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Instagram Reverts Terms Of Service Following Scuffle

12/20/2012, After the bruises and burns it has suffered from the numerous criticisms and backlashes for allegedly claiming perpetual rights to sell the photographs of its users, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom announced today that the photo-sharing service will...

Twitter Says You Can Now Download Your Archived Tweets

12/19/2012, Earlier this week, we mentioned that Twitter is beginning to allow its users to download their old tweets. The report was substantiated when a few users reported that a “Your Twitter Archive” option was found at the on-site settings menu....

Twitter Announces 200 Million Monthly Active Users

12/18/2012, After wrapping up the year with its 2012 Year On Twitter, and launching a foray of updates that included photo filters, new profile updates, and the capability to download tweets, the insanely popular micro-blogging service is announcing today that it now...

Cops Use Social Media To Bring Down 250-Member Gang

12/13/2012, Oh, the untapped powers of social media. Cops in Bushwick, Brooklyn were able to bust a 250-member gang by using social media as a tool to create fake profiles while adding gang members to their “friends” list. Young gang members, according to...

Facebook allows users to delete search history

09/21/2012, Search histories are perhaps the most incriminating tracks we leave on the internet. Google’s allowed its users to delete search data for a while, and although few choose to, it makes a lot of people feel better. Facebook’s search history may...

Obama Speech Generates 52,757 Tweets Per Minute

09/07/2012, President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention has set a new record on the social media. During his speech, Twitter witnessed a massive number of tweets, officially declaring that it was an all-new record of the most tweets...

Pentagon lays down new social media rules

08/22/2012, The Pentagon has just updated their latest set of rules for service members when it comes to using popular social media outlets, and of course, you would expect the big guns such as Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest to rank amongst the list. This new...

Facebook reunites bride with her lost wedding dress

09/07/2011, The dream wedding is often something that most little girls have in their mind when growing up, as they wait for Prince Charming to drive up in a Lamborghini (sorry, no more of that shining armor crap in this day and age), ready to whisk her off to a...

NYPD forms new social media unit

08/12/2011, Love all things computers, and you live, breathe and eat social networking? Then the NYPD might be your future workplace if you’re still studying, as the New York Police Department (NYPD) gets on with the times by forking a spanking new social media...

LinkedIn May Use Your Photo In Social Advertising

08/11/2011, Facebook has been known to “go Rambo” on user privacy, but it seems that LinkedIn may just be following the same path. It seems that by default, accounts are setup to agree to this: “LinkedIn my use my name, photo in social...

Reebok Promise Keeper app uses peer pressure to help you stay fit

04/14/2011, Reebok has just launched a new app that attempts to help you stay fit through the power of social networks – and peer pressure. Called The Promise Keeper, you use the app to schedule when you plan to have your next run. The app will then inform all your...