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Flickr Tests ‘New Photo Experience’ with 25% Larger Photos Flickr Tests ‘New Photo Experience’ with 25% Larger Photos

Continuing on the path to making Flickr awesome again, the Yahoo-owned company has taken a step to make viewing photos on the web a lot more enjoyable. “The new photo experience now gives you the largest possible image, while not …

Twitter Lets You Get DMs from Anybody, If You Want Twitter Lets You Get DMs from Anybody, If You Want

On occasion, you need to communicate with someone on Twitter and you don’t want everyone to see it. That’s fair – maybe you’re complaining about an embarrassing product that you bought. Maybe you’re a Congressman and you want to send …

Instagram Yanks Option to Turn Off Video Autoplay a Week After Announcing Ads Instagram Yanks Option to Turn Off Video Autoplay a Week After Announcing Ads
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In oh Instagram, I see what you’re up to news, you can no longer disable autoplay for Instagram videos. For the more visually inclined, you used to have this option… And now you don’t. Now, you only have an option …

Facebook’s App Family Is About to Get Some Updates [REPORT] Facebook’s App Family Is About to Get Some Updates [REPORT]

According to sources familiar with the situation, 9to5Mac is saying that Facebook is “preparing major update” to a bunch of the apps in its purview. This includes the basic Facebook for iOS, the Facebook Messenger app, and Instagram. First off, …

Foursquare Brings Real-Time Recommendations to iOS Foursquare Brings Real-Time Recommendations to iOS

Foursquare has just announced that their new style of real-time recommendations are now being pushed to some iOS users through an app update released today. “When you arrive someplace, we can tell you something great there (like the best thing …

LinkedIn App Gets an iOS 7 Update, Mobile Endorsements LinkedIn App Gets an iOS 7 Update, Mobile Endorsements

LinkedIn has just launched updates to both their iOS and Android apps – but the iOS app is getting the biggest overhaul. Today, it’s finally LinkedIn’s turn to get dressed up for the iOS 7 party. The new app falls …

Twitter Puts Greater Emphasis on Photos in Embedded Tweets Twitter Puts Greater Emphasis on Photos in Embedded Tweets

Twitter has just made an update to the way embedded tweets with photos look on websites, and the goal is to “put the photo front and center, with a bigger and bold visual focus on the media.” Until today, embedded …

You Can Finally Edit Your Facebook Posts You Can Finally Edit Your Facebook Posts
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Rejoice, Facebook users. The social network is finally giving you the ability to edit your posts. The first platform that’s getting the update is the Android app, which Facebook just launched a new version of today. Facebook confirmed that they …

Instagram for iOS 7 Launches with a Focus on Clarity Instagram for iOS 7 Launches with a Focus on Clarity

Instagram is the latest app to launch an update designed specifically for compatibility with Apple’s new iOS 7. You can go download it right now over at the App Store. As you’d imagine, the update makes Instagram look decidedly iO7-ey. …

iOS 7 Update Hits iPhones, iPads & iPods Today iOS 7 Update Hits iPhones, iPads & iPods Today
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Update: A lot of people are having trouble downloading the update. The long-anticipated iOS 7 update comes to various iDevices today. The new operating system was first unveiled earlier this year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and the release date …

Foursquare Asks Users to Help Make the App More Informative Foursquare Asks Users to Help Make the App More Informative
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Foursquare has spent the past year or so making a bunch of alterations to its apps with one clear goal in mind: Foursquare wants to be the go-to place for local search and discovery. Foursquare is taking on Yelp, Google …

Google+ Gets a New In-Line Translation Feature Google+ Gets a New In-Line Translation Feature

Google has just announced that they are beginning to roll out a new native translation feature inside Google+. With Google Translate inside Google+, you’ll see a “Translate” link directly underneath any text that’s in a foreign language. Simply click the …

Gmail’s New Compose Box Is About to Be Your Only Option Gmail’s New Compose Box Is About to Be Your Only Option
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If you’ve been temporarily using the old compose view inside Gmail, your days are numbered. Google has just announced that the new Gmail compose box will become the only option within the next few days. “A few weeks ago we …

Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages
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Facebook has just launched a rolling update to both its iOS and Android apps that should make mobile pages much more useful to the average user. It also helps Facebook keep more users on their own app, making them less …

YouTube Adds New Play Icon to Browser Tabs to Help Alleviate a Very Annoying Problem YouTube Adds New Play Icon to Browser Tabs to Help Alleviate a Very Annoying Problem

YouTube has just made a small tweak that makes me very, very happy – and it’ll make you happy too if you’re the type of person who consistently browses the web with dozens of tabs open at the same time. …

Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists

Spotify is continuing to focus heavily on music discovery with today’s rollout of a new “Browse” feature, coming inside an app update later today. Browse lets Spotify users find curated playlists based on certain categories or “moods.” Music for every …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut

Pinterest has just released a small, but pretty awesome little update for their iOS app – one that is sure to make pinning even easier. Version 2.6 brings a new swipe motion that allows users to quickly swipe to like, …

Facebook Rolling Out Photo Comments for Pages Facebook Rolling Out Photo Comments for Pages
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A few weeks ago, Facebook made comment threads a lot more interesting – or a lot more annoying depending on who you ask. The social network gave users the ability to post images in comments – via an “attach a …

Tumblr Launches New Activity Feed, Notes View Tumblr Launches New Activity Feed, Notes View
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On the heels of a major security breach, Tumblr has launched an update that brings back the old activity feed and gives users a new view for all their notes. “First, the new Activity page lets you graph the latest …

Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets
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Twitter, unlike Facebook, doesn’t censor much of its “sensitive” content. It’s not hard to find gratuitous nudity, violent images, and even outright pornographic content on the network. “We do not mediate content, whether that content is an image or text,” …

Tumblr Tells iOS Users to Change Passwords, Download Security Fix Tumblr Tells iOS Users to Change Passwords, Download Security Fix

Tumblr has just released a “very important” security update for their iOS app that they say will address a significant flaw that allowed for passwords to be compromised in “certain circumstances.” In order to make sure your account is secure, …