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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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Ice fishing with fireworks gets explosive results

Watch what happens when Nils Bremer shoots off fireworks under the icy surface of a frozen lake in Sweden. Then, obviously, don't try this at home.

By January 16, 2015

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UK college offers course in capturing the perfect selfie

Questions of identity, selfhood and memory are addressed in the class entitled "​The art of self portraiture".

By January 5, 2015

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What's next for Facebook?

The past year was full of announcements of advanced ads and mobile apps, as well as blockbuster acquisitions. Where's it all going?

By January 2, 2015

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Tweet 10,000 times, and Edward Norton and God show up

An unaired "SNL" sketch reveals what happens when you've written 10,000 tweets. You get a celebrity kiss, a visit from Woody Harrelson dressed as God and an elaborate music-dance routine.

By November 23, 2014

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Facebook singles out Groups, in trend toward standalone apps

The world's largest social network has created a separate mobile app to help group users plan and collaborate. But don't worry: Facebook says it won't force users to download it.

By November 18, 2014