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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Reporter follows all of Facebook's prompts and suggestions for weeks, leading to extreme oversharing, polluted news feeds, and awkward encounters   —  Facebook is lousy with opportunities for embarrassment.  An offhanded political remark that silently — and completely unbeknownst to you …
Sep 25, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Reggie Ugwu / BuzzFeed:
Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine says Apple isn't looking to buy any streaming services, quashing rumors of a Tidal acquisition   —  Apple's appetite for acquiring music streaming services, and the agonies and ecstasies that come along with them, has apparently been satisfied.
Sep 15, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are more rugged than previous versions, thanks to waterproofing, making them a must-have for loyal iOS users ready for an upgrade   —  Okay, everyone, calm down.  —  BuzzFeed News / Apple  —  Last week, the internet exploded in enraged disbelief when Apple unveiled …
Sep 13, 2016, 8:15 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Three-week-old social network Gab.ai grows quickly among alt-right by promising near-total freedom of speech, has 12K+ users, 42K+ on waitlist, 2.7M+ pageviews   —  Upstart social network Gab.ai is just over three weeks old, but it's adding thousands of people to its waitlist every day by promising them almost total freedom of speech.
Sep 11, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter removes live video alert button a day after it rolled out, says it's experimenting with different ways to discover live video   —  That new button Twitter rolled out yesterday?  The one that lets you subscribe to live video notifications for individual accounts?  It didn't last 24 hours.
Sep 8, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Sam Altman and others launch VotePlz, a nonprofit, nonpartisan website aiming to help young people vote by letting users check registration status, and more   —  For first-time voters, the process can be new and unknown — “just like having sex,” said Erika Reinhardt, co-founder of VotePlz, a nonpartisan nonprofit that launched today.
Sep 8, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How Apple slowly evolves its products, like the iPhone, Watch, and its line of headphones, to draw customers deeper into the Apple ecosystem   —  You probably want to talk about the headphones.  You're pissed about having to buy a new pair of headphones or haul around an easily lost dongle adapter …
Sep 8, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter update lets users subscribe to live video notifications from individual accounts, alerts them when accounts go live on Periscope   —  Twitter is tweaking its platform to make live video more prominent.  —  On Wednesday, the company added a new button that lets users subscribe …
Sep 8, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Apple execs Greg Joswiak, Dan Riccio, Phil Schiller on why audio jack was ditched: space for camera tech, processors, battery, and to improve water resistance   —  Apple VP Greg Joswiak is grinning as he holds up what is easily the smallest iPhone adapter I have ever seen. iPod white …
Sep 7, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Messenger adds Instant Video, which lets you quickly share live video within conversations   —  Open Messenger in iOS or Android, start a conversation with a friend and the app will offer you the option of adding live video to your chat.  —  The video starts without sound, but you can turn it on if you want.
Sep 1, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context

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