YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead – BBC News

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

Monalisa Perez shot her boyfriend through a thick book, which failed to stop the bullet last June. Monalisa Perez, now 20, was asked by Pedro Ruiz, 22, to fire a gun from a foot (30cm) away, believing a thick book he held in front of his chest would shield him. The bullet pierced the 1.5in book, fatally wounding Ruiz last June. Perez, a mother of two, later pleaded guilty to […] READ MORE

Dog Yogi has Very Human Face, Photo Goes Viral |

March 14, 2018 wpanews 0

  His owner says his name is Yogi and she thinks he looks like Dr. Phil One look at this dog and we know what you’re thinking: Did a witch cast a spell on some egotistical prince and turn him into a canine? How else to explain this pup’s extremely human-like eyes and knowing facial expression? The dog, a Shih Tzu-poodle mix (or “Shih-poo”) named Yogi, first attracted mass attention […] READ MORE

Trump’s Mideast peace plan in flux as Netanyahu visits White House

March 6, 2018 wpanews 0

  There’s much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House. For all his talk about brokering the “ultimate deal” between Israelis and Palestinians, Trump’s long-awaited peace plan has yet to arrive, even as Palestinians and other critics insist it will be dead on arrival. And although Israel’s government is overjoyed by Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem […] READ MORE

YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free armed intruder shot dead breaking into their home | Metro News

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

This is scary. Popular YouTube couple Megan Turney and Gavin Free were forced to take to their wardrobe last month, when an armed intruder made his way into their home in Texas. The intruder, identified as Christopher Giles, broke into the couple’s Austin home. Giles was armed with a handgun, as he woke the couple after he broke glass to gain entry, before he fired ‘at least one round inside’ their home. Megan and […] READ MORE

Do You Hate the Snapchat redesign? Read More –Betanews

February 11, 2018 wpanews 13

Change is great, but it not always well-received. Take the latest redesign of Snapchat, for instance — the outpouring of hatred for the new look has been incredible. Users are pleading Snapchat to revert to the old design, complaining that the algorithm-powered interface makes things impossible to find. Of course, the company is extremely unlikely to change back to the old look, but if you’re an iPhone user, there are […] READ MORE

How to Take Back Your Facebook News Feed

February 7, 2018 wpanews 0

 AUTHOR: LOUISE MATSAKISLOUISE M It’s easy to feel beholden to the social network’s tweaks, but there are plenty of ways to customize your experience. My first change was to prioritize pages and profiles to “see first” in my feed. When you click News Feed on the left-hand side of the Facebook desktop site, an option to Edit Preferences* will display. The first option is Prioritize who to see first. I chose a handful of news […] READ MORE

Trump: Pakistan has ‘given us nothing but lies & deceit’ – CNNPolitics

January 2, 2018 wpanews 0

“The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools,” Trump tweeted Monday morning. Source: Trump: Pakistan has ‘given us nothing but lies & deceit’ – CNNPolitics

‘Snooze’ feature debuts on Facebook | WPXI

December 19, 2017 wpanews 0

Facebook can be a great forum for sharing family happenings, funny stories, recipes and clips from the internet. Some people also use it as a forum to rant or post political opinions. Source: ‘Snooze’ feature debuts on Facebook | WPXI

The difference between good and bad Facebooking

December 18, 2017 wpanews 0

“Social media” is a clumsy term that entangles enriching social interaction with mindless media consumption. Facebook notes it’s pledged $1 million towards youth technology usage and well-being research. It’s formally launching a Snooze feature we spotted testing in September that lets you hide a person, Page or Group for 30 days if you need some peace. Source: The difference between good and bad Facebooking

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The Game Awards balances revelations, gamer culture, and celebrities

December 9, 2017 wpanews 0

Geoff Keighley, awards’ host and organizer, said in an interview with GamesBeat that the show featured world premiere announcements of two new games (Here’s the list of nominees). “At least two games are brand-new game worlds that no one has ever seen before,” Keighley said. Source: The Game Awards balances revelations, gamer culture, and celebrities

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World’s first SMS text message sent 25 years ago – Technology & Science – CBC News

December 3, 2017 wpanews 0

The humble text message is getting a big thumbs-up today. Twenty-five years ago, a British software engineer sat down at his computer and sent the world’s first “Short Message Service” or SMS. British engineer Neil Papworth sent the first SMS (Short Message Service) from a computer to a mobile phone belonging to the then-director of Vodafone Richard Jarvis, he told Sky News. The message read simply: “Merry Christmas.” Source: World’s first […] READ MORE