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Facebook May Start Pointing Out Friends With New Posts

12/22/2015, It’s not uncommon for us to have friends in our Facebook network that aren’t really close to us and we’re not likely to interact with them on a regular basis. No matter how many friends you have, updates from them have to find their...

Schools In England To Monitor Students’ Web Activities

12/22/2015, The internet is full of content that children at a young age should not be exposed to. While there are ways to block access to certain websites, it’s just as easy to create a new website that isn’t blocked meaning that it is never-ending battle to...

World’s First Website Went Live 25 Years Ago Today

12/21/2015, Many of us take the internet for granted these days considering the fact that it has significantly advanced over the past few years, however it’s interesting to note that all of this has happened in a relatively short span of time. If you...

Web Status Code Will Tell You When A Site Is Censored

12/21/2015, There are several web status codes you might come across while browsing the web. Some common status codes include errors 503 which means that the service is unavailable. You have the more popular error 404 which means the page cannot be found (due to it...

iPhone Continues To Dominate Flickr In 2015

12/20/2015, There are plenty of online photo storage and sharing websites, and Flickr is probably one of the more popular ones. The same can be said about camera types and brands as well, but according to Flickr’s statistics for the year 2015, it looks like...

Facebook Ditches Flash For HTML5 Video Playback

12/20/2015, Flash has built up quite a notorious reputation for itself over the years so much so that many have vocally called for dropping this technology once and for all. Even Adobe has started to inch away from Flash as are many other online services. Facebook...

Google Will Favor HTTPS Sites In Search Results

12/17/2015, Last year Google announced that websites that use HTTPS encryption will get a bump in search rankings, but given that it’s been a year Google has decided to step things up a bit and will now begin indexing HTTPS websites by default in their search...

Facebook’s Real Name Policy Has Been Relaxed

12/16/2015, The world’s largest social network previously mandated that you use your “authentic” name on the service but it will no longer be holding users to that standard. Facebook has confirmed that it’s relaxing its real name policy thus...

Rdio Launches Special Farewell Page For Its Listeners

12/15/2015, As you might have heard, back in November Pandora announced that they would be acquiring Rdio’s assets. This isn’t so much an acquisition of Rdio itself, but rather the assets like the technology and other parts of the company. Now if you have been a...

US Government Might Check Social Media Posts Before Granting Visas

12/15/2015, Sometimes we post things on social media and forget that we’re not the only ones who can see what we post, or sometimes we think that no one really pays attention. However what we like on social media and what we say can sometimes be an indicator of the...

Facebook Now Lets You Add A Lightsaber To Your Profile Picture

12/14/2015, The Star Wars hype is very real and it seems that many companies are taking it and running with it. We’ve seen Google run their own Star Wars promotions, and now it looks like Facebook wants in on the Star Wars fun too. The official Star Wars page has...

Inbox By Gmail Now Lets You Share Trip Bundles

12/14/2015, For those unfamiliar, Inbox by Gmail is basically Google’s attempt at trying to “fix” email. The idea is to help you keep your inbox clean so that when new and important emails come in, they won’t be lost in a sea of read/unread messages. It also...

Europe Considering Banning Teens Under 16 From Social Media

12/14/2015, Bullying back in the day before the internet used to be confined to schools or the playground. However with technology like the internet, bullying not only takes place in school, but even after you’ve gone home where bullies become cyberbullies and...

Google Introduces Shared Albums To Google Photos

12/13/2015, If you use Google Photos to store and backup your photos, but you would also love to be able to share those photos with friends and family members, Google has recently issued an update to Google Photos in which they are introducing a new feature in the...