Dance in front of Beyoncé with the Blin.gy app

Ever wanted to enter your favorite music videos? Thanks to Blin.gy, you can. Blin.gy maps the user’s face or body, then puts a live video behind them, meaning you can dance or lip sync in front of all your favorite singers/rappers/memetic clips. If you’ve ever used Musical.ly, then you’ll be familiar with how this app…

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Student job finder WayUp acquires competitor Looksharp

WayUp is making its first acquisition — it’s buying the similarly focused Looksharp. Both companies have created job listing sites for college students and recent graduates, but WayUp co-founder and CEO Liz Wessel told me they’re complementary in a rather specific way: search engine optimization — after all, that’s where job seekers usually start looking…

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The bull case for Snapchat

Before I make a product-driven case for Snap Inc. achieving a $100B market cap by 2020, I should note that I’ve been a Snapchat bear for much of the company’s existence. That guy at the water cooler scoffing at Evan Spiegel for turning down Facebook’s $3B acquisition offer and complaining that the Snapchat app violates…

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