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Computing

Facebook, Instagram director of products joins the virtual reality revolution

Oculus VR is hoovering up some of the tech-industry's best and brightest, by taking on Facebook's director of products, Peter Deng. He'll now be working as Oculus' head of product management.
Apple

Facebook Messenger for Mac desktop app spied in leaked photo

Facebook appears to be working on a Messenger desktop app for Mac computers, according to TechCrunch. The company declined to comment on a leaked photo, which appears to show a Facebook employee using a version of the Messenger app on a Mac…
Social Media

Peach is the new social media messaging app everyone’s talking about

On Friday, a new social network took social media by storm, and the world was introduced to Peach, a messaging app created by Vine founder, Dom Hofmann. It's a combination of Slack, Twitter, Tumblr, and of course, Facebook.
Health & Fitness

The Zuck plans to run 365 miles this year, and he wants you to do the same

The Zuck likes his New Year's resolutions, and unlike most people, actually keeps them. For 2016 he's announced a physical challenge to get fit by running a mile a day – and he wants you to join him.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality gets a release date: Oculus Rift pre-orders start Wednesday at 8AM

The Oculus Rift will be available for pre-order, starting on January 6. The price and recommended specs are still unknown, but Oculus has an AMA planned to reveal all of the information surrounding the new virtual reality headset.
Social Media

This viral Facebook post will really make you appreciate flight attendants

In the midst of holiday travel, one New York mother took the time to write a public thank you to a Southwest Airline flight attendant, who worked her magic on a nine month old baby boy.
Web

Besties abound: Facebook glitch triggers '46 years of friendship' messages

A mysterious glitch on Facebook altered friendship statuses across the network today, triggering messages congratulating users on celebrating 46 years of friendship as of Thursday, December 31, 2016.
Social Media

Man posts Facebook video of himself drinking while driving, gets arrested

Unintentionally harnessing the power of social media to his detriment, an Ohio man thought it would be an absolutely brilliant idea to post a Facebook video of himself drinking alcohol while driving.
Social Media

Update: Egypt follows India, blocks Facebook’s free Internet service

Facebook's controversial Free Basics Internet service has been shut down in Egypt, according to the social network. Egypt follows India in blocking the service, which opponents claim goes against net neutrality principles.
Social Media

Hollywood just caught some major movie pirates through Facebook, report reveals

Hollywood's anti-piracy group FACT led the UK police to several of the country's most-prolific movie pirates, responsible for illegally sharing 2,500 films online, via the culprits' Facebook profiles.
Social Media

Zuckerberg goes on the offensive, blasts critics of Free Basics

Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has penned an opinion piece in the Times of India, defending the company's Free Basics program, which offers a selection of services without using any of the user's mobile data.
Social Media

The worst social media celeb screw-ups ever

Celebrities may be worshipped, but on social media, they are as human as the rest of us. Here are some of the most disastrous social media fails that celebrities (and wannabe stars) have ever been involved in.