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Apple might be creating its own version of Bitmoji

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There’s been a lot of Snapchat-copying going on in the tech world lately, with Facebook being one of the main culprits.

But the social media giant isn’t alone. Another tech juggernaut appears to be cribbing from the ephemeral messaging app, as well. On Monday, Apple was granted a patent for an “avatar editing environment” that looks a lot like Bitmoji, the popular app from Snapchat-owned Bitstrips.

Giphy’s new Black History Month series celebrates hair, love and activism

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GIFs are inescapable, infiltrating almost every way we communicate in 2017. And now, with a new series from Giphy, the world can choose from a much more inclusive array of options.

Timed with Black History Month, Giphy has made a dedicated effort to provide users with GIFs showing the black American experience. From iconic civil rights activists to #BlackGirlMagic, the GIF search engine is honoring black culture by creating and curating GIFs that help fill a gaping hole in representation…

Snap starts selling Spectacles online in the US for $130

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Apple has reportedly bought the Israeli tech firm RealFace

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On the heels of recent rumors that the upcoming iPhone will have a means of biometric authentication (other than fingerprint scanning) comes the news that Apple has acquired RealFace, an Israeli tech firm specializing in facial recognition.

Apple has reportedly bought the Israeli tech firm RealFace

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On the heels of recent rumors that the upcoming iPhone will have a means of biometric authentication (other than fingerprint scanning) comes the news that Apple has acquired RealFace, an Israeli tech firm specializing in facial recognition.

Trendsetters teach us how to pose for show-stopping Tinder profile photos

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There’s only one thing standing between you and your next date: Your Tinder profile photo.

Get it right, and you could find yourself in demand. But, get it wrong, and you could end up dateless.

Trendsetters teach us how to pose for show-stopping Tinder profile photos

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There’s only one thing standing between you and your next date: Your Tinder profile photo.

Get it right, and you could find yourself in demand. But, get it wrong, and you could end up dateless.

Trendsetters teach us how to pose for show-stopping Tinder profile photos

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There’s only one thing standing between you and your next date: Your Tinder profile photo.

Get it right, and you could find yourself in demand. But, get it wrong, and you could end up dateless.

Facebook wants to own the world, not save it

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Mark Zuckerberg used nearly 6,000 words to describe the future of Facebook Thursday, but you could sum it up in two: global domination.

Sure, Facebook’s CEO appears more “woke” than ever. He meditates on substantive issues like inclusivity, the eradication of disease, responsible artificial intelligence and the future of media.

Twitter starts putting abusers in “time out”

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