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Jack Flanagan


Jack Flanagan is a reporter whose work focuses on science, technology, and business. His work has appeared in the Guardian, HuffPo, New Scientist, the Advocate, and the Next Web.

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Your Instagram photos might actually be worth something

Perfect your Earlybird shots while you still can. 

On Jul 27, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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#BringBackOurBoys: The Israeli-Palestinian battle for a Twitter hashtag

#BringBackOurBoys: has already received 140,000 tweets. 

On Jun 20, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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How much do Uber drivers really make?

Hint: It involves a lot of coffee.

On Jun 20, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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‘Soccer’ isn’t an American word

New research suggests the Brits actually invented the term they make fun of Americans for using.

On Jun 19, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Author faces Twitter backlash for butchering backyard bunny

"Rabbit ate my parsley. I am eating the rabbit."

On Jun 18, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Snapchat launches Our Story, a feature for real-time group timelines

You can make massive timelines in real-time with Snapchat's newest feature, aimed at live events. 

On Jun 18, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Study links Grindr, other gay hookup apps to STIs

A new study has linked the use of gay geo-locating hookup (GSN) apps with gonorrhea and chlamydia diagnoses.

On Jun 16, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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This elephant lullaby will break your heart

The adorable scene is a pleasant change of pace for film studio Elephant News.

On Jun 13, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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‘Final Fantasy XIV’ will allow same-sex marriage after all

An encouraging sign for equality in video games. 

On Jun 13, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Turkish beach resort advertises for ‘Chief Instagram Officer’

Are you handy with a filter (or several)? You could get paid to use Instagram in the sun.

On Jun 13, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Mozilla will sell $25 smartphones in India

That's a fraction of the cost your paid for your refurbished iPhone 5S. 

On Jun 12, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Amazon launches new ‘Prime’ music-streaming service

Prime Music was launched despite many big names in the music industry keeping their songs off the service.

On Jun 12, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Tinder Done for You: Let the pros take over your Tinder

Do you have $375 a month to hire someone to swipe right? If so, have we found the app for you.

On Jun 12, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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Researchers develop flexible smartphone screens

Bad news for the durable smartphone case industry, good news for everyone else. 

On Jun 9, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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There’s a new way to detect counterfeit drugs online

The new method uses Mass Spectrometry to test what compounds are in a drug.

On Jun 8, 2014 by Jack Flanagan