Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised young Iranians for using social media to support the Iran Deal during a televised speech on Sunday His speech extolled the benefits of the deal, which will lift international sanctions against Iran in exchange for curbing the nation’s ability to develop nuclear weapons. Rouhani said he was grateful for the [...]

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Facebook just got into the business of live streaming video The social network added the feature to Facebook Mentions, the app launched in July 2014 that celebrities such as actors, musicians and athletes use to engage with their fans, who can leave comments. See also: Facebook unveils more details about solar-powered drone Aquila Live, as [...]

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LONDON – Manchester United’s new team kit, designed by Adidas as part of a record-breaking £75m-a-year deal, is drumming up controversy on social media. See also: The Story Behind Those Nude-Looking Women’s Cycling Uniforms The debate began on Saturday after a Manchester United fan flagged up the difference between the women’s and the men’s kits [...]

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We could all use more radical self-love in our lives. But when it comes to body acceptance, that can be difficult — especially for people who have bodies existing outside the “socially acceptable” norm See also: Love the skin you’re in: 9 uplifting body-positive blogs Whether it’s skin color, size or disability, body appearance can [...]

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Think about your daily life for a minute: When was the last time you wrote down your plans in a paper calendar? Do you still use that radio alarm clock sitting by your bed? Do you still rely on that old MP3 player to listen to your music? Do you print out directions or refer [...]

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Joke thieves beware: Twitter seems to be cracking down on plagiarism. In a freewheeling universe home to millions of spambots, fake celebrities and trolls, it’s no surprise that many Twitter accounts habitually crib popular 140-character quips to rack up followers. But Twitter now seems to be using copyright rules to police this comedic fraud See [...]

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There’s a special level of fame that comes with getting your likeness recreated in wax, and YouTube stars may have reached that same lofty upper echelon normally reserved for dead presidents and pop princesses. Arguably, a lot more kids today can probably identify Jenna Marbles and the duo of Smosh faster than they can Harry [...]

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Curvy girls are no longer banned from Instagram, thanks to new technology implemented by the social media platform. After the hashtag “curvy” was banned earlier this month from being searched on the site, Instagram is using new, automated systems designed to keep the hashtag “clean” of porn and nudity, a spokesperson told Mashable. “We’re unblocking [...]

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Twitter is in trouble again The social network apologized for throwing a frat-house-themed party on Tuesday at its San Francisco headquarters, reportedly for its revenue team. An image tweeted by an employee revealed part of the offices had been decked out with pyramids of red Dixie cups, dozens of pizza boxes, a beer keg and [...]

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As Facebook takes aim at YouTube with a growing video platform, the social network is giving advertisers and publishers more say in who sees their videos. The company said Tuesday that video creators will now be able to restrict their audience by age and gender, in addition to the location and language options it already [...]

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