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Over 30% of diners post their dinners on social media, Volkswagen stops using primates in ads, Gilt expands internationally, and more.

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Sara Roncero-Menendez on February 18, 2014.

Under Armor suits could factor into U.S. speedskating’s losses. The Wall Street Journal

Over one third of diners post a picture of their meal to their social media profiles. The Telegraph

Researchers at the University of Illinois can convert plastic bags into diesel fuel. TreeHugger

Volkswagen says it will stop using primates in ads after PETA protests. The New York Times

Flash sale site Gilt Groupe will be growing internationally in 2014. Fashionista

Web app Lovematically automatically likes a post when your friends share a photo on Instagram. VentureBeat

Japanese Internet company Rakuten buys voice-call app company Viber. The Wall Street Journal

Studies shows that emoticons trigger the facial recognition parts of the brain. Wired UK

Amsterdam legitimizes rental site Airbnb with special rules. Skift

Coinmap plots Bitcoin-friendly retailsstores around the world. The Next Web

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