Searching on Pinterest is about to get another boost The social network is rolling out tweaks to its platform across all devices starting Tuesday to help users find exactly what they’re looking for, and to do so much faster. See also: Buy buy buy: Why all of your favorite social networks want you to shop [...]

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If Twitter has its way, you could be seeing less stars and more hearts Twitter’s latest feature experiment sees the social network swapping out stars in its Android app for hearts to “favorite,” or save, tweets. The social network is testing the change in two variations: circled hearts or borderless hearts. See also: Twitter timelines [...]

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Facebook users share hundreds of millions of photos every day — more than 350 million, by the social network’s last count. But for every selfie, Instagram and vacation photo you share, chances are that dozens of photos never make it off your phone. Facebook now has an app for those photos, called Moments The app, [...]

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Dads are in Across media, entertainment and pop culture, there’s a growing fascination with fathers and all the trappings of fatherhood, from the dad joke renaissance taking place on social media to the “Dad Bod” trend sweeping the nation. See also: Terrible Dad Humor to Make Your Kids Roll Their Eyes The best thing about [...]

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If there’s anything (or anyone?) that knows more about me than I do, it’s probably Facebook. So the social network should be pretty good at analyzing my data to figure out who my “true soulmate” is. Right? According to a new app from Captain Quizz that has been making its way through your Facebook feed, [...]

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Facebook continues to experiment with organizing the Trending area on its homepage by different topics, a test it began in April. Currently, the social network has five topics that users can toggle between — All News, Politics, Science and Tech, Sports, and Entertainment — and are represented by small, recognizable icons, including a soccer ball [...]

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Instagram began rolling out a sharper, faster web site on Tuesday that all 300 million-plus users will have access to by the end of this week Expect a refreshed look more closely resembling Instagram on mobile devices See also: Instagram will ask you to buy the things you photograph (except cats) On profile pages, for [...]

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The Islamic State frequently uses social media to spread its message and garner support, but their posting can have deadly consequences. As reported by Defense Tech, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) was able to determine the location of an ISIS headquarters building and destroy it in an air strike within 22 hours In a speech [...]

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Early Twitter investor Chris Sacca said on Friday that if the social network eventually pursued a sale, Facebook, Google, Alibaba or Microsoft would benefit most from acquiring it. That was the gist of Sacca’s latest television interview on Friday. The tech investor, who has funneled cash into more than 40 businesses, including Uber and Instagram, [...]

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Following a quiet rollout in a handful of countries, Facebook’s stripped-down, data-efficient Android app is finally ready for primetime. The social network officially launched Facebook Lite, the barebones version of its app, in Asia on Thursday. The company said it will roll out more broadly in Europe, Latin America and Africa “in the coming weeks.” [...]

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