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What we’re hoping to hear from Facebook at F8

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… bring social experiences to virtual reality. We’ve gotten a few more looks at the Technology since then but Facebook has yet to deliver much beyond the promise of VR selfies. Image: facebook We’re now more than a year past the consumer release of Oculus Rift but the social VR future we keep being promised feels as far away as ever. Nonetheless, Zuckerberg seems to really, truly believe social VR will sooner or later become a real thing real people will want to really do (even …

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Hold up: Kellyanne Conway’s microwave gaffe actually wasn’t that bad

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… Record. “That’s just a fact of modern life.” SEE ALSO: Kellyanne Conway makes mistakes, just like the Oscars, says Kellyanne Conway The internet was swift to lol at Ms. Conway, who very clearly doesn’t understand how Technology works. There’s no joy in defending herrecall that, as Trump’s mouthpiece and de facto spokeslizard, she once invented a massacre and blamed refugees for it. And yet: while Conway’s view on microwaves is both wildly ignorant and …

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Snapchat rising: is the youthful app headed for Facebook-sized success?

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The ephemeral app is set to go public, could be worth $25bn, and is seen as the only serious challenger to Facebooks audience. But can the ascent continue? What is the value of Snapchat? The notoriously secretive parent company of the ephemeral messaging app is about to find out. Snap Inc has this week Snapchats user growth stalling. Facebook has started to take a very experimental and incremental approach to try to counter Snapchat. Instagram Stories has been massively successful, said …

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US government collecting social media information from foreign travelers

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… government certainly has a right to collect some information … it would be nice if they would focus on the privacy concerns some advocacy groups have long expressed. Over the summer, the ACLU and the Center for Democracy and Technology warned that the new request potentially offered government agencies gateways into an enormous amount of [users] online expression and associations, which can reflect highly sensitive information about that persons opinions, beliefs, identity and community. …

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I declare 2016 the year of the group chat social media your own way | Bridie Jabour

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The group chat could be the last place on the internet where we are safe to say anything The morning I was getting married I was sick with nerves. Sitting in my mothers house while my sisters whooped it up with excitement, and my aunts and uncle buzzed around, with people continuously asking how I was feeling instead of screaming, I texted some mates. I knew I didnt have to explain much, if anything, to them and once I sent a message saying, I feel sick, I got about 20 back. Some were …

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Girlfriend Of Slain Russian Opposition Leader Says She Didn’t See His Killer

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… possible to assist the investigation.” Duritskaya spoke out as questions began to swirl about whether the shooting could have been captured on surveillance video. A Russian newspaper reported that sources in the country’s Interior Ministry said there was no video of the incident because the cameras weren’t working, the AP reported. However, a spokeswoman for Moscow’s information Technology department told the AP that the cameras were operating properly. She said that she …

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I Had No Idea It Was Possible For A Subway Ad To Be So Moving.

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Barncancer Fonden noticed a favorable reaction to a Swedish shampoo ad featuring a woman with “waving” hair that activated upon a subway train’s arrival. They decided to go a similar route with their advertisement, but added  something to the end of the spot that’s moving in its own right. At first, it’s a fun and interactive poster that takes advantage of today’s Technology. It then turns into a sobering reminder of a reality that many of us …

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22 Real 911 Operators Reveal The Most Hilariously Stupid Call They Ever Received

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… “multiple men.” Calls 911 when he receives text from man claiming to be father of child threatening violence and jail time. Investigation ensues, dick pic recipient is actually cheating ho wife from a city called Hooker. 22. “Wild Rabbit in my garden!” I was a 9-1-1 operator before computers so Technology has changed a bit but people haven’t! Elderly caller: I need the police, there is a wild rabbit in my garden eating my garden vegetables. (I did not send anyone) …

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Simon McBurney: British theatrical alchemist ready to dazzle Broadway

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… commedia dellarte. In 1985 they won to many peoples surprise the Edinburgh fringes Perrier award, more usually awarded to standup comedians. But over the years Complicite shows have become highly stylised pieces of performance art, using cutting-edge Technology like projected video and digital animation long before they became de rigueur. The means are hugely complex technically, even if the story they relate is simple. Paradoxically, that simplicity gives Complicite shows their rich …

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This Is The New Loneliness

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… does breed that. Can all of this Technology be great? Yes. But were not using it that way. We’re being reckless. We’re acting like none of this matters, that how we spend our is not how we spend our , but it all matters and how we spend our days is how we spend our lives. It is. It just is. I think we’re afraid, but that’s the whole point of lifethat facing down our fears provides for a richer experience. We are not meant to circumvent the process of healing ourselves. We …

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