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New Netflix Ratings System Goes Live

04/05/2017, It was reported recently that Netflix is going to ditch its current star-based rating system in favor of something simpler. The new Netflix ratings system is now live. It’s called Thumbs and as the name suggests, it allows users to rate titles by...

Facebook Will Rely On Photo Matching To Counter Revenge Porn

04/05/2017, Facebook today announced that it’s going to use new tools to help people who are victims of revenge porn. Unfortunately, it’s quite common for someone’s intimate images to be floated online particularly by someone they were with at some...

Internet Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Wins $1 Million Turing Award

04/04/2017, You might have heard of Tim Berners-Lee. The MIT professor is the researcher who invented the World Wide Web that we pretty much take for granted today. His greatest claim to fame aside, Berners-Lee is also one of the leading voices in the world for...

Twitter May Allow Users To Watch Live Pay-TV Channels In Its App

04/04/2017, Twitter has gradually been transforming itself into a destination for online video streaming, whether it be for red carpet shows of major Hollywood events or sporting fixtures, the company has arrived on the live streaming scene. According to a new...

Android Overtakes Windows In Online Usage For The First Time

04/03/2017, Windows has remained one of the most popular operating systems online for a very long time due to the fact that there are countless Windows-powered PCs out in the market. However, if latest data from web analytics company StatCounter is believed, Windows...

Twitter Default Profile Photo Changed

04/02/2017, Twitter has not changed the default profile photo for new users over the past seven years. Everybody started out with an egg as their default profile photo. It was meant to reference how eggs hatch into birds that send all the tweets on the microblogging...

Twitter Stops Counting Usernames In 140 Character Limit

03/30/2017, The 140 character limit is Twitter’s defining feature and yet it can also be frustrating for some as they have to break down whatever they want to share in multiple tweets. While Twitter removed the limit from Direct Messages a long time back...

Facebook Launching Chatbots For Messenger Groups

03/30/2017, Facebook introduced Chatbots for Facebook Messenger a long time ago. The bots can be used by users to keep themselves information about package deliveries, news, sports updates, and more. According to a new report, at its upcoming F8 developers...

You Can Now Book Fitness Classes Via Google

03/30/2017, Are you looking to get into shape for the summer? Google has your back. The company today announced that users in the United States can now book and pay for fitness classes throughout the United States via Google Maps, Google Search, and the Reserve with...

Twitter Brings Ads To Periscope Videos

03/28/2017, If you’re really into watching Periscope videos then you have to mentally prepare yourself for ads. Periscope, owned by Twitter, is soon going to display pre-roll ads to viewers. Twitter has confirmed today that it’s now going to start making...

Comcast Working On TV Streaming Service For Its Internet Customers

03/28/2017, Online TV streaming is all the rage these days with multiple players trying to take advantage of the increasing trend that’s seeing people cut the cord and move to over-the-top options that don’t require contracts. Comcast actually launched a...

Google+ Location Sharing Feature Disabled

03/28/2017, There’s no hiding the fact that not a lot of people use Google+ as they prefer to stick to Facebook and Twitter instead. While there have been many rumors of the impending demise of Google’s social network it’s still around. Google has...

Tinder Launches Web App For Desktop

03/28/2017, Ever since the hookup app Tinder was launched it has only been available on smartphones. However, you will now be able to swipe right (or left) on your PC if you’re bored at work and wouldn’t find checking out Tinder. A Tinder web app for...