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Double Dog Lets You Send, Receive Dares on Mobile

The app allows users to send and receive dares to and from their friends in order to earn in-app points or money.

Snapchat’s Memories and the Rise of the Visual-First Internet

Snapchat makes a clear statement that will continue to ring true as AI technologies improve social platforms: “The Internet is now a visual-first world, and we’re ready for it.”

Zynga Launches Words With Friends EDU on Mobile

The game was designed for children in grades four through eight, and it combines word games with educational features.

2016 Tour de France Sprints to More Than 3.7 Million Tweets

The 2016 Tour de France was the topic of more than 3.7 million tweets during the course of the race, July 2 through 24, seen on Twitter some 4.1 billion times.

YouTube Names Oona King Global Director of Diversity Marketing

Oona King is leaving the U.K. House of Lords to become global director of diversity marketing at YouTube.

SurveyMonkey: Pokemon Go Has Peaked in the U.S.

Pokemon Go has reportedly hit its peak in the U.S., according to data from SurveyMonkey Intelligence.

Yodo1 Launches Rooms of Doom on Mobile

The endless game asks players to help Doctor Doom's minions survive rooms filled with traps.

Facebook Messenger Tops 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

Facebook Messenger surpassed a significant milestone, topping 1 billion monthly active users Wednesday.

Twitter Under Fire for Permanently Banning Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos

Twitter is catching heat for permanently banning Breitbart technology editor and conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos during the Republican National Convention.

Facebook Android Users Can Now Save Videos

Facebook quietly added the ability to save videos for later viewing to its flagship Android application.

World Emoji Day: Instagram Users Pump Iron

Do you even lift, bro? A good chunk of Instagram users can answer, “Yes,” according to a study Instagram conducted for Sunday’s World Emoji Day of the most popular sports emojis during the past year.

Lima Sky, Skillz Partner to Create Doodle Jump eSports League

Doodle Jump creator Lima Sky partnered with mobile eSports company Skillz to launch a competitive eSports league, allowing its players to compete in Doodle Jump tournaments.

Storm8: Players Are Most Engaged With Mobile Games on Mondays (Infographic)

Mobile game company Storm8 released an infographic detailing some of the mobile gaming habits exhibited by its players around the world.

How Social Channels Teach Businesses the New Rules of Video

In a world full of text-only blogs and static imagery, video is the way for brands to stand out. Don’t get left behind.

Google Updates Search Results to Help Users Register to Vote

Beginning Monday, when users search for phrases like "register to vote," they'll see a state-by-state guide related to each state's voter registration rules.

How Twitter Users Feel About Their Jobs (Report)

Overall, food and beverage industry workers are still pretty unhappy with their work, as are retail and finance industry workers. The happiest workers appear to be those in the education, travel and health care fields.

This One Time, Pinterest Acqui-Hired Math Camp …

Math Camp, creator of iOS photo-sharing applications Roll and Shorts, was acqui-hired by Pinterest this week, and the two apps will shut down in the next few weeks

Yelp Update Helps Pokemon Go Users Find Nearby PokeStops

Yelp's PokeStop filter allows users to filter their business search results based on whether businesses are near PokeStops.

Twitter Kit Adds Support for Vine Videos

Developers using Twitter Kit can now seamlessly incorporate Vine videos into their applications.

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