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Sick of Candy Crush invites? Facebook to kill game requests

CEO Zuckerberg pledges to put an end to those annoying game invites, and the social network also destroys the "other" inbox folder. Meanwhile, Skype adds video filters and Google Play Music gets podcasts.

You won't have to put up with Candy Crush invites on Facebook much longer.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledged to put a stop to annoying game invites that pop up in notifications. But that's not all Facebook is killing. The network is also removing the "other" folder in Messages -- the place to find private messages sent from people you don't know. Now everything is going into your main inbox:

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Also in this tech-news roundup, learn about the new filters in Skype video messages, and podcasts coming soon to Google Play Music.

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