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Social Media Newsfeed: Valentine’s Day | Lawsuits v. Facebook Dismissed

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SocialTimes’ Six-App Guide for Getting a Date on Valentine’s Day (SocialTimes)
Hello, there. Are you alone, crying, and eating chocolate by the brick? Don’t worry. All you need to get a date this Valentine’s Day is your Facebook page and a smartphone. Here are six apps that can help you vet, find, and plan your perfect date (or at least have fun trying).

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Creepy OkCupid Quotes Make Awesome Valentine Cards

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Remember back in the day when you used to buy boxes of TNMT, Loony Tunes and Michael Jordon Valentine Cards to give to all the kids in your class? Well, creative agency JESS3 has created a series of cards that are a throwback to the old days…but with a creepy twist. Their V-Day cards are based on skeevy and downright frightening quotes from real OkCupid messages and are just perfect for sending to that lucky lady or gentleman you happen to be stalking at the moment.

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Social Media Newsfeed: State of the Union | Dorner Social Media Support

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Obama’s Tweet Fest Falls Flat (Boston Herald)
President Barack Obama’s attempt to make last night’s State of the Union address the most interactive in history was a bust. Not only were Obama administration officials forced to go on the offensive against a rumored hack by the notorious group Anonymous, only 190 people had used the hashtag #WHChat over a seven-hour period Tuesday, according to an analysis by the social media metrics firm Hashtracking.

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Send Valentine’s Day Videograms with New App

It’s February, and to help you get in the loving spirit, Image Metrics has launched a new app called Valentine Videogram that lets you send cute video notes to your friends and loved ones.

The app lets you create Valentine’s Day-themed animations. To make an animation, you point your phone’s camera to take a photo. You can then add the image to one of three preset characters and backgrounds, which is automatically masked to your face. The app automatically  tracks your facial expressions and movements, animating this virtual Valentine.

You can make recordings of it to share. You can share the files via email and text, as well as through social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

How to Run a Valentine’s Day Pinterest Promotion

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The aisles at the drugstore are filled with candy hearts and paper valentines. Valentine’s Day is just a couple weeks away and Pinterest is the place to be for red and pink-hued inspiration. From the folks at Pinfluencer, here are some best practices for running a promotion on the image-sharing site.

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