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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reddit, Imgur and Twitch Join Forces as ‘Derp’ for Data Research

Some of the biggest names in social media have joined forces to form The Digital Ecologies Research Partnership (Derp). Somehow I doubt that acronym is a coincidence. Derp ...

August 19, 2014 at 9:54 am by
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International Class Action Privacy Suit Targets Facebook

Activist and law student, Max Schrems, has launched an international class action suit against Facebook Ireland for not being in accordance with European data protection law. ...

August 2, 2014 at 5:11 pm by
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Facebook’s Outage Scares Everyone… Again!

Millions of users have noticed today that around 12 pm Eastern Time, the social media giant, Facebook, went down for about 30 minutes. This is not the first time the website ...

August 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm by
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Facebook Shuts Down Gift Service, Shifts Focus on Other ‘Commerce-related’ Projects

Facebook’s ‘Gift Shop’ initiative wasn’t doing so good these past years. The social network’s Gift Shop that lets you buy and send gifts to ...

July 30, 2014 at 12:50 pm by
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Well-Known Russian Hacker Gets His Twitter Account Blocked

Twitter has apparently blocked a well-known Russian hacker’s account following the government’s request. This apparently comes a week after the government stated ...

July 29, 2014 at 5:07 pm by