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Apple’s iPhone Return Window Shrinks to 14 Days

Apple’s iPhone Return Window Shrinks to 14 Days

By Josh Wolford March 12, 2014

For a while now, Apple has allowed customers to return any iPhone they purchased 30 days ago or less at an official Apple store (or online)–considering the phone wasn’t screwed up and it had all of its accessories with it. …

Facebook Won't Pull Graphic Indian Prostitution Page Facebook Won't Pull Graphic Indian Prostitution Page
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UPDATE: It looks like Facebook has removed the page, as I thought they would. But it was still active for a long time, and Facebook did delay in yanking it even after various content reports. Still shows how messed-up Facebook’s …

Pinterest To Allow Nudity, As Long As It's Artistic Pinterest To Allow Nudity, As Long As It's Artistic
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Pinterest, like many other social sites, has had to deal with an unavoidable amount of nudity, porn, and the battle between the two. Is a bare breast considered pornographic? I don’t know, ask Facebook. How much porn is too much …

Facebook Officially Kills the User Vote Facebook Officially Kills the User Vote

Yesterday the voting period ended on Facebook’s third and final Site Governance vote, and we told you that the results overwhelmingly supported keeping the current SSR and Data Use polices. Of course, we also told you that it didn’t matter …

Facebook's Site Governance Vote Comes to a Close Facebook's Site Governance Vote Comes to a Close
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And with that, Facebook’s tepid attempt at democracy comes to a close. Voting is over in Facebook’s third (and final) Site Governance vote. With just under 700,000 votes cast, Facebook users overwhelmingly voted against proposed changes to Facebook’s SSR and …

Facebook Vote on Pace to Top 1 Million Participants Facebook Vote on Pace to Top 1 Million Participants
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The third-ever Facebook Site Governance vote is on pace to shatter previous records and see participation from over a million users. Unfortunately, that’s still about 299 million votes shy of what is needed to make the results of the vote …

Users' Nay Votes on Facebook Changes Mean Nothing Users' Nay Votes on Facebook Changes Mean Nothing
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You probably know that Facebook just opened up its third-ever Site Governance Vote, allowing users to vote on proposed changes to the company’s SSR and Data Use policies. Or maybe you have no idea. Maybe you don’t care. That’s fine, …

Facebook Opens Up Site Governance Vote on Voting Facebook Opens Up Site Governance Vote on Voting
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Starting today, you have a week to cast your vote in what will most likely be the last Facebook Site Governance vote ever. The company has announced the opening of the latest vote, which covers Facebook’s attempt to get rid …

This Photo of an Elbow Is Too Hot for Facebook This Photo of an Elbow Is Too Hot for Facebook

In the past, we’ve been pretty critical of Facebook’s breast phobia (and its policies relating to nudity and content removal in general). As you may know, Facebook mostly outsources its policing of content. This, coupled with the sheer volume of …

Facebook Wants Your Vote on Voting on Site Changes Facebook Wants Your Vote on Voting on Site Changes

Back in 2009, Facebook opened up the governance of site policies to its hundreds of millions of users – kind of. For the first time, they allowed users to vote on proposed changes to documents like the Data Use Policy …

Twitter Blocks Neo-Nazi Account in Germany Twitter Blocks Neo-Nazi Account in Germany
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As of right now, there are tweets floating around that everyone in the world can access except the residents of a single country – and it was Twitter’s doing. In a move of local censorship, Twitter has apparently blocked German …

Teacher Posts Suggestive Photos of Minors on Reddit Teacher Posts Suggestive Photos of Minors on Reddit
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On a site that relies on user-submitted content, there’s bound to be some areas that the general public finds distasteful, perverted, or even criminal. When that site is reddit (which generated 3.4 billion pageviews last month), it’s a mathematical certainty. …

Facebook's Breast Phobia Is Again on Display Facebook's Breast Phobia Is Again on Display

In a move that pays tribute to the Justice Department’s 2002 decision to throw drapes over the Spirit of Justice’s exposed aluminum breasts, Facebook temporarily banned the New Yorker‘s page for two black dots on a black-and-white cartoon. According to …

Facebook Changes Their Games Policy Facebook Changes Their Games Policy

Facebook hasn’t been super busy in the world of development this past week. We can only hope that their hard at work improving the Android app. That being said, the social network does have a few big changes coming your …

How Should Cyberweapons Be Used? How Should Cyberweapons Be Used?
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When the revealing news regarding the Stuxnet computer worm came out, much controversy pursued as a result. David Sanger of the New York Times exposed the information as part of the much larger U.S. “Olympic Games” initiative and has now …

Big Reversal On Erotica Policy By PayPal Big Reversal On Erotica Policy By PayPal
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Last month, PayPal notified a number of important e-book distributors and gave them a surprising mandate to remove certain erotica categories from their catalogs or else. The categories included any erotica that covered rape, incest and beastiality. The “or else” …

XBLA Achievements May Be Increasing Soon XBLA Achievements May Be Increasing Soon

Ever since Microsoft has introduced the achievement system in 2005 with the launch of the Xbox 360, it has proven to be one of the most popular additions to gaming. There’s something about completing an objective and hearing that little …