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Video:  Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

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It’s not quite anonymous, but forums standalone app Rooms is Facebook’s first product that allows you to ditch your real name. Rooms lets you set up a mobile-only in-app discussion space about any topic, customize the look and moderation settings, set a screen name for the room, and choose who to invite to share text, photos, videos, and comments with others in the Room.

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Tumblr rolled out a series of improvements to its video player Thursday, including infinite looping and the ability to watch clips off to the side of a page while still staying in a stream to look at new content. The popular blogging site is looking for ways to enhance its user engagement. This latest news comes just days after owner Yahoo reported that Tumblr grew its audience 40%--from 300 million to 420 million users--since it acquired the site in 2013.

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