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Facebook Paper

There’s an acronym for what Facebook is attempting to resolve here: FOMO. Or, “Fear of missing out.” Using the standard Facebook News Feed plus other news sources you choose, Facebook’s just announced app, Paper, recreates an immersive, horizontally scrolling summary of all the news and updates you …

Instagram Bringing Ads to Users’ Feeds

C’mom, guys, we all knew it was just a matter of time before our Instagram feeds showcasing our friends’ meals, wedding photos, new buys, and general amateur photography wasn’t going to stay blissfully ad-free forever. Well, here’s the news then: Instagram announced on Wednesday that they will …

“Breaking Bad” Series Finale Breaks Ratings and Piracy Records

The groundbreaking AMC series Breaking Bad finished up its brilliant five-season run last night, and the numbers seem to indicate the show’s reputation as a bona fide cultural phenomenon. 10.3 million viewers tuned in to see how the Walter White saga concluded, which is impressive in its …

Canon Powershot N – Facebook Ready Digital Camera

The buzz has only continued to grow around the Canon Powershot N Digital Camera since we first previewed it back in July, offering a solution to all of those fuzzy, low-quality pictures that dominate our Facebook albums. Literally created to have a direct connection to the social media …

Instagram Officially Introduces Video Function

First “leaked” last week by TechCrunch and other tech-oriented news outlets, Instagram finally announces its video function during a brief product presentation earlier this afternoon. At the press event, which took place within Facebook‘s headquarters in Menlo Park, Co-Founder and CEO Kevin Systrom unveiled the new feature …

Facebook Officially Adds Clickable #Hashtags Function

In its ongoing battle against Twitter, social media Facebook officially adds clickable #hashtags as a function starting today. Currently as a roll-out version, the company will first introduce the function to a small number of Facebook Pages. Much like other social media site, a pop-up layer shows …

HTC First – Smartphone with Facebook Home

The old saying of “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again…” took on a special meaning this afternoon when Facebook and cellphone manufacturer HTC unveiled the HTC First, the first smartphone to feature the new Facebook Home function. The final product was two years in …

YouTube Rewind 2012 – Top 10 Most Viewed Videos of the Year

YouTube averaged an astounding 4 billion views per month during 2012, and its YouTube Rewind for 2012 lists the top ten videos that contributed to those numbers. According to the site, viewers “participated in conversations at a global scale, uploading videos to share ideas on everything from …

President Barack Obama’s Election Win Message – Most Retweeted in Twitter History and Most Liked on Facebook

With his win last evening, President Barack Obama once again made American history on several fronts. Not only was he the first African American to assume the office, but the first African American president to be re-elected for a second term. The President broke records on the …