Articles Tagged with Facebook

Titan Aerospace Purchased By Google: Corporate Aerial Drones On The Way

Titan Aerospace

Titan Aerospace is just one of the many companies Google has been purchasing over the last few months. Other recent purchases by Google include military robot maker Boston Dynamics and smart-home device manufacturer Nest. So far the price Google paid for Titan Aerospace has been undisclosed. Titan Aerospace is noteworthy because they manufacture high-altitude solar-powered… Read more »

Her Facebook Photos Turn Up In Prostitution Ads, Woman Shocked To Discover

Facebook photos used in prostitution ads

It’s 10 o’clock. Do you know where your Facebook photos are? Well, actually, unlike the once-ubiquitous public service announcement scaring parents about the fate of their children, you could ask that question about your Facebook photos any time — because someone might have kidnapped them and forced them into prostitution. That’s no joke. One Tennessee… Read more »

Facebook Likes Oculus Rift Enough To Purchase For $2 Billion

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Facebook likes Oculus Rift a lot. Facebook likes Oculus Rift so much, that it is willing to pay $2 billion to acquire the VR tech startup as part of a 3 tiered goal over the next 10 years. The purchase was announced today and an investors conference call later on gave investors a chance to… Read more »

Colin Powell’s Cool Selfie Puts Your ‘Duckface’ To Shame

