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  1. Facebook Users Petition for Removal of ‘Feeling Fat’ Emoji

    Despite recently implementing new measures designed to protect the wellbeing of its members, Facebook is reportedly unsure whether it should remove an emoji that many users say promotes fat-shaming and body-negativity.

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  2. HBO’s Streaming-Only Service Will Probably Only Cost You $15 A Month

    Now it's really not TV.

    HBO's still hard at work on their new standalone streaming service, which will provide content like Game of Thrones, Veep, True Detetective, and Silicon Valley to fans who have access to the Internet but not to cable television. Now we know a bit more about what to expect when it finally becomes available—hopefully in time for the Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere!

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  3. BFD Alert: Quadriplegic Woman Flies an F-35 Flight Simulator Using Only Her Mind

    Man, 2015 sure is a bust! Where are our flying cars and instant pizzas and self-effacing robotic butlers, right? WRONG! The future is here and it's ridiculously awesome (albeit more than a little disconcerting).

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  4. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Says Gender Isn’t Relevant in the Tech Industry: “I Never Play the Gender Card”

    Ya...hoo?

    In a recent interview with Backchannel, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer was asked if she thought a male CEO with similar attributes would have received the same level of personal criticism that she's experienced during her time at the company. But according to Backchannel, "Mayer wants nothing to do with that form of support."

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  5. Jerks on Reddit Worried That Banning the Sharing of Unauthorized Nude Images Harms Their Rights

    Or some nonsense like that.

    Hey, remember how excited everyone was last week when Reddit's privacy policy added a section on the removal of sexually explicit imagery posted without the subject's consent? Sure you do, because you're not one of the jerky, faux-intellectual concern trolls currently clutching their digital pearls over all that censorship who weren't excited about it. Right?

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  6. Unreal Engine 4 is Now Free for Everyone, Breaking Economic and Gender Barriers One Game At a Time

    Cool++

    Last year, Unreal Engine 4 surprised the world by making the subscription for using the engine only $19 a month; now, they've made the engine even more accessible than ever before. That's right. UE4 is now free for everyone.

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  7. IKEA Furniture Will Soon Be Able to Charge Your Electronics Wirelessly*

    *Some assembly required.

    There's now an extra incentive to give a flärke about furniture you have to assemble yourself: IKEA is going to debut furniture that has built in wireless charging pads for your phone and other devices.

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  8. The Wankband: Sustainable, Renewable Energy Through Masturbation

    Energy crisis solved.

    Save the world by doing what you do best.

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  9. Twitter Is Surveying Users to Find Out How Big a Problem Online Harassment Is

    Ooh, ooh! I have an answer for them! *Raises hand emphatically.*

    Twitter, which sucks at dealing with online harassment as a whole by its own admission, is now surveying users to find out how big a problem harassment really is.

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  10. Facebook Adds New Suicide Prevention Tools and a Fill-in-the-Blank Gender Option

    In two separate posts this week, Facebook announced that the company will be increasing resources for members who may be contemplating self-harm or suicide, as well as adding a more free-form option for users to describe their gender identity.

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