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BeReal could start adding paid features in 2023

According to reporting by the Financial Times, BeReal is considering adding paid features to its currently free-to-use app.The photo-sharing app exploded in popularity this year, particularly with Gen Z. BeReal’s supposed authenticity — users get a two-minute window once a day to make a completely…

Every U.S. city testing free money programs

Give a Buck is Mashable’s deep dive into Universal Basic Income — an idea gaining currency in a time of pandemic and mass unemployment. Now more than ever, our future depends on whether we can pay the bills.The promise of Universal Basic Income (UBI) is still ever-present in the minds of many, eve…

Facebook’s anti-vax carrot emoji, explained

To avoid censorship for the spread of COVID-19 misinformation, anti-vax groups on Facebook have begun coding their messages with the carrot emoji, according to a report from the BBC. The emoji is used in place of the word “vaccine” to avoid the wrath of Facebook’s automated moderator algorithms.The …

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