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If you're a regular Facebook user, you'll know that the posts that appear in your News Feed are visible because of an algorithm. It's part of the company's mission to reduce post overload, but it can often mean that you'll miss updates from some of your friends. In May, Zuckerberg and co. began te...

July 9th 2015 at 9:22am 0 Comments
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If 2014 was the year that drones entered the (deeper) reaches of the mainstream mindshare (thanks to Amazon, among many other things), then 2015 is the year they start getting put to work. Videography is probably the most obvious consumer application -- evidenced by the sheer number of options. Ai...

January 6th 2015 at 6:25pm 0 Comments
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Looking to tempt others to check out your Spotify tracks? Before, any interaction with other users or artists had to be done within the various desktop and mobile apps, but there's now another option: you can embed a 'Follow' button into any website. The idea is to make it easier to promote your m...

October 1st 2013 at 7:42am 0 Comments
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Earlier this week, World of Warcraft patched out a surprising mechanic present in the game for a very long time: the /follow command in battlegrounds. Blizzard community guru Bashiok explained that the primary goal was to curb botting in PvP, although apparently the team isn't too sad about the d...

March 8th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Unannounced features are often par for the course with big patches, and this one is no exception. Blizzard Customer Support EU tweeted the following this morning: #Patchday fact number 1: /follow no longer works in Battlegrounds. #WoW - Blizzard CS EU (@BlizzardCSEU_EN) March 6, 2013...

March 6th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to another edition of WSIFOT and this time we're broaching Android -- and some related Google services. After the break, we've collected some official Twitter channels, alongside writers, personalities, thinkers and tinkerers who follow Google's tablet and smartphone OS pretty closely. Our...

December 28th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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With CES 2012 drawing ever closer to us all, there are still a lot of mysteries yet to be unraveled. But there's one thing you can count on: you'll be able to keep track of all the action on Twitter as it happens. The question is, however, who can you follow to get the latest CES scoop? Why, us, of...

January 6th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Find an interesting article, add its author. That's the very simple idea behind a very simple feature that Google has just begun testing. As TechCrunch recently noticed, Big G has started rolling out a new "add to Circles" button within some search results, allowing readers to more easily and i...

October 24th 2011 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Today we want to know one very simple fact from you: Are you a leader or follower in game? Are you the take charge, "Follow me into the gaping maw of hell, gentlemen!" figure who grabs the reins of every situation? Do you get disgruntled when a group sits around, twiddling its thumbs because nobod...

August 17th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Twitter's a fun place to hang out and scope out the latest Tila Tequila tragedy or find out what's up with Julian Casablancas and the new Strokes record, but sometimes you just need another place to totally nerd out, you know? A safe haven for rampant geekery -- that's what we strive to make our pe...

May 27th 2010 at 4:12pm 0 Comments