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Yahoo Finance launches social savings app Tanda, an alternative to credit cards

Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to save money together for short-term goals. The app uses the concept of a “money pool” – that is, everyone participating in one Tanda’s collaborative savings circles will pay a fixed amount to the group’s savings pot every month. And every ...

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RT's real-time Twitter drama #1917LIVE wins Adweek’s Arc Award for ‘Best Use of Social’

RT’s large-scale reenactment of the Russian Revolution on Twitter, the #1917LIVE project, has won the 2017 Adweek ARC Award in the Best Use of Social Media category, adding yet another prestigious prize to its trophy cabinet. RT has become the first-ever Russian brand to triumph at the Adweek ARC Awards, which honor the best and most innovative storytelling projects in ...

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‘CIA friends’ asked Moby to spread word of Trump-Russia collusion on social media

In a recent interview, Moby said his friends at the CIA asked him to take advantage of a greater “social media following” to spread rumors about President Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 campaign. Multi-award winning recording artist and activist Moby gave an interview to WFPK on Thursday to promote his new album, “Everything Was Beautiful and ...

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As David Letterman’s first Netflix guest, Barack Obama warns against the ‘bubble’ of social media

David Letterman seems to be taking the title of his new Netflix show very seriously: On the very first episode of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman, he’s joined by former U.S. President Barack Obama. The episode has plenty of funny moments, like Obama ribbing Letterman about his nearly Biblical beard. But they cover substantive political topics, ...

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As David Letterman’s first Netflix guest, Barack Obama warns against the ‘bubble’ of social media

David Letterman seems to be taking the title of his new Netflix show very seriously: On the very first episode of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman, he’s joined by former U.S. President Barack Obama. The episode has plenty of funny moments, like Obama ribbing Letterman about his nearly Biblical beard. But they cover substantive political topics, ...

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Facebook payout to girl, 14, who had naked ‘revenge porn’ photos posted on social media

Facebook has paid compensation to a 14-year-old girl after naked revenge porn photographs of her were posted on social media. The case is believed to be the first of its kind. The social media giant settled the landmark legal action and awarded unspecified damages to the teenager, from Northern Ireland, after she sued it for negligence, breach of the Britain’s ...

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Woman returns ‘dead’ Christmas tree for full refund, social media can’t handle it

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 20:10 Customers at a Los Angeles, California Costco were astounded when a woman demanded her money back for a dead Christmas tree. Social media users have been sharing similar stories of outrageous attempts to score a refund. “I can’t make this stuff up,” wrote Scott Bentley in a Facebook post. “Woman in line at Costco, ...

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Good match? Merkel & Social Democrats still at odds on major issues as coalition talks gets underway

Angela Merkel is apparently doing her best trying to hammer out a coalition deal with the Social Democrats to finally get a functioning government. However, it could prove to be a dead lift, as RT unpacks the stumbling blocks. On Sunday, Merkel’s conservative bloc consisting of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian ally, the (CSU), embarked on negotiations ...

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Iran slams ‘grotesque’ meddling and calls for regime change by US through social media

Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo has accused the US of “grotesque” interference in his country’s affairs, and of encouraging regime change in the Islamic Republic. He also accused Trump of inciting “disruptive acts.” As a wave of protests against poor worsening standards and unemployment gripped Iran, Washington was quick to throw its support behind the demonstrators. US President ...

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These fake images of ‘Iran’ are being shared on social media

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 17:58 With more than 20 people dead following anti-government protests across Iran, footage of mass demonstrations and violent clashes involving police and protesters have been shared liberally across social media in recent weeks. READ MORE: ‘Stop wasting time on posting useless and insulting tweets’ – Iranian FM to Trump First among these is a post ...

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