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Attack of the bots! 10 AI helpers you can try today

With everyone from Microsoft to Facebook to Slack singing the praises of bots, it's time you see what all the fuss is about.

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Apple Music Connect will reportedly be downgraded in iOS 10

The Apple Music social feature that allows artists to share music and videos directly with listeners won't be as prominent in the upcoming redesign.

Twitter for Mac update introduces Moments, GIF search, and polls

Twitter's curated feed of trending topics comes to the Mac app.

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Twitter’s Connect tab takes another shot at the 'who to follow' problem

Twitter's Connect tab reformats the Find People button with more personalized recommendations.

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Facebook Messenger testing Snapchat-style disappearing messages for iOS

Potential version of the FB Messenger iOS app has a time-limit for your messages to remain visible.

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Tinder Social alarms users by showing Facebook friends

Turns out some people want to keep their online dating habits private.

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Facebook’s rumored camera app sounds like a Snapchat-Periscope hybrid

Facebook wants another shot at spontaneous photo and video sharing with a standalone camera app.

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Snapchat takes face-swapping to new levels with iOS update

Now you can choose images from your Camera Roll to filter your face.

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Facebook's latest News Feed change puts articles you'll actually read front and center

The social network tries—again—to get away from clickbait.

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Facebook Messenger adds group voice calls

Now you and 49 of your closest friends can have a free, voice call on Facebook Messenger.

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Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft pursue strong security, but differing notions of privacy

Giant corporations are now swinging their power in favor of users, but each approach doesn't yield the same outcome.

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Facebook may add news sections to its app, just like Facebook Paper

The social network wants you to get your news from Facebook instead of Twitter.

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Facebook's Terragraph project aims to replace fiber with fast, low-cost Wi-Fi

The company will pilot its program in San Jose later this year.

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Watch out: Facebook has a VR selfie stick

If there are two hot new tech trends that make users look colossally dumb, it's virtual reality and selfie sticks. At its F8 developer conference today, Facebook showed how the two can be brought together in an unholy marriage.

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Facebook sees its future built on artificial intelligence

According to one Facebook executive, if you think you're drowning in a flood of information now, you ain't seen nothin' yet.

on computerworld.com