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  1. apps
    Grindr to Remove Ethnicity Filter Out of Respect for Black Lives Matter“We will not be silent, and we will not be inactive.”
  2. privacy
    Schools Might Start to Ban Zoom Over Privacy ConcernsAmid reports of virtual classrooms getting hijacked by racist trolls, schools in New York may look to host online lessons elsewhere.
  3. rip to a real one
    HQ Trivia Goes to App HeavenThe company will part ways with its remaining 25 employees.
  4. iowant to go to sleep
    More Security Isn’t Better SecurityThe Iowa caucuses were crippled by aggressive secrecy and overzealous security measures around their voting app.
  5. apps
    Vine Reboot Byte Arrives to Help You Feel Alive For Six Seconds at a Time AgainThe new app from Vine co-creator Dom Hofmann dropped today.
  6. tiktok
    Does TikTok Have a Major Security Problem?The video-sharing app, popular among teens, says it has fixed its network vulnerabilities.
  7. be a cat
    Cats Absolutely Hate When Their Humans Use Cat Face FiltersHave you tried scaring your cat with it?
  8. makeovers
    I Hate All My ClothesSo I tried a personal-stylist app.
  9. vaping crisis
    What Is a Vaping App, Anyway?Apple removed nearly 200 of them from the App Store this morning.
  10. queries
    Why Apple Apps Regularly Outrank Competitors in SearchThe company says it is making changes so that its own products don’t bury competitors’.
  11. cash me outside
    Bhad Bhabie’s New Phone Game Is a Cash (Me Outside) GrabDanielle Bregoli wants you to “pick up yo damn phone” and download her new game. Don’t bother.
  12. checking in
    You Might Not Be Checking In on Foursquare, But Foursquare Is Checking In on YouThe company has become a data-harvesting success story — and is still trying to figure out whether that’s “cool or creepy.”
  13. controversies
    Everything You Need to Know About the DoorDash Tip ScandalThe company was criticized, again, for tip skimming.
  14. aging gracefully
    How Accurate Are These Celebrity FaceApp Photos? We Put 14 to the TestYou are not ready for Keith Richards.
  15. ipos
    Slack Is a Boring Company. That’s Why Its Stock Was Exciting.Maybe other tech companies can adopt its unorthodox strategy of “selling a service for money.”
  16. power
    Popular Fertility App Funded by Anti-Abortion, Anti-Contraception GroupFemm received nearly $2 billion from an anti-contraception hedge funder over the past three years, a Guardian investigation has found.
  17. yell world
    Why Everyone Is Yelling at Their Phones for FunThanks to screen-recording features on iOS and social media platforms, the game you play by yelling at your phone has had a surprise resurgence.
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    Did You Spend More Than the Average American on Apps Last Year?If it was under $80, you’re below average.
  19. apps
    I Can’t Believe How Much Money I‘ve Spent on This iPhone Home-Design GameBut it makes me happy.
  20. augmented reality
    10 Cool Augmented-Reality Apps That You Might Actually UseGoogle Play and the App Store are awash with augmented-reality apps, and many of them are terrible. Here are ten that actually show AR’s potential.
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    Bumble’s New Filtering Tool Seems Useful, If FlawedUsers can now select certain traits they want to see in potential matches; but things like being Jewish and looking for a third aren’t options.
  22. the cut opinion pages
    Apps Can Take a HikeIt’s been long enough — they’re just not working out.
  23. technology
    Tumblr Kicked Off App Store Over Child PornMeanwhile, NSFW artists on the platform say they are getting caught in the crossfire.
  24. technology
    An Augmented-Reality App Could Mean Guilt-Free Screen Time With Your KidsWonderscope creates a 3D storybook right in front of your eyes — and could help you feel better about letting your kids spend time with a screen.
  25. science of us
    I Cherish My Period TrackerThe apps may not all be perfect, but I love this one.
  26. artphone
    Here’s How You Can Easily Make Music on Your PhoneFor like zero dollars!
  27. artphone
    Want to Use Instagram Stories Like a Real Influencer? Try These 4 Apps.Turns out all you need to con the world into thinking you’re living the influencer life are a couple of free apps and some patience.
  28. tech boot camp
    3 To-do Apps That Can Help Keep Your Life Organized and EfficientOne single to-do app is for chumps. He-man organizers use three.
  29. tech boot camp
    The Best Running App Around Doesn’t Cost a ThingWe tested four popular fitness apps — Strava, MapMyRun, Runkeeper, Nike+ Run Club — to find the best option around.
  30. keep it like a fatsecret
    This Is Hands Down the Best Calorie Counter App, Except for Its NameWhat’s in a name? Quite a bit, it turns out.
  31. this worries me
    These 10 Apps Can Help You Manage Your AnxietyImagine: Your phone as a source of calm, for once.
  32. searching
    A Serial Dater Ranks the Best Hookup AppsWhen you’re not interested in swiping for a soul mate.
  33. tech
    Bumble Founder Was Threatened and Harassed After App Banned Gun Photos“It was ‘We’re coming for you, we know where your office is.’”
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    The Innocuous Gray Box That Explains Facebook’s Data MessTucked away in the site’s settings, a few checkboxes explain everything.
  35. power
    Snapchat’s Latest Blunder Is a Reminder to Never Mess with Rihanna“Shame on you,” Rihanna tweeted in response to the app’s offensive ad.
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    MoviePass CEO Says App Tracks You After You Leave TheaterThe app’s privacy policy doesn’t disclose the reported data tracking.
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    Vero’s Terms and Conditions, ExplainedIt’s actually pretty standard.
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    This Animated Instagram Caption App Makes My Friends Ask, ‘How Did You Do That?’An easy hack for seeming like you’re much more Insta-savvy than you actually are.
  39. birth control
    Swedish Contraceptive App Blamed for String of Unwanted PregnanciesNatural Cycles is the first app to be certified as a method of birth control in the E.U.
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    How to Use That Google App to Find Out What Piece of Art You Look LikeBecause you always wanted to know if your face was more Baroque or impressionistic.
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    Playing Bar Trivia With HQ’s ScottWhat makes someone a “Quiz Daddy” as opposed to a mere game-show host?
  42. the swift life
    Taylor Swift’s New App Swarmed by Trump SupportersThe Swift Life has been overrun by trolls and angry political posts.
  43. social studies
    Is It Rude to Play HQ at Parties?The trivia app is infiltrating real-world social life.
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    For the Good of Society — and Traffic! — Delete Your Map AppCities and citizens alike are waging war against map apps.
  45. the chain gang
    App Truthers Claim Domino’s Is Lying About Who Makes Their PizzaIt’s “only as legit as the people in the store let it be.”
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    Some Uber Drivers Are Using a Phony GPS App to Raise FaresSome riders have reportedly paid twice as much as they should have as a result.
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    Man Develops App to Reveal What Women Look Like Without MakeupIf you’re looking to downgrade your selfie game, MakeApp is for you.
  48. tech
    There’s a New App that Lets You Apologize to PeopleFrom tech guru Greta Van Susteren.
  49. the panopticon
    Taylor Swift Has an App Where You Can Watch Taylor and She Can Watch YouTaylor follows in the footsteps of the Kardashians and Jeremy Renner.
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    10 Augmented-Reality Apps You Definitely Need on Your iPhoneThese apps will make you feel like you’re living in the future, I promise.
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