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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
Racist Facebook Post About ‘Ghetto’ Trick-or-Treaters Lands Teacher on Leave Racist Facebook Post About ‘Ghetto’ Trick-or-Treaters Lands Teacher on Leave
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A 51-year old Akron, Ohio orchestra instructor has been placed on paid administrative leave after posting a racist rant on Facebook about trick-or-treaters from “the ghetto.” The post, in which he is apparently upset about some kids peeing on his …

AmazonSmile Auto-Donates 0.5% of Purchases to Your Favorite Charity AmazonSmile Auto-Donates 0.5% of Purchases to Your Favorite Charity

If you like your charitable donations quick, automatic, and with the least amount of effort humanly possible – Amazon wants to help you out. Quick and effortless isn’t a bad thing – in fact, it’s just the thing that many …

Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California
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If you’re driving around in the state of California, you might want to ditch the Google Glass. A California woman has been ticketed for wearing Google Glass while operating a motor vehicle, or more specifically “driving with a monitor visible.” …

Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream
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Twitter has just announced an update for iOS, Android, and the web that’s all about putting more content in your actual tweet stream. “We want to make it easier for everyone to experience those moments on Twitter. That’s why starting …

Bullet Hits Smartphone, Saves Gas Station Clerk’s Life Bullet Hits Smartphone, Saves Gas Station Clerk’s Life
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A Winter Garden, Florida gas station clerk was shot in the abdomen on Monday morning, and today he is alive after only sustaining minor injuries. He can almost certainly give all the credit for that amazing turn to the fact …

Steve Jobs’ Old House Now a Historical Site Steve Jobs’ Old House Now a Historical Site

2066 Crist Drive, Los Altos has now been officially designated as a “historical resource.” The house (and more importantly, its garage) is better known as the place where Apple Computers was founded. Back in 1976, the home of Paul and …

Chill Out, Man – Stress Can Totally Kill You Chill Out, Man – Stress Can Totally Kill You
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Your mortgage, your overbearing boss, your backtalking kid, your dating life, your term paper, the holidays… Yeah, life is stressful. And as if there wasn’t already enough things out there that can kill you, here comes your chronic worrying to …

Kitten Delivery Is a Thing (for Today), Thanks to Uber and Cheezburger Kitten Delivery Is a Thing (for Today), Thanks to Uber and Cheezburger
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If you live in New York City, Seattle, or San Francisco, on-demand car service Uber wants to deliver you some kittehs to play with. Apparently, today is National Cat Day – a holiday about as necessary as “National Pizza Day” …

Instagram Use Among Top Brands Skyrockets Instagram Use Among Top Brands Skyrockets

According to a report from social media analytics company Simply Measured, Instagram is fast becoming one of the hottest networks around for major brands to engage with customers. As of now, 71 of the top 100 brands are using Instagram. …

Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters
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Recently, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos said that Netflix is going to double its spending on original content. And why wouldn’t they? Between House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, original comedy specials, and the surprise mega-hit Orange Is The New Black, …

Starbucks Lets You Gift Coffee with a Tweet Starbucks Lets You Gift Coffee with a Tweet

There’s nothing like a fresh cup of coffee to turn someone’s day around. Now, you can bestow the gift of coffee with a single tweet. Starbucks has just announced Tweet-a-Coffee, a partnership with Twitter that will allow anyone to tweet …

Al Roker Is Too Damn Old for Drake Concerts Al Roker Is Too Damn Old for Drake Concerts

Today Show weatherman/anchor Al Roker is too old for this Drake nonsense. In this week-winning Vine video, Roker laments that he is “officially #TooOld” for a Hartford, CT concert from the chart-topping rapper. Please watch Roker stare blankly into his …

True Detective Gets Another Great Trailer – HBO Drama to Premiere in January True Detective Gets Another Great Trailer – HBO Drama to Premiere in January

In January, HBO will premiere a new series called True Detective. It stars Matthews McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as Louisiana detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart (yep, Rust Cohle), who through flashbacks convey the story of a bizarre, ritualistic murder …

The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said

Mark Zuckerberg has made a lot of money convincing people that they should contribute to a public, permanent record of everything they’ve ever said or done. Now, in a project that can only be described as the most poetic of …

Facebook Denies Special Partnership with Police Facebook Denies Special Partnership with Police
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It’s no secret that Facebook will cooperate will law enforcement. The company will disclose account records upon receiving a valid subpoena, court order, search warrant, or national security letter. Basically, Facebook says that they will do what the law requires …

Pinterest, Getty Ink Image Metadata Deal Pinterest, Getty Ink Image Metadata Deal
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Thanks to a new partnership with Getty Images, Pinterest is about to provide a whole bunch of metadata to millions of photos that are pinned on the site. Starting soon, the Getty Images collection on Pinterest will include information like …

Edith Head, Famed Costume Designer, Honored with Google Doodle Edith Head, Famed Costume Designer, Honored with Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring famed Hollywood Costume designer Edith Head, whose illustrious career included 8 Academy Award wins and 35 nominations. Head won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for the films The Heiress, Samson and Delilah, All About Eve, …

Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats

Medium, the blogging platform developed by Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams last year, is finally opening its doors to the public – but there are still a handful of restrictions. For the uninitiated, Medium is a blogging platform …

E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game
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If you asked the world’s second-largest tobacco company about their new marketing strategies, I’m going to assume that they wouldn’t include running ads in kids apps in their response. Nevertheless, an ad for Vype, the first e-cigarette marketed by British …

Katie Holmes Joins Twitter, Tweets ‘The Giver’ Pic Katie Holmes Joins Twitter, Tweets ‘The Giver’ Pic
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Katie Holmes is the latest high-profile celebrity to finally join the ranks of the tweeting world, and it’s this kind of star power that the company hopes will bolster its image as it prepare for an IPO. In about 6 …

Here’s What Texting While Driving Will Cost You in the US Here’s What Texting While Driving Will Cost You in the US
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If you’re caught texting while driving, the fine you could be forced to pay varies wildly depending on which US state you’re in when you’re caught in the act. According to a handy map compiled by Mother Jones, the lowest …

This Internet/HBO Bundle Is the Closest Thing You’re Going to Get to Standalone HBO Go This Internet/HBO Bundle Is the Closest Thing You’re Going to Get to Standalone HBO Go
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People want to pay for HBO Go, this is an established fact. Many people, however, don’t want to pay for the expensive cable packages that are required to access HBO Go. All they want is a standalone HBO Go service …

Arcade Fire’s New Album Reflektor Is Free on YouTube, For Now Arcade Fire’s New Album Reflektor Is Free on YouTube, For Now

Without further ado – here’s the new Arcade Fire album, titled Reflektor, in its entirety: No, this isn’t a leak or some ill-gotten rip. This was released and promoted by Arcade Fire themselves. http://t.co/1uNTbhmNSJ — Arcade Fire (@arcadefire) October 24, …

Here’s What an Instagram Ad Will Look Like Here’s What an Instagram Ad Will Look Like

They’re coming. Sponsored posts, or as you and I like to call them, “ads,” are on the way to your Instagram feed. Baby’s gotta monetize, and the Facebook-owned Instagram is finally pulling the trigger. Today, the company is giving us …