Yep, it’s true: Facebook Collections, a competitor to Snapchat Discover, is on the way

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Facebook is coming for Snapchat—specifically, Snapchat Discover—via the development of a new publisher program, according to a Business Insider report published Friday. A source familiar with the program’s development has also confirmed its existence to Mashable.

The social network is reportedly asking publishers to create more content for them within a new feature called Collections. 

The feature would include curated stories from individual publishers that would appear in Facebook’s News Feed, according to potential Collections partners Business Insider‘s Alex Heath spoke with, as well as documentation of the program reviewed by him, too. Sound familiar?  Read more…

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10 reasons why Donald Trump is actually King John from Robin Hood

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LONDON — What could Donald Trump possibly have in common with a 13th century English King from a cartoon? More than you might think.

Some uncanny similarities between the President-elect and King John from the 1973 Disney classic Robin Hood were highlighted on Twitter by Tyler Huckabee 

Behold this glorious Twitter thread

I have had an incredible revelation which I must share with you. Forgive the thread, but this discovery warrants it…

— St. Tyler Hollyberry (@TylerHuckabee) November 29, 2016

Donald Trump is literally Prince John from Disney’s 1973 animated classic, Robin Hoodpic.twitter.com/Q7NSOwQvsY

— St. Tyler Hollyberry (@TylerHuckabee) November 29, 2016 Read more…

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People think this video of a New Yorker smashing a windshield is fake

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LONDON — Two of New York City’s more notorious features are its traffic and the brash mentality of its citizens (particularly regarding that traffic).  

YouTube personality Coby Persin encountered both in an unfortunate incident caught on camera when he made the mistake of impeding a busy NYC street for a photoshoot. 

Or did he? 

The video shared to Twitter shows an encounter with an apparently enraged motorist who takes a bat to the windshield of the 21-year-old social media star’s car. 

However, the internet is wondering if Persin, whose videos typically depict social experiments and pranks, staged the whole thing. Read more…

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