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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
Hundreds of Thousands Petition Facebook to Abandon Creepy Passive Listening Feature Hundreds of Thousands Petition Facebook to Abandon Creepy Passive Listening Feature

Given the fact that a large amount of people–users and non-users alike–have a severe distrust of Facebook and their intentions, it’s not that surprising that hundreds of thousands of people have already signed a petition asking that the largest social …

Twitter’s New Profiles Are Rolling Out to Everyone Twitter’s New Profiles Are Rolling Out to Everyone

People are resistant to change, and that maxim goes double when the thing that’s changing is their beloved social media profiles. If you’re one of the holdouts who haven’t yet switched over to the new Twitter profile, Twitter has just …

Reminder: Every Dumb Thing You Ever Do Will Live in Infamy on the Internet Reminder: Every Dumb Thing You Ever Do Will Live in Infamy on the Internet

If you lived your youth–let’s say high school and college–before the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and the like, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re going to get away with all of the dumb things you did. …

NYPD Will Carry Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Reversal Kits

From 2006 to 2010, deaths attributed to heroin overdose rose a staggering 45 percent, and the total heroin users in the country have more than doubled in the last six years. Many, including those at the highest levels of state …

Apple’s WWDC Keynote Will Be Live Streamed Next Week Apple’s WWDC Keynote Will Be Live Streamed Next Week

Apple has just announced that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be available to stream online this year (or at least the keynote address). Apple has a history of streaming some major events and leaving us in the dark of …

Skype Is Getting Real-Time Translation Later This Year Skype Is Getting Real-Time Translation Later This Year

There’s no denying that Microsoft’s Skype has played a huge part in international communication, as it’s one of the most popular ways for person A to see and hear person B across the globe. Of course, person A and person …

Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead Netflix’s Daredevil Series Has Found Its Lead

Nope, it’s not Dexter. Marvel has announced that Charlie Cox is the new Daredevil, set to star in Netflix’s original series based on the “Man Without Fear.” “Marvel is proud to announce that acclaimed actor Charlie Cox has joined ‘Marvel’s …

Rachel Louise Carson Google Doodle Celebrates Environmentalist and ‘Silent Spring’ Author Rachel Louise Carson Google Doodle Celebrates Environmentalist and ‘Silent Spring’ Author

Today, Google is celebrating influential environmentalist Rachel Louise Carson, whose 1962 book Silent Spring is credited with exposing everyday Americans to the various environmental problems facing the country, and thus sparking the modern day environmental movement. Her work played a …

eBay Hack Leads to Official Investigation by Multiple States eBay Hack Leads to Official Investigation by Multiple States

Earlier this week, eBay revealed that an ongoing investigation of their own had revealed a a “small number” of employee login credentials had been compromised, giving attackers access to their corporate network. Now, it appears that they will face external …

Japan Wants to Give Tourists Free Wi-Fi in Tons of Public Places by 2016 Japan Wants to Give Tourists Free Wi-Fi in Tons of Public Places by 2016

There are a bunch of wonderful things about being a tourist in Japan–the food, the culture, the nightlife, and the history, to name a few. But one thing tourists have complained about for years is the difficulty of accessing Wi-Fi …

Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets

Twitter has always wanted tweets to include more media–whether that be photos, videos, or links to articles through Twitter Cards. Not only does it make for a more robust Twitter experience, but it paves the way for sponsored content. You …

Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming Amazon’s First Original Kids Show Now Streaming

Amazon Studios’ first original series for kids is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video Starting today, you (or your kids, or you and your kids) can stream the first six episodes of Tumble Leaf, a show for …

If Online Media Is Decaying, Is Facebook to Blame? If Online Media Is Decaying, Is Facebook to Blame?

You’d probably laugh if some higher up at Little Caesars posted an epic diatribe blasting the state of modern pizza. You might scratch your head if this exec, let’s call him Bob, ranted about lesser quality pizza, and how the …

The Pope’s Not Joining Facebook, It’s Just Too Abusive The Pope’s Not Joining Facebook, It’s Just Too Abusive

The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God – Pope Francis, January 2014 Well, maybe not Facebook. The Pope (the Pope’s Vatican social media team) does have a …

Orange Is The New Black Gets Its Own Cookbook of Prison Food Orange Is The New Black Gets Its Own Cookbook of Prison Food

Usually, if your dinner guest told you that your cooking tasted like prison food, you’d probably throw a glass of toilet wine in their face and kick them the hell out of your house. But maybe prison food doesn’t have …

Facebook Privacy Default Now ‘Friends’ for New Users, the Rest of Us Get the Privacy Dinosaur Facebook Privacy Default Now ‘Friends’ for New Users, the Rest of Us Get the Privacy Dinosaur

Facebook has just announced a small change to new user privacy and an new initiative for old user privacy that at its core, wants to make sure that people are sharing everything with the correct audience. You know, like only …

Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets Continues to Amuse

Jimmy Kimmel’s Celebrities Read Mean Tweets is one of the best bits on late night–hands down. We’re all the way up to part seven, which features Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, Ashton Kutcher, Courteney Cox, Andy Garcia, Mindy Kaling, David Blaine, …

Apple, Eternal Wet Blanket, Bans Popular Weed Firm App Apple, Eternal Wet Blanket, Bans Popular Weed Firm App

Eternal wet blanket Apple has removed the most popular free app in their App Store. Of course, that seems like a strange thing to do until you know what the concept of that app was, and remember exactly how Apple …

eBay Hacked, Wants You to Change Your Passwords eBay Hacked, Wants You to Change Your Passwords

If you receive an email from eBay later today asking you to change your password, you should definitely take their advice. The company has just confirmed a cyberattack that may have affected millions of users, exposing personal information like usernames, …

Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It

Do you use Spotify? If you do, you’re now part of a 40 million member-strong community. As companies are wont to do, Spotify has just released new user numbers as they hit a new milestone. The streaming music leader now …

The Sopranos, The Wire, and More HBO Hits Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video The Sopranos, The Wire, and More HBO Hits Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video

Today’s the day, people. If you’re an Amazon Prime Subscriber, you can now stream a handful of some of HBO’s best shows of the past (and a few from the present) on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Nearly a month ago, …

Mary Anning: Influential Paleontologist Honored with Google Doodle Mary Anning: Influential Paleontologist Honored with Google Doodle

When it comes to paleontology, Mary Anning’s findings provide a bedrock. The British fossil collector and dealer, born in 1799, is said to have helped spark fundamental shifts in scientific thinking when it comes to prehistoric life. And today, Google …

Twitter Reportedly Backs Out of SoundCloud Talks Twitter Reportedly Backs Out of SoundCloud Talks

Just a day after reports emerged that Twitter was mulling a purchase of music streaming and sharing site SoundCloud, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Twitter has backed out of those talks. They quote a source familiar with the …

iPhone Ringtone Remix Sure to Land at Your Next EDM Show

YouTube user MetroGnome has done something that’s rather impressive. He’s taken a classic, tired, and admittedly annoying iPhone ringtone and built a catchy, three-minute song out of it. You’ve probably set plenty of songs as your ringtone before, but have …