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Twitter's Jack Dorsey promotes Myanmar despite genocide reports

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Unfortunately, social network leaders still appear to be tone deaf regarding Myanmar's reported atrocities. Twitter chief Jack Dorsey posted a series of tweets encouraging...
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Facebook's internal documents show its ruthlessness

5 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

As expected, the UK Parliament has released a set of internal Facebook emails that were seized as part of its investigation into the company's data privacy practices. The...
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Twitter's 2018 was dominated by protests and K-pop

6 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

If you thought Twitter would settle down after the tumult of 2017, you might be in for a surprise. Twitter has posted its 2018 year in review, and there was an ample amount of...
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Survey says teens find some benefit from social media

10 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The Pew Research Center has already given us a look into teens' social media and smartphone use, and in a new survey it's sharing some of the more positive effects of social...
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Facebook thought about charging for access to user data

12 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

A key cache of internal Facebook documents is continuing to shed light on some of Facebook's past thinking. Thanks to an unredacted court filing, the Wall Street Journal has...
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Facebook's expanded local news strategy includes government alerts

12 days ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Facebook is expanding its efforts to promote local news, and this now includes potentially vital information. The social network has started testing local alerts from both...
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UK politician claims Facebook knew of Russian data harvesting in 2014

13 days ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

The UK Parliament's seizure of internal Facebook documents is already leading to trouble for the social network. Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee chairman Damian...
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Instagram tests simpler, bolder profiles

19 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Twitter isn't the only social network toying with profile changes. Instagram is testing profile page changes intended to make these bio sections "easier and cleaner to use...
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Tumblr for iOS disappears from the App Store

23 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

You won't want to rush to get Tumblr's iOS app at the moment... because you can't. Users have noticed that the social network (part of Engadget's parent company Verizon) has...
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Twitter's Explore tab starts sorting stories into sections

26 days ago   |   Engadget

Twitter has updated its Explore tab for iOS, sorting entries into separate sections depending on their topics. The platform says it implemented the change to make Explore...
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Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 and ZenFone Max M2 go official with big batteries...

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 and ZenFone Max M2 go official with big batteries and low prices

It's a well-known fact that most modern flagship smartphones suffer from mediocre battery life, but while increasingly energy-efficient processors have helped improve things... Read more ...

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' review

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' review

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a loving tribute to Nintendo and video game history. It's a terrific multiplayer fighter that also has plenty for single-player fans to love this... Read more ...

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition brings 30W Warp Charge, 10GB of RAM

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition brings 30W Warp Charge, 10GB of RAM

As part of its new partnership with McLaren, today OnePlus is bringing the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition as well as announcing its Dash Charge successor - the Warp Charge 30. The... Read more ...

Doom is getting a 25th anniversary mod from the game's co-creator

Doom is getting a 25th anniversary mod from the game's co-creator

In celebration of Doom's 25th anniversary, one of its co-creators has announced a new level pack for the seminal first-person shooter. Sigil , which takes place after the... Read more ...

Make the purchase or get off the pot; the Squatty Potty is only $14 today

Make the purchase or get off the pot; the Squatty Potty is only $14 today

This bathroom accessory is nearly essential. Give someone the best gift they never knew they needed this holiday season with the Squatty Potty 7-inch bathroom stool. It's down... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi A1 now receiving Android 9 Pie update

Xiaomi Mi A1 now receiving Android 9 Pie update

After Nokia, it's now Xiaomi's turn to receive Android 9 Pie software updates, starting with the Mi A1 and A2. Other Xiaomi phones that have started receiving the update... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite offered with a free powerbank on Xiaomi Mi Mall for 1399 Yuan

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite offered with a free powerbank on Xiaomi Mi Mall for 1399 Yuan

Today, Xiaomi Miall announced that there will be a limited special offer for the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 4GB+64GB version today and tomorrow. This offer comes with a 1399 yuan price... Read more ...

Instagram gets WhatsApp-style walkie-talkie voice messages

Instagram gets WhatsApp-style walkie-talkie voice messages

Facebook-owned Instagram has just added one of the best features from its sister app, WhatsApp: direct voice messages. Just as in WhatsApp, you can find it in any conversation... Read more ...

L'application Google sur iOS est désormais compatible Google Lens

L'application Google sur iOS est désormais compatible Google Lens

Google vient de mettre à jour son application sur iOS. Au menu notamment, l'ajout de la fonctionnalité de reconnaissance d'image Google Lens. Read more ...

Apple's older iPhones might be banned in China over a tussle with Qualcomm

Apple's older iPhones might be banned in China over a tussle with Qualcomm

Last night, chipmaker Qualcomm announced that a Chinese court has awarded it two preliminary injunctions against Apple that might lead to it being banned from selling its older... Read more ...