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Facebook is not holding back

Today, Facebook started launching its version of Snapchat lenses. You will notice the animated lenses in their live streaming service. Similar to Snapchat, Facebook allows you to swap out the masks for different styles. Check it out and tag us in your live video!

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http://mashable.com/2016/10/27/facebook-live-masks/?utm_cid=hp-h-1#gE72Z8aZmkqu

Google’s Impact Challenge

Google hosted their second-ever Google Impact Challenge in Australia on Wednesday, and the projects were impressive to say the least. There were three winners and two people’s choice awards handed out to the non-profits who effectively used technology to solve different social and environmental issues. Take a look at the projects and let us know what you think in the comments section below!

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http://mashable.com/2016/10/27/google-impact-challenge-australia-2016/#EgUn8Zq8Mkq3

Facebook’s top 3 brands

Curious about who the top brands are on Facebook? Take a look at a recent report from the social media analytics and bookmarking platform, Quintly. They examined the 30 biggest brands on Facebook. Can you guess who they were?

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http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/what-can-we-learn-from-the-top-30-brands-on-facebook-report/646635

Tis the season for Halloween pranks

Burger King in Queens, New York dressed up as the ghost of McDonald’s. Click on the link below to watch.

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http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/burger-king-dressed-ghost-mcdonalds-scary-good-halloween-prank-174292

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