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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

Google, Level 3 DNS services hijacked by TurkTelekom

Turkey's campaign to restrict access to sites such as YouTube and Twitter is continuing.

Twitter adds photo-sharing features as Instagram nips at the network's heels

The social network now lets you tag photos and tweet multiple images without using up your 140 precious characters.

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Twitter fights Turkey ban with lawsuit over political freedom of speech

Twitter is making pieces of content invisible to Turkey’s citizens while it works to reverse a court order requiring the takedown of a controversial account.

French consumer group: Google, Facebook privacy policies are too hard to read

In a civil action, UFC-Que Choisir is asking the three social networks to make their user agreements clearer and fairer

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Report: Turkey cuts off a key Twitter workaround by blocking Google DNS

There's now one less way to connect to Twitter from within Turkey, but the social network isn't yet blocked entirely.

Twitter kills its music app, which never got much play

The app, which let people follow artists and play songs, will be removed from Apple's app store Friday

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Can’t stop the tweets: Turkey tries and fails to block Twitter

Graffiti artists are spray-painting DNS addresses on Turkish walls, as citizens do everything they can to duck the Turkish government's attempted censorship of Twitter.

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'We'll eradicate Twitter': Turkey blocks Twitter access

Twitter is suggesting workarounds to users but did not confirm the block

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Twitter's birthday celebration of first tweets proves we're all bad at Twitter at first

Every person’s first tweet was boring. That reminder might encourage new users to explore Twitter’s potential.

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