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Snapchat’s Foursquare and Factual partnerships double geofilter usage – Justechi

Borrowed location databases are paying off big time for Snapchat. They allow users to turn any nearby landmark or business into a stylized geofilter that they can overlay on their photos and videos. Before Snapchat partnered with location data providers Foursquare and Factual, only a few popular neighborhoods, cities, and places had their own geofilters. […]

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Encephalophone: you just have not seen such a musical instrument! – justechi

In order to create a melody, there are several “proven” means: you can play it on any musical instrument manually, perform a cappella or generate on a computer. But there is another way that scientists from the University of Washington offer. They created an encephalophone – a musical instrument, for which only the power of […]

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Facebook’s new “Explore Feed” makes its way to the app’s main navigation – jutechi

Earlier this year, Facebook was spotted testing a new type of News Feed – one that designed to help you discover content across the social network, beyond posts from friends and Pages you already follow. During tests, the feed was available through the Facebook app underneath a “rocket ship” icon – something that seemed to […]

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10 facts about the lost Atlantis, of which not all are known

We all heard about Atlantis, the legendary island that went underwater in one day. Who first learned about this? Was there really Atlantis? What else do we not know about it? The history of Atlantis came to us in a retelling of the Greek philosopher Plato. Or rather, from his two works, Timaeus and Critias. […]

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