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Gmail Makes Sending Mobile Photos Much Easier

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Google users who back up their smartphone and tablet photos on Google+ will be able to add them to Gmail messages much more quickly

Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall.

The catch, of course, is that you have to use Google+’s Auto Backup feature for photos.

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Twitter Announces Pop-Up Notifications for Web

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Twitter is bringing notification alerts to the web

The company announced Thursday that users who access Twitter.com will soon receive pop-up notifications when others on the platform engage with them — for example, when a user retweets, mentions or messages them.

The notification will appear in the lower-right hand corner of the user’s timeline. They are also interactive; you can follow someone back or reply to a message directly from the…

Honey Maid Smothers Critics of Pro-LGBT Ad With Sweetness

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The message was simple: This is wholesome.

Honey Maid released a 30-second spot three weeks ago featuring a homosexual couple, which carried the message that the graham cracker snacks are wholesome, just like the diverse families in the ad. No matter how our idea of “family” has changed, the ad conveyed, Honey Maid’s product won’t

But some people didn’t agree with that message of wholesomeness. Honey Maid received numerous tweets and comments, disapproving their stance on the modern…

NSA Tracks All Emails, Texts, Phone Calls in Iraq

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In Iraq, the NSA is able to sweep up all emails, text messages and phone location signals in real time. This revelation doesn’t come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden, but from the spy agency’s own former second-in-command

Former NSA deputy director John Inglis revealed these capabilities in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. Before outgoing NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander arrived, Inglis said, the agency was only able to intercept “half of enemy signals” in Iraq

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OkCupid to Firefox Users: Switch Browsers, Support Gay Marriage

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OkCupid is asking its users to forgo using a Firefox browser as a form of protest against Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, whose support of an anti-gay marriage ballot measure in California is creating a good deal of controversy for the company

On Monday, anyone who visited OkCupid on the browser made by Mozilla, Firefox, was greeted with a message that asks them to switch browsers. “Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, is an opponent of equal rights for gay couples,” the message reads. “We would…

OkCupid to Firefox Users: Switch Browsers, Support Gay Marriage

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OkCupid is asking its users to forgo using a Firefox browser as a form of protest against Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, whose support of an anti-gay marriage ballot measure in California is creating a good deal of controversy for the company

On Monday, anyone who visited OkCupid on the browser made by Mozilla, Firefox, was greeted with a message that asks them to switch browsers. “Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, is an opponent of equal rights for gay couples,” the message reads. “We would…

Facebook Messenger for iOS Gets Groups and Forwarding

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Facebook has upgraded its Messenger for iOS to version 4.0, bringing several important features, most notably the ability to create groups and message forwarding.

The groups feature is simple: you can create groups, add people to them, name them and set group photos

Message forwarding lets you send a message or a photo to someone who isn’t in the conversation — just tap to forward it

Other improvements include the regular…

Live Updates: The Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

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The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Rajak, said in a press conference on Monday that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 “ended” in the Indian Ocean, effectively putting an end to speculation that survivors could still be found. Shortly thereafter it was reported that relatives of those on board had received a text message saying the plane was “lost” and there were no survivors.

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Emma Stone Is Very Emotional About the Spice Girls

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Emma Stone really really really wants to zig-a-zig-ahh.

The actress and self-proclaimed huge Spice Girls fan was brought to tears this week when Mel B (a.k.a. Scary Spice) sent her a personalized message.

That’s right, Mel didn’t even have to be in the same room as Emma for her emotions to overflow. While apologizing for her absence from the interview via pre-recorded message, Mel confronts The Amazing Spider-Man 2 actress about…

Scared New Mom Receives Touching Advice From Kids With Down Syndrome

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These kids have a message for a scared mom-to-be: “Don’t worry.”

The message was in response to a mother’s heartfelt email to the Italian Down syndrome advocacy group Coor Down. She sent it in February after learning that her child will be born with Down syndrome as well.

“I’m expecting a baby,” the mother wrote in the email. “I’ve discovered he has Down syndrome. I’m scared: What kind of life will my child have?”

The 15 kids assure…

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