It’s a winter day in the beachside Sydney suburb of Manly, and Tori Levett and Alex Hayes are discussing content. Levett, 19, with more than 40,000 Instagram followers, and Hayes, 17, with more than 68,000 followers, are reaping the rewards of what youthful good looks and an iPhone can bring a savvy teenager in 2015. [...]

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Twitter users may still be adjusting to the site’s new hearts, but the company is offering some relief to frustrated users who have been upset about another recent update. The social network said Friday it would finally start to limit how often the blue dot notification appeared in the Moments tab within the Twitter app. [...]

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With almost 1.5 billion monthly users, Facebook is a behemoth of a social media platform — and at the center of it all is the News Feed. So how did the News Feed come to be, and how does it work? Read more… More about Facebook, Social Media, Facebook News Feed, Tech, and Apps Software [...]

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That feeling, the one where you anxiously wait for the 11th like on your latest Instagram selfie, is the reason why fashion and beauty blogger Essena O’Neill decided to quit social media last week. After three years of posting YouTube videos, Instagram photos and Tumblr posts to more than 500,000 followers, the 18-year-old Australian says [...]

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Facebook is going all out on India. That makes sense. With Mark Zuckerberg looking ahead at saturation in mature markets like Europe and North America, and with his social network locked out of China, he’s pushing forward a lot of things to ensure that Facebook gains plenty of growth from India. 130 million Indian people [...]

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The realities of inequality are downright spooky. The proof is in the statistics — hard facts shed light on various inequalities and their real-life impacts, and show how they deserve attention and action every day. But social disparities are gaining special notice Friday, thanks to an innovative hashtag building on the momentum of the scary [...]

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Facebook is redesigning the way its iOS users share content from third-party apps inside of Facebook. The social network showed off a new share extension for iOS Wednesday that makes it easier for people to control what they are sharing and who they share updates with See also: Facebook just made it easier to talk [...]

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Mia Matsumiya knows all too well the perils of being a woman with a steady following on the Internet — while having a social media presence is a way to connect with people over shared interests, it also allows for online harassment Unfortunately, Matsumiya has been on the receiving end of outrageously creepy sexual messages [...]

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From live streaming fashion shows to previews on Instagram, fashion brands have been slowly opening their exclusive doors to consumers on social media. Now, Burberry is giving fans behind-the-scenes access to it’s spring 2016 campaign photoshoot via Snapchat — a first for the fashion industry Following the high-end brand on Snapchat means you’ll be able [...]

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Facebook search just got a lot more useful. The social network is updating its search features to make posts easier to find. The update is beginning to roll out to Facebook’s website and iOS and Android apps now, the company says See also: Facebook drains a ton of your iPhone battery, but it’s trying to [...]

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