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Top 100 Mobile Trends in May

From Virtual Group Therapy Apps to Social Distancing AR Apps

— June 3, 2020 — Tech
These May 2020 mobile trends range from digital group therapy services to social distancing AR games.

Hims' online group therapy service is a standout that aims to make mental health resources more accessible to the masses. The company first gained attention with mental health initiatives that later evolved into a group therapy service. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Hims is now moving its service to a virtual platform, allowing participants to connect during an uncertain time from the comfort of their home.

USA Today's AR app is another notable example that spotlights the importance of social distancing for users of different age groups. The app showcases educational experiences that are elevated with augmented reality technology and also lets users access interactive games, quizzes and other helpful resources for navigating this uncertain time.
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Activity
Freshness
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Tech-Integrated Contact Tracing
Tech-Integrated Contact Tracing
Apple and Google Announced a COVID-19 Contact Tracing Partnership
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99
Increased Data Allowances
Increased Data Allowances
AT&T Will Give Its Customers an Extra 15GB of Mobile Hotspot Data
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98
Safety-Focused App Releases
Safety-Focused App Releases
The Microsoft Family Safety App Has Many Features to Monitor Children
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97
Streamlined Banking Verification
Streamlined Banking Verification
RBC Launched New Identity Verification Solutions for Clients
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96
Global Self-Serve Ad Platforms
Global Self-Serve Ad Platforms
Spotify Makes Its Ad Studio Available to All World Wide Users
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95
Free Stress Management Exercises
Free Stress Management Exercises
Headspace is Offering Free Mindfulness Exercises to All
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94
Audio Filter Effect Software
Audio Filter Effect Software
Audiomodern's New Motion Filter Plugin is for Creative Audio Movement
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93
Search-Enhanced Web Browsers
Search-Enhanced Web Browsers
Firefox Launched a New Address Bar with Better Search Capabilities
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92
Ride-Hailing Essential Item Deliveries
Ride-Hailing Essential Item Deliveries
Lyft Launched an Initiative Named Essential Deliveries
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91
Virus Mobility Reports
Virus Mobility Reports
Google is Releasing Mobility Reports Using In-Depth Location History
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90
Streaming-Friendly Social Media Platforms
Streaming-Friendly Social Media Platforms
Facebook Launches Live Streaming Features Amid COVID-19
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89
Artist-Supporting Music Platforms
Artist-Supporting Music Platforms
The SoundCloud Platform Added New Ways to Support Artists
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88
Kid-Focused Streaming App Launches
Kid-Focused Streaming App Launches
The Spotify Kids App is Now Available to Users in the US
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87
Secure Conferencing Platforms
Secure Conferencing Platforms
Cisco Webex Meetings Boasts HH Video for Up to 100 Participants
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86
Global Music Streaming Deals
Global Music Streaming Deals
Spotify and Warner Recently Entered into a Global Licensing Deal
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85
Curved OLED Display Smartphones
Curved OLED Display Smartphones
The Motorola Edge+ Boasts a 90Hz Refresh Rate and More
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84
Maker-Friendly Smartphones
Maker-Friendly Smartphones
The PinePhone 'Community Edition' Comes Preinstalled with UBports
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83
Co-Branded AR Game Releases
Co-Branded AR Game Releases
Moviebill Created a New AR Game Title in Collaboration with Regal
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82
Mobile Foot Pedal Apps
Mobile Foot Pedal Apps
Kovaluu Launches the Beats and Loops App That Acts as a Virtual Foot Pedal
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81
Ocean-Mapping Games
Ocean-Mapping Games
NASA's NeMO-Net Has Players Help to Find the World's Coral Reefs
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80
