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How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible

In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons,” he told CBS’ Gayle King. “But I…Read […]

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Wiki Titles You Can Sing To The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Theme Is Good Twitter

In 2014, webcomic XKCD introduced readers to the joy of Wikipedia article titles that can be sung to the tune of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song. Now there’s a Twitter bot spitting out fresh examples on a regular basis, turning even the most horrible eight-syllable tragedies into delightful…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Cassius counterparts react to news of Philippe Zdar’s death

Just days before Cassius‘ impending album, Dreems’ release, one half of the French house duo, Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi suffered a deadly fall from a Parisian high-rise. An innovative and catalytic force in the French, acid, and nu-disco house spheres, Zdar’s death incited a more-than-audible outcry of grief from his musical counterparts both within the electronic […]

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Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed

If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the […]

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What Is the Hatch Act and How Did Kellyanne Conway Violate It?

Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilities of any federal employee to engage in political activity, such as influencing an election, while in office.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Zedd responds to Matthew Koma, denies wrongdoing

After “Clarity” and “Spectrum” writer, Matthew Koma’s head-turning testimonial against Zedd and their seemingly tumultuous professional dynamic surfaced earlier this week, the music community has been avidly awaiting a response from the Russian-German DJ/producer. Zedd took to Twitter Friday to respond to Koma’s assertions that his former partner had exhibited “toxic” and “self-serving” behavior throughout […]

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Use This Webtool to Rip Videos from Tweets and Embed Them in Your Own

Reaction videos are a cultural currency these days—they can punch up your social media posts and have evolved into their own genre of comedy. They’re especially popular on Twitter, but since Twitter doesn’t have a way to save or copy videos from another person’s Tweets, it’s hard to reuse a reaction video you found in…Read […]

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How to Outsmart Algorithms and Take Control of Your Information Diet

“Certain algorithms,” says Tim Cook, “pull you toward the things you already know, believe, or like, and they push away everything else. Push back.” In a commencement speech to Tulane University, the Apple CEO tells graduates to take charge of their information diet. And much as we want to sneer at the irony of a…Read […]

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How to Slide Into Someone’s DMs Without Being a Creep

The internet has given us unprecedented access to everyone. Not only can we see what our exes are up to on multiple social networking platforms, but we are now (for better or worse) privy to the passing thoughts, candid photos, and incoherent ramblings of our favorite celebrities and personalities. We can also slide…Read more… Continue […]

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The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme

Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since the days of pro-anorexia Livejournal communities, forums, and blogs…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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SEC Reaffirms That Elon Musk’s Tweets Must Be Legally Reviewed, Reaches Settlement

On Friday the Securities and Exchange Commission filed in court that it has reached a settlement with Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a legal dispute regarding his tweeting habits. Last fall Musk fell afoul of the SEC with his “funding secured” tweets which led the commission to mandate that Musk’s tweets be reviewed by a…Read […]

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A Mad Decent Block Party festival looks likely

From the looks of Mad Decent Block Party Festival’s Twitter account, Diplo‘s drive to grow his Mad Decent Block Party event series into a larger scale two-day festival will presumably pay off, to yield the first-ever Mad Decent Block Party Festival. Although Diplo originally eyed Brockton, Massachusetts as the potential site of the inaugural festival, […]

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Judge Declines to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt For Now, Orders SEC and Musk to Meet Like Grown-Ups

In yet another exhibit in our ongoing saga about how a microblogging network evolved from a stupid place where you post what you ate for breakfast to one of the most consequential communication platforms in the history of mankind, Elon Musk had to appear in court to once again argue he should still be allowed […]

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How to Switch to Twitter’s New iOS ‘Dark Mode’

Twitter announced today that its iOS app has a few expanded options for Dark Mode, if you’d prefer to not go blind by staring at the app’s regular white background all day long. You now have two options to pick from—“Dim” mode, which combines black and darker grays, and “Lights out” mode, which sets your background […]

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