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Third ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Movie Being Stitched Together



The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants saga will continue in a third movie based on Ann Brashares’ Sisterhood Everlasting novel, Alloy Entertainment announced Wednesday.

Alloy hasn’t set a release date or revealed whether Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrara and Amber Tamblyn will reprise their roles, but the story will pick up 10 years after the events in the first movie, which came 2005 and was a modest hit, making more than $40 million worldwide.

10 Desserts to Make With Your Easter Candy



Easter is a festive time of food, family and loads of pastel colored candies that will probably sit around until Halloween.

If you’re bogged down by mountains of Easter candy, or want to try something different with your sweets, there are plenty of ways to upcycle your extra jelly beans and chocolate bunnies. Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth, you’ll be tempted to whip up these delightful desserts.

But don’t blame us if your friends show up…

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Hands On With Facebook’s Nearby Friends



There’s a lot that Facebook allows you to share with your friends. On Thursday, the company added “exact location” to that list

Facebook’s new Nearby Friends feature enables you to flip a switch to start broadcasting your location with friends in the area. If you see someone nearby with whom you want to meet up, you can tap a button, and send them your exact location — complete with a map detailing where to find you

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Tapping Into the Emotional Side of Video Games: Developing Hope, Healing and Love



“Video games have always been a part of my life,” said Jenovah Chen. “I always played games with my friends, but as I got older, my friends stopped playing.”

Chen, president and co-founder of thatgamecompany, wondered why that was. While his friends said they were too busy, it wasn’t that they didn’t have time for other forms of entertainment.

“People still read novels, watched movies, listened to…

NBCU Joins Online Shows Bandwagon, Invents ‘Twain and Tesla’



The entertainment industry needs a new word — one that combines TV and online programming — because it’s really starting to all run together. (We can’t just settle on “content.”)

On Tuesday, NBCUniversal became the latest traditional media giant to jump in the online original programming pool, announcing a slew of digital-first shows including Tesla and Twain, a comedic series that imagines what would happen if Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla (who were real-life friends in their time) were…

Texting App Lets Users Anonymously Criticize or Flirt With Phone Contacts



Secret and Whisper, the current darlings of the anonymous messaging market, are all about broadcasting your innermost thoughts — or Gwyneth Paltrow gossip — in a feed format

But the founders of Truth created an anonymous messaging app that sends private missives to people on your contacts list. It’s incognito one-on-one messaging between friends

When you send a “truth,” you are assigned an anonymous username and avatar (one of an assortment of playful owls). If the recipient already has the…

Next ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Coming to 3DS in Summer, Wii in Winter



Nintendo’s next iteration of the popular Super Smash Bros. fighting game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS handheld this summer, and then several months later to the Wii U.

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai announced the news during Nintendo’s 35-minute streaming presentation Tuesday night. Sakurai highlighted the differences between the two platform’s versions, and unveiled new features and characters.

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Convies Debuts A Vine-Like Video Messenger For Chatting With Friends And Groups

Fresh on the heels of Vine’s expansion into private video messaging last week comes today’s launch of a new video chat app called Convies, offering a dedicated experience for sharing short video messages with friends or groups of friends, as well as with your broader social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Read More

Facebook Adds Free Voice Calls to Messenger App



After Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $16 billion, some wondered what would happen to the company’s existing messaging app. Now it seems they had nothing to worry about.

The company updated the app Thursday with a major new feature — one that allows users to make free voice calls to their Facebook friends.

The new feature is similar to voice calling built in to other messaging apps such as Viber and WeChat. Users can make phone…