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Instagram hits half a billion users


The photo-sharing app Instagram now has 550 million users, reaping the benefits from the growth of selfies and the propensity for celebrities such as Kim Kardashian to share images with a wider audience.

Twitter met with Yahoo to discuss merger: Report

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The list of companies looking at a possible deal with Yahoo included the social media company Twitter , according to a new report from The New York Post, which claims the management teams of both discussed a possible merger but the talks ended without an agreement.



Emojis: The death of the written language ?

You know you've done it. Someone sends you an encouraging note and you don't have time to respond with a lengthy what do you do? You pick an emoji that vaguely matches your response.