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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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News from around the Tech World

Every day, my inbox is flooded with messages. I get hundreds of emails from PRs and founders, telling me about their startups and products. Some are great. Most, unfortunately, aren't. They don't produce coverage, or replies. Just grumbling and resentment. So, what lessons can we learn from the worst-of-the-worst pitches? And what can you do to ensure that you don't end up on a reporter's shitlist? The answer you'll get will undoubtedly vary from journalist-to-journalist, Read More ››
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Before every episode of The Vergecast I sit down, read through a bunch of news, and take a bunch of notes. It's one of the most enjoyable parts of my week, and I started thinking it might be fun to do every day on the site. So, every chance I can, I'm sitting down and writing some notes on the news as though I'll be talking about it later. Are you into this? Am I Read More ››
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The House of Representatives voted today repeal rules preventing internet service providers from selling their customers' web browsing and app usage data without explicit consent. The Senate passed the same bill ... Read More ››
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Facebook rolled out its big totally-not-Snapchat feature, ‘Stories,' to all mobile users today. And the filters are fucking amazing! When you take a Story photo, you have a number of masks, frames, and effects (we'll just call them all ‘filters') you can layer over your face, kinda like Snapchat. Unlike Snapchat, though, you can layer multiple filters over each other, like my new sloth friend and I did here. But which filters will bring the Read More ››
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A new feature in iOS 10.3 allows apps to request permission to change their icons after they've been installed, and the latest version of MLB.com At Bat and the NHL app are taking full advantage of it, according to 9to5Mac. Both apps will allow you to choose your favorite team and change the home screen icon to the logo of the corresponding team with a few clicks. Once you open either app (and have downloaded iOS Read More ››
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Go ahead and assume that everything you do online is being tracked and sold without your knowledge. The House voted on Tuesday in favor of erasing a rule that would prevent internet service providers from quietly selling off consumer data without notifying those consumers. The rule — enacted last year by the Federal Communications Commission — was so short-lived that it never got the chance to be implemented. SEE ALSO: White House site security error Read More ››
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