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Don't hug me: Instagram will flag hashtags associated with wildlife abuse

Animal selfies can look cool, but Instagram wants users to know that sometimes the wildlife is abused.

Facebook expands feature letting businesses build Messenger into their websites

Customer Chat is a Messenger-powered customer support tool

Instagram testing GIF search for Stories

But an official ‘regram’ button is up in the air

Amazon launches web browser for Fire TV

You can use the Silk browser to watch content that’s not available from Amazon or streaming apps.

Grindr is updating its app to be more gender-inclusive

A FAQ explaining trans issues and more gender neutral language are now available.

Expensify says receipts found on Amazon Turk were from testing a new feature

Twitter users grew concerned over privacy after the discovery

Amazon will let Alexa developers use voice recognition to personalize apps

And more third-party Alexa skills can now enable Echo notifications as well

Snapchat now recognizes food, pets, and more when suggesting filters

Object recognition means if you take a picture of a dog, you’ll get filters saying ‘it’s a pawty!’

Uber covered up a cyberattack last year that exposed data of 57 million riders

Former CEO Travis Kalanick knew of the hack, and former CSO Joe Sullivan helped conceal it

Facebook made an app just for video creators

In its latest attempt to woo video creators away from YouTube, Facebook has released an app just for them. It’s called Facebook Creator, and it includes a bunch of tools for

Airbnb will now let you search for accessibility features by the room

Airbnb today is adding a new set of filters to help travelers find accommodations that are suitable for those with accessibility needs. Hosts will now have to indicate whether

I used a makeup removal app repeatedly to turn into an acne-covered zombie

I set out to answer the question: what if I wasn’t wearing any makeup to begin with?

Pinterest launches colorful Pincodes that link to fashion and food boards

Pinterest is the latest company to get in on the scannable QR-style code trend, launching a colorful version of the tech that it calls Pincodes. At launch, Pincodes can only be

Facebook explains how it’ll review nude photos to stop revenge porn

Select company employees will indeed look at your nudes

The BBC’s interactive radio drama is now available on Amazon’s Alexa

Now available in the UK, coming to the US ‘in the coming weeks’

Pokémon Go studio Niantic is making a Harry Potter AR game

Niantic Labs, developer of the once immensely popular Pokémon Go, is now making a Harry Potter AR game, TechCrunch first reported today. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an AR mobile

Everything you need to know about Instagram Stories

This guide will make you an expert at using the Snapchat-like feature.

Create a killer Black Friday shopping plan

The fastest way to build your hit-list.

Still want to install iOS apps with iTunes? You're in luck

Apple had made an older version of iTunes available to users who rely on the program to install iOS apps.

Track your mileage for free with Hurdlr

Uber/Lyft drivers, get this app!

20 things every new Snapchat user should know

Go from total newbie to Snapchat superstar in no time with these cool tips.

iMessage users will want to read this before you install iOS 11

The Messages app on iOS 11 is a heck of a lot better than iOS 10's, yet it doesn't look all that different.

Apple's Notes app has some new tricks in iOS 11

An app that once seemed to be going nowhere, Notes is getting much, much better in iOS 11.

Turn your phone into a document scanner for free

Send your old scanner to the recycling center.

How to use Google Allo on your computer

Tired of carrying out conversations in Allo on your phone? Here's how to chat on your computer.

Paris Hilton tweets she and Britney Spears invented the selfie

Technically Incorrect: The socialite insists that she was at the dawn of a cultural phenomenon. But was she?

The 10 best Black Friday camera deals we've found so far

Rather than dump every available discount on you, we've hand-picked the seasonal deals we think are actually worth your money.