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Twitter has announced that photo filters are now available in their apps for iOS and Android, allowing people to "enhance" their photos in an Instagram-like fashion from within the app
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Telecommunications Minister Stephen Conroy says new measures are being put in place to provide greater protection to children from online pornography and violent websites. Senator Conroy says it will be mandatory for all internet service...
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