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    It was recently discovered that Twitter has been actually developing a standalone messenger app for over a year, but the company decided to scrap the project this past September. The app would have launched first in emerging markets like India, but feedback from trial users “didn’t test out well.” Twitter’s standalone messaging app was being […]
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  • Facebook to Disable Ad Blockers on its WebsiteFacebook to Disable Ad Blockers on its Website
    Adblock and other ad blocking software will no longer work on Facebook as the company rolls out its latest ad preferences controls On Tuesday, Facebook announced some upcoming changes to its ad controls, among which is a decision to disable Adblocker, a popular ad-blocking software many tech savvy web users employ to clear away some […]

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