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Instagram looking to take a bite out of YouTube with new 1-hour uploads feature

Instagram announced they will allow users to upload videos up to an hour long, a significant increase from previous one-minute limit. The Facebook-owned social media platform looks to compete with the media megalodon, YouTube, owned by Google. These videos will be housed on IGTV, currently accessible in the top-right hand corner of the Instagram homescreen on […]

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Instagram looking to take a bite out of YouTube with new 1-hour uploads feature

Instagram announced they will allow users to upload videos up to an hour long, a significant increase from previous one-minute limit. The Facebook-owned social media platform looks to compete with the media megalodon, YouTube, owned by Google. These videos will be housed on IGTV, currently accessible in the top-right hand corner of the Instagram homescreen on […]

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What to Do If You Hate Your Partner’s Social Media Presence

I once briefly dated a guy whose entire Twitter feed was about biking. He spent his day posting links to cycling routes, talking about his bike, communicating with other biking enthusiasts, advocating for cyclist safety efforts, and putting up photos of cars obstructing bike paths. All of this is admirable, of course,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What to Do When You Get Locked Out of Your Social Media Accounts

There you are just wanting to get on with some casual Facebooking but all of a sudden you can’t get into your account—and what you thought were your username and password aren’t working any longer. If you find yourself locked out of one of your social media accounts, take a deep breath, and follow these […]

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Why Even Your Bullshit Accounts Deserve Strong Passwords

This week, password manager Dashlane analyzed ten years’ worth of passwords from public data breaches. The big lesson is, don’t reuse passwords. Not even a little, not even with a “formula.” Password formulas are easy to hack. And even your bullshit accounts deserve strong, unique passwords.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Find Stories and Messages in Snapchat’s Latest Redesign

Earlier this year, Snapchat rolled out a drastic redesign meant to make the confusing social network a little easier for newcomers to understand. But the new layout flopped, and now Snapchat is admitting defeat with a second redesign that undoes almost all of those changes.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don your spacesuits: Dancing Astronaut is hiring

Dancing Astronaut is looking to bring in fresh talent to help take our company to the next level. Take a look at the opportunities below and email your resume and a short paragraph detailing your qualifications to jobs@dancingastronaut.com Senior Writer / Editor Time expectation: 2-3 hours / day COMMUNICATION Develop and manage relationships with publicists, labels, […]

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What to Do If You’re a Victim of Revenge Porn

In 2010, Taylor got a phone call that would, at least temporarily, blow up her life. Someone had posted nude photos of her on a revenge porn website called IsAnyoneUp.com and sent her former employer the link. Her friend, who happened to be dating her ex-boss, called to let her know. “That was how it […]

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The Not-So-Shocking Thing Facebook and Big Pharma Have in Common

by Kate Harveston When they came to light, the Panama and Paradise papers revealed a globe-spanning oligarchy that has laid siege to most of our governments and the entire world’s industrial apparatus. This situation has been the case for a very long time, but at last, there was something tangible …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Stop Sharing Details From Your Personal History on Facebook

If the last few weeks of Facebook scandals have revealed anything, it’s that the social network already knows way too much about us. But in case you needed another reason to stop giving Facebook your personal info here’s a good one: it could get your online accounts hacked.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here’s the Data Facebook Can Learn From Your Selfies

Today the Wall Street Journal listed all the data Facebook can grab when you upload a photo, based on Facebook’s privacy and data collection policies. The list illustrates what we’ve said before: Facebook doesn’t need to spy on your through your microphone, because you already let it spy on everything else you do.Read more… Continue […]

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Keep Facebook from Spying on You with Firefox’s New Extension

You can’t stop Facebook from tracking everything you do on the social network (unless you delete your account, of course), but there is a way to stop it from tracking where you go once you leave the company’s walled garden. All you need is Mozilla’s new Firefox browser extension: Facebook Container.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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