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Josh Wolford is a Writer for WebProNews. He likes beer, Japanese food, and movies that make him feel weird afterward. Mostly beer. Follow him on Twitter: @joshgwolf Instagram: @joshgwolf Google+: Joshua Wolford StumbleUpon: joshgwolf
What If Famous Directors Tackled Christmas Morning? What If Famous Directors Tackled Christmas Morning?

If you’ve ever taken a film criticism class, you’re familiar with the Auteur Theory. At its core, it states that films are a manifestation of the director (or “auteur”) and his/her creative vision, and despite all of the other things …

Here Are Some Stunning Photos of North Korea from TIME’s Instagram Photog of the Year Here Are Some Stunning Photos of North Korea from TIME’s Instagram Photog of the Year

TIME magazine recently named David Guttenfelder, the AP’s chief Asia photographer, “Instagram Photographer of the Year” – an award that would have confused most people a few year ago. Sure, it’s a new medium – but why not give credit …

Foursquare Touts 45M Users, $35M in New Funding Foursquare Touts 45M Users, $35M in New Funding

It’s been a big, transformative year for location-focused app Foursquare. For the past year, Foursquare has been making both incremental and monumental shifts in the core functionality of the app, taking it from just another check-in game to a real …

Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon
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It’s been a rough year for SeaWorld – at least in terms of press. Back in January, a documentary called Blackfish premiered at Sundance and caught fire. That documentary focused on Tilikum, an orca residing at SeaWorld, Orlando, and condemned …

Flickr Finally Lets You Embed Photos Across the Web Flickr Finally Lets You Embed Photos Across the Web

In an effort to spread its presence across the web, Yahoo-owned photo sharing site Flickr has finally launched web embeds. Starting today, you can embed any public photo (or stream of photos) on your blog or site. Yes, only publicly …

Woman Walks Off Pier with Face Buried in Facebook Woman Walks Off Pier with Face Buried in Facebook
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Maybe it takes falling into the ocean to convince someone they have a Facebook addiction – or, at least I hope. A Taiwanese tourist had to be rescued from Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne, Australia after walking straight off St. …

Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy, Right? Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy, Right?
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Facebook finally let you do it a few months ago – why not Twitter? Rumor has it that Twitter may be working on a feature that would allow you to edit your tweets after the fact – you know, after …

Already Bitching About Facebook’s New Video Ads? Well, Stop. Already Bitching About Facebook’s New Video Ads? Well, Stop.
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Facebook’s new video ads are pretty much the most tolerable kind of video ad around, so stop your bitching before it even starts. You know, unless you want to quit internetting altogether. In that case, you probably have a point …

Roku Gets a YouTube Channel, Complete with HD Streaming and ‘Send to TV’ Feature Roku Gets a YouTube Channel, Complete with HD Streaming and ‘Send to TV’ Feature
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Roku is the latest set-top device to get a YouTube app. Starting today, Roku 3 owners in the US, UK, Canada, and the Republic of Ireland can now stream YouTube videos on the big screen with their device – in …

Beyoncé’s New Album Destroys iTunes Records Beyoncé’s New Album Destroys iTunes Records

A few days ago Beyoncé pretty much broke everything when she released a surprise album – and not just any surprise album, but a fully realized, self-titled album that also includes 17 accompanying music videos. The album, which initially launched …

Minecraft, Candy Crush, Duolingo Snag Top App Store Honors Minecraft, Candy Crush, Duolingo Snag Top App Store Honors
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Apple is the latest to reveal their 2013 year-in-review, and their editor’s pick for best app of the year is free language learning app Duolingo. Apple describes the app, which finally opened wide to the public in June of 2012, …

Amazon’s Best-Selling Book of 2013 Is Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ Amazon’s Best-Selling Book of 2013 Is Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

If you’re thinking about buying Dan Brown’s new thriller Inferno for the voracious reader in your family, you’re not alone. Amazon has just published their 2013 Best-Selling books list, and Brown’s 6th novel sits at the top. Apparently, it was …

