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Facebook sued in US court for blocking page in India

A Sikh group objects to Facebook blocking access to their page in India

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Hide the credit card: You can buy products on Instagram

The photo-sharing app implements a button so that users can buy a product, download an app or sign up to a website directly on Instagram.

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Pinterest turns its feed into a store with buyable pins

iPhone and iPad users will be able to buy items on Pinterest starting later this month.

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How you might get food delivered through Pinterest

Pinterest's platform could let third-party apps integrate delivery services into its site

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Supreme Court: Violent Facebook posts not criminal

The court overturns the interstate threats conviction on a Pennsylvania man based on posts made about his wife.


Facebook boosts notification email security with OpenPGP encryption

Don't let hackers take your Facebook account. Protect your email notifications with OpenPGP.

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Facebook finally adds support for animated GIFs

For years the social network opted not to host animated gifs out of fear that it would make the platform "too chaotic." But as gifs become a more integral part of the web, Facebook has finally caught on.

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Daum Kakao hopes social network Path will lead to international expansion

The South Korean developer of the KakaoTalk messaging app was attracted by Path's strong presence in Southeast Asia

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Oculus acquires image recognition startup Surreal Vision

The company's technology could help Oculus apps better mimic reality

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Facebook adds restaurant reviews from actual food critics

Following a partnership with news outlets for Instant Articles, Facebook is now integrating restaurant reviews from reputable food publications.

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Private, insulting tweet gets Italian senator sued

Economics researcher relayed the message publicly on Twitter and subsequently lodged a complaint


Twitter takes Periscope's live video streaming to Android

It took a couple months longer than the iPhone version, but Periscope is rewarding Android users' patience with better notification controls.

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Facebook brings context to messaging with 'caller ID' for Messenger

Got a message from a Facebook friend, but you can't for the life of you remember who they are? Facebook wants to solve that problem by adding profile data to new message conversations.

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6 things almost every viral Kickstarter has in common

The best product categories, the best times to launch, the best investor incentives: Learn these and other lessons from the thousand most successful Kickstarter projects ever.


Amazon adds local groceries and meals to one-hour Prime Now delivery service

The service will first be available in Manhattan, with other cities coming soon