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Now you can fight with customer service over Facebook Messenger

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Now Facebook users can chat with the businesses they buy from the same way they chat with their friends

Facebook is rolling out a new option to let people chat with businesses directly through its Messenger application. The move strengthens Facebook’s bid to ask consumers for their debit cards and bank account information to transfer cash

With Messenger Business, Facebook Messenger’s 600 million-plus users will be able to instant message businesses to make reservations, check shipping…

Lee Lin Chin proves she is a Twitter God and reads out her own mean tweets

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The acid-tongued news presenter turned comedian Lee Lin Chin, also know as “The Chin,” has shown why she is one of the most respected women on Australian television.

Turning the concept of “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” on its head, because they don’t deserve anymore pity, Chin reads out the mean tweets she has served up to a range of targets including beer companies, panel hosts and poor old SBS presenter @businessricardo

Chin asks Coopers Brewery if it brews its beer in a toilet, tells a…

This terrible video message recorded by Tony Abbott will hurt your eyes

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In a St. Patrick’s Day video message so bad you would think someone had leaked it, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott does his best impression of an awkward dad using Skype for the first time.

The message, which is being dubbed “patronising” by Irish folk, sees the climate change sceptic donning a green tie and joking “it’s safe to say this is the one day of the year when it’s good to be green.” Right.

But that is just the start. He then addresses the Irish contributions to…

Watch this hunky guy savor dog food while listening to smooth jazz

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This dark-haired hunk sure seems to be enjoying his meal of fresh chicken, peas, carrots, liver and eggs. He slowly forks it in while a Barry White-esque song plays in the background to set the food porn scene

He shows no canine tendencies at all until…he barks. Say, is that dog food in his dish?

Freshpet, a young brand that’s made fast friends with digital marketing, has launched a new online commercial that aims to convey the message that its dog food is tasty enough for people

“The term…

Clinton ran her own computer system for official emails

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The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton’s emails — on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — traced back to an Internet service registered to her family’s home in Chappaqua, New York, according to Internet records reviewed by The Associated Press.

The highly unusual practice of a Cabinet-level official physically running her own email would have given…

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

The White House sent notice of the veto to the Senate on Tuesday, shortly after the bill was received at the White House. It’s the third veto of Obama’s presidency.

“Through this bill, the United States Congress attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest,”…

Lost Sherlock Holmes story found in an attic in Scotland

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LONDON — A Scottish historian has discovered a lost Sherlock Holmes story in his attic, over 80 years after it was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Walter Elliot found the 1,300-word tale featuring the famous detective – played on TV by Benedict Cumberbatch – in a collection of stories he was given over 50 years ago. It’s called Sherlock Holmes: Discovering the Border Burghs and, by deduction, the Brig Bazaar.

Elliot was…

Pop Launches An App That Makes Video Chat As Easy As SMS

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Bowling alone looks ridiculously fun in ‘The Last Man on Earth’ sneak peek

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Being the last person on Earth may seem like a lonely gig, but as the following exclusive sneak peek from Fox’s upcoming TV series Last Man on Earth proves, it also comes with some benefits.

Like solo bowling — with fish tanks. Or cars.

A little backstory on the show from Lego Movie duo Christopher Miller and Phil Lord: Will Forte plays Phil Miller, the last human on Earth. Possibly. We don’t know — and…

Kate Middleton shows support for children struggling with mental health issues

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LONDON — The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a video message highlighting the stigma around mental health that often prevents children getting the help they need.

The message, which calls on both children and parents to talk openly about mental health, coincides with the start of Children’s Mental Health Week

The Duchess says both she and William have seen how many children struggle to cope with issues such…