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Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014

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Facebook pokes at Snapchat again with new app: Slingshot

The new app, designed for briefly sharing photos and videos, has a twist: people must share first, before they can view images from others.

By June 17, 2014

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​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera

The social network quietly removes two unsuccessful apps from the iOS App Store nearly two years after their debuts.

By May 9, 2014

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With ‘Silicon Valley,’ ‘Office Space’ creator pokes holes in tech’s shiny exterior

HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

By April 6, 2014

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Facebook pokes holes in Princeton research with parody

The social network uses a questionable methodology to come to the shocking conclusion that Princeton will be dead by 2021.

By January 23, 2014

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KitKat 4.4 ad pokes fun at Apple designer Jony Ive

Using techie language to describe the chocolate-covered candy bar in a YouTube video, Kit Kat's "chief breaks officer" makes the snack sound like a finely crafted smartphone.

By September 3, 2013

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Aliens poked NBA star's nose (at least that's what he says)

Former Warriors star Baron Davis believes he had an encounter with aliens just two weeks ago. How could this be?

By July 13, 2013

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Windows Phone 8 ad pokes fun at Apple vs Samsung feud

Microsoft's latest Windows Phone ad pokes fun at the idiocy of overzealous Samsung and Apple fanboys.

By April 29, 2013

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Venture capitalists give Snapchat a $13.5M poke

App that spawned a Facebook knockoff nails down a nice chunk of change, as VC's daughter chatters on about it.

By February 9, 2013

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Turns out Snapchat, Poke videos don't actually disappear

Videos sent through Snapchat or Facebook's Poke app are supposed to vanish after several seconds -- yet they're still viewable if someone knows where to look.

By December 28, 2012