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Good News: Facebook Will Start Punishing Those Annoying Pages That Beg For Likes And Shares

We’ve all seen them, and we’ve all been annoyed by them. Yet, they never seem to go away. “They” being the brands, organizations, people, and anonymous viral content Facebook Pages that beg you to engage with them via a ‘Like’ or a ‘Share.’ Facebook just last week announced that it’s going to begin penalizing these [...]

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The ‘Selfie Stick’ Makes Snapping The Perfect Selfie Super Easy

Teenage girls, rejoice. The ‘Selfie Stick’ is real, and it’s only $29 bucks on Amazon. With this splendid stick, you can make sure to get yourself (and even your BFFs) in the picture the first time, every time. No more snapping, checking, deleting, reposing, snapping, checking, deleting… That fake smile makes your cheeks hurt after [...]

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Facebook Removing Chat And Messages From Apps; Forces You To Download ‘Messenger’

If you’re using an iPhone, this is old news, but something you probably noticed a few weeks ago. If you’re using an Android phone, your time is coming. Facebook, in its ongoing quest to dominate your smartphone home screen, is removing the chat and messaging functions from its main app and instead, will require you [...]

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Surprise: Study Finds That Too Much Facebook Use Causes Depression

You can’t say you didn’t see this one coming. Maybe you’ve already noticed it about yourself or other people in your life. It seems like every day, someone I know is “taking a break” from Facebook and deleting their account for a while. A new study published by two psychologists at the University of Innsbruck [...]

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Early Bird Pricing Still Available for MightyText Pro

MightyText, the Android app that let’s you text from your computer, introduced MightyText Pro in April. By subscribing to the service you receive several additional options. The Free MightyText App offers: Texting from your computer via the website, Gmail, or Facebook. Image storing. Battery status and low battery notifications. Incoming text and phone call notifications. [...]

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Send A Text Directly From Facebook With MightyText

Several months ago I wrote a post about MightyText. It’s the Android app (available on Google Play) that allows you to text from your computer. I’ve been using this app for almost a year and absolutely love it. I don’t miss texts or calls anymore if I’m on my computer and my phone is on [...]

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Instagram Passes 200 Million Active Monthly Users

In a blog post Tuesday, Instagram announced they’d crossed the 200 million active users mark, which is quite the figure for a company just three and a half years old. 50 million users have joined in the last six months alone. If you recall, the Internet nearly exploded when news broke that Facebook was buying [...]

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They Are the World’s 15 Richest Tech Billionaires For 2014

Forbes has updated its list of the world’s wealthiest people for 2014. I was thumbing through the “Tech” list and found some typical results, as well as a few surprises in the rankings. You can view the full slideshow and more details about each person on the list on Forbes’ site, here. In order from [...]

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The Geography Of 200+ Tech Acquisitions By Google, Facebook, And Twitter

You’ve likely heard of acquisitions made by all three of these companies. Facebook has purchased three notable companies, lately: Instagram, WhatsApp, and just this week, Titan Aerospace. Twitter has picked up TweetDeck, Vine, and Summify. Google? Well, Google hasn’t stopped buying up companies since the beginning. In fact, the big G makes up more than [...]

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Facebook May Buy A Solar Drone Company To Help Provide Internet To Everyone

Last month when Facebook acquired messaging application WhatsApp for $19 billion, one of the theories was that the app would play a large part in the Facebook-backed “Internet.org” initiative, which aims to provide affordable Internet connectivity to people in developing and disadvantaged regions of the world. Now, according to TechCrunch, Facebook is in talks to [...]

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