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StumbleUpon Bites The Dust After 16 Years

05/24/2018, StumbleUpon was launched well before social media networks like Facebook and Twitter facilitated content discovery. You could spend hours on the service discovering new websites with a single click. It has served millions of people faithfully over the...

Facebook Rules Out Compensation For Users Affected By Data Scandal

05/24/2018, Facebook has emerged relatively unscathed from the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal in which personal data of millions of Facebook users was leaked. The company has taken steps since then to ensure that something like this doesn’t happen...

Elon Musk’s New Media Company Will Let You Rate Journalists

05/24/2018, Elon Musk has a lot of great ideas. They involve putting humans on Mars, improving public transportation, revolutionizing the car industry, etc. His latest idea, or the one he has just made public now, is likely going to be a cause for concern to many....


Twitter Will Add A Label To U.S. Election Candidates’ Profiles

05/24/2018, Twitter wants to make it easier for people to get in touch with election candidates in the United States and it wants to ensure that users are interacting with the real account. This is why Twitter has announced that it will start applying a new label to...

How To Fix A 504 Gateway Timeout Error

05/23/2018, A 504 gateway timeout error is a type of server error – meaning that the server accepted your HTTP request (A request message from a client to a server) but an error prevented the completion of the request. There are numerous reasons as to why it...

Facebook Marketplace Now Connects You To Plumbers And Carpenters

05/23/2018, Facebook’s Marketplace section already enables users to connect with buyers and sellers in their area to purchase or part with items. It’s an easy way of conducting business through the social network that everyone already uses on a daily...

Facebook’s Data Scandal Didn’t Hurt Usage Stats

05/21/2018, Facebook is still dealing with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal which resulted in the personal information of millions of Facebook users being leaked. This led to the beginning of a #deleteFacebook trend on other social media...

Facebook Teams Up With Think Tank Against Global Election Meddling

05/20/2018, It has been widely reported that Facebook was the preferred medium of choice for foreign actors who wanted to influence the 2016 presidential election in the United States. Facebook has since promised to do more to ensure that something like that...

Chrome 66 Autoplay Changes Partially Rolled Back

05/16/2018, Google rolled out Chrome 66 earlier this month and it brought new autoplay blocking functionality to the world’s most popular web browser. The new autoplay rules blocked audio that played on its own as soon as the user opened a website, however,...

Zuckerberg Not Planning To Testify In UK Despite Summons Threat

05/16/2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently testified before Congress after the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal broke. A parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom had also invited the CEO to appear before it and answer questions however, Zuckerberg...

South Korea’s SK Telecom Will Launch 10Gbps Internet This Year

05/15/2018, While 1Gbps internet connections still remain elusive for most of us, people in South Korea will be able to get an impressive 10Gbps internet connection later this year. SK Broadband, a division of South Korea’s largest mobile carrier SK Telecom,...

Facebook Has Removed Half A Billion Fake Accounts So Far This Year

05/15/2018, After publishing its internal community enforcement guidelines last month, the world’s largest social network today revealed the extent to which its enforcement guidelines are really stretched. The company will break down its enforcement efforts in...