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To help get you thinking about the New Year, Pinterest just released their Pinterest 100 for 2016 board. The board is filled with the 100 trends Pinterest predicts will dominate 2016. "There are all kinds of recaps and best-ofs this time of year, but instead of looking back, we’re jumping ahead and making some Pinterest predictions for 2016," the...

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Mashable partnered with Hampton by Hilton to take you on a mini tour through the Lone Star State's vibrant music and food scene, and it all went down on Snapchat. Hampton has a location right in the heart of downtown Austin, within walking distance of the many music showcases that have been going on this week. We made...

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Last week, we challenged you to illustrate ideas in your conceptual photographs. Your submissions are an impressive collection of surreal edits, carefully staged shots and beautiful sceneries that can tell many stories, leaving interpretation to the viewer. Chris Rivera, a fine art photographer who specializes in art and self-portraits, was our guest host. Below are his favorite submissions...

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Midway through her new story collection What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, Helen Oyeyemi launches into a tirade against keys: "A key ring gets left in your care and you reject all responsibility for it yet can't bring yourself to throw it away. Nor can you give the thing away — to whom can someone of good conscience...

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Last week, we challenged our Instagram community to experiment with perspective and shoot upside down photos. We saw a handful of creative shots, ranging from flipped cityscapes and sunsets to reflections in puddles. The world looks completely different upside down, and these photos prove it. Scroll through our selected #MashPics_UpsideDown images below. ...

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When it comes to music festivals, convenience really is key. You'll already be working up a sweat sprinting from venue to venue to see your favorite artists. The last thing you need is for your hotel to be frustratingly far away. Mashable partnered with Hampton by Hilton for a Snapchat story that will take you around Austin's lively music...

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As the go-to source for the connected generation, Mashable has always understood the significance of social media. That’s why, back in 2010, Mashable launched Social Media Day to highlight the ways digital culture has revolutionized how we communicate. Now in its seventh year, Social Media Day is celebrated across the globe on June 30. From Twitter chats to in-person...

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In 2002, telecommunications services company Bharti Airtel was struggling in India. New private players with deep pockets and government-owned giant BSNL had stepped in. “The question was not if, the question was when Bharti would collapse,” said Sunil Mittal, the founder and chairman of Bharti Airtel. Instead of folding, Bharti Airtel survived and grew, leaving others far behind, because...

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India has topped the list of 127 countries that have participated in Facebook's Bug Bounty programme. It has the highest number of participating security researchers at 205 and is also the country with the most paid bounties, which have amounted to Rs 48.4 million so far. These numbers were calculated since the launch of Facebook's Bug Bounty programme in...

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From wrecking balls and Grumpy Cat to ligers and Left Shark, the Mashable House has always brought the best of the Internet to life at SXSW. This year, at our 2016 Mashable House, we're going even further. Prepare to visit: the Internet of the future. So what exactly does the future hold? Yup. Think Easter Island, but for high...

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