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Twitter is a treasure trove of terrorist activity, says the U.S. military

According to a new report, the U.S. government thinks Twitter is a breeding ground for terrorist conversation. The investigation into this was done without Twitter's knowledge,which says it had no knowledge of the project.
Social Media

Facebook brothel busted in Indonesia

In today's Dumb Criminals on Facebook News, an Indonesian man used his profile to pimp out women. Guess who paid him a visit? If you guessed the cops, you're right!
Social Media

Yahoo takes #1 spot, knocks Google down to #2 in US Internet traffic

Yahoo has taken the top spot for U.S. Internet traffic for the first time in two years, knocking reigning king Google down to number two. Needless to say, Marissa Mayer is probably having a very good day.
Web

Pandas come to Street View with more zoos added to service

Street View has recently brought us the interior of the world's largest passenger plane, views from the top of the world's tallest building, and underwater imagery from the Great Barrier Reef. And we can now add pandas to the list.
Mobile

LG exec confirms plans for smartwatch, phablet, tablet and Firefox OS device

An LG executive this week talked about some of the products the Korean tech company is likely to release in the next year or so, with a phablet, tablet, Firefox OS device, and, most interestingly of all, a smartwatch, all in the pipeline.
Computing

Google releases Chrome 29 with magical Reset button

Google announced its official release of Chrome 29 yesterday, which brings users a Reset button, as well as improved omnibox results and rich notifications for Mac users.
Social Media

You can now embed Facebook posts – here’s what it looks like

Facebook just finished rolling out its embedded posts feature, meaning all public updates can now find themselves integrated anywhere on the Web - so here's how to use the new feature.
Computing

Box doubles the pleasure, bumps free storage plan to 10GB

Today, cloud storage service Box announced an update to its plans, including twice the amount of storage for its free plan (now 10GB), and a new Starter plan for small businesses looking for an affordable way to collaborate, and store and…
Social Media

All the obvious places you shouldn’t use Instagram

A woman was recently fired for Instagramming pictures of the kids she babysat... obviously. But as 'duh' as this may seem, there are plenty of you posting pics from entirely inappropriate places.
Mobile

Worst prize ever? Microsoft offers free Surface RTs to students who use Bing

In an attempt to get rid of the rest of its excess Surface RTs, Microsoft will give away the tablet to students, teachers, or classrooms who use Bing for Schools on a daily basis instead of Google's search offering.
Social Media

Here’s why you need to be watching the YouTube breakout hit series ‘MyMusic’

If you don't know about MyMusic, then consider this a primer on why you should be hooked. The show has amassed millions of views and characters' even have their own fictitious Tumblrs. Prepare to be drawn in this YouTube series' world.
Social Media

The Snapchat identity crisis and why impermanence no longer matters for the app

You can now download an app to save Snapchat picture. But who cares? The days of using Snapchat as a private, guarded means of communication are dead. Now, it's about the intimacy of peer-to-peer visuals.