Twitter turned Fox News’ coverage of the Manafort and Cohen trials into a hilarious meme

YouTube is the latest social platform to roll out time management tools.Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Google is worried about your digital health. More specifically, your addiction to watching hours upon hours of YouTube videos.  The search engine giant’s video giant, YouTube — the second most trafficked website in the…

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74 percent of Americans have changed their relationship with Facebook

42 percent of Americans say they've taken a break from Facebook in the past year.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images For a majority of American users, Facebook is now in the doghouse.  A new study from Pew Research found that 74 percent of American users have taken one of three actions to…

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Stumbleupon, the purest social media site, is dead

The explosion of online content and people's changing internet habits ultimately led to the site's demise ironically at a time when we need something as simple and unfiltered as Stumbleupon the most.Image: shutterstock/mashable composite Happy stumbling no more. Stumbleupon shuttered recently after 16 years of bringing tailored content to users.…

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Instagram introduces AI-powered tabs under its explore section

AI will power the new suggested content, and it currently falls under 13 topics: For You, Sports, Science & Tech, Food, Humor, TV & Movies, Style, DIY, Travel, Nature, Art, Fitness, and Animals.Image: Getty Images Instagram is rolling out an entirely redesigned Explore tab. The magnifying glass icon at the…

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Facebook blocks ad for actual news claiming it’s ‘political’

Of course.Image: Christophe Morin/IP3/getty Having missed the boat completely on fake news, Facebook appears to now be dropping the hammer on the real stuff.  The nonprofit investigative journalism outlet Reveal published a major story this week regarding immigrant children allegedly being forcibly injected with drugs at a government-contractor run detention…

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Facebook applies for patent on tech to turn on your phone’s mic

Basking in that sweet, sweet data.Image: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/getty To hear Facebook tell it, no one at the company is secretly using your phone’s microphone to listen in on your conversations for the purpose of ad targeting.  But that doesn’t mean they aren’t open to the possibility.  A patent application filed…

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