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Yahoo’s Flickr Pro returns with new version, advanced analytics and more

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has brought back its subscription-based Flickr Pro service after two years for its new and existing members. The company had reportedly brought back the paid subscription plans after “high amount of requests” from users. Members can avail the premium service for $5.99/month or $49.99/year. Usernames of paid members will now be displayed with a badge. Users with ...

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Yahoo silently launches LiveText with unique video chatting feature

Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) has gone about silently launching its new Messenger application with a very unique video chatting facility. Although it is not the video chatting that we are used to, but it does have an interesting vibe about it. The unique feature on offer will make you feel that you are chatting, sitting right amidst your friends. Yahoo’s LiveText application ...

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Facebook now allows users to prioritize the News Feed

Recently, the social media giant Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) announced that they were updating the controls on what the user can see, so that the users can see the stories they most want in their News Feed. In order to get into the News Feed Preferences, the user needs to tap on “More” option in the bottom right corner of the ...

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Twitter updates Vine for iOS with HD video uploads

Twitter-owned (NYSE:TWTR) Vine, a video sharing application comes with a serious enhancement bump. After series of features upgrade in Twitter, now Vine got its own one. The upgrade comes for iOS devices, which allows the users to capture 6 and 12-second video from their device and share it other folks who were using the Vine app on their iOS device. In ...

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Facebook challenges YouTube with video ads

On Thursday, the social media giant Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has confirmed that it is taking part in video ads as well as in sharing revenue with content creators. This move from Facebook would definitely compete with search engine giant Google owned YouTube. Based on the various snippets people tune into their News Feed, “Suggested Videos” will be loaded in the ...

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Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Apple had a rainbow makeover

As the same-sex marriage became the law of all 50 states in the United States, its not only the LGBT community who celebrated the new ruling, even the technology giants such as Facebook, Google (including YouTube), Apple, Twitter, Uber and Salesforce celebrated marriage equality and pride with videos, easter eggs and photo filters. In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme ...

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