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Mingis on Tech: H-1B visas and the future of Facebook Live

While some changes may be coming to the controversial H-1B visa program in the U.S., the same can't be said for Facebook Live, which is under scrutiny after users posted disturbing videos.

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Twitter will stream video news from Bloomberg all day, every day

Twitter and Bloomberg are creating an online news channel for cord cutters and social media addicts.

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Facebook's video app rolls out on Apple TV

Facebook videos from your news feed and profile are now available in an endless stream on Apple TV.

What were the most disruptive iPhone apps of 2016?

From mobile augmented reality to social live-streaming, here are the trends that iPhone apps brought to the mainstream this year. And what we should expect in 2017.

Facebook encrypted messages: Setting up Secret Conversations in Messenger

Even Facebook lets you have a little privacy, letting you send encrypted messages using the Secret Conversation feature in Facebook Messenger. Here’s how it works.

Facebook privacy settings: How to control your ad preferences

Facebook targets ads based on your activity. You can check--and change--what it thinks your interests are in Ad Preferences.

How to download and save a Facebook video

Facebook doesn’t officially provide links to videos for you to save. But all you have to do is trick your browser into thinking you’re browsing Facebook on your phone.

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Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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Twitter's new Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One apps are all about video, not tweets

Twitter's new Apple TV, Fire TV, and Xbox One apps focus on live video—including free NFL games—in a bid to lure new users to the social network.

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Twitter wants an Apple TV app in time for the NFL season

Twitter's vision for its NFL games apparently includes making it easier to watch the games on your television.

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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.

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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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Chatbots come to Facebook Messenger

The new bots will use artificial intelligence to make it appear customers are really talking to company representatives.

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Facebook Messenger platform push continues with Spotify integration

Sending Spotify songs to Facebook Messenger friends will soon be just a few taps away.

Facebook plans Internet drone tests, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook will begin testing a solar-powered Internet drone called Aquila later in 2016, Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Mark Zuckerberg says VR is the future of Facebook

The CEO first dreamed of virtual reality as a teen and now sees it as the future of social media.