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What that viral Twitter battle over CVS and birth control really means for your access

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At first glance, the bitter Twitter battle against CVS over birth control pills this week may have convinced you that the pharmacy giant was blocking access to the contraceptive. But like most Twitter scuffles, it’s complicated.

Here’s what’s really happening. 

CVS Caremark, a CVS subsidiary that works with pharmaceutical companies to set prescription pricing for customers of CVS and other pharmacies, has reduced how much it’ll reimburse retailers that only sell one product. One such online…

What that viral Twitter battle over CVS and birth control really means for your access

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At first glance, the bitter Twitter battle against CVS over birth control pills this week may have convinced you that the pharmacy giant was blocking access to the contraceptive. But like most Twitter scuffles, it’s complicated.

Here’s what’s really happening. 

CVS Caremark, a CVS subsidiary that works with pharmaceutical companies to set prescription pricing for customers of CVS and other pharmacies, has reduced how much it’ll reimburse retailers that only sell one product. One such online…

TikTok quietly picked up assets from GeoGif, which created animated, location-specific overlays for video

Video-sharing app TikTok passed 1 billion downloads last month, and its parent company ByteDance is ramping up its efforts to monetize those users with ads, while also continuing to add more features to the app to keep people engaged. In a move that could help both of those efforts, ByteDance has made a small acquisition, picking up assets from a defunct startup called GeoGif, which developed location-specific, animated stickers and overlays for videos, suggested to users when they capture…

Instagram copies Snapchat’s QR codes with new ‘nametag’ feature

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Instagram wants to make it easier to find and follow people you know and it’s — surprise, surprise — turning to a feature originally made popular by Snapchat.

The app is adding a new “nametag” feature, which is essentially the Instagram version of Snapchat’s Snap Codes. The feature is rolling out now to Instagram’s iOS and Android app.

You can find your nametag by tapping into the side menu at the top right…

Instagram copies Snapchat’s QR codes with new ‘nametag’ feature

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Instagram wants to make it easier to find and follow people you know and it’s — surprise, surprise — turning to a feature originally made popular by Snapchat.

The app is adding a new “nametag” feature, which is essentially the Instagram version of Snapchat’s Snap Codes. The feature is rolling out now to Instagram’s iOS and Android app.

You can find your nametag by tapping into the side menu at the top right…

Instagram copies Snapchat’s QR codes with new ‘nametag’ feature

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Instagram wants to make it easier to find and follow people you know and it’s — surprise, surprise — turning to a feature originally made popular by Snapchat.

The app is adding a new “nametag” feature, which is essentially the Instagram version of Snapchat’s Snap Codes. The feature is rolling out now to Instagram’s iOS and Android app.

You can find your nametag by tapping into the side menu at the top right…

Here’s how to set up Google Gboard’s ‘Mini’ stickers

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There’s no shortage of personalized stickers and avatars to choose from on your mobile device: Apple Memojis, Snapchat Bitmojis, and the list goes on and on.

Now, Google is launching its own version. Google’s Gboard (a keyboard extension for iOS and Android) is launching Minis, a sticker version of yourself with two distinct drawing styles.

The most diehard Google fans might remember selfie stickers in Allo, one of the…

Here’s how to set up Google Gboard’s ‘Mini’ stickers

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There’s no shortage of personalized stickers and avatars to choose from on your mobile device: Apple Memojis, Snapchat Bitmojis, and the list goes on and on.

Now, Google is launching its own version. Google’s Gboard (a keyboard extension for iOS and Android) is launching Minis, a sticker version of yourself with two distinct drawing styles.

The most diehard Google fans might remember selfie stickers in Allo, one of the…

Here’s how to set up Google Gboard’s ‘Mini’ stickers

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There’s no shortage of personalized stickers and avatars to choose from on your mobile device: Apple Memojis, Snapchat Bitmojis, and the list goes on and on.

Now, Google is launching its own version. Google’s Gboard (a keyboard extension for iOS and Android) is launching Minis, a sticker version of yourself with two distinct drawing styles.

The most diehard Google fans might remember selfie stickers in Allo, one of the…

Google lets you create a sticker version of yourself with selfies

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With tools like Apple’s Memoji and Snapchat’s Bitmoji, you’re missing out if you don’t have an animated version of yourself on your phone.

Google is making that process easier on its iOS and Android keyboard extension, Gboard, with the addition of “Minis.” The feature will let you convert your selfies into stickers that are based on your likeness.

As per Engadget, the feature uses a combination of machine learning, neural…