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Twitter rolls out new photo-centric profile design for Web, adds new features

The profile redesign shown off by Twitter earlier this month is now available to all. Bigger and bolder, the photo-centric design adds an extra column and brings with it a number of new features.
Social Media

NYPD’s Twitter outreach initiative goes horribly wrong

In a light-hearted effort to connect with the people it serves, the NYPD on Tuesday decided to invite Twitter users to send in photos of themselves with New York cops. What could possibly go wrong?
Social Media

Online petition requesting the deportation of Justin Bieber fails

Clearly the obvious response to this type of popular, yet implausible petition, the White House decided to stay quiet on the issue of Justin Bieber's immigration status and his ability to stay in the United States.
Social Media

Boy who was reported missing only existed on Facebook

In what has been described as a "very modern-day story," police in France have called off a search for a missing boy after it was discovered that he only existed in the form of a Facebook profile.
Photography

LifePrint mobile printer partners with ZINK Imaging, has one week left for funding

LifePrint is an adorably small portable printer that lets you print pictures no matter where you are and no matter what connection you have. You can print using WiFi or your cellular network. The company recently announced a partnership…
Social Media

Police raid home searching for owner of Twitter account mocking mayor

Probably overkill when it comes to identifying the owner of a parody Twitter account, police searched an Illinois home and grabbed all the electronics in order to find out who's been mocking the mayor.
Mobile

Facebook will soon let you share your exact location with Nearby Friends

Facebook just introduced Nearby Friends, a new feature that would let your friends know whenever you're in their immediate area. Before you protest, be informed that you would have to turn on the feature yourself.
Social Media

How to make money online

Yes, it’s possible to make money online. We sift out the scams and offer some of the best ways to make cash on the Web.
Home Theater

Study: U.S. teens love Apple, Instagram, Beats by Dre and Netflix

Perhaps not surprising considering the marketing dollars companies invest in promotion, U.S. teens are definitely leaning toward popular consumer electronic brands according to a recent study.
Social Media

US Airways says sorry after tweeting porn image to disgruntled flier

If you tweet a complaint to an airline after your flight's delayed, you can expect to receive an apology from the carrier soon after. What you might not expect is a pornographic image to form part of the 'apology.'
Social Media

Restaurant researches diners on Google, social media before reservation

Definitely a high tech, if not invasive, way to learn about your guests, NYC restaurant Eleven Madison Park uses Google to search for guests in order to learn about important dates, hometowns and interests.
Mobile

14-year-old girl tweets terror threat to American Airlines, gets arrested for it

Seemingly out of boredom, a teenager from the Netherlands decided to make a terror threat to American Airlines. The result of her shocking stupidity? An arrest by the Dutch police and a well-deserved grounding by her parents.