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Edit Typos in Your Tweets Using This Chrome Extension

For someone who writes for a living, my Twitter feed has an embarrassing number of typos. I typically notice them the second after I hit post, and am immediately faced with the decision “Do I delete this tweet and pretend it never happened or just roll with the typo?”Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Determine if a Craiglist Apartment Listing is Fake With This Chrome Extension

Last year my boyfriend and I began our search for a new place in San Francisco. In addition to having an exceptionally competitive and expensive rental market, the city like most others our size also has a huge issue with listing fraud, especially on Craigslist which is still “the place” to find an apartment.…Read more… […]

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Sync Netflix Streams With Far-Away Friends Using This Chrome Extension

A few years ago (7 now, actually – yikes!) I moved across the country, a time zone away from my family and most of my friends. Moving across the country comes with a number of challenges, but the biggest of those ended up being the whole friends thing. Going from a decently large network of […]

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Lock Down Your Social Media Data With the PlusPrivacy Chrome Extension 

Most connected people use services from at least one, if not most of the major tech companies. And while they generally make it easy for you to figure out what data you’re sharing with them and other third-party services, sometimes you need a big, red warning flag—like PlusPrivacy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Social Book Post Manager Is a Must-Have for Pruning Your Facebook Content

Even though everyone is talking about deleting their Facebook accounts, we suspect most of your friends are probably starting out their day as usual—checking Facebook on their morning commutes. But if you’re serious about cleaning up your Facebook life, the Chrome extension Social Book Post Manager is a great tool to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Hide YouTube’s Related Videos

Every time you watch a video, YouTube shows you a dozen more in the sidebar, most of them weirder and worse than what you’re watching. They’re obnoxious and distracting, they can lead kids to inappropriate videos, and according to a Wall Street Journal test, they tend to get more extreme the more you click. Here’s […]

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Improve Your Reddit Experience With These Chrome Extensions

Reddit’s endless stream of memes, comments, and self-referential jokes can be intimidating to newcomers. Even if you’ve been reading the site for years there’s still plenty of new subreddits to discover. But no matter how well you know Reddit, you could be having an even better experience by installing a few extra…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Hide ‘Trending Topics’ From Twitter and Facebook

“Trending topics” are bullshit, says Select All. These little modules on social media sites are swamps of banality and disinformation. This Wednesday, YouTube’s trending page included a conspiracy-theory video, which claims that the Stoneman Douglas High School students fighting for gun control are actually paid…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Google Chrome’s Task Manager to Figure Out What’s Slowing Down Your Browsing

Frozen webpages, a precursor to the ever-frustrating dead tab, can be intensely frustrating—all the more so when you can’t accurately identify what’s causing the slowdown or random dead tab. If you want to learn more about what windows or processes are demanding too much of your memory and processing power, technology…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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