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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
Twitter Reportedly Torn on Autoplay Videos Twitter Reportedly Torn on Autoplay Videos

Whether you’re a marketing-minded person who thinks that Twitter is a perfect place for autoplay video ads or a user who absolutely hates the sound of that – you have people inside the company that agree with you. In fact, …

Instagram Adds a Handful of New Filters Instagram Adds a Handful of New Filters

Instagram has launched an app update today, and it brings with it five new filters which the company describes as its “best yet”. Joining the filter lineup today are Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden and Perpetua, which “soften and subtly shift …

South Dakota Yanks ‘Don’t Jerk and Drive’ Campaign South Dakota Yanks ‘Don’t Jerk and Drive’ Campaign

In of course the higher-ups are going to ruin a good thing news, a South Dakota highway safety campaign has been yanked after it went viral last week. As you may have heard, the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety …

Milla Jovovich Files to Change Her Name

Resident Evil star Milla Jovovich wants to change her name. No, it’s not because she’s tired of everyone pronouncing it incorrectly (mee-luh yo-vo-vitch is correct, by the way). In fact, it’s just a case of Mrs. Anderson-Jovovich wanting to switch …

Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline for XMas Delivery Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline for XMas Delivery

If you’re a procrastinating holiday shopper (and most of us are), you’ll be happy to know that Amazon has extended its deadline for free shipping to arrive before Christmas. You’ll need to place your order by December 19 to get …

Wassily Kandinsky: Abstract Artist Gets a Birthday Google Doodle Wassily Kandinsky: Abstract Artist Gets a Birthday Google Doodle

Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born artist and theorist who is known as one of the key figures in abstract art, has been given his own Google Doodle on the site’s homepage in honor of his 148th birthday. Born 1866 in Moscow, …

DUI App Lets You Play Games to Show You How Drunk You Are DUI App Lets You Play Games to Show You How Drunk You Are

Sometimes, a good dose of reality can help you make a better decision – especially when it’s the reality that you’re too drunk to beat a simple memory game. The state of Maryland is looking to crack down on DUIs …

Liam Neeson Wants to Endorse Your Particular Set of Skills – on LinkedIn Liam Neeson Wants to Endorse Your Particular Set of Skills – on LinkedIn

I don’t say this often, but this is one movie marketing promotion that you might want to consider. Liam Neeson – rather his Taken character Bryan Mills – would like to endorse your particular set of skills. On LinkedIn. In …

Twitter Co-Founder Doesn’t Give a Sh-t About Instagram’s User Metrics Twitter Co-Founder Doesn’t Give a Sh-t About Instagram’s User Metrics

Twitter co-founder and board member Evan Williams thinks it’s stupid to put so much stock in user metrics. Well, he put it more bluntly. Fortune’s Erin Griffith has the quote of the week – at least from a tech leader. …

Bella Thorne Cast in MTV’s ‘Scream’ Series

It looks like[/timeout] MTV has cast its blonde scream queen. Bella Thorne, who you might know from the TV series My Own Worst Enemy, the Disney Channel show Shake It Up, or HBO’s Big Love, has been cast as Casey …

Angelea Preston Sues Tyra Banks, CW over ‘ANTM’ Disqualification

The drama on America’s Next Top Model is truly never-ending. Angelea Preston, a former participant in multiple cycles of the popular show, is suing Tyra Banks and the CW network for breach of contract. According to the LA Times, Preston …

Max Baer Jr Sues CBS in ‘Jethro’s BBQ’ Squabble

Max Baer Jr. is accusing CBS of making a secret deal with a small BBQ restaurant chain to allow it to “capitalize upon and exploit virtually every element” of the series for which he’s famous. Baer Jr., who you probably …

Dislike Button Still Isn’t Happening, but Zuckerberg Is Open to Buttons for ‘Broader Range of Emotions’ Dislike Button Still Isn’t Happening, but Zuckerberg Is Open to Buttons for ‘Broader Range of Emotions’

As we’ve touched on before, you’re never going to get a true ‘dislike’ button. There are a lot of reasons why you’re never going to get one, despite much of the Facebook-using public clamoring for one for quite some time. …

YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool

GIFs, however you say it, already rule the internet. And though making a few-second GIF from the world’s greatest source for GIF-able material – YouTube – isn’t rocket science, it’s a tiny pain in the ass in that you have …

Claire Danes Nabs Golden Globe Nomination, Will Go for Her Fifth Win

Claire Danes has a chance to win her fifth Golden Globe Award on January 11, after she was nominated this morning, yet again, for her role on Showtime’s original series Homeland. On the show, which has been renewed for a …

Reddit Co-Founder Says the Front Page Is Atrocious Reddit Co-Founder Says the Front Page Is Atrocious

In 2005, Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian co-founded reddit – surely unaware of what the site would become. In a year, reddit would become a Conde Nast property. As of today, reddit is seeing over six billion pageviews a month …

Golden Globe Nominations See Netflix and Amazon Battling It Out for the First Time Golden Globe Nominations See Netflix and Amazon Battling It Out for the First Time

The nominations for the Golden Globe Awards – where lovers of the big and the small screen alike can see their favorite stars/productions honored – are here. In an early morning ceremony, Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton, and Jeremy …

Google+ Now Offers ‘Infinite’ Gender Options Google+ Now Offers ‘Infinite’ Gender Options

Google+, not Facebook, has just become the best place for people to express their gender identities. “For many people, gender identity is more complex than just “male” or “female.” Starting today, I’m proud to announce that Google+ will support an …

Classic iPods Are So Hot Right Now Classic iPods Are So Hot Right Now

They say you don’t know what you’ve got, ’till it’s gone. The iPod Classic – you know, that mp3 player that relies on a click-wheel and only plays music (it can’t make phone calls?) – is apparently in high demand. …

South Dakota Wants to Make Sure You Don’t Jerk and Drive South Dakota Wants to Make Sure You Don’t Jerk and Drive

Either nobody at the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety is paying attention, or everybody there is really, really great. Simply top notch. This winter, if you feel your automobile begin to lose its grip on the road during icy …

Google Is the Best Company to Work for, According to Employees Google Is the Best Company to Work for, According to Employees

In the seventh iteration of employer-review site Glassdoor’s Best Place to Work list, Google finally takes the top spot. According to Glassdoor, it’s Google’s benefits, salary, and overall treatment of employees that puts it a notch above the rest. With …

Instagram Will Finally Verify Users as It Tops 300 Million Instagram Will Finally Verify Users as It Tops 300 Million

Instagram has just announced a significant milestone – 300 million users. The company says that its user base now shares over 70 million photos and videos every day and CEO Kevin Systrom says that 70 percent is international. Alongside this …

Aaron Paul Launches Yo, BITCH App for Jesse Pinkman-Style Messaging Aaron Paul Launches Yo, BITCH App for Jesse Pinkman-Style Messaging

Yo, the app that totally revolutionized vague messaging, man, by letting users send out the word “Yo” to their friends, was always missing that extra spark. Thankfully, Breaking Bad‘s own Jesse Pinkman has done his part to remedy that. Aaron …

Comcast Hotspot Lawsuit Alleges Company Broke the Law with Xfinity Public WiFi Initiative Comcast Hotspot Lawsuit Alleges Company Broke the Law with Xfinity Public WiFi Initiative

A couple of Comcast customers are none too happy with the company’s Xfinity WiFi hotspot initiative, and have filed a class-action lawsuit against the ISP in a California district court. Toyer Grear and Joycelyn Harris allege Comcast is violating the …