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15 Vines that show an unexpected turn of events

October 29, 2014
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Many award-winning films lend their greatness to twist endings. Stories that are too predictable are often less interesting, so a good surprise really does the trick Mashable, in collaboration with Unpopular Now, hosted a Vine challenge themed around unexpected endings. We asked you to wow us with a creative twist in your video. See...

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Facebook Makes It Easier to Share Photos ‘In the Moment’

October 27, 2014
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Facebook rolled out an update to its app on Monday that adds a new way to quickly organize and post small batches of photos from your smartphone. Now, when users upload multiple photos from its iPhone or Android app, the app generates a quick preview of how the photos will be displayed. Users can...

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Photographer documents the death of real-life conversation

October 27, 2014
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As our smartphones make it easier to connect with people across the globe, they often can make it harder to connect face-to-face. London-based photographer Babycakes Romero doesn't own a smartphone. Instead, he treks along in his beloved city, camera in hand, capturing whatever catches his eye. "As a person dedicated to observation, I just...

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38 Blood-Curdling Zombie Walk Photos on Instagram

October 26, 2014
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The undead were out in full force this weekend — but don't worry, you're perfectly safe Brains, lesions, and guts graced the faces of zombie enthusiasts out for one of the many zombie walks in cities worldwide, including Toronto, San Francisco, Montreal and more. This gory tradition calls for an all-or-nothing dedication to making...

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Win a Camera in Our Great Outdoors Photo Challenge

October 23, 2014
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Whether you’re exploring your city or forging new paths, awe-inspiring scenery is all around us.For this week’s edition of Mashable's Photo Challenge Guest Series, we’re partnering with Olympus to explore the great outdoors. We want to see your photos of the landscapes that call to you: a crowded city street, a stretch of rural...

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Facebook Introduces an Anonymous Community App Called Rooms

October 23, 2014
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Because sometimes you want to go where nobody knows your name. Facebook's much-anticipated anonymous social app is finally here, and it's called Rooms. See also: Of Course Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Fluent Mandarin The app allows people to create a "room" on any topic. The room can then be customized with colors, icons and photos...

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What Twitter Fabric Means for Developers

October 23, 2014
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Twitter has had a complicated relationship with developers. In its earlier days, the social network encouraged third-party developers to build their own apps and services on top of the platform. But the company later began to roll out its own competing features (the most notable example of this is when Twitter created its own...

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7 Tips for Using Social Media During Conferences

October 21, 2014
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So, you're attending a conference. You've paid the entrance fee, put on the best outfit ever, grabbed a big stack of business cards and made sure your LinkedIn profile is up to date. The one piece of the conference puzzle I can almost guarantee you're missing? Social media.

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Tweet a Short Story for a Chance to Win a Copy of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Stone Mattress’

October 19, 2014
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Novels, poems, essays, children's books — Margaret Atwood can write it all Since she released her first poetry collection Double Persephone in 1961, Atwood has published more than 50 works, including her dystopian masterpiece The Handmaid's Tale. See also: Read the First Story from Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress,' Our MashableReads Selection Most recently, Atwood...

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What’s Really the Difference Between Facebook Pages, Groups and Profiles?

October 19, 2014
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With several overlapping features, Facebook's Pages, groups and profiles leave many users confused Together, these three functions help us stay connected, but each has its own purpose and works for different types of content. Whether you want to stay in touch with friends, promote your brand or meet others with the same hobbies, we...

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