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Women are sharing their sex stories on Twitter and guys are freaking out

LONDON — Some things never change. On Monday night a sex and relationships blogger inadvertently pointed out that the age-old double standard when it comes to men and women's sexual behaviour still exists.  London-based blogger Oloni...Show More Summary

Facebook is reportedly working on a Snapchat-like camera app — again

Facebook may be working on yet another Snapchat clone. The social network is developing a standalone camera app meant to "encourage its 1.6 billion users to create, and share, more photos and videos," according to a new report in The...Show More Summary

Photo challenge: Show us your upside down photos

Our community challenges are finally back and better than ever. We will be hosting a new challenge every Saturday morning, so be on the lookout for our weekend photo themes to put your photography skills to the test. Turn your frowns...Show More Summary

How astronauts are celebrating Earth Day on and off the planet

Astronauts who have gazed at Earth from above have a unique perspective on our home planet.  On Friday, astronauts on the planet and in orbit around it have been sharing their favorite photos of Earth from space on Twitter, revealing...Show More Summary

Tell your Facebook friends how you're celebrating the Queen's birthday

LONDON — Now you can tell everyone on your Facebook exactly how you're celebrating Her Majesty's 90th birthday. You are celebrating, right? SEE ALSO: Feast your eyes on the Queen's kaleidoscopic wardrobe In honour of Queen Elizabeth's...Show More Summary

11 tips for creating (or changing) a logo that can grow with your company

If your new logo design causes even a fraction of the confusion that Uber's recent rollout did, you might want to take a step back and consider alternative options. Even better, weigh all future possibilities before you start designing. Show More Summary

Facebook opens Philippines office

Facebook has opened its first office in the Philippines. Facebook's vice president for Asia-Pacific, Dan Neary, announced the news on his Facebook page — naturally — on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: What should we expect from Facebook in theShow More Summary

Snapchat under fire for 'racist' Bob Marley filter

Update 4/20 10:54 a.m.: Snapchat issued a statement about the filter, quoted in full below. Today is April 20 (also known as 420), a date of special significance for people who enjoy cannabis in any of its formsSnapchat, which has aShow More Summary

Chinese users rattled by Twitter hiring former state-affiliated exec as its China chief

Last week, Twitter hired Kathy Chen to be its new head of China, despite the social network being blocked in the country. But Chen's former history working for the Chinese military has sent waves across the Twittersphere, especiallyShow More Summary

Daisy Ridley shares a powerful message about self esteem on social media

LONDON — Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley took to Instagram on Monday evening to share a message about the dangers of social media. Ridley, who has previously spoken out against a body-shamer who circulated a meme about her, shared a photo...Show More Summary

The Internet has transformed the way we confront sexual harassment

As a young astronomer, Joan Schmelz worked alongside men and the pinups they tacked to the lab walls.  She didn’t have a precise vocabulary for the subtle harassment she experienced every day. Schmelz's supervisor gossiped about herShow More Summary

The CIA is very interested in your tweets and Instagram photos

Soft robots that can grasp delicate objects, computer algorithms designed to spot an “insider threat,” and artificial intelligence that will sift through large data sets  —  these are just a few of the technologies being pursued by companies...Show More Summary

Instagram now has 'featured' video channels, of course

Video continues to eat the web. Instagram has launched a new feature in its explore section that will include video channels, providing an easier way to avoid those boring still images.  SEE ALSO: 16 apps that will seriously raise your...Show More Summary

Snapchat is now the most popular social network among teens

As Snapchat has expanded and added new features over the year, it has steadily climbed the ranks of social media titans. In fact, it's now more popular among its core demographic — teens — than Twitter, Facebook and now even Instagram. SEE...Show More Summary

Microsoft created a bot to auto-caption photos and it's going hilariously wrong

Mere weeks after Microsoft had to shut down its Tay chatbot for sending offensive tweets, the company might be in for another AI-related embarrassment.  This time, the culprit is Captionbot, an AI experiment that tries to recognize what's on a photo and come up with a text caption. Show More Summary

Indian government ranks ministers on their Twitter performance

The Indian government has ranked its ministers on the basis of how quickly and efficiently they respond to people's requests on Twitter. The survey, which was reportedly conducted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office, put foreign...Show More Summary

Beyoncé's Ivy Park is already the most popular kid on Instagram

The BeyHive sure knows how to make buzz. And they do so loudly.  Beyoncé 's Ivy Park athleisure line, announced March 31, hasn't even launched but is now considered to be the most popular fashion brand on Instagram in terms of engagement.  Image:...Show More Summary

So, it looks like Twitter is making its own food videos now

Media producers of how-to-make-tacos content beware: It looks like Twitter could be making its own food video play. On Tuesday local time, Australian celebrity chef Adam Liaw shared a video of himself deboning a chicken at Twitter'sShow More Summary

Stephen Hawking gets a million followers within 6 hours on his new Weibo account

Famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has over a million fans on his Weibo account, within mere hours of it going live on Tuesday on the Chinese Twitter-like site. The world-renowned British scientist's first and only post upShow More Summary

Messaging app Line introduces new character to its cute family

There's a new addition to the Line Friends family, and she's none other than Brown's little sister, Choco. The Japanese messaging app announced Monday that the female bear will join her brother and his BFFs Cony, Moon, Sally, James,Show More Summary

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