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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 Launches 2014 Elections Hub with Curated Tweets and Data Twitter Launches 2014 Elections Hub with Curated Tweets and Data

As Twitter has done in the past with big events (both national and global), it has just launched a new activity hub for the 2014 elections. And while some of its past attempts to organize conversation around certain events (for …

Here’s a Creepy 14-Tweet Story from R.L. Stine

It doesn’t take a lot of words to tell a creepy, compelling tale. Short fiction writers know this, and they’ve been using Twitter as a medium for their brief–but-–powerful stories for years. Twitter’s recently embraced this – even holding its …

Taco Bell App Takes the Stress Out of Ordering Crunchwraps Taco Bell App Takes the Stress Out of Ordering Crunchwraps

Taco Bell has always been pretty good at using tech to promote its brand. Take the Taco Bell Twitter account, for instance, which routinely communicates with its 1.4 million followers in unique and often rather funny ways. Taco Bell has …

House of Cards Actress Elizabeth Norment Dead at 61

Elizabeth Norment, most recently known for playing Nancy Kaufberger on the hit Netflix original series House of Cards, has died. She was 61. NBC News reports that Norment died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC, but the specifics …

911 Butt-Dial Features Robbery Details, Bon Jovi

A couple of cowboys will likely be riding their steel horses all the way to the clink after accidentally butt-dialing 911 shortly after they allegedly stole a man’s TV. Aaron Burrell, 37, and Yvonne Thyberg, 35, of Roswell, New Mexico …

Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Shows Debuts Nov 21 Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Shows Debuts Nov 21

Amazon’s newest live-action kids series, Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, will land on Amazon Prime Instant Video on November 21. The series follows Gortimer, “a kid fiercely loyal to his best friends and family, as he embarks with Ranger …

Would You Pay for an Ad-Free YouTube? Would You Pay for an Ad-Free YouTube?

The sky is blue, grass is green, water is wet, and YouTube is free. For many, many years we’ve all lived in a world where one can just go to a website and watch billions of hours of video – …

Ebola.com Sold for Over $200K to Russian Weed Company Ebola.com Sold for Over $200K to Russian Weed Company

Ebola.com, a domain which, at this point, can only boast a few Ebola-related articles and a couple of ads, was just sold for over $200,000 in cash and stock. Just last week, a man named Jon Schultz announced that he …

Googler Arrested in Nude Photo Extortion Scheme

The FBI has arrested an “Internal Technology Resident” at Google after he allegedly obtained nude photos of a Texas college student by way of a Gmail scam and subsequently used them in an attempt to extort more nude photos. 23-year-old …

The Queen Sends Her Very First Tweet The Queen Sends Her Very First Tweet

Her Majesty The Queen has just sent out her very first tweet. Queen Elizabeth II tweeted that it’s a pleasure to open the Science Museum’s new Information Age Gallery. She sure hopes everyone will enjoy it. It is a pleasure …

Alpha House Season 2 Now Available Alpha House Season 2 Now Available

As promised, Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau’s comedy Alpha House‘s second season is now available in its entirety The Amazon original series stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson, and Matt Malloy. Alpha House was the first original series from Amazon …

Ebola Patient Did Take Uber, But Company Says Nobody’s At Risk

Dr. Craig Spencer, the third person diagnosed with Ebola in the US and first in New York City, did in fact take an Uber ride just a day before testing positive for the virus. Uber confirmed this in a statement, …

Shuddle Shuttles Your Kids Around, Uber Style Shuddle Shuttles Your Kids Around, Uber Style

Any parent knows there’s simply never enough time in the day. Timmy needs to be at practice at five, but Susie has piano lessons at 5:30. Plus, you have a meeting to get to all the way across town. What …

Facebook Launches Mobile Message Board App ‘Rooms’ Facebook Launches Mobile Message Board App ‘Rooms’

Facebook has just launched a standalone app that doesn’t even allow you to connect with Facebook (even if you wanted to) and also lets you be anonymous – to a certain degree. It’s called Rooms, and you can download it …

Uber Thinks You Might Want a Flu Shot with Your Ride Uber Thinks You Might Want a Flu Shot with Your Ride

Part promotional effort, part PR corrective maneuver, and part desire to do something good – Uber is giving out free flu shots right now. If you live in Boston, New York, or Washington D.C., Uber will coordinate a flu shot …

Man Texts Probation Officer Looking to Buy Pot

On average, Americans send and receive over 40 text messages every day. With all of that texting, one is bound to screw up every once in a while and text the wrong person. Let’s just call this the most unlucky …

Bloodline: Netflix’s New Series Finally Gets a Title, Teaser Trailer Bloodline: Netflix’s New Series Finally Gets a Title, Teaser Trailer

Back in October of 2013, Netflix announced a new drama from the creators of Damages. Now, just over a year later, its title has finally been revealed. It’s called Bloodline, and it’ll debut on Netflix in March of 2015. Netflix …

New iPad Mini Doesn’t Appear to Be Impressing Apple Fans New iPad Mini Doesn’t Appear to Be Impressing Apple Fans

Last week at a big press event, Apple unveiled two new iPad models – the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. The former received nearly a half an hour of hype time on stage, while the latter was …

Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs, Sorkin Says He’ll ‘Crush It’ Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs, Sorkin Says He’ll ‘Crush It’

Christian Bale will be your next film Steve Jobs. Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the upcoming biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s 2011 biography Steve Jobs, confirmed to Bloomberg that the Dark Knight actor will be taking on the role of the …

Netflix Taps Bill Burr for New Animated Series Netflix Taps Bill Burr for New Animated Series

Netflix knows you love Bill Burr, so it’s giving the abrasively funny comedian yet another original content deal. First it was a new standup special, and now it’s an animated series. Netflix has announced that Bill Burr will star in …

‘Severe’ Online Harassment Affects Nearly Half of Those Targeted ‘Severe’ Online Harassment Affects Nearly Half of Those Targeted

If you’re active on social media, discussion sites, or comment boards, there’s a very high probability that you’re familiar with online harassment – whether you’ve experienced it or simply witnessed it. People can be terrible, and when you give them …

Pandora Now Offering Analytics for Its Musicians Pandora Now Offering Analytics for Its Musicians

Pandora, forever fighting the perception of some that it’s not exactly artist friendly, has just announced a new analytics platform called the Artists Marketing Platform (AMP). Pandora says it’s the best way to harness Pandora’s 76 million monthly active users, …

Taylor Swift Tops iTunes with Eight Seconds of Static and Silence

Taylor Swift has a new album dropping soon, and she’s released a couple of the new tracks on iTunes to boost excitement. Earlier this week, she dropped the second single from the album, “Welcome to New York”. Swift fans were …

Facebook Dislike Button ‘Came Up a Lot’, but Nixed from the Get-Go Facebook Dislike Button ‘Came Up a Lot’, but Nixed from the Get-Go

The Facebook ‘Dislike’ button is a sort of social media unicorn for some users. It’s never existed, it’s never going to exist, yet there are still people out there clamoring for it. Not only that, but plenty of those users …