Facebook Suing Chrome Extension Makers For Spying On Users

Facebook is suing the makers of four Chrome extensions, claiming the extensions are used to spy on users.

Shia LaBeouf Will Help You JUST DO IT with New Chrome Extension

Sometimes we all need a little bit of help – a nice kick in the ass to get us going. Good thing we all have Shia LaBeouf to motivate us in our times of need. Unless you’ve been off the…

Google Tone Lets You Share Links with Sound

Google’s latest Chrome experiment is equal parts cool, possibly annoying, fun, first-world problem solving, and pointless. Ok, maybe not equal parts. It’s probably a combination of fun and annoying – depending on who’s using it. If you’ve ever wanted to…

Google Drive Lets You Launch Desktop Apps In Chrome

Google announced that Google Drive will now let you launch applications from your desktop computer in the Chrome browser. You’ll need a Chrome extension for it, but this is certainly a welcome addition to Drive users looking for increased productivity…

Tool Claims To Show Google Search Bias

As recently reported, Yelp has formed a coalition (not entirely unlike the FairSearch Coalition) with other Google critics/competitors Consumer Watchdog, Jameda, HolidayCheck, TripAdvisor, and Fight for the Future. The group launched the site Focus on the User, which comes with…

Google Admin iOS App Gets New Features

Google announced an update to its Admin app for iOS. As the company explains, “Google Admin let’s you manage your Google for Work account on-the-go. Add and manage users and groups, contact support, and view audit logs for your organization.”…

Google Gives Developers New Chrome App Audit Tool

Google announced the release of a new version of its Chrome Apps & Extensions Developer Tool, which will let users audit apps or extensions to see what actions they’re performing. The tool was first launched last year without this functionality.…

These Chrome Extensions Will Let You Get More Out Of Netflix

Netflix may have 44 million subscribers, and add content frequently, but it really doesn’t add new features all that often, which can make the interface a little boring. Luckily, other developers have built all kinds of tools to help users…

Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’

Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but…

Yahoo Has A New Toolbar, And This Time It’s Even Available For Chrome

Yahoo announced today that it has launched a new version of the Yahoo Toolbar for web browsers. In addition to Firefox and Internet Explorer, for which Yahoo has offered a toolbar in the past, it is also now available for…

Not Enough Ryan Gosling on Your Screen? Goslingize Any Web Page with a New Chrome Extension

If your favorite websites feel like they are lacking a certain Goslingness, fear not. There’s a new Chrome extension that can help. It’s called Hey Girl, and it performs a simple task. When activated, it will turn every image on…

Facebook Feed Full of Spoilers? A New Chrome Extension, Silencer, Can Help

Social media is a minefield. I’m not talking about privacy concerns or safety issues. I’m talking about all of your friends who can’t keep their damn mouths shut – the ones who ruin the new episode of Game of Thrones…

Google Publisher Toolbar Gets An Update

Google has launched a redesigned version of the Google Publisher Bar, the Chrome extension it launched last year for AdSense earnings and performance updates. “The Google Publisher Toolbar will continue to include the same popular functionality as before in addition…

View Instagram Photos on Twitter with This Chrome Extension

As you may remember, Instagram had a little spat with Twitter that resulted in Instagram disabling all photo integration with Twitter. What that means for Twitter users is that they are no longer able to view Instagram photos when they…

Google Deals Yet Another Blow To RSS

Fan of Google Reader and RSS feeds in general? You’re going to love this. Not only has Google announced the demise of Google Reader, but they’ve also killed the RSS Subscription Chrome extension. It’s no longer in the Chrome Web…

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of…

Sick of Politics on Facebook? Give Them the Boot with New Chrome Extension

Back in August, a new Chrome extension popped up that allowed users to block any post relating to anything that popped out. With a click of your mouse, you could remove all your friends’ mentions of their babies from your…

Replace Your Facebook Friends’ Baby Photos With Cats, Bacon, and More With New Chrome Extension

There comes a time in every Facebook user’s life where every single friend they have seems to be conspiring to make them feel crappy about their lack of life achievements. Whether they’re posting about their brand new job, their engagement,…

Here’s How To Stop Facebook’s “Message Seen” Feature

Last month, users slowly began to notice that Facebook chat (messages) had a new feature. Right under sent messages, in the chat box appeared a light gray notification that simply said “Seen XX:XXpm.” We quickly learned that Facebook’s new feature…

Chrome Extension Lets You Study Smarter By Blocking Distracting Sites

The internet is both the best and worst thing to ever happen to productivity. Anyone trying to get any work done in any capacity can attest to that. It’s a world of knowledge at your fingertips – an incredible network…