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Facebook to Display Your Open Groups on Your Timeline Facebook to Display Your Open Groups on Your Timeline
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Facebook is adding a new Timeline section to highlight the groups to which you belong. The new Groups section will appear on the About tab on the new Timeline. Facebook launched their new Timeline design, a one-column format with more …

Twitter Ads Get Keyword Targeting Twitter Ads Get Keyword Targeting

Twitter has announced the launch of keyword targeting in timelines as a new feature for its ad platform. It is rolling out today in all languages and markets (where Twitter Ads are supported). The feature is available in the full …

Evan Williams’ Medium Buys Kickstarter Project ‘Matter’ Evan Williams’ Medium Buys Kickstarter Project ‘Matter’

Medium, the current company of Blogger and Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, has acquired Kickstarter-backed journalism startup Matter. For a better idea of what Medium itself is, read this. Matter describes itself as a publication based around a new way to …

Rachael Ray Show Sued by Fat Teen Featured in Weight Loss Segment
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Sending fat teens to boot camp, or sending troubled teens to “scared straight” prison sessions has been a staple of daytime television for decades. Now, it seems that one of these teens was not happy about her daytime TV experience, …

Check Out Some Upcoming Nintendo 3DS Titles

During it’s Nintendo 3DS Direct today, Nintendo announced a number of new games for its handheld device. The most exciting was obviously the announcement of a sequel to A Link to the Past. Beyond that, however, the company also announced …

Samsung Vs. HTC (Taiwanese Animation Style) Samsung Vs. HTC (Taiwanese Animation Style)
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As you may or may not know, Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission is investigating allegations that Samsung paid students to attack HTC smartphones on the web. Here’s the fun NMA Taiwanese animation take on the story:

Patton Oswalt To Host 17th Annual Webby Awards

Comedian and social media superstar Patton Oswalt has been tapped to host the 17th annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards, an award show presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, is one of the most prestigious internet-based …

Google Explores The Internet’s Impact On African Businesses Google Explores The Internet’s Impact On African Businesses

Google wants to see the power of the Internet better harnessed in Africa so that the economy across the continent improves. The company discussed this in a post on its Europe Policy blog, and in this video uploaded to the …

Juror Faces Contempt After Posting He Wanted to ‘F*ck Up a Pedophile’ on Facebook Juror Faces Contempt After Posting He Wanted to ‘F*ck Up a Pedophile’ on Facebook
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With the proliferation of social media use, courts are having a harder time keeping jurors from making public postings about trials in which they’re currently involved. The latest example of this comes from the U.K., where a suspended juror now …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Arrives On T-Mobile April 24, Retails For $150 Samsung Galaxy S4 Arrives On T-Mobile April 24, Retails For $150
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AT&T was the first to announce pre-order details for the Galaxy S4 so it was assumed that it would also be the first carrier to get Samsung’s new flagship device. That’s actually not the case as T-Mobile will be getting …

Pat Summerall Dies; Sportscaster Was 82

Sports broadcaster Pat Summerall has died at the age of 82. According to an Associated Press report, Summerall died at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on Tuesday following a heart attack. Summerall played in the NFL from 1952 …

Joe Biden Is Talking About Guns On Google+ Again Joe Biden Is Talking About Guns On Google+ Again
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In January, Vice President Joe Biden participated in a Google+ hangout, discussing gun violence. Today, he will do so again. This is part of the White House’s series of fireside hangouts. Biden will discuss reducing gun violence with mayors from …

Chavela Vargas Honored With Google Doodle Chavela Vargas Honored With Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the birthday of Costa Rican-born Mexican singer Chavela Vargas with a doodle on its homepage in Mexico. She was apparently known best for her rendition of Mexican rancheras. Here’s a look at Google’s knowledge panel for Vargas: …

That Smart Fork From CES Is Now On Kickstarter That Smart Fork From CES Is Now On Kickstarter

Remember the HAPIfork? It’s a smart fork of sorts that can track how much and how fast you eat. The thinking behind it is that most of our weight gain comes from eating too much and too quickly. This smart …

6.8 Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has hit Papua new Guinea. This is the second large earthquake to hit around the world in as many days. The U.S. Geological Survey, (USGS) is reporting that the 6.6 magnitude earthquake was centered 18 km …

IKEA Pillow Google Translates to ‘Cuddle Rape’
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What happens when you type the name of a certain style of pillow from IKEA into Google Translate? Well, something interesting, that’s what. Redditor 3rxx noticed that the Google translation for the IKEA pillow collection “Gosa Raps” is “Cuddle Rape.” …

Check Out This Google Street View Hyperlapse Video Check Out This Google Street View Hyperlapse Video

Teehan+Lax Labs has put together a Google Street View “hyperlapse” video. It’s pretty cool: Google Street View Hyperlapse from Teehan+Lax Labs on Vimeo. Luckily there are no dead bodies or people having sex featured (though it does go through the …

Nintendo Announces New Nintendo 3DS Games

Nintendo held a Nintendo 3DS Direct this morning. It was assumed that it would focus primarily on already announced titles, but the developer did announce some new games that are sure to excite casual and core 3DS players. As part …

Jada Pinkett Smith: Open Marriage Rumors Addressed
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Rumors have been swirling about Jada Pinkett Smith’s marriage to Will Smith since the actress made cryptic comments in a recent interview. More specifically, fans and gawkers wondered whether the couple have an open marriage. Now, Jada has directly responded …

Redditors Wonder If This Is A Dead Body On Google Street View Redditors Wonder If This Is A Dead Body On Google Street View

Someone submitted a Google Maps link to reddit, which shows a person face down on the ground on the side of the road. The image is from Table Bay Boulevard, Cape Town in South Africa. Here’s the link. The reddit …

Would You Ever Want a Twitter Phone? Would You Ever Want a Twitter Phone?

Last week Facebook unveiled Facebook Home, their “app family” Android takeover that turns your device into a full-fledged Facebook-first hub. It takes over the homescreen, turning it into a stream for Facebook news feed content and works Facebook messaging and …

LeAnn Rimes Denies Rumors of Anorexia

When LeAnn Rimes entered rehab last year, rumors swirled that the actress was suffering from an eating disorder, as pictures of the country singer looking very skinny had surfaced in tabloids. Rimes denied the rumors, stating that the rehab was …

Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead
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In iOS 6, Facebook became more closely integrated with the mobile OS. Part of that integration made it easier to implement Facebook Single Sign-On in iOS apps. Of course, some developers may not like Facebook, or maybe they prefer Google+. …

Don’t Write Your Own File Picker In Your Google Drive App Don’t Write Your Own File Picker In Your Google Drive App

You’re building a Google Drive app, and now you want to implement a file picker. You can either build your own or use an existing service. Google argues against the former in its latest Google Drive SDK hangout: Writing your …