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Google Contributor Now Live For Everyone In The U.S.

07/29/2015, For a few months now Google has been running a program called Google Contributor which allows you to pay the company to reduce a percentage of advertisements that you see on the web, the program can be configured to remove ads from particular websites so...

Facebook Reportedly Testing Out Profile Tags

07/28/2015, One of LinkedIn’s features is the ability to add tags to your profile. For those unfamiliar, basically what this does is that it lets you create tags to help make searching for you easier. So if you identify yourself as an artist or a designer, you can...

UK Campaign Calls For Childrens’ “Right To Be Forgotten”

07/28/2015, ldWe were all young once, and thankfully for some of us, our young and stupid mistakes were made in a time when there was no internet, no social media, and when the world was a lot less connected than today. Nowadays saying the wrong thing online can...

How To Use Google Maps Offline (Android)

07/28/2015, Google Maps provides amazingly detailed routes and makes navigation very simple. You can easily get to any area without finding yourself lost. However, the issue with Google Maps is that it requires an internet connection. If you are traveling to a place...

Google+ Uncoupled From YouTube

07/27/2015, Google tried to push the Google+ social network by connecting it with some of its more popular products such as search and YouTube but the strategy didn’t work. Over the past few months we’ve seen Google go back from this position and uncouple...

How To Recover Your Internet History

07/27/2015, While browsing, every website you visit is recorded in the browser’s history with complete details of when and what was searched. This history can easily be accessed in the browser, and can be deleted as well, either completely or just specific...

Google To Block Dev Access To Autocomplete API On August 10

07/27/2015, Google has plenty of APIs that they openly share with developers who wish to further the development of their website, service, app, and so on. However there are some APIs that Google has created which are unsupported and unpublished, but at the same time...

Facebook Encouraging Users To Upload Videos Directly To Them

07/26/2015, Facebook has always allowed users to link YouTube videos and share them on the social network. However it seems that with the rumors that Facebook is planning their own video streaming service, it seems that the social network is actively trying to...

Twitter Is Going After Joke Thieves

07/26/2015, Microblogging service Twitter has a zero tolerance policy for joke thieves, it has recently been discovered that Twitter will treat a DMCA complaint about a stolen joke in the same way that it treats other copyright infringement requests. Once it’s...

Firefox Will Get Audio Indicators To Identify Noisy Tabs

07/24/2015, Sometimes much to our annoyance, some websites like to automatically load videos or play music in the background (no, it does not enhance our experience!), and if you’re the type that has multiple tabs open, trying to find that pesky website can be...

Amazon Accused Of Spying On A Reviewer’s Social Media

07/24/2015, Amazon lets users post reviews on products that they have actually bought and use. It makes sense since sometimes some users need a bit of convincing by others to determine if the product is right for them. In fact Amazon makes it a point to block reviews...

Flickr Reintroduces Paid “Pro” Tier

07/23/2015, A couple of years ago, Flickr sort of did away with their Pro tier. Basically the photo service took some of the features of the paid feature and added it to free accounts. However if you consider yourself a serious shutterbug and kind of missed what the...

Movie Studios Report Themselves To Google For Takedown Requests

07/23/2015, We can only assume that on a daily basis, movie studios have some kind of system in place where they scan for torrent activity for their movies, as well as scour the web for any links or listings that will take users to piracy websites where they can...

YouTube Will Now Roll Out 360-degree Video Ads

07/23/2015, A few months ago, YouTube rolled out 360-degree videos. It was a pretty cool idea and to date we’ve seen quite a few good examples. They make for great interactive videos especially for users who might have virtual reality headsets. However we suppose...