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11.30.15
Sending private Twitch messages on iOS gets a lot easier today
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Sending private Twitch messages on iOS gets a lot easier today

Whispers version 2.0 are available with the latest update.

By T. Seppala,   11.30.15
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11.23.15
Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'
11.23.15

Bangladesh blocks Facebook and chat apps to stop 'crimes'

Bangladesh may be trying to silence unrest over planned executions by banning social networks.

By J. Fingas,   11.23.15
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11.23.15
Snapchat's new feature lets users dive deep into 'Stories'
11.23.15

Snapchat's new feature lets users dive deep into 'Stories'

Swipe up from any curated Story to pop a selection of related Snaps

By A. Tarantola,   11.23.15
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11.19.15
Telegram founder knew ISIS was using his service before Paris attacks (updated)
11.19.15

Telegram founder knew ISIS was using his service before Paris attacks (updated)

"I think that privacy, ultimately, and the right for privacy is more important than our fear of bad things happening, like terrorism," Telegram founder Pavel Durov said at TechCrunch Disrupt in September.

By J. Conditt,   11.19.15
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11.18.15
Telegram blocked 78 ISIS messaging channels this week
11.18.15

Telegram blocked 78 ISIS messaging channels this week

"We were disturbed to learn that Telegram's public channels were being used by ISIS to spread their propaganda," Telegram says.

By J. Conditt,   11.18.15
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11.17.15
Pushbullet's 'Pro' syncing service is stuff that used to be free
11.17.15

Pushbullet's 'Pro' syncing service is stuff that used to be free

Sure, you can still use all the features of Pushbullet...but it'll cost you.

By C. Klimovski,   11.17.15
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11.16.15
Twitch private messages make their way to mobile
11.16.15

Twitch private messages make their way to mobile

Now (some of) you can send and receive Whispers on the go.

By T. Seppala,   11.16.15
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11.16.15
Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year is... an emoji
11.16.15

Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year is... an emoji

Oxford Dictionaries thinks the 'tears of joy' icon says more about 2015 than a bunch of letters.

By J. Fingas,   11.16.15
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11.13.15
Snapchat's 'lens store' is full of 99-cent selfie filters
11.13.15

Snapchat's 'lens store' is full of 99-cent selfie filters

If you're looking for the perfect Snapchat lens for that selfie, the app now has more options to choose from for 99 cents each.

By B. Steele,   11.13.15
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