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Facebook tries to make ad targeting explanations more useful

Facebook has been adding new tools to provide more transparency about why users are seeing certain ads and content (and what they can do about it), but in a blog post today, Product Manager Sreethu Thulasi wrote, “We heard feedback from people that they can still be hard to understand and difficult to navigate.”

To address that, the company said it’s making two changes. First, when you select the “Why am I seeing this ad?” option on an advertisement, you’ll get more info:

In the…

What tech to buy (and avoid) on Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon Prime Day 2019 is coming! For Amazon’s fifth annual summer sale, Prime Day is two entire days instead of one.

The shopping event can be worth it if you score big discounts on pricey products. But the problem I’ve noticed is that there are too many products to keep track of. It’s tempting to just “add to cart” simply because something seems like a steal.

My friend, I can’t stop you from buying useless things like a 55-gallon of lube, but let me help you cut through some of the noise….

Twitter is down so share this on Facebook I guess?

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What on Earth is happening? First Reddit goes down in the morning and now Twitter is also busted?

Starting at around 2:46 p.m. ET, Twitter.com started having issues with its website. Down Detector (which is owned by Mashable’s parent company, Ziff Davis) reports major outages on Twitter’s website as well as issues with the iOS and Android app.

Several Mashable writers (including myself) have confirmed the iOS app is not working as well.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the world.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the…

Twitter is down so share this on Facebook I guess?

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What on Earth is happening? First Reddit goes down in the morning and now Twitter is also busted?

Starting at around 2:46 p.m. ET, Twitter.com started having issues with its website. Down Detector (which is owned by Mashable’s parent company, Ziff Davis) reports major outages on Twitter’s website as well as issues with the iOS and Android app.

Several Mashable writers (including myself) have confirmed the iOS app is not working as well.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the world.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the…

Twitter is down so share this on Facebook I guess?

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What on Earth is happening? First Reddit goes down in the morning and now Twitter is also busted?

Starting at around 2:46 p.m. ET, Twitter.com started having issues with its website. Down Detector (which is owned by Mashable’s parent company, Ziff Davis) reports major outages on Twitter’s website as well as issues with the iOS and Android app.

Several Mashable writers (including myself) have confirmed the iOS app is not working as well.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the world.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the…

Twitter is down so share this on Facebook I guess?

TwitterFacebook

What on Earth is happening? First Reddit goes down in the morning and now Twitter is also busted?

Starting at around 2:46 p.m. ET, Twitter.com started having issues with its website. Down Detector (which is owned by Mashable’s parent company, Ziff Davis) reports major outages on Twitter’s website as well as issues with the iOS and Android app.

Several Mashable writers (including myself) have confirmed the iOS app is not working as well.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the world.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the…

Twitter is down so share this on Facebook I guess?

TwitterFacebook

What on Earth is happening? First Reddit goes down in the morning and now Twitter is also busted?

Starting at around 2:46 p.m. ET, Twitter.com started having issues with its website. Down Detector (which is owned by Mashable’s parent company, Ziff Davis) reports major outages on Twitter’s website as well as issues with the iOS and Android app.

Several Mashable writers (including myself) have confirmed the iOS app is not working as well.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the world.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the…

Twitter is down so share this on Facebook I guess?

TwitterFacebook

What on Earth is happening? First Reddit goes down in the morning and now Twitter is also busted?

Starting at around 2:46 p.m. ET, Twitter.com started having issues with its website. Down Detector (which is owned by Mashable’s parent company, Ziff Davis) reports major outages on Twitter’s website as well as issues with the iOS and Android app.

Several Mashable writers (including myself) have confirmed the iOS app is not working as well.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the world.

Yep, Instagram is down in some parts of the…

You’ll soon be able to ask Alexa for medical advice in the UK

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“Alexa, how do I get rid of this migraine?”

Amazon’s Alexa will soon be answering medical questions asked by UK users, thanks to a partnership with the country’s National Health Service (NHS). 

The project has been announced by health secretary Matt Hancock and will see the smart assistant delivering results using an algorithm that pulls data from the NHS website. A similar feature was launched in partnership with WebMD in the U.S. in 2017.

The UK service is meant to provide answers to…

Build a kickass website for your small business for just $20 with this deal

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