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Best Facebook games

Ready to try mixing in a few games with your social media life? Here are our choices for some of the best Facebook out there. Try and keep playtime to a minimum.

Taco Bell sends 1,000 people ‘Breakfast Phones’ with secret missions

Taco Bell sent out its so-called "Breakfast Phone" to roughly 1,000 as part of its marketing campaign for the chain's breakfast menu. The phone alerts you of messages sent by Taco Bell, which can then be completed for prizes.

Want to find your first tweet? New Twitter tool makes it easy

If you, like me, have published an ungodly number of tweets over the years, scrolling back to find out what your very first ever tweet was is about as tedious as building a sandcastle one grain at a time. But now, thanks to a new Twitter tool, you can zip back…

For gearheads looking to interact with their own kind, MadWhips is their social network

Calling itself the largest auto-themed social networking site, MadWhips is designed to connect car enthusiasts and photographers. The company has launched a new site and app that allow users to easily upload and share images.

Twitter testing ‘Fave People’ timeline, lets you keep your favorite users in one place

Twitter is testing a 'Fave People' feature that allows you to gather together your favorite Twitter users in a special timeline that'd sit alongside Discover and Activity, offering quick access in no more than a couple of swipes.

Selfie trend pushing demand for plastic surgery, survey claims

A plastic surgery organization claims the increasing popularity of selfies is causing a rise in the number of people choosing to undergo face-related procedures because the photos "force patients to hold a microscope up to their own image."

Man Googles himself, finds picture on ‘Most Wanted’ list, surrenders

Starting with curiosity and likely leading to a feeling of guilt, a California man turned himself into police custody after spotting his picture on a site that attempts to help catch wanted criminals.

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to ‘learn more about Chinese culture’ on first visit to nation

Twitter's CEO is visiting China this week reportedly to "learn more about Chinese culture and the country's thriving technology sector," though his trip is bound to spark speculation that the micro-blogging service is looking to re-enter the market.

Man arrested after threatening to shoot someone for 100 retweets

Definitely a stupid way to land yourself in jail, a Los Angeles man thought it would be an absolutely brilliant idea to ask for retweets from his Twitter followers by promising violence as the payoff.

Mark Zuckerberg called President Obama over NSA spying, dubs it ‘a threat’ to the Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he called President Obama to express is "frustration" over NSA surveillance. In a post, Zuckerberg said the US government is a "a threat" to a free and open Internet.

NSA pretended to be Facebook in its effort to infect ‘millions’ of computers

As part of its efforts to install malware on “millions” of computers worldwide, the National Security Agency impersonated Facebook to trick targets into downloading malicious code.

Twitter tests click-to-call button in sponsored ads

In an effort to make its service increasingly attractive to advertisers, Twitter is testing a click-to-call button in sponsored tweets enabling users to quickly and easily respond to ads offering, for example, special deals at places like restaurants.

Twitter fixes long-standing bug that exposed protected accounts to unapproved followers

While the vast majority of Twitter accounts are public, an owner of an account can 'protect' it by approving or rejecting individuals requesting to follow. It now appears that for several months a bug left some of these protected accounts exposed.

Edward Snowden at SXSW: Encryption is the answer to NSA surveillance

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden told the crowd at SXSW 2014 that better encryption tools are the best way to limit mass government surveillance, and called on the techologists in attendance to help create these tools.

Facebook coughs up $200,000 for a local cop

Facebook is footing the bill for a patrolman to operate near the site of its new Menlo Park campus — a welcome boost for the local community or a worrying precedent for privately funded cops?

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