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Google's Latest Patent Wants to Block Spoilers For You

Google's Latest Patent Wants to Block Spoilers For You

Is telling you about a spoiler blocker a spoiler? Regardless, stumbling across spoilers of your favourite TV shows is one of the worst things about the Internet – somewhere between ads on YouTube and content restricted by region. And since Netflix likes...
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The Whole Internet RSVP'd for This Autistic Ontario Boy's Birthday Party

Pre-meditated social media activism with no meaningful results is all too common, but the Internet's collective response to one Canadian boy's birthday party last Friday was enough to restore our faith in online humanity
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Men and Coffee is the Hottest Instagram Account You Can Follow Right Now

How do you like your morning coffee? Black? With frothed milk? Double shot? How about with a side of handsome men? This is what we call starting your morning off on the right foot
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7 Factors That Make Celebrities HUGE on Social Media

There's a reason celebrities are so big on social media. In fact, there are several reasons. Beyond already having a major profile, these seven factors help to contribute to making, and keeping, celebrities HUGE on everything from Instagram to Twitter
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Pinterest is About to Be the Best Place to Find Awesome Apps

Last Wednesday, Pinterest announced that it will be teaming up with Apple to launch a new product called “App Pins.” And with the announcement of this initiative, we have no choice but to app-laud them
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Pinterest Bans Affiliate Links, Deals Major Blow to Bloggers

The bloggerverse is ablaze: no longer can their curated selection of affiliate shop links be pinned. Pinterest announced the ban on affiliate links yesterday, which will drastically impact thousands of users who rely on the service to generate commission-based income
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You Did Not Eat That…And Did You Even Go There?

With social media, we can essentially make up the life we’d like to have or wish we had. When it comes to reality, we filter much more than just our Instagram photos. So with Bell’s “Let’s Talk Day” next week, we offer a reminder of how nothing on social media is as perfect as it looks
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If You’re Going to #Humblebrag at Least Do it Right (Like Us)

The social media humblebrag is definitely a thing by now. In fact, it may even be the new selfie. eTalk’s Jessi Cruickshank has seen it all when it comes to the humblebrag – turns out the biggest culprits are often celebrities. But a study by Virgin Mobile reveals that regular Canadians are pretty guilty too
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#JeSuisCharlie: The Most Important Thing You Can Share on Social Media Today

Yesterday's siege in Paris sought to terrorize core values of our free society with the aim of oppressing the right to cover issues critically, openly and satirically. We can each play a part in showing our solidarity, condolence and defiance today and for the weeks to come – and it starts with #JeSuisCharlie
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The Most Inspiring Social Media Movements of 2014

By sharing and discussing, working and donating, young professionals have spent the year actively involved in many important causes and movements. Here are just a few that had us particularly impassioned
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