Open-Source Tech Solution Funds
Open-Source Tech Solution Funds
Mozilla Announces the Mozilla Open Source Support Program
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79
Digital Identification Apps
Digital Identification Apps
Bluink Created a Digital Identity App for Residents of Ontario
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78
Gig Economy Staffing Apps
Gig Economy Staffing Apps
HYR Opens Its Platform for Free to Non-Profit & Government Organizations
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77
Intentionally Uninteresting Podcasts
Intentionally Uninteresting Podcasts
Ts&Zzz is a Podcast for Sleep That Reads Terms and Conditions
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76
Step Count-Focused Fitness Apps
Step Count-Focused Fitness Apps
Google Fit Was Redesigned to Emphasizes Step Counts and More
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75
Ergonomic Visionary Smartphones
Ergonomic Visionary Smartphones
The Huawei P40 Series Focuses on Premium Photography Features
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74
Vehicle Servicing Apps
Vehicle Servicing Apps
The Volvo Valet App is Now Available to All Users in the Unites States
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73
5G Prosumer Smartphones
5G Prosumer Smartphones
The iQOO Neo3 Smartphone is Powered by a Snapdragon 865 Processor
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72
Data-Powered Interactive Sports Viewing
Data-Powered Interactive Sports Viewing
The NHL Collaborated with Disney Streaming on a Video Tool
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71
AI Podcast Recommendations
AI Podcast Recommendations
Spotcast Shares Personalized Suggestions Based on Listening Habits
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70
Beer-Branded Indoor Golf Campaigns
Beer-Branded Indoor Golf Campaigns
Michelob's #ULTRAIndoorOpen Supports United Way's COVID-19 Fund
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69
Noise-Canceling Call Platforms
Noise-Canceling Call Platforms
'Krisp' Uses AI to Remove Unwanted Noise from Calls
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68
Low-Cost Speedy Processor Smartphones
Low-Cost Speedy Processor Smartphones
The New Apple iPhone SE is Powered by the A13 Bionic Chip
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67
Accessible Virtual Hangouts
Accessible Virtual Hangouts
Facebook's Messenger Rooms are Open to Non-Facebook Users
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66
Teardrop Camera Smartphones
Teardrop Camera Smartphones
The LG VELVET Turns the Multi-Lens Camera into an Artistic Accent
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65
Distancing Video Chat Apps
Distancing Video Chat Apps
Froyo Party is an Anti-Loneliness App That Makes Real-Time Connections
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64
Digital Group Therapy Services
Digital Group Therapy Services
Hims Launched a Group Therapy Service in Response to COVID-19
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63
Social Event Organization Apps
Social Event Organization Apps
The 'Husfest' Social Event Platform Streamlines Planning
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62
Podcast Hangout Platforms
Podcast Hangout Platforms
Virtual Podcast Hangouts By Podyssey Connect Fans Over Video Chat
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61
Healthy Hand-Washing Songs
Healthy Hand-Washing Songs
e.l.f. Cosmetics' Eyes.Lips.Face.Safe Song Encourages Good Hygiene
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60
AR Exhibition Apps
AR Exhibition Apps
ALL World Helps Artists Digitally Exhibit and Sell Artworks with AR
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59
Interactive Mobile Streaming Apps
Interactive Mobile Streaming Apps
Ficto Produces Interactive Shows Specifically for Mobile Phones
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58
Inspirational At-Home Exercise Apps
Inspirational At-Home Exercise Apps
The Tone It Up App is Motivational and Community-Centric
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57
Low-Cost 4G Flip Phones
Low-Cost 4G Flip Phones
The LG Folder 2 Boasts a Budget Price and Essential Connectivity
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56
Social Media Gaming Apps
Social Media Gaming Apps
Facebook is Launching a Dedicated Gaming App for Mobile Streaming
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55
Crowdsourced Grocery Store Apps
Crowdsourced Grocery Store Apps
The Covidmaps Platform Informs Users About Store Operations
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54
Social Distancing AR Games
Social Distancing AR Games
