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Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With New Facebook Feature

Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With New Facebook Feature

The sheer amount of content that goes on our Facebook profiles and passes through our Timelines is so much that we are often not able to keep track of it. To help with this, Facebook has now launched a new feature called ‘On This Day’ which lets you go back to what your Timeline looked like a year ago.

By On August 1, 2013 Respond
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Backstreet Boys Spin A Tune On The Angry Lady In Apple Store

Backstreet Boys Spin A Tune On The Angry Lady In Apple Store

We recently reported that a lady walked into one of Apple Stores in Los Angeles and started shouting in sheer anger over having to wait for AppleCare service. The incident, captured over a video, has now been into a piece of music, thanks to a creative spin put on it by the BackStreet Boys.

By On August 1, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Rolls Out Another Twitter-Like Feature: Support For Embedded Posts

Facebook Rolls Out Another Twitter-Like Feature: Support For Embedded Posts

Twitter has long allowed its users to embed tweets within their blogs and articles. This lets users quote content directly from Twitter without compromising the looks of the tweets. Following in these footsteps, Facebook has also rolled out support for Embedded Posts.

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Zynga Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Bang With Friends

Zynga Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Bang With Friends

Bang With Friends is a popular app which lets users find such friends who are interested in hooking up just for some ‘fun’. The Facebook app received pretty good coverage since its launch. Now, Zynga has launched a lawsuit against the company over the use of ‘With Friends’ phrase in the name, claiming it to be a trademark infringement.

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Facebook Plans To Sell TV-Style Ads For $2.5 Million Each

Facebook Plans To Sell TV-Style Ads For $2.5 Million Each

The key source of revenue for Facebook is advertisement. It is precisely for this reason that Facebook has been trying to devise new ways of making money through ads. To this end, the company now plans to launch TV-style ads which will be 15 seconds in duration and will be sold for a whopping $2.5 million each.

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Instagram Blocking Photos Uploaded By Third Party Apps On Windows Phone

Instagram Blocking Photos Uploaded By Third Party Apps On Windows Phone

Instagram recently made a number of changes to its API. Ever since the update, the service has started blocking such photos which are uploaded to Instagram using third-party apps. This has posed a problem for many Windows Phone users.

By On July 31, 2013 Respond
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Google Launches Zagat Guide, Covering Restaurants In Nine Cities

Google Launches Zagat Guide, Covering Restaurants In Nine Cities

Back in 2011, Google surprised many when it purchased the restaurant guide, Zagat. However, it would now appear that the search giant was revamping the guide, incorporating Maps and other services within in. And now, Google has launched a Zagat guide of its own, initially covering restaurants in nine cities only.

By On July 30, 2013 Respond
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Survey Reveals 29% Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts

Survey Reveals 29% Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts

Social media posts have literally become one of the most common tools of expressing one’s thoughts in this digital age. However, not all such posts are well-thought and many are simply a result of impulse. A survey has now found out that 1 in every 4 young adults regrets social media posts.

By On July 29, 2013 Respond
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Fake FBI Alert Leads To A Man’s Arrest Over Child Pornography Charges

Fake FBI Alert Leads To A Man’s Arrest Over Child Pornography Charges

Child pornography is a serious offense, although it is often hard to pin down individuals who indulge in the crime. However, matters were made easier for police in Prince William County when Jay Riley received a fake FBI alert while visiting a child pornography site. Fooled by the alert, he went over to the police station and was apprehended.

By On July 28, 2013 Respond
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FedEx Responds To Viral Video Of Careless Employee Tossing Packages

FedEx Responds To Viral Video Of Careless Employee Tossing Packages

FedEx is among the largest courier delivery services around the globe. The company recently chanced upon a potential PR nightmare when the video of a FedEx driver, carelessly throwing around packages, went viral. The company, true to it’s fame, was quick to dish out an official response to the video.

By On July 28, 2013 Respond
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Woman Goes Crazy In Apple Store [Video]

Woman Goes Crazy In Apple Store [Video]

In an Apple Store in California, a woman walked in with her baby and asked for immediate repair citing AppleCare told her that she could get it. When she was refused, the fun began. The incident was caught on a video by actress/singer and dancer Porscha Coleman.

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Pinterest Rolls Out Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Pinterest Rolls Out Support For ‘Do Not Track’ Feature

Do Not Track is the mechanism which essentially lets you opt out of having your web activity tracked by advertisers or any third party entities. A limited number of websites are already supporting this feature and now, Pinterest has announced support for it.

By On July 28, 2013 Respond
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U.S. Gives Russia Reassurances About Snowden

U.S. Gives Russia Reassurances About Snowden

Ever since Edward Snowden’s identity as the man behind PRISM leaks was revealed, the U.S. government has been trying to nab him. In a bid to do so, the Obama administration even force-landed the plane of a Latin American President. Now, responding to Russia’s reservations, U.S. has reassured that Snowden won’t face any death penalty if extradited.

By On July 27, 2013 Respond
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Zuckerberg Says Rumors Of Teens Leaving Facebook Aren’t True

Zuckerberg Says Rumors Of Teens Leaving Facebook Aren’t True

In the past, it has been frequently cited that the teenagers are no longer interested in Facebook. There have been many articles claiming that teens are starting to quit the social network. However, Mark Zuckerberg has now refuted such claims during the quarterly earnings call.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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31 San Francisco Parks Get Free Wi-Fi, Courtesy Of Google’s $600K Gift

31 San Francisco Parks Get Free Wi-Fi, Courtesy Of Google’s $600K Gift

Google has made a rather generous gift of $600,000, spending the money to bring absolutely free Wi-Fi to some 31 locations in San Francisco. These locations include parks, recreation centers and playgrounds. Thanks to the search giant’s endeavor, people in these locations will be able to enjoy free internet access for up to two years.

By On July 25, 2013 Respond
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