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ISIS Supporters Send Death Threats to Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters have threatened to kill Twitter staff and co-founder Jack Dorsey for blocking their accounts. The post, released on on Sunday, shows an image of ...

March 2, 2015 at 11:58 pm by
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Facebook Feature to Help Prevent Suicide

Facebook is rolling out a new feature in US, that will identify posts that could signal someone being suicidal. The feature will then offer the user links to various support ...

February 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Social Media Users Can Find Almost Anyone, including the ‘Anonymous M25 Hero’

Social media users have great power when it comes to spreading news and they’ve done so once again by making sure that the anonymous M25 hero got to know how much his ...

February 19, 2015 at 9:45 am by

pplkpr: The App That Judges Your Friendships

A new app name pplkpr (pronounced ‘people keeper’) can quantify users’ friendships and tell you which friends cause you the most anxiety, and which make you happy. The ...

January 29, 2015 at 10:58 am by

Facebook Apologises for Stirring Up Painful Memories With its ‘Year in Review’ Feature

Any Facebook user scrolling through their news feed over the last week have likely seen a slew of posts entitled “It’s been a great year! Thanks for being a part of ...

December 28, 2014 at 7:55 am by

Facebook Trial ‘Sell Something’ Button

Facebook is trialling a new sales system, offering users the ability to officially sell goods on the social media site. The feature is only available to a handful of members, ...

December 19, 2014 at 1:00 am by
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YouTube Testing GIF Maker

Surely this is the biggest tech story of the year – soon you’ll hopefully be able to make GIFs from any video on YouTube with no effort whatsoever. Well obviously ...

December 13, 2014 at 4:43 am by

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Considering Adding ‘Dislike’ Button

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company is considering adding a “Dislike” button for members to utilize when interacting with posted content. Here is what Zuckerberg ...

December 12, 2014 at 4:58 pm by

Gaming Reviewer Contacts Mothers of Trolls

Alanah Pearce, an Australian gaming reviewer on the radio and on YouTube, has come up with a novel method of getting back at her online trolls and harassers. In a Guardian ...

November 29, 2014 at 5:08 pm by

Social Media Should Simplify Terms and Conditions, UK Parliamentary Committee Recommends

The terms and conditions on social media websites should be radically simplified, the UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has advocated, in a report released on ...

November 28, 2014 at 5:58 pm by
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Social Media App Yik Yak Disabled Via Geofence On Wisconsin School Grounds

Phones in classrooms have been the bane of teachers for over a decade, further exacerbated by the advent of smartphones and social media, but a school in Wisconsin has taken a ...

November 12, 2014 at 7:16 am by

Facebook Now Officially Supports Tor

  Facebook has taken the unusual move of supporting Tor, the anonymising “dark web” service. The social networking site was already accessible via Tor, ...

November 10, 2014 at 1:56 pm by

Reddit Launches Their Own CrowdFunding Service

Redditmade, a new crowd funding website from Reddit is finally here! Taking inspiration from sites like Kickstarter, the new service was designed primarily to give support to ...

October 30, 2014 at 1:38 pm by

Gory Photos of Death Are Going to Be Removed from Twitter

Twitter has said that it will remove images and videos of dead people as long as immediate family members request it. Any photos “from when critical injury occurs to the ...

August 21, 2014 at 12:47 am by

Microsoft Launch Dedicated Xbox One Reddit App ReddX

Microsoft have just launched the first dedicated console app for Reddit. ReddX will allow Xbox One owners to browse the ever-popular social media sharing site from their ...

August 19, 2014 at 11:54 am by