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02.01.16
Facebook tweaks your News Feed to show more relevant stories
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Facebook tweaks your News Feed to show more relevant stories

You should see more interesting stories, even when people don't engage with them.

By J. Fingas,   02.01.16
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01.31.16
Facebook, Instagram make text art from your photos
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Facebook, Instagram make text art from your photos

A simple web trick turns most any photo into ASCII characters.

By J. Fingas,   01.31.16
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01.31.16
Comcast customer's Raspberry Pi bot tweets when speeds are lousy
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Comcast customer's Raspberry Pi bot tweets when speeds are lousy

Tired of complaining to your ISP over and over? Have a machine do it.

By J. Fingas,   01.31.16
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01.29.16
Facebook has banned person-to-person gun sales
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Facebook has banned person-to-person gun sales

The move is an effort to stymie background-check free sales of firearms.

By T. Seppala,   01.29.16
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01.25.16
Google Play Games no longer needs a Google+ account
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Google Play Games no longer needs a Google+ account

Google+ just became decidedly less relevant.

By J. Fingas,   01.25.16
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01.24.16
The internet is making public grieving acceptable again
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The internet is making public grieving acceptable again

Death in the modern era is once again a communal affair.

By J. Fingas,   01.24.16
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01.24.16
Twitter is reportedly losing some of its top executives (updated)
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Twitter is reportedly losing some of its top executives (updated)

Even the head of Vine is going out the door.

By J. Fingas,   01.24.16
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01.19.16
Facebook on Android gives you privacy through Tor
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Facebook on Android gives you privacy through Tor

Tor's anonymity network now shelters Facebook updates on your phone.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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