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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
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Beware of Flight MH17 Facebook Scams Scumbags

The world suffers another tragic event and once again the scum of the earth crawl out of the darkness to take advantage of those who want to help others. The latest scam on ...

July 24, 2014 at 9:41 am by
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Facebook Introduces “Save” Feature for Links, Music and Places

It is getting harder and harder to keep up with all the content we read on the web, our Facebook news feeds are already having to be curated heavily just to deal with the ...

July 22, 2014 at 9:09 am by
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Germany v Brazil World Cup Thrashing Broke Twitter Records

The Germany Vs Brazil Semi-final match in this year’s World Cup has certainly caught the attention of any football fan or anyone involved in football after their 7-1 ...

July 11, 2014 at 9:15 am by
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Watch Dogs Browser App Brings the Hacking Experience into Your Browser

Everyone who has played Ubisoft’s latest hacking game title, Watch Dogs, knows about what Aiden Pearce, the main character in the game, has in his smartphone. For those ...

July 10, 2014 at 2:44 pm by
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Emoji-Only Social App Coming Soon – Human Intelligence Doomed

  This is it, mankind’s final frontier into destroying its greatest achievement, words. I personally do not like this idea of an Emoji-only social app but over ...

July 6, 2014 at 11:33 pm by

Heavy Use of Twitter, Facebook Can Damage Your Relationship

Obsessive use of social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook can negatively impact your relationship, according to a recent study published by University of Missouri ...

July 6, 2014 at 2:11 am by

Study Reveals British Young People Want Online Content For Free

Around half of children and teenagers in the UK believe content should be available online for free, a report from YouGov claims. As part of the survey from YouGov, 49 percent ...

June 29, 2014 at 7:26 pm by
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This Weeks World’s Dumbest Criminal Award Goes To… Facebook Guy

Having your house broken into, your property damaged, having your money and technology stolen is an awful thing to go through. It can be especially difficult as it’s ...

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