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The News Literacy Project And JWT Create An Illegible Typeface To Combat Fake News

The News Literacy Project and JWT New York have partnered to prevent the proliferation of fake news shared on social media everyday – and try to solve the issue with typography! Because of the speed that has taken over the control of our lives lately, we sometimes cannot distinguish whether a news is fake or …

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Facebook’s AI Assistant, M, Makes Messenger Conversations Easier

Facebook wants you to use artificial intelligence to help you manage your daily life! The new improved AI assistant, M, makes suggestions based on your conversations. Facebook’s AI assistant known as M, will now pop out from your chat window to suggest actions to support your conversation. Today, the company announced that the feature is …

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You Can Apply To Work At McDonald’s via ‘Snaplication’ – A Snapchat Application

Want to work at McDonald’s? If you’re a frequent Snapchat user you can, because the company will now accept job applications via Snapchat! For Macca’s job seekers in Australia, the first round of interviews will soon include a bit of social media interaction: a 10-second audition that is called a “Snaplication.” While using the app, …

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Introducing Twitter Lite, The Faster Mobile App For Slower Networks

Have you ever imagined a platform that reinvents itself with a newer version which includes a faster, data friendly user experience? Welcome to Twitter Lite! Twitter announced Lite yesterday on the official blog, and described the new platform as ‘a new mobile experience which minimizes data usage, loads slower connections quickly and is resilient on …

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Revealing The First Global Stories Campaign By Instagram

For the very first time, Instagram collaborated with Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam to create a global campaign for the Stories platform. While expressing yourself is the most important thing nowadays, Instagram Stories try to inspire and excite their users’  with the new campaign. Stories are Everywhere aims to celebrate life’s highlights and all the casual, everyday moments in …

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Tumblr Now Brings Stickers, Filters And GIFs For Its Mobile Apps

Tumblr launched two new tools for its creative users yesterday, including stickers and filters that are available for mobile usage. The microblogging pioneer announced yesterday that the mobile platform is available for using filters, stickers and applying them on images and GIFs. Plus, other new features were announced by Tumblr in recent months such as live video …

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Tour Slack’s Brilliant New Dublin Office

San Francisco’s rapidly growing messaging platform for workplaces, Slack, opens its Dublin office this week and it looks incredible!  Having grown to 4 million daily active users, Slack needs more space to hire new employees, launch new departments and work globally. So, they have expanded to new offices in various cities, including San Francisco, Vancouver, Melbourne, …

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You Can Cheer Up On Your Facebook With Colored Backgrounds Now

Facebook introduced a new feature that could let you add background color to your posts. What else do we need during the holiday season? Facebook is behind a new update for the holiday season to color up the news feeds for its users. The company is trying to make status updates as catchy as the …

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You Can ‘Save’ Your Favorite Photos On Instagram Now

Yesterday, Instagram launched a new bookmarking feature that lets the users save photos or videos for later in a private tab inside the app. The feature should come as welcome news to the app’s users who couldn’t find a more efficient way except from taking screenshots. Instagram product Manager Ashley Yuki says, Until now users have often resorted to screenshots …

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Twitter Sends Off 2016 With #ThisHappened Video

The best platform to ‘see what’s happening in the world right now’, Twitter launched a video for the biggest moments of 2016. The video is titled #ThisHappened and covers up all the social, political, environmental and global events that happened throughout the year. The noticeable moments of the year presented are Presidential Election, Clinton-Trump debates, …