You Can Now Down Vote on Reddit With a Frown


Clicking, typing and using a mouse — that's for chumps

That's why Reddit is introducing "Heddit" (it stands for "hand equivalent action detection"). You can now upvote with smiles, downvote with frowns and look surprised to open links

It's facial recognition for the Internet obsessed allowing you to troll, search GIFs and contribute to subreddits with barely any work. It's basically the dream


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38 Gifted Poets on Twitter


April marks the 18th annual National Poetry Month, a 30-day celebration of poets and poetry established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Every year, schools, organizations and individuals take advantage of this time to create a dialogue around poetry's cultural importance.

To get you geared up for a month of verse appreciation, we've rounded up a list of poets you should follow on Twitter. Poets use the social platform in a variety of exciting ways, whether it's to promote poems, disperse literary news or just as extensions of their personalities.

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3 Ways to Enjoy the Kid’s Choice Awards Online


Transformers: Age of Extinction actor Mark Wahlberg will host Nickelodeon's family friendly Kid's Choice Awards on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. ET, with performances from Aloe Blacc and American Authors. The red orange carpet begins at 7:30 p.m. ET.

"This year, not only will kids decide who wins the coveted orange blimps, but they have the opportunity to influence the show through a series of live votes," Matthew Evans, senior vice president of digital at ...

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30% of U.S. Adults Use Facebook for News, Study Says


Social media permeates everything we do, so it's no surprise that it's also changing the way we consume news

A new study from Pew Research shows that out of the 64% of American adults who use Facebook, nearly half (30%) use the social network to keep up with news.

On YouTube, 10% of U.S. adults use the video platform to get news, while only 8% look for news on Twitter.

While these percentages, compared to each social network's overall user base, are impressive, they're still small portions of the U.S. adult population. Still, as digital and social media evolves, we can expect social news consumption to advance alongside it. ...

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‘Twitter, Mtwitter!’: Turkish Prime Minister’s 9 Craziest Quotes About Social Media


Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan really doesn't like social media.

Four days before the municipal elections, the Turkish strongman has blocked Twitter and banned YouTube after corruption allegations surfaced on the two social media platforms.

Here are some of Erdoğan's best quotes about social media — from the "scourge" that is Twitter, to the case of the "smeared housewife." ...

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