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Post Instagram to WordPress? No, Pressgram!

There are more than 71 million Wordpress blogs in the world. If you have a Wordpress blog and want to post an Instagram image to the site from your phone, you really can’t. But now you can Pressgram.

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How to make a YouTube GIF in seconds

If you were somewhat coherent in the late 80s and early 90s, then you’ve probably seen a GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format) graphic on the web. It’s the animated graphic that looks like it’s from said period and just loops, and loops and loops into eternity. The GIF (pronounced ‘jiff’, …

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WhatsApp is taking its most dramatic step yet to cut down on fake news. The app is testing a new feature that places limits on how many times a single message can be forwarded, WhatsApp announced Thursday. The update comes as Facebook scrambles to fight the messaging app's fake news epidemic, which has lead to a number of violent incidents in India. SEE ALSO: WhatsApp tests a new anti-spam feature that detects shady links With the change, WhatsApp Read More ››
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Facebook allows a third-party analytics company access to user data, conducts poor oversight of said company, and then is caught flat-footed when asked about the situation by a journalist. Yeah, it's happened again. And no, you're not crazy for getting that Cambridge Analytica déjà vu. Facebook was forced to suspend Boston-based Crimson Hexagon today after the Wall Street Journal reported on the company's contracts with a Kremlin-tied Read More ››
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
A teenager in Ohio fell victim to the oldest scam on record while playing Fortnite. Hopefully his loss will stand as a good lesson for the legions of other neophytes cutting their teeth on the popular battle royale game. What happened: The 13-year-old, named Jake, was playing a match when a stranger made him a tempting offer. He could have free skins for his character — a character that, according to Jake's mom Amy, he'd Read More ››
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Google's AI appears to be using its Translate platform to spread some good old-fashioned doomsday prophecy. We have no way of confirming that the world isn't coming to an end, but we're going to go ahead and say it's a glitch. If you type “dog” into the Google Translate service a bunch of times and then chose to translate from Maori to English, you'll receive the following response: Doomsday Clock is three minutes at twelve Read More ››
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
According to a new study by Pew Research Center, social media users are angrier than they've ever been — at least as best as we can tell using emoji. Since the inauguration of one Donald J. Trump, social media users are mashing the angry reaction more than ever. While “Like” remains the most common reaction, and “love” has been the most-used non-default reaction since it was released in late 2015, “angry” has since taken the Read More ››
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Uber drivers just won a major legal battle against their employer. Following a huge win last year when the New York Department of Labor ruled all ride-sharing drivers are considered employees, the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board last week decided that they could begin filing for unemployment benefits. This is a massive victory for gig economy drivers — it means that those who quit driving due to low pay or because they were removed from working for the Read More ››
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source