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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
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 …

Tumblr Search Gets Smarter, NSFW Content Easier to Manage Tumblr Search Gets Smarter, NSFW Content Easier to Manage
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Tumblr has just announced a big improvement to their search function, one that they say will help users better explore the 65 billion posts now currently housed on the site (65 billion posts, yeah). Now, when you search a term, …

You Can Finally Edit Your Vine Videos You Can Finally Edit Your Vine Videos

Today, Vine released an update on both iOS and Android that probably includes the the most useful new feature since the app’s launch back in January. Starting today, you can now edit your Vine videos before you post them. Vine …

Amazon’s Set-Top Box May Not Arrive by the Holidays Amazon’s Set-Top Box May Not Arrive by the Holidays

The oft-rumored Amazon set-top box has been delayed once again, according to a report from The Verge: Amazon has been been rushing to finalize and release a set-top box in time for the holidays, designed to compete directly with the …

YouTube’s Rumored Subscription Music Service Could Launch This Year [REPORT] YouTube’s Rumored Subscription Music Service Could Launch This Year [REPORT]

Another report now claims that YouTube is pretty close to launching their oft-rumored subscription music streaming service, one that would incorporate videos and offer both free and paid tiers. From Billboard: The service, designed with mobile listening in mind, will …

Hulu Brings Free Video to Mobile…But Only Clips Hulu Brings Free Video to Mobile…But Only Clips

Hulu has just announced that they are bringing free videos to your mobile browser – available to watch without a Hulu Plus subscription and without signing in to anything. That’s the good news. The bad news is that they’re only …

Bryan Cranston’s First Post-Breaking Bad Gig Is…an iPad Air Ad Bryan Cranston’s First Post-Breaking Bad Gig Is…an iPad Air Ad
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“It’s an extremely simple tool, but also extremely powerful. It can be used to start a poem, or finish a symphony. It has transformed the way we work, learn, create, and share…it’s used by scientists, artists, and scholars, and students…” …

Drunk Driver Who Confessed to Killing Man on YouTube Gets 6.5 Years Drunk Driver Who Confessed to Killing Man on YouTube Gets 6.5 Years
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A 22-year-old man who famously confessed, via YouTube video, to killing a 61-year-old man while drunk driving has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison. “It should have been me instead of an innocent man. I vow …

Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey Twitter Tops Facebook Among Teens In Popularity Survey
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Despite claims from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that teens aren’t losing interest in the social network, a new study suggests that Twitter has become the most important network for teens as Facebook declines in popularity. The study comes from Piper …

YouTube Opens Up Paid Channels in a Big Way YouTube Opens Up Paid Channels in a Big Way

If your YouTube channel is in good standing and you have 10,000 existing subscribers, there’s a good chance that you can now charge users to view your content if that’s something you wish to try. YouTube has just announced an …

Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content
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Facebook says that when it comes to graphic, violent content posted on the site, they’re going to start taking a more “holistic” approach. We told you earlier this week that Facebook had reversed a months-old policy that banned all sorts …

Ben & Jerry’s Honors Ron Burgundy with New Scotchy Scotch Scotch Flavor Ben & Jerry’s Honors Ron Burgundy with New Scotchy Scotch Scotch Flavor

Here’s something you may have missed on Twitter. Ben & Jerry’s just unveiled their newest ice cream flavor – and it’s an Anchorman tie-in. That doesn’t mean it’s bad or anything. In fact, this is awesome. Coming soon, in honor …

Amazon Ups Free Shipping Threshold to $35 Amazon Ups Free Shipping Threshold to $35
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Amazon has just increased the threshold for orders to qualify for free shipping – the first time the company has made a change to this policy in over 10 years. Starting now, orders must hit $35 to qualify for free …

Amazon Snags ‘Vikings’ Series, MGM Movies for Prime Instant Video Amazon Snags ‘Vikings’ Series, MGM Movies for Prime Instant Video

Amazon and MGM have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will bring a bunch of new content – both TV and movies – to Prime Instant Video. The deal makes MGM Television’s historical series Vikings, which premiered on the …

When Was the First Parachute Jump? Google Celebrates 1797 Feat with Doodle When Was the First Parachute Jump? Google Celebrates 1797 Feat with Doodle

Today, Google is devoting its homepage to AndrĂ©-Jacques Garnerin, a French balloonist who is credited with taking the first plunge in a frameless parachute. The doodle recalls the famous jump, which took place over Paris’ Parc Monceau in 1797. On …

Survey Says – Hardly Anyone Is Using Siri Survey Says – Hardly Anyone Is Using Siri

With the launch of iOS 7 came a pretty significant upgrade to Siri. Apple’s voice assistant got a slick new interface, a new option for a male voice, and full Wikipedia integration. Siri got smarter, with the ability to understand …

Gross Yourself Out with AsapSCIENCE’s Look at Horrifying Parasites Gross Yourself Out with AsapSCIENCE’s Look at Horrifying Parasites

Star YouTube scientific illustrators AsapSCIENCE often take their cues for their videos from suggestions in the YouTube comments – so I’d like to personally thank whoever suggested this gem. Parasites are just disgusting, and there’s a chance that you have …

Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED] Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: Facebook confirmed that users can share these types of videos as long as they’re not encouraging the activity, and a spokesperson also told me that the company is working on ways to give users more ways to control the …

Apple’s Gold iPhone 5s Ad Is Heavy on the…Gold Apple’s Gold iPhone 5s Ad Is Heavy on the…Gold

If you were watching NFL football yesterday, you may have seen a brand new ad from Apple. The company unveiled its first ever ad for the new gold iPhone 5s during the broadcasts, called “Metal Mastered,” and it’s heavy on …

Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc. Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc.

Facebook is experiencing issues that are preventing many users from using many aspects of the service, including status updates, liking, commenting, and more. A quick search of Twitter reveals that the issue is widespread, and the hashtag #facebookdown is trending …

Online Dating, Ex-Stalking on the Rise Says Pew Online Dating, Ex-Stalking on the Rise Says Pew
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Pew has just published a pretty expansive study on “dating digitally,” where they look at shifting views on online dating and looking for love on the internet. The main takeaways are that people are more increasingly turning to online dating …

Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle
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Today, Google is honoring the Queen of Salsa with a homepage doodle that her estate is calling “important and far-reaching.” Celia Cruz, La Guarachera de Cuba, would have turned 88 today. The Havana-born singer died on July 16th, 2003 of …