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Tinder Takes Swipe at Older User’s Wallets
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Today marks the highly moderately relatively sort of anticipated launch of Tinder Plus in the United States following a four-month trial run with European and South American users. The paid version of the dating app boasts two “premium” features, the ability to swipe in other cities without leaving your couch and the option to “undo,” should you accidentally impulsively swipe left on your soulmate. More

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Finally, an App That Lets MBTA Riders Crowdsource Their Delays in Real Time
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If you’re an avid rider of the T (or were, until it decided to break for a month), you’ve probably experienced this maddening scenario: After 15 minutes of standing on a crowded platform while a packed train idles in the station, the robotic voice sings out, “We are experiencing minor delays due to a disabled train.” Meanwhile, people six stops ahead of you are posting photos on Twitter of a smoke-filled station and panicked passengers breaking windows.

If this morning’s false Commuter Rail alerts are any indication, the MBTA alerts leave something to be desired. Now, thanks to a new website called MBTA Ninja, passengers can report their own delays in their own words, letting us decide whether slow-downs are ‘minor’ or ‘start walking to work’ level. More

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Facebook Finally Debuts the Newsfeed Tools You’ve Always Wanted
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