Feeling patriotic? Here’s how to add a flag to your Facebook profile pic

Facebook now lets you revel in your national pride by adding a country’s flag to your profile photo. The icon will appear at the top left of your main pic either permanently or for a set duration of time.

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Twitter safe search will now automatically hide ‘sensitive’ content on Android

One of Twitter’s latest anti-abuse features is now automatically enabled on Android. The move sees the platform take a more proactive approach by hiding offensive tweets from various sections of its site using algorithms.

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Facebook is bringing ad breaks to more live and on-demand videos

Get ready to see ad breaks in more Facebook videos on your News Feed. The company announced on Thursday it is expanding its mid-roll ads feature test to target both live and on-demand video creators.

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With Instagram’s latest update, everyone can share multiple photos in a post

Up until now, only brands could share multiple photos in a single Instagram post. Now, the photo-focused social network is rolling out the feature for all users of its iOS and Android app.

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Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

Snapchat’s cool new sunglasses are social media’s latest craze. If you’re an avid snapper, check out our guide to find out how they work, and how to get your hands on a pair.

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Apple patents avatar creation app that looks like its version of Bitmoji

Apple has been granted a patent for an avatar creation app that would allow users to make an animated character to use across its software, including iMessage and FaceTime, and elsewhere in gaming and on social networks.

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Facebook reportedly in talks to bring MLB live-streams to its upcoming TV app

Facebook is reportedly in talks with Major League Baseball (MLB) to license live games from the upcoming season. The deal could provide a major boost for Facebook’s recently announced video app for set-top boxes.

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LinkedIn Lite leads trio of new apps launched by Microsoft in India

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is getting a set of new apps aimed at low-connectivity markets, starting in India. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the products on Wednesday at his company’s Future Decoded event in Mumbai.

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In lengthy post, Zuckerberg details new ways Facebook is combating fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a lengthy post that reads like a mission statement. The 6,000-word note covers everything from fake news to civicengagement, as well as how Facebook can play a role in fixing these (and other) global issues.

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