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On iPhone X launch day, Apple draws a crowd

Today, the iPhone X became available in Apple retail stores across the globe. And given the fanfare around iPhone launches for the past decade, we couldn’t help but show up and chat with one of the world’s most loyal consumer fan bases. At Apple’s 5th Avenue Manhattan store, lines stretched ...

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Twitter’s rewritten rules published – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Twitter has published a new version of its rules, which it says will clarify its policies and how it enforces them. It is part of a series of changes as the social network tries to address complaints of abuse and harassment on its website. It said ...

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Query friends or fans with new GIF and photo Facebook Polls

Facebook Questions first launched in 2010 as a Quora wannabe before shifting into lighter-weight polls, but Facebook shut down the feature in 2012. Apparently it was just ahead of its time, as Facebook went poll-crazy this year, adding them to Instagram Stories and Messenger group chat, as well as buying hit ...

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Twitter employee ‘deactivated’ Trump account on last day

Image copyright Twitter Image caption For a short time visitors could only see a message that read: “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!” US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account briefly vanished on Thursday, but has since been restored, the social media company has said. It said that the @realdonaldtrump account was ...

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G-Ro rolls out four new smart bags

I doubt there has been a time that I’ve scrolled through Facebook and not seen the G-Ro. While this could be part of the magic of retargeting but it could also be fate because the G-Ro has been one of the biggest and most exciting changes in carry-on luggage since ...

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Trove of ‘Russian troll’ posts exposed by Congress

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Senators have opted to release some, but not all, examples of the posts thought to have been posted by Russia-backed trolls Further instances of social media posts and ads thought to be part of Russian propaganda efforts to influence the last US presidential election and ...

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