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Islamic State Supporters Threaten Twitter For Banning Accounts

Twitter employees have been threatened by supporters of the Islamic State for banning accounts belonging to the terrorist group. The threat, which appeared on JustPast.it; a site that allows documents to be uploaded to the internet anonymously. It has also singled out Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as the main culprit for the bans.

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Google And Facebook Chat Integration Removed From Outlook.com

Microsoft has been informing users that Google and Facebook chat options will no longer be available on Outlook.com. Google has decided to drop the chat protocol used in Google Talk, which has lead to the platform being no longer compatible with the messenger function on Outlook. All this means is that the Outlook.com chat function […]

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Millions of Facebook Users Don’t Think They’re Using the Internet

As it turns out, “millions” of Facebook users were not aware that they are using the Internet to access the service. Apparently, to them, the Internet did not exist, and Facebook is viewed independently of it. If this sounds ridiculous, you’d be surprised at the other misconceptions that these people have.

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Facebook Now Allows Legacy Contacts For When You Die

Facebook is implementing “legacy contacts”; people who are designated to take over a particular account in the event the owner passes away. The social media company had originally balked at the idea of allowing accounts to be taken over and simply froze the profile. A situation that often had unintended results.

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[Update: It Wasn’t Lizard Squad] Facebook and Instagram Are Down Right Now: Please, Keep Calm Everyone

[Update 2 @ 8:13pm] Facebook has revealed the reason behind the outage on Facebook and Instagram earlier today. [Update @ 3:10pm] Facebook is back up. It is a little slow on our end, but at least the site is working again. Just moments ago, it seems like two of the biggest social sites in the world, […]

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Facebook Quietly Launches Facebook Lite Targeted at Low-End Android Devices

Facebook recently quietly launched a new app called Facebook Lite, targeted at selected countries in Asia. As its name suggests, it’s a lighter version of the company’s main app developed for low-end Android devices in emerging market.

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Facebook Messenger Can Now Auto Transcribe Voice Clips

Facebook is now testing a feature on its Messenger app that can automatically transcribe audio clips you send and receive. Available for selected Facebook Messenger accounts, the new feature will send the audio clip out along with a transcribed text right below.

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Facebook Apologises for Bringing Back Bad Memories in its “Year in Review” Video

Sick and tired of seeing the phrase “It’s been a great year, thanks for being a part of it” on your Facebook Newsfeed? Unfortunately, for some, it’s more than just annoying to have the same phrase followed by a similar image taking over half of your Newsfeed. For certain people, the “Year in Review” video […]

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Facebook Being Sued for Unauthorised Scanning of Messages

While Facebook claims that privacy is its utmost importance when it comes to protecting its users, it is now being sued for secretly scanning private messages sent between its users in order to deliver targeted advertising. The class-action lawsuit is demanding US$10,000 (about RM34,890) from Facebook 

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Facebook Testing Feature to Show Ads at the End of a Video

You know how annoying it is when you want to play a video online, and you’re forced to watch an ad first, at least for the first few seconds? Well, Facebook wants to change the way things work, which is why the social network is testing out ads that plays after you finish watching a […]

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Facebook Releases New “Stickered” App, Lets You Decorate Photos using Stickers

Good news to fans of Facebook stickers, the social network recently released a new app that allows you to use them on your photos. Called “Stickered by Facebook”, the app is filled with Facebook stickers whereby you can take and paste all over your pictures and when you’re done, you can send them over to […]

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Facebook for iOS Can Now Automatically Enhance Your Photos

Nobody likes to look at photos that are poorly lit and requires you to squint just to see things clearly. Facebook has just given its iOS app an update that can automatically enhance a photo before you share it.

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Facebook Quietly Ditches Bing, Removes Web Search Results from its Search Tool

Last week, Facebook tweaked its Graph Search to make it a lot easier to search for old posts, but there was also an unmentioned change – it is no longer showing web search results that were previously powered by Microsoft Bing.

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Facebook Shares its 2014 Year in Review – Malaysia Airlines, World Cup, Robin Williams and More

Like it or not, Facebook is possibly one of the most used service by everyone around the world. Whatever topics and stories that goes on will definitely pop up in Facebook, and sometimes, you’ll even see the breaking news on the social network even before it hits official news portals. Facebook recently posted up its […]

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Facebook Makes it Easier to Discover Your Friend’s Old Posts, Brings Graph Search to iPhone Users

Always wanted to find that old photo that you or your friends have shared many years back, but it’s such a hassle to scroll through thousands of photos just to locate one? Well, Facebook has just updated its Graph Search, making it a whole lot easier to stalk find things that your friends posted before. […]

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How To Avoid Being Annoyed By Pirate Kings, And Other FB Game, Requests

If Facebook news feeds are anything to be believed, Pirate Kings is the new Candy Crush. Mostly due to the number of inane requests that are sent out to unsuspecting friends. Instead of ranting on about how many people will be unfriended if they continue with such requests, here is how one can turn off […]

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Facebook Launches New Facebook Groups App for iOS and Android Devices

It looks like Facebook is slowly but surely splitting the various features out of its main app. Shortly after forcing users to download its dedicated Messenger app, it now has a new app called Facebook Groups to make it easier and quicker for you to share with your Groups.

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Facebook Wants You To Use It For Work

Everyone undoubtedly uses Facebook while at work, but that is not enough for the world’s most popular social network. Now it wants people to use it for professional interactions through something called “Facebook at Work”. It will apparently use a separate profile for this and feature things like collaborating on documents and connecting with business […]

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Facebook Introduces Say Thanks; Video Cards For Facebook Friends

Facebook has introduced a new feature to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday in the US. Say Thanks allows users to send video cards to their Facebook friends. It is one of the many new updates and features that Facebook has rolled out as of late such as Safety Check and allowing users more flexibility in terms of content […]

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Facebook Now Makes It Easier To Hide Uninteresting People And Pages

  Facebook has announced that users now have more control in the content that appears on their news feed. Users will now be able to sort their news feeds into groups of people, Pages, and Groups; or just view it as an overall summary.

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