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snap ghosts facebook and loses credit: your daily distraction... you're welcome.

snap ghosts facebook and loses credit: your daily distraction... you're welcome.
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #163 • View online

Black Mirror Comes To Life
Long rumored, the People’s Republic of China has officially established a social credit system of its citizens. Famously featured in Black Mirror, the system initially established by Sesame Credit has been optional for years, but it seems that the country’s 1.3 billion residents may have their trustworthiness data exposed sooner than expected.
This episode of Black Mirror was especially scary because it was real!
This episode of Black Mirror was especially scary because it was real!
Snap Keeps The Upgrades Coming
Snap Maps has already brought about a series of hilarious interactions ranging from FOMO to horrible instances of cheating in the few months since its release. It seems like Snapchat must have been listening, as it released a new feature that would allow you to go on “Ghost Mode” for a certain period instead of turning off the location settings permanently. Not only that, but Snapchat is now hosting referral links in the app, allowing it to become a higher source of traffic for news sources.
Does your Bitmoji turn into a ghost that hunts your friend's Snap Maps? That would be awesome.
Does your Bitmoji turn into a ghost that hunts your friend's Snap Maps? That would be awesome.
Facebook Reveals Publisher Guidelines
In an attempt to become more transparent after introducing many changes to their news feed, Facebook finally re-published their guidelines to establish how content ranks itself in the feed. It was also clarified that the second news feed for publisher content that was being tested in several countries would not be going forward. 
Phew, that was close. And it's really great that they're trying to get themselves out of the bad situation they've been in lately.
Phew, that was close. And it's really great that they're trying to get themselves out of the bad situation they've been in lately.
Millennials Drive Selfie Communication
Has Snapchat made selfies our second language? The app, which has become very popular among the youngest generation, presents itself as selfie-communication but there is still a clear divide between young people who don’t mind seeing themselves represented at arm’s lengths, and a few generations older than them that have felt disconnected. 
The wide angle lens on the front of our phones has distorted our vision of our selves beyond recognition for some.
The wide angle lens on the front of our phones has distorted our vision of our selves beyond recognition for some.
We Wish This Was A Joke
Maybe you never even figured out what “Normcore” meant. Well, meet it’s new, very grown-up sister: Menocore. It’s short for menopause-core, a style of dressing and interests that has exploded online as dressing like a woman in her middle age, also known as the Eileen Fisher look. 
Dressing for comfort is one thing, but this is too far?
Dressing for comfort is one thing, but this is too far?
P.S. Have you often wondered, “What would happen to Canada if Drake didn’t exist”? We found the answer.
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