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Twitter is changing one of its most iconic features. Favorites, which have typically been represented by stars, are now becoming "likes" and take the form of hearts, the company announced Tuesday. The hearts will also appear on Vine's apps and website. Likes will work much the same way as favorites; hearts will appear where the stars once did...

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Last week, Mashable and belVita asked our Instagram community to show us what gives them their morning energy! From colorful fruit to sunrises, these photos motivated us in our mornings just by looking at them. Thank you to all who have submitted and brightened our mornings. Here are some of our favorites:

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Science and experience tell us that it’s not unwrapping that gadget you’ve been coveting for months or enjoying that second helping of pudding that makes the holidays so joyful: It’s giving back to the ones we love. With this in mind, we partnered with RetailMeNot to ask you to share your warm and fuzzy stories of giving back over...

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A New York state court ruled Tuesday that Facebook must comply with search warrants from New York prosecutors for information on 381 users. As per the court's decision, Facebook cannot challenge prosecutors' search warrants, which demanded the users' photos, private messages and account data. Individual defendants can challenge a warrant and move for their data to be suppressed...

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Last week, we challenged you to creatively capture negative space in your square frames. Much of what we saw encompassed varying styles of minimalism, with a clean touch and just a splash of color. Chris Phillips, Mashable's vice president of design, was our guest host. "I loved how everyone really grasped the concept of negative space and found...

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Cats, Christmas trees, Chicago Bears jerseys: just a few of the items in Muslims Americans' apartments. Within hours of the live broadcast that showed dozens of reporters from MSNBC, CNN and other outlets rifling through belongings in the apartment where San Bernardino shooting suspects Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik lived, zeroing in on so-called Muslim items in the...

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The weather is getting colder but our hearts are growing warmer as we approach Thanksgiving. For this week's photo challenge, we've teamed up with American Greetings as part of their #ThankList campaign.  We want to take this week to recognize those who have made an impact on our lives. Show us someone in your past that has shaped your life and...

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A man who is accused of "slut shaming" a woman and her friends on social media will face court in Australia on charges of menacing and harassing use of a carriage service. The chain of events started in August when a man called Chris Hall shared a screenshot of Sydney woman Olivia Melville's Tinder profile on his Facebook page...

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It's no secret that the world is divided into two camps: Candy Crush addicts and those who despise getting invitations to play the game. So it came as no surprise that the top-voted question at Mark Zuckerberg's first-ever town hall Q&A session in India was 'How can I stop getting Candy Crush invites?' “This is where these town...

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Was Channing Tatum channeling Gambit or his inner teen at the Golden Globes? The actor's hair was cropped close on one side and swept angrily to the other. It also appeared darker than Tatum's normal shade. In short, he looked like Fall Out Boy frontman Pete Wentz circa the mid-2000s. Eagle-eyed Golden Globes watchers did not take long...

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