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How to stop Facebook from using your browser history

Unfortunately, it was only a matter of time before Facebook began selling your browser history to advertisers. Check out our guide on how to stop Facebook from using your browser history, whether you prefer to use a desktop browser or a…
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Twitter looks to boost video content – and ad revenue – with SnappyTV acquisition

Twitter has acquired SnappyTV, a cloud-based video platform designed to let users easily edit and share clips from live TV broadcasts. It's hoped the move will lead to greater user engagement with the service and ultimately to…
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10 easy ways to become Pinterest famous

Despite popular belief, acquiring followers on popular social media sites is a feat not easily accomplished. Step your Pinterest game up with our easy walkthrough of the 10 best ways to increase the exposure of your boards, along with your…

Beware! Fake EA Instagram baits its phishing hook with FIFA 14 exclusives

Malwarebytes has exposed a new scam wherein a fake EA Instagram account is luring hapless World Cup fans to give up their Xbox and Origin log-in credentials for in-game exclusives.

3D puppets mimic your every move in Pocket Avatars, Intel’s first app

Intel has announced its first app, a chat messaging program called Pocket Avatars that tracks your face and lets you send custom messages to friends using any face you want.
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WTF?!? FBI has compiled a glossary of Twitter slang

Besides fighting crime, tackling terrorism and saving lives, operatives at the Federal Bureau of Investigation have also been compiling a glossary of Twitter slang to simplify the process of monitoring social media.

T-Mobile CEO John Legere bashes Amazon/AT&T exclusivity on Twitter

T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to Twitter to react to the report that Amazon's upcoming smartphone will be an AT&T-exclusive, going so far as to bring up 2013's legendary flop that was the HTC First.

Kanye West’s not-so Instagram wedding photo took 4 days to make

Kanye West, during the Cannes Lions creative festival, said that the famous wedding photo of him and Kim Kardashian, took four days to produce. The reason? Because Annie Leibovitz decided not to shoot it.

New Facebook iPad app emphasizes games and trending videos

Facebook is testing out a new update to its iPad app, which adds a sidebar for mobile game notifications, gaming suggestions, and trending content. The social network hopes to attract more game developers and players to its iPad app.
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Facebook and Instagram open up to breast-feeding and post-mastectomy photos

Facebook has quietly reversed its controversial stances on breast-feeding and post-mastectomy photos – even ones showing nipples. The social network appears to have caved to an online campaign and changed its tune a couple weeks ago.

Iraq blocks access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google

In the latest move in the grim events going on in Iraq, the Iraqi government has blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google in an effort to deter the advancing Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's ability to organize and…

Facebook Messenger adds in-app video recording, bigger thumbs

Facebook wants its messaging app to get everything it needs to compete with WhatsApp, Line, ChatOn, and other popular apps. The new Facebook Messenger lets you record short video clips and "Like" things with a giant blue thumbs-up.