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Senior Features Writer — Mashable
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Senior features writer for @Mashable. Working mum of one. I like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. mae at mashable dot com.

12 celebs who joined Periscope before you — What do a former Beatle, a magician and an award-winning director have in common? They are all signed up to Twitter's new Periscope app. However, people discovery is not Periscope's strongest feature. So we've located 12 interesting celebrity accounts you can follow right now for fascinating new livestreams. Take a look through our suggestions of early adopter celebs to follow on Periscope.

How to use Facebook for thank you notes — We're all a little lax when it comes to sending as many "thank you" notes as we should. That's where Facebook comes in. It's the perfect platform for thank you missives that can be personalized and shared, giving a public shoutout to someone who's done you a solid.

5 creative ideas for one-second Snapchats (besides full frontal) — Seriously, why do one-second Snapchats even exist? Well, besides the obvious... We've got some super cute ideas for one-second Snapchat messages for your nearest and dearest. Whether you're Snapchatting with your bae, your bestie or even your mom, these are sure to put a smile on their faces.

How far in advance should you schedule a Meerkat? — Unfortunately, the question is a little like the proverbial "how long is a piece of string?" There are many possible factors when discussing Meerkat: your personal brand, your audience, the nature of the livestream. There is no correct answer for everyone. However, you can take a few things into consideration.

5 gadgets to up your Meerkat and Periscope game — There are some choice accessories that will take your Meerkat and Periscope performance to a new level of professionalism. From devices that turn your iPhone into a mini video rig to grip-anywhere tripods, check out these accessories that will make your live streams look and sound better.

9 simple tips to save time during your morning routine — If you're not a morning person, that struggle to get up and out of the house every work day can be seriously hard work. Hell, even if you are a morning person, sometimes it's still an effort. We have some tips and tricks that might help you shave valuable minutes off your morning routine, so you leave on time.

Burnbook: What parents need to know about the controversial app — "This app was created to increase cyberbullying. There's no other reason." So begins the current top review on iTunes for the controversial Burnbook app. The social networking service has made headlines across the country in recent weeks for bringing anonymous cyberbullying and threats of violence to American high schools.

Emoji that look just like you are hilarious, slightly creepy — If you're an emoji fan, imagine how fun it would be to could create your own personalized versions. Well, thanks to Bitmoji, now you can. The company behind popular comic-creation app Bitstrips has taken its cartoon skills and applied them to the world of the emoticon.

5 fabulous sites for free and printable recipe cards — Whether you want to write out an heirloom recipe, pass cooking instructions to a friend or make an edible gift more meaningful by providing the ingredients and how-to, recipe cards are handy things to have around. We found five fabulous designs from some talented (and generous) designers that are free to download and print out at home.

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts — At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do. It can be scary, though - you're opening up your inbox to potential spam and abuse. But we have a solution.
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Mar 30, 2015

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About bloody time! Tech conference bans scantily-clad “booth babes” on… (via @AlexJamesFitz)

Mar 19, 2015

RT @nycjim: Big hire by Mashable. Mike Schmidt (@mohawkstreet), ex-NatGeo, ex-The Daily is our new Director of Editorial Video.…

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Which one should it be? 10 birds are in the running to be Britain's official avian mascot…

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