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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.

How to add a Pinterest button to your iOS sharing options — If you're one of Pinterest's many users, 80% of whom access the service via a mobile device, you might be interested in getting a 'Pin it' button onto your iOS 8 device's built-in sharing options. It's simple to do, but you do have to actively set it up yourself, even if you've already downloaded the Pinterest app.

10 songs that commercials have totally ruined — The world of TV advertising is responsible for utterly ruining a lot of very good songs. From Michael Jackson butchering Billie Jean for Pepsi to the Four Tops singing really enthusiastically about Velveeta Shells & Cheese, you'll be stunned by how many great tunes have been changed for the sake of a commercial break.

How to use Siri to maximize your iPhone music experience — Siri, the iPhone's built-in virtual assistant, can help you out in a number of ways, from dialing numbers to giving you a weather report to reading out your text messages. But she can also assist you when you're listening to music.

How to set up iPhone location-based reminders — The iPhone's native Reminders app is pretty handy, but when you add in its location-based abilities, it becomes an absolute lifesaver. That's because you can set up reminder alerts to go off at a certain place. For example, if you keep forgetting to collect your dry cleaning, your iPhone can remind you the next time you're within 600 feet meters of the dry cleaner.

5 weird WeChat features that trump other messaging apps — Chinese social media and messaging app WeChat boasts more than 400 million users across the world. If you're not one of them, you might be curious as to what the app offers that its rivals don't. The answer: some really quirky features and functionality.

5 steps for, like, literally cutting the word 'like' out of your life — If you, like, say "like" too much, it can, like, weaken the impact of what you're trying to say. The slang interjection is a "filler" word we're all guilty of using, but it's how often you say it that makes the real difference.

5 ways you're still not taking full advantage of your iPad — While you probably use your iPad every day for web browsing and media consumption, are you really using it to its full potential? Five years after the first iPad went on sale on April 3, 2010, we have five suggestions for ways to get the most out of your Apple tablet.

5 ways we never dreamed we'd use an iPad — When Steve Jobs announced the iPad on Jan. 27, 2010 at an Apple press conference in San Francisco, no one could have foreseen the tablet's many varied uses over the next five years. Marking the anniversary of the iPad going on sale on April 3, 2010, we're taking a look at some of the more surprising ways people have used the device since it launched.

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.
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Apr 08, 2015

RT @SimonNRicketts: "If he says 'long term economic plan' again, I'm going to headbutt the desk."

Apr 02, 2015

@DanDotLewis not used personally, but one of the biggest Facebook publishers.

Mar 30, 2015

@WeChatApp Hi! I've sent a few mails about getting in touch, would someone be kind enough to respond? Thanks!

Mar 30, 2015

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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