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THE REAL OBAMA TURNED UP
Photo and video messages that disappear after a few seconds have been popularized by Snapchat, the mobile messaging app that reportedly spurned multibillion takeover offers from Facebook and Google last year.
This ephemeral format has been especially popular with teens and young adults who like to exchange silly or racy messages without fear they'll be
haunted by them later.
Now Apple is getting into the game. Audio and video messages within iOS 8 will automatically vanish within a few minutes (Apple didn't say how many) unless you adjust your settings.
"You don't want to have to clean these up. Audio and video messages can take up space," said Greg Joswiak, head of iOS product marketing. "So they're set to self-destruct unless you choose to keep them."
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on this week that Turkey's military "won't stop" it's efforts to push Syrian Kurdish fighters from Syria's north.
Erdogan said Turkish troops, which last month took control of the northwestern enclave of Afrin, would move eastward into Manbij and other areas controlled by the US-backed Peoples' Protection Units, or YPG, which Turkey considers to be terrorists.
"I say here once again that we will not stop until we have made safe all areas controlled by the (YPG), starting with Manbij.
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