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Mashable Launches Android App That Predicts Stories That Will Go Viral

Tech news site Mashable has introduced a new Android app that incorporates the media company’s software Mashable Velocity, an algorithm that predicts when stories are about to go viral. The app alerts readers when a story picks up momentum and is likely to go viral to help give users a lead on the news. The app is available exclusively on the new Samsung Galaxy devices for the next week, before it becomes available on any Android device.

Here is more about the app from Mashable: “We know you like our responsive, adaptive website (thanks again for the massive amount of emails and tweets!), so we’ve implemented that design strategy within the app. It’s a beautiful design that responsively adapts to your device’s size, from a phone to a mini to an oversized tablet, so you can be assured the app will look great on whatever you’re carrying.”

This past May, Mashable released a Google Glass app which also uses Mashable Velocity.

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Embedded Posts | Twitter Data Requests

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Facebook Begins Rollout Of Embedded Posts (AllFacebook)
Facebook Wednesday announced the rollout of embedded posts, which will allow users to add public posts from the social network elsewhere on the Web, such as on blogs and websites, with those posts including photos, videos, hashtags and other content. Readers will also be able to like and share directly via embedded posts.

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People on the Street Don’t Know This Cheesy 90′s Headset Isn’t Google Glass [Video]

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Comedian and filmmaker Mark Malkoff took to the streets of New York to find out what the average person thought of Google Glass, the wearable computers that not many people have had the pleasure of trying on. What these bystanders didn’t know was that the headset Malkoff was wearing wasn’t Google Glass; it was actually a gaming console from the 90s called an R-Zone.

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3 Pins that Work on Pinterest

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Pinterest is one of few social networks where marketers actually contribute some of the site’s best and most-shared content. A few months after Pinterest was declared the third most popular social network in America, brands like Food Network, Martha Stewart, and even McDonald’s seem to be settling in and having a good time on the virtual pinboard. Here are three types of pins that work.

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