a $350 billion contribution the U.S. economy, Apple plays the patriot

Apple is betting big on America. In a historic move, the company announced a series of new initiatives to demonstrate its commitment to supporting the U.S. economy and... Read more ...

Nintendo announces DIY Nintendo Labo for the Switch

Nintendo announces DIY Nintendo Labo for the Switch

Nintendo announces Nintendo Labo, combining DIY creations with the Switch platform. ... Read more ...

Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next...

Apple commits to contribute over $350 billion into US economy over the next five years

Apple has announced that it will be contributing $350 billion into the US economy over the next five years, combining both new investments and its existing spending with... Read more ...

Project Fi brings a new unlimited data plan into the mix with ‘Bill Protection'

Project Fi brings a new unlimited data plan into the mix with ‘Bill Protection'

Finding the perfect cell phone plan is a pretty frustrating experience for most, but Project Fi is now doing its part to help make life a bit easier. The Google-owned MVNO has... Read more ...

Google Arts app goes viral with new match-me-to-a-classic-painting feature

Google Arts app goes viral with new match-me-to-a-classic-painting feature

Google app shows your doppelganger from the art world, tiny app sniffs out Meltdown and Spectre patches, smart home bits crash wifi networks. Read more ...

Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for...

Project Fi's Bill Protection plan offers unlimited talk, text and data for $80 a month and less

Google's Project Fi hybrid MVNO uses a combination of Wi-Fi hotspots and cellular networks to connect its customers to the internet. And now Project Fi has announced a whole... Read more ...

Square Enix Announces FINAL FANTASY XV: ROYAL EDITION Together With WINDOWS...

Square Enix Announces FINAL FANTASY XV: ROYAL EDITION Together With WINDOWS EDITION

Square Enix recently revealed that they will be releasing Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 6. The Royal Edition will be filled with... Read more ...

Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring...

Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring Kristen Wiig

Apple has landed its first half-hour comedy series, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter out this afternoon. The series, which will be exec produced by and... Read more ...