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Computing

Facebook’s Tor site is surprisingly popular, with 1 million users in a month

Facebook offers direct access over Tor, a service for browsing the Web anonymously. Last month, 1 million people accessed the social network using the protocol, a small percentage of Facebook users overall but impressive nonetheless.
Social Media

Hillary Clinton PAC spends millions on ‘correcting’ her critics on social media

Hillary Clinton's weapon against her online attackers is a PAC that targets her critics on social media, including Twitter and Reddit. 'Correct the Record' has spent millions opposing those who "harass" Clinton and her supporters online.
Social Media

Facebook is tweaking the News Feed to show articles you’ll actually read

Facebook has announced yet another tweak to the News Feed, now factoring in time spent reading articles. The changes are part of Facebook's Feed Quality Program, and should help cut down on clickbait in the News Feed.
Mobile

You can finally make group calls with Facebook Messenger

Voice calling on Facebook is quick and easy to use, but to date it's been missing one major feature: group calls. Well, folks, that feature is finally here, and will be rolling out to both iOS and Android users over the next 24 hours.
Social Media

Buckingham Palace seeks Twitter royalist to tweet for Queen and country

The Queen of England is seeking someone for a job fit for a king. The official website of the British Monarchy is in search of a social media manager for the Royals' Twitter and Facebook accounts. The right candidate could pocket over…
Business

Instagram is set to turn a huge profit for Facebook this year

Instagram is set to have a huge year, according to analysts at Credit Suisse. The popular photo-sharing app is projected to generate a massive profit for its parent company Facebook, thanks to its advertising strategy.
Social Media

Facebook considering a number of ways to let users earn money from posts

Facebook is considering a number of monetization options for posts on its platform, according to a new survey circulated on the site. The financial incentives would bring it closer to YouTube in terms of its revenue-sharing strategy.
Social Media

Before the billions: Video shows young, beer-swilling Zuckerberg

An interview from 2005 provides a glimpse into the early, free-wheeling days of social media giant Facebook. Believe it or not, Zuck didn't always want to rule the world, or know everything about you.
Web

Zuckerberg gets the best of cybersquatter looking to cash in on daughter's name

An Indian college student attempting to make a quick buck off a Web domain containing Mark Zuckerberg's baby's name ended up unknowingly selling it to Zuckerberg himself, and for only $700.
Social Media

Facebook employees ask if they should act to stop Trump, and Zuck says no

As it turns out, employees within social media giant Facebook have been toying with the notion of preventing a Trump presidency, or at the very least, toying with asking CEO Mark Zuckerberg if such a course of action is acceptable.
Social Media

Facebook wants to make the News Feed your go-to source for news

Facebook is testing some pretty major changes to the News Feed that could see it becoming much more news focused. The changes include tabs at the bottom of the app that will allow you to select different news topics to view.
DT Daily

Hoax or breakthrough? Flyboard Air videos stun the Internet 3:08

The Flyboard Air is the real hoverboard of our dreams, with a 90 mile an hour top speed, what appears to be no real altitude restrictions, long flight times, and damn, it looks plain easy to fly.