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

‘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

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Mark Zuckerberg asks for forgiveness from ‘those I hurt this year’ in Yom Kippur message – The Verge

October 1, 2017 wpanews 0

Just days after the 2016 Presidential Election, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that it was “pretty crazy” to think that his company had influenced the election’s outcome in a meaningful way. He’s had an about-face on that line of thinking since then, and at the end of Yom Kippur, he’s publicly asked for forgiveness “for those I hurt this year,” and pledged to do better. Facebook has been under intense scrutiny in recent weeks […] READ MORE

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YouTube stays fresh with new look on desktop and mobile

August 29, 2017 wpanews 0

YouTube has come a long way since its humble beginnings in early 2005. Whereas the site originally only supported 320 x 240 resolution clips at an aspect ratio of 4:3, it’s now possible to watch videos on nearly any Internet-connected device in SD, HD, 4K, 360, 3D and of course, live. Source: YouTube stays fresh with new look on desktop and mobile