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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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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Snapchat said to be talking to advertisers as it searches for revenue

The messaging app could soon offer a service for paid videos, news articles, and other items, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

By August 19, 2014

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Google Doodle circles creator of Venn diagram

Google celebrates the 180th birthday of John Venn, the man responsible for so many fascinating PowerPoint diagrams.

By August 4, 2014

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Facebook's Slingshot lets dialogue flow with reactions to reactions

The social network updates its Snapchat-like photo-sharing app to let users respond to their friends' reactions.

By July 31, 2014