USA Today's AR App Offers Quizzes and Narrative-Based Games
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53
AI-Powered Mobile Banking Apps
AI-Powered Mobile Banking Apps
The ICICI Mobile Banking App Has Alexa and Assistant Capabilities
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52
Creativity-Focused Tablets
Creativity-Focused Tablets
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Comes with an S Pen Alongside
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51
Crowdsourced Pandemic Health Projects
Crowdsourced Pandemic Health Projects
The How We Feel Project Provides Scientists with Data
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50
Pharmacy Telehealth App Updates
Pharmacy Telehealth App Updates
The Walgreens Find Care Platform Now Connects Users to Healthcare
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49
WiFi-Powered Charging Technologies
WiFi-Powered Charging Technologies
A Team of Researchers at MIT are Exploring WiFi Charging
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48
Scrapbook-Style Couples Apps
Scrapbook-Style Couples Apps
Facebook's Tuned App Connects Loved Ones Who are Physically Apart
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47
Community-Driven Contact Tracing Apps
Community-Driven Contact Tracing Apps
TraceTogether is a Bluetooth Contact Tracing Solution App
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46
Mobile-Integrated Braille Keyboards
Mobile-Integrated Braille Keyboards
Android Created a Braille Keyboard Built into Mobile Devices
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45
Cost-Free Comic Promotions
Cost-Free Comic Promotions
Marvel Unlimited is Offering Its Services for Free for One Month
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44
Elderly-Focused Food Delivery Services
Elderly-Focused Food Delivery Services
Uber Made a 1-800 Number That Will Fulfill Uber Eats Orders
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43
Virtual Live Barre Workouts
Virtual Live Barre Workouts
Barreworks Toronto is Offering Free At-Home Classes for COVID-19
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42
Stay-at-Home Live Programs
Stay-at-Home Live Programs
TikTok's Happy at Home: Live! Shares Weekly Programming
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41
Lifestyle-Conscious Meal Plan Apps
Lifestyle-Conscious Meal Plan Apps
The 'Ari Coach' App Covers Macro-Planning and More
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40
Social Media-Silencing Initiatives
Social Media-Silencing Initiatives
Facebook Quiet Mode Stops Notifications and More
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39
Crypto-Powered Augmented Reality Apps
Crypto-Powered Augmented Reality Apps
The Triffic App Now Enables Users to Raise Funds for WHO
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38
Bulk Food Ingratiate Platforms
Bulk Food Ingratiate Platforms
The Pepper App Will Now Deliver Bulk Food Items to Consumers
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37
Smart Recipe Apps
Smart Recipe Apps
The SideChef App Now Works on Portal from Facebook.
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36
Style-Conscious Wireless Chargers
Style-Conscious Wireless Chargers
The Aukey Wireless Power Bank Packs a 10,000mAh Battery
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35
Crowdsourced Shopping Apps
Crowdsourced Shopping Apps
The Live Lineups App Tracks Wait Times at Grocery Stores
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34
Multiplayer Music Apps
Multiplayer Music Apps
Endless is a Music Collaboration App for Remotely Making Tunes with Friends
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33
Lifestyle-Focused Power Banks
Lifestyle-Focused Power Banks
These New Silicon Power Battery Packs Come in Five Options
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32
In-Game Art Galleries
In-Game Art Galleries
The Getty Museum's Tool Lets Players Import Art in Animal Crossing
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31
Self-Isolation Dating Apps
Self-Isolation Dating Apps
Quarantine Together Helps People Safely Connect from Afar
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30
Soda-Inspired Phone Cases
Soda-Inspired Phone Cases
CASETiFY Collaborated to Create Limited-Edition Coca-Cola Accessories
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29
Customized Leather Device Protectors
Customized Leather Device Protectors
The MAAD Collective Personalized iPhone Cases are Chic
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28
Baby Development-Tracking Apps
Baby Development-Tracking Apps
The 'Marble' App Streamlines the New Parent Experience
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27
Social Media Food Ordering
Social Media Food Ordering
ChowNow Added a Food Ordering Feature for Restaurants on Instagram
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26
Ocean Plastic Phone Cases
Ocean Plastic Phone Cases
LifeProof's WĀKE Case Line Supports Clean-Water Charities
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25
Cross-Compatible Home Workout Apps
Cross-Compatible Home Workout Apps
The Peloton App is Now Accessible Through the Android TV
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24
Card-Carrying Smartphone Protectors
Card-Carrying Smartphone Protectors
The Moment iPhone Wallet Case Comes in Two Options
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23
Rugged Adventurer Smartwatches
Rugged Adventurer Smartwatches
The Polar Grit X Outdoor Smartwatch Offers Up to 100 Hours of Use
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22
AR-Supplemented Virtual Art Fairs
AR-Supplemented Virtual Art Fairs
Frieze is Adapting to COVID-19 Restrictions with Technology
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21
Earbud-Equipped Smartwatches
Earbud-Equipped Smartwatches
The 'Mumkair' Wearable Stores Audio Accessories Between Uses
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20
Virus-Related AR Games
Virus-Related AR Games
Waleed Nasir Plans to Create a COVID-19 Augmented Reality Game
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19
Safe Distance Dating Apps
Safe Distance Dating Apps
The Tinder Passport Feature is Now Available for All in Isolation
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18
Hidden Camera Smartphone Concepts
Hidden Camera Smartphone Concepts
The Google Pixel Vector by Ferdinand Aichriedler is Refined
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17
Trackable Child Smartwatches
Trackable Child Smartwatches
The Verizon GizmoWatch 2 is Priced at Just $99
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16
Sliding Pocket Computer Smartphones
Sliding Pocket Computer Smartphones
The Astro Slide 5G Transformer Replaces Multiple Devices
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15
AR Social Distancing Lenses
AR Social Distancing Lenses
Snapchat Created New COVID-19 Lenses in Collaboration with the WHO
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14
Wardrobe-Tracking Apps
Wardrobe-Tracking Apps
The 'Storey' App Organizes Fashion Items and Tracks Value
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13
Pandemic Relief Workout Promotions
Pandemic Relief Workout Promotions
Kayla Itsines is Encouraging Donations Through the SWEAT App
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12
Upcycled Portable Chargers
Upcycled Portable Chargers
Gomi Makes Portable Chargers with Plastic Waste & Repurposed Batteries
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11
Compostable Phone Cases
Compostable Phone Cases
CASETiFY's New Cases are Customizable, Compostable and Biodegradable
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10
Pandemic-Prompted Robot Food Deliveries
Pandemic-Prompted Robot Food Deliveries
Rappi Began Using Robots to Deliver Food Amid COVID-19
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9
AI-Powered Dental Apps
AI-Powered Dental Apps
Pearlii Uses Artificial Intelligence Image Processing to Check Teeth
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8
Radiation-Blocking Smartphone Cases
Radiation-Blocking Smartphone Cases
The 'Halo' Protective Smartphone Cover Blocks Out 5G Waves
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7
At-Home Oral Care Scanners
At-Home Oral Care Scanners
The 'SmileMate' System from Dental Monitoring is AI-Powered
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6
AR-Powered Installation Exhibitions
AR-Powered Installation Exhibitions
New KAWS Installations are Spotlighted in EXPANDED HOLIDAY
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5
App-Based Support Groups
App-Based Support Groups
The Lyf App is the World's Largest Virtual Support Group
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4
Quarantine-Friendly Dating Apps
Quarantine-Friendly Dating Apps
Feeld's Quarantine Core Helps App Users Connect Remotely
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3
UV Light Smartphone Accessories
UV Light Smartphone Accessories
This Smartphone UV Flashlight Can Reveal Hidden Contaminants
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2
Avatar Video Chat Apps
Avatar Video Chat Apps
The Itsme App Helps Users Make New Snapchat Friends with a Digital Avatar
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AR-Enabled Magazine Covers
AR-Enabled Magazine Covers
National Geographic Created Its First Augmented Reality Cover
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