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Facebook search now lets you relive all your old status updates

After indexing more than one trillion pieces of content, Facebook is finally ready to launch a new search feature that will include old status updates from friends and family in the search results.
Photography

The best selfie fails: 10 self-portraits gone awry

Every so often, a selfie can capture a spontaneous moment, whether the shot was intentional or merely a victim of precise timing. Check out 10 selfies that went awry the moment the shutter opened.
Mobile

Facebook tries again with Slingshot

Facebook launched Slingshot back in June, but the Snapchat competitor has apparently failed to capture the imagination of smartphone users. Now it hopes to change that with a redesigned version introduced on Thursday.
Music

This video has Nick Offerman, a guitar, a horse, and whiskey. What more could you want?

Nick Offerman picks up his guitar to sing a song about his true love: Whiskey. He may not have a third hand to drink it, but he does have a good lesson for us all.
Social Media

Facebook fights malware with another anti-virus scanner for users

Facebook already has two security companies supplying anti-virus software for its service, but to be even more sure it spots damaging malware before it has a chance to wreak havoc, it's just added another.
Mobile

A California man was just convicted for posting ‘revenge porn’ of an ex on Facebook

36-year-old Noe Iniguez was found guilty of violating two restraining orders and California's revenge porn law. As a result, he will serve one year in jail, becoming the first person convicted under the law.
Social Media

Twitter beefs up tools to fight trolls

Twitter said Tuesday it's in the process of rolling out enhanced tools for users to report abuse on the service, and has also made changes to ensure it responds to such reports more quickly.
Photography

Once impenetrable, Google Maps scales walls of NYC’s Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park is a private park in New York City that is only open to a select few. But thanks to technology and good fortune, one man was able to capture a 360-degree panorama and share it via Google Maps.
Social Media

ABC launches 60-second newscast on Facebook

ABC on Monday launched a 60-second newscast on Facebook, offering users a quick and easy way to catch up on the day's news. Called 'Facecast: The One Thing,' the new weekday show is presented by World News Tonight's David Muir.
Social Media

Twitter to track your apps to help it deliver a ‘more tailored experience’

Twitter will soon start tracking the apps you have on your mobile device in a move that it says will help it to deliver more relevant content to timelines, though you can opt out if you'd rather not have the service peeking into your…
Mobile

Twitter Offers stores coupons on your credit card for in-store purchases

Twitter enters the digital coupon market with Twitter Offer, a feature that allows users to store coupons on debit and credit cards. The cash back deals can then be redeemed in physical stores.
Social Media

How to search through every public tweet sent since 2006

Good news, Twitterers; you can now search through each and every public tweet sent since 2006.