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UK Deals for 18 April: Home, tech, and Samsung Galaxy S9 – Mashable

Mashable UK Deals for 18 April: Home, tech, and Samsung Galaxy S9 Mashable Amazon's Choice, ASUS VS278H VGA Full HD LED Backlit Monitor. Was £301.92, now £169.79. LUVFUN® iPhone Charging Cable,1M+2M+3M for iPhone, iPad , iPad Pro Air, iPod & more (Rose Gold+Silver+Gold). Was £36.49, now £10.99. KELODO Bluetooth Wireless ...

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Twitter is down worldwide – Mashable

Mashable Twitter is down worldwide Mashable Update 10:55 a.m. ET: Twitter.com appears to be back online, at least in the U.S. Its mobile apps are now updating as well. Original story follows below. It's not just you. From the U.S. to Europe and Asia, Twitter has left us. "Something is ... and more »

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How Facebook gives an asymmetric advantage to negative messaging

Andrew Keen Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More posts by this contributor Facebook co-founder says its rise reveals the fault lines destroying the “American Dream” 2018 might be Amazon’s year to take a leading role in online advertising Few Facebook critics are as credible as  Roger McNamee , the managing partner at Elevation Partners. As an  early investor  in Facebook, McNamee was only only a  mentor to Mark Zuckerberg but also introduce him to Sheryl Sandberg. So it’s hard to underestimate the significance of McNamee’s increasingly  public criticism of Facebook over the last couple of years, particularly in the light of the growing Cambridge Analytica  storm . According to McNamee, Facebook pioneered the building of a tech company on “human emotions”. Given that the social network knows all of our “emotional hot buttons”, McNamee believes, there is “something systemic” about the way that third parties can “destabilize” our democracies and economies. McNamee saw this in 2016 with both the Brexit referendum in the UK and the American Presidential election and concluded that Facebook does, indeed, give “asymmetric advantage” to negative messages. McNamee still believes that Facebook can be fixed. But Zuckerberg and Sandberg, he insists, both have to be “honest” about what’s happened and recognize its “civic responsibility” in strengthening democracy. And tech can do its part too, McNamee believes, in acknowledging and confronting what he calls its “dark side”. McNamee is certainly doing this.

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Get access to 100 mobile app coding courses for less than $30 – Mashable

Mashable Get access to 100 mobile app coding courses for less than $30 Mashable A lot of people think they have a great idea for an app. But since most don't know the first thing about building them, many of those bright ideas never see the light of day. If you have a great idea, we're here to tell you that you don't have to go to ... and more »

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The 10 movie streaming sites you need to bookmark – Mashable

Mashable The 10 movie streaming sites you need to bookmark Mashable It's Friday night and you're too tired to go out (same). You know how this conversation goes. Should we watch a movie? What's on Netflix? But halt, dear reader, because there is so much more you could be doing to maximize your home movie viewing, and ...

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