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Facebook Reportedly Working on Standalone Breaking News App

Facebook Reportedly Working on Standalone Breaking News App

Facebook is working on yet another standalone app, according to a report from Business Insider. The app, which is apparently just beginning to enter testing, is designed for publishers to send out breaking news alerts to users who choose to follow them. In short, here’s how the app will work: First, users will download a separate app for this. Then, …

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Twitter Launches Alert System For Emergencies And Other Important Info

Twitter announced today that it has launched a new emergency feature called Twitter Alerts, which lets credible organizations get important information out to people via notifications. Users can sign up for alerts on an account-by-account basis. Once you subscribe to an account’s alert, you will get a notification on your phone whenever that account marks a tweet as an alert. …

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Faulkner Shooting: Suspect Arrest, Email Alerts Fail

Just before noon Tuesday, a woman was shot by her husband on the campus of Faulkner University, a Christian university located in Montgomery, Alabama. Montgomery police confirmed earlier this afternoon that the victim, who is a contract maintenance employee for the school but has otherwise yet to be identified, is in serious but stable condition. The husband, also unidentified, is …

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Yahoo Gets New Search Alerts For Web, Images & Video

Yahoo just made a pair of announcements. One was that Yahoo Mail has some new Flickr integration. The other is that it has a new refreshed, modern Search Alerts experience. “To help you find hot-off-the-press information on the things that are important to you, like breaking news about a specific topic or the latest images of your favorite celebrity, we’re …

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