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Briefly: Facebook emotion status, Fitbit Windows 8 app

updated 09:31 am EDT, Wed April 10, 2013

Facebook adds emotion selection to status updates

Facebook is introducing the option to add emotions to status updates. The new addition adds a drop-down box with a list of emotions to choose from, such as "Happy," "Sad," or "Tired," which can be added to the post, writes TechCrunch. Options to add content being consumed in various ways are also available, with items being added to the user's About page automatically. The system is currently being rolled out to Facebook users based in the US.

Fitbit releases Windows 8 app for fitness tracking

Fitbit has unveiled its Windows 8 app. Available for download from the Windows Store, the app can be used to look over data collected during a day's activities or a night's sleep, including historical graphs of step counts, calorie burn, weight, body fat, and BMI. This includes data from the Fitbit range of wireless trackers, the Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale, and the mobile apps.

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