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Facebook just bought the popular face swapping “Masquerade’s app” that’s dominating the App Store right now

Get ready to see more silly selfies.Facebook is buying the company behind one of the most popular apps in the App Store, Masquerade. Masquerade’s app lets you overlay playful, animated filters over your face using your phone’s selfie camera. The effects range from Leonardo DiCaprio at the Oscars (right) to a monkey, and they’re fun to play with.You can record video in the app or take a still photo to share on other social networks. Expect Masquerade’s face swapping filters to show up in the Facebook app

Expect Masquerade’s face swapping filters to show up in the Facebook app eventually.

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The social network also plans to keep Masquerade operational as a standalone, free app, as well as integrating its technology into Faceboo...

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Atlas of Beauty photographer Mihaela Noroc is now in India, and clicking the country’s beautiful women

Photographer and globe-traveller Mihaela Noroc’s India stopover produced some really beautiful pictures of Indian women.

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc at a ghat in Varanasi. One of those rare times when the photographer is the subject. (Source: Facebook)

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc at a ghat in Varanasi. One of those rare times when the photographer is the subject. (Source: Facebook)

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc undertook a long odyssey — spanning 37 countries over 15 months — to capture the beauty and diversity of the world through photographs of the native women. She’s been on this journey for a project titled The Atlas of Beauty.

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At a stopover in India, Noroc pulled out her camera — and she didn’t disappoint. Here are some of her breathtaking pictures depicting natural Indian beauty.

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Facebook Year in 2015: In India, Narendra Modi, e-commerce boom dominated

Narendra Modi continued to dominate Facebook and was the most popular topic in the country in 2015.

Narendra Modi continued to dominate Facebook and was the most popular topic in the country in 2015. Topics like e-coomerce boom and the late Indian President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away this year, were second and third.

Incidentally, India Gate was the most checked into location in India followed by Taj Mahal and Marine Drive in Mumbai.

 The full list is below. 

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Topics (India)

1 Narendra Modi

2 E-commerce boom

3 APJ Abdul Kalam

4 Baahubali: The Beginning

5 Nepal Earthquakes

6 Salman Khan

7 Cricket World Cup and Indian Premier League

8 Bihar Elections

9 Deepika Padukone

10 Indian Army

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9 Things Kareena Kapoor Khan & Kangana Ranaut Said That Just Proved They Make A Great Team!

Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Imtiaz Ali (Source: Twitter | HT)

Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Imtiaz Ali (Source: Twitter | HT)

Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Imtiaz Ali attended the HT Leadership Summit 2015 recently. The two ladies were in conversation with director Imtiaz Ali, who even introduced Kareena as “the boarding school head girl who always failed in her maths exam.” LOL!

The two actresses have completely different stories of how they came into the industry and how they were brought up, yet when they spoke, we heard voices from two different mindsets that proved that two different people might actually make a great team.

Check out some highlights from the summit!

1) On their upbringing

Kangana: Growing up, I was under a lot of pressure, and I couldn’t li...

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Companies must guard against short-term thinking to gain long-term trust: Ogilvy’s Madhukar Sabnavis

Products are getting commoditised. So brands are moving to the next level of communication: from ‘proposition’ to ‘purpose’; from ‘fulfilling’ human desires to ‘inspiring’ consumers to live fuller and better lives. Yet, the basic reason for brand’s existence is coming under question — trust.

Ignorance is bliss. Knowledge is power. But knowledge can also create doubts and fears of which the ignorant would be unaware. Doctors have to answer many more questions today than in the past, as patients come armed with Googled knowledge on symptoms or their medical reports. Doctors are also no longer the only credible source of information on illnesses. There are more scientific researches published than ever before...

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