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India blocks Facebook's Free Basics Internet service

Bringing the rest of the world online is proving to be tougher than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg likely bargained for. Telecom regulators in India have banned the social network's Free Basic service as part of a larger ruling in favor…

What if Twitter died?

Scrolling through my Twitter feed, I had an interesting thought the other day. What if Twitter just didn’t exist anymore? Given all the recent troubles the company’s been going through, it’s no longer a completely unreasonable scenario. …

Facebook is adding support for Apple's Live Photos

One of the top advertised features of the latest generation iPhone is Live Photos, short GIF-like video snippets that are captured in conjunction with standard photos. Their proprietary nature, however, means there are very few platforms that support the sharing…

Twitter reveals its most popular moments of 2015

Despite lackluster growth, Twitter is perhaps the most in-the-moment social network of them all. Anytime something happens in the world (good or bad), you can be sure that droves of people will take to Twitter to voice their opinions, support or displeasure on the matter.