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Justin Bieber dethroned as king of Instagram in massive follower purge

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In what is being referred to as the Instagram “purge,” many Instagram users lost tons of followers when the picture-sharing platform cleared out inactive and spam accounts on Thursday. Poor Justin Bieber was dethroned as the most-followed Instagram user, losing 3.5 million followers in less than 24 hours, according to a list compiled by 64px. […]

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Have a haunted holiday and win a chance to watch ‘The Babadook’ for free

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The holidays are here, and with them come a little extra time to sit back, relax and catch up on the year’s best movies. This fall, Mashable announced the launch of MashFlix, our online and offline film club. For our first feature film, we screened horror flick The Babadook at New York City’s IFC Center. […]

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Use hands to tell a story for our photo challenge

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Hands are usually used to create art, but they can also be a beautiful subject. So much of what we do on a daily basis involves our two hands. Whether you’re carrying an object, petting an adorable kitten, writing a notes or signing a document, most tasks require you to flex your palms and wiggle […]

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Massive Instagram update adds 5 new filters

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Instagrammers: You’re getting new filters for the first time in two years. The company rolled out a massive update to its iOS and Android app Tuesday that adds five new filters and the ability to rearrange how filters appear within the app. See also: 30 Instagram pets that colored our world in 2014 Instagram’s new […]

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Can I really take a social media vacation?

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Stories about unplugging for the holidays abound at this time of year. Most deal with shutting down email and counsel leaving the computer behind. They also tend to skirt the whole issue of social media. It’s attached to your mobile devices, after all, so it’s pretty hard to leave it all behind. I speak from […]

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