Sprint Is Thinking About Buying T-Mobile Next Year [REPORT] Sprint Is Thinking About Buying T-Mobile Next Year [REPORT]

According to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal, the United States’ third-largest carrier is thinking about making a bid for the nation’s fourth-largest. Sources “familiar with the matter” say that Sprint is weighing the possibility of making a play …

Hey Small Businesses – Square Stand Is Only $99 Hey Small Businesses – Square Stand Is Only $99
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This is a public service announcement for small business owners out there – Square had drastically reduced the price for their point of sale system, Square Stand. Starting today, you can purchase the all-in-one POS for just $99. When Square …

Amazon’s Best-Selling Album of All Time Shouldn’t Surprise You Too Much Amazon’s Best-Selling Album of All Time Shouldn’t Surprise You Too Much
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It’s hard to believe that this is the first time that Amazon has ever compiled all the data on total sales to bring us the most-purchased albums and songs of all time, but that’s what they’re saying. Today, on a …

Instagram’s Top Hashtag and Top Photo of 2013 Is… Instagram’s Top Hashtag and Top Photo of 2013 Is…
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As 2013 comes to a close, the year-in-review lists continue to roll in. We’ve already seen end-of-year stats from Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Spotify. Now it’s Instagram’s turn. Instagram has revealed a bunch of data, the most interesting point being …

Twitter Makes Odd Privacy Change, Catches Flak, Promptly Backtracks Twitter Makes Odd Privacy Change, Catches Flak, Promptly Backtracks

In the span of just one day, Twitter made a pretty significant change to a major element of privacy on the site, took a bunch of heat from users, and quickly reverted all changes. Early Thursday, Twitter made a tweak …

YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels in Good Standing YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels in Good Standing

As long as you verify your YouTube account and it’s in good standing, you will soon be able to live stream video all across the globe. YouTube has just announced that they are opening up live streaming to all channels. …

Blockbuster Is Shutting Down in the UK As Well Blockbuster Is Shutting Down in the UK As Well

After administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery failed to secure a buyer for Blockbuster UK’s 91 remaining stores, the company has announced that they will be all be shut down next week. All remaining Blockbuster stores in the UK will be closed, …

Someone Gave Bitstrips a Bunch of Money Someone Gave Bitstrips a Bunch of Money

If you hate Bitstrips, you’re not alone. If you love Bitstrips, you’re also not alone. The popular Facebook app that allows users to create custom avatars and stick them in pre-designed comic situations has over 10 million active users. The …

This Is 2013′s Most-Retweeted Tweet (and Winner of the Golden Tweet Award) This Is 2013′s Most-Retweeted Tweet (and Winner of the Golden Tweet Award)
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Following suit, Twitter has just released their 2013 year-in-review, and like the best among them this one is interactive. You can check out the whole thing here at 2013.twitter.com. Not only can you look at the most impactful tweets of …

Square Acquires Expense-Sharing Service Evenly Square Acquires Expense-Sharing Service Evenly

Square has just added another mobile transactions company to their team, announcing the acquisition of Evenly today. “[W]e’re pleased to announce that the Evenly team is joining Square. Evenly’s app made it easy for anyone to send or collect payments …

Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify

Today, Spotify made a big announcement – free mobile streaming. Starting right now, Spotify users who opt for the free tier can stream playlists and “shuffle” artists’ entire catalogs on their smartphones and stream any song they want at any …

Spotify Launches Free Mobile Streaming with Restrictions for Smartphones (but Not for Tablets) Spotify Launches Free Mobile Streaming with Restrictions for Smartphones (but Not for Tablets)
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As expected, Spotify has just announced that for the first time, the company will offer free mobile streaming. Until today, Spotify users who chose the free, ad-supported option were banned from any sort of mobile listening. Zero. Zilch. Today, Spotify …