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Study shows that social media limits made people feel less lonely

4 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Humans have a complex relationship with social media platforms. They could be a way to reconnect with old friends and to grow closer to current ones, but they could trigger...
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Facebook's pop-up store has everything from clothes to burger sauce

5 days ago   |   Engadget

The last thing you might expect to find inside a Macy's store is a space decorated by Facebook. But that's exactly what people in Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los...
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Snapchat pushes voters toward the nearest polling place

11 days ago   |   Engadget

Snap said its surprisingly successful voter registration campaign helped 418,000 people register in the space of a two-week period. Now, the ephemeral messaging app is...
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Influencer Luka Sabbat sued for not shilling Spectacles on Instagram

13 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Luka Sabbat, a social media influencer with 1.4 million Instagram followers, is being sued for failure to, well, influence. According to a lawsuit filed by PR Consulting Inc...
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For Twitter, 'sorry' seems to be the easiest word

14 days ago   |   Engadget

Two weeks before Cesar Sayoc was arrested for mailing 13 pipe bombs to various Democratic politicians and supporters, including President Barack Obama, he was threatening...
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Americans fear they can't identify social media bots

28 days ago   |   Engadget

A new poll from the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank that studies trends, found that many Americans fear they cannot discern a bot from an actual person on social...
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Facebook says recent data breach wasn't 'related to the midterms'

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   15 articles

Even though the number of users affected by Facebook's most recent hack was lowered to 29 million, from 50 million, it's still safe to say the attack was worse than originally...
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Creator of doomed Fyre Festival gets six-year prison sentence

1 month ago   |   Engadget

Billy McFarland, the founder of the disastrous Fyre Festival from 2017, has been sentenced to six years in a federal prison, The New York Times reports. The 26-year-old was...
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Google+ is dead, but its legacy lives on

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Following the revelation of a security vulnerability that exposed the private data of up to 500,000 Google+ users, Google is finally ready to pull the plug on the consumer...
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Netflix is adapting edgy social media reality TV show 'The Circle'

Netflix is adapting edgy social media reality TV show 'The Circle'

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Social media-inspired reality TV show The Circle is coming to Netflix. First launched in the UK in September, the unscripted show sees eight people kept in isolation, only able...
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Apple's refurbished HomePod doesn't seem like a very good pre-Black Friday deal

Apple's refurbished HomePod doesn't seem like a very good pre-Black Friday deal

Apple doesn't often offer discounts on its hot-selling gadgets , but for what it's worth, you can always buy select certified refurbished iPhone models, iPads, Apple Watches... Read more ...

Here we go again: Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Here we go again: Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft is re-releasing its Windows 10 October 2018 Update. But only a small number of users can install it at launch. The company originally released the major software... Read more ...

Open sourcing analysis, plus US, China and HQ2

Open sourcing analysis, plus US, China and HQ2

The big news today is that - finally - we have Amazon's selection of cities for its dual second headquarters. Then some notes on China. But first, semiconductors and open... Read more ...

Massive PS4 Game Sale On The US PlayStation Store This Week

Massive PS4 Game Sale On The US PlayStation Store This Week

Each Tuesday, Sony refreshes the weekly deals on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita games on the PlayStation Store. And while many other retailers are offering barebones sales this week... Read more ...

ORUN RPG Takes Wakanda To The Stars

ORUN RPG Takes Wakanda To The Stars

Every week we showcase a Kickstarter project that captures our imagination. New Agenda Publishing ‘s new Kickstarter, ORUN will soon hit its Kickstarter project end date of... Read more ...

Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already...

Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already selling condos sight-unseen - and development hasn't even begun

Amazon has settled on a new home for its second headquarters, HQ2. It will be split between two locations : Long Island City in Queens, New York, and an area of Arlington... Read more ...

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' parachutes onto PlayStation 4 on December 7

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' parachutes onto PlayStation 4 on December 7

Following months of speculation, PUBG Corp. has announced that PUBG is coming to PS4 on December 7. The PS4 version includes all three maps and major features, and you can get... Read more ...

I played 'Red Dead Redemption 2' as a cowboy photographer - here are my...

I played 'Red Dead Redemption 2' as a cowboy photographer - here are my favorite photos showing the insane level of detail in the game

Rockstar Games' "Red Dead Redemption 2" is a universally-lauded video game that chronicles the end of the era of the gunslinging outlaw - and the bitter ending for those that... Read more ...

Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It's basic

Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It's basic

There's a new wearable app from Spotify this week, one made by the company to work specifically on the Apple Watch. This app works with the controls you might expect - playback... Read more ...

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Black Friday is generally considered the year's biggest shopping day, seeing as it kicks off most retailers' holiday season. But that doesn't mean you should ignore Cyber... Read more ...