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OKCupid Conducted Experiments On Its Users As Well

07/31/2014, Back in June, Facebook revealed that in the past, they had conducted a secret experiment on its users in which they manipulated the News Feed in order to see how it affected the feelings of its users. Naturally this did not sit well and there are some who...

64-bit Chrome Beta Browser Now Available For The Masses

07/30/2014, Back in June, Google released the 64-bit version of the Chrome browser as a beta to developers, but if you’re just a regular user who wants to see what all the fuss is about, you might be pleased to learn that Google has officially announced that the...

Facebook Hit With $123 Million Lawsuit Over Revenge Porn

07/30/2014, Revenge porn is nasty business and it seems that in several parts of the US, it has actually been banned. For those unfamiliar, revenge porn is usually where an ex-lover posts intimate photos and/or videos on the internet for the whole world to see,...

Amazon Tries To Justify Their Dispute With Hachette

07/30/2014, A couple of months ago, it was reported that Amazon and book publisher Hachette were in a dispute of sorts. This led to books published by Hachette to be removed from Amazon’s website, have their prices jacked up, or have their shipments delayed. So...

Flickr Announces New Licensing Opportunities For Photographers

07/29/2014, While some of us use photo hosting services like Flickr just as a means to backup our photos or provide a gallery in which we can share with friends and family, there are some out there who use it for professional purposes where they can display their...

The Pirate Bay Gets A New Mobile Website

07/25/2014, Piracy is a big no-no, but it seems that despite the best attempts by law enforcement agencies, movie studios, record labels, and etc., websites like The Pirate Bay continue to operate. In fact The Pirate Bay has even seen an increase in traffic recently,...

Majority Of New UK Internet Subscribers Opt To Disable Porn Filter

07/25/2014, Back in 2013, it was announced that ISPs in the UK would soon start to filter porn by default. This is by no means considered a censorship of porn in the country, it’s just that porn would be filtered by default to prevent minors from stumbling upon it...

Google’s Acquisition Of Twitch Reportedly Confirmed

07/24/2014, A couple of months ago, it was reported that Google owned YouTube was thinking about acquiring Twitch. Considering that both YouTube and Twitch are video-related, it sort of makes sense. Well according to a report from VentureBeat, it seems that the deal...

Reddit Live Is A New Live Blogging Platform

07/24/2014, Reddit bills itself as the front page of the internet and there aren’t a lot of people who would disagree with that statement. You can find just about anything on the website given its endless list of categories or subreddits populated by perhaps...

Facebook Now Has Nearly 400 Million Mobile-Only Users

07/24/2014, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. Its overall userbase crossed the one billion milestone a few months back. The social network can be accessed using a desktop as well as many of its mobile applications. Latest figures from the company...

Man Booted From Plane After Tweeting About Rude Gate Agent

07/23/2014, Due to the fact that our tweets are public (most of the time), minding what you say can sometimes save you from embarrassment, criticism, and in this case, from being ejected from a plane and refused boarding. That is what happen to a certain Duff Watson...