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News
Snapchat World Lenses Are the Next Step in Augmented Reality
"World Lenses" behave like objects in the real world.... READ ON
Live Smarter
New Research Shows Too Much Time on Facebook Could Be Making You Sad
Your mom was right: Spending more time chatting with friends online than in real life could be negatively affecting your health.... READ ON
Live Smarter
A New Facebook Feature Can Connect You With Your Representatives
Piggybacking on its popular "I Voted" stickers, the social media giant wants to boost civic engagement.... READ ON
Travel
A Vacation Home Company Is Hiring Someone to Travel the World in Luxury
And the pay is $10,000 a month.... READ ON
Technology
German Lawmakers Want to Fine Social Media Sites for Ignoring Hate Speech
Sites like Facebook and Twitter could face $50 million fines.... READ ON
Technology
A Simple Trick for Finding Out Who Unfollowed You on Facebook
Have a sinking feeling you're losing friends on Facebook? There's a way to find out for sure.... READ ON
Technology
The Queen Wants to Pay You to Tweet on Her Behalf
We’re looking forward to hearing her thoughts on the new season of ‘Game of Thrones.’... READ ON
Live Smarter
New Twitter Features Aim to Stop Harassment
Changes to Twitter's account creation process, searches, and replies are designed to shield users from the site’s biggest trolls.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Here's How to De-Politicize Your Facebook Feed
A guide to getting back to a steady stream of cute cat memes.... READ ON
TV
Sherlock Fans Can Test Their Powers of Deduction by Solving a Case on Twitter
The game is on.... READ ON
Art
Facebook Censors Image of Nude Neptune Statue
Make sure your favorite deities are wearing pants before you post a picture of them.... READ ON
Photos
The Most Instagrammed Places of 2016
If you snapped a selfie at Disney World this year, you’re not alone.... READ ON
Space
New Art Project Allows People to Adopt Pieces of Space Junk That Will Tweet at Them
The art project 'Adrift' aims to illustrate the dangers of space junk through music, visuals, and social media.... READ ON
Food
You Can Turn Your Deleted Food Photos Into Real Meals for the Hungry
Clean out your Instagram library for a good cause.... READ ON
TV
Facebook’s Reaction Buttons Have Gotten a Star Trek-Themed Makeover
Give that post a Vulcan salute.... READ ON
Miss Cellania
7 Science Museums You Should Follow on Instagram
If you can't make the trip, visit these museums online.... READ ON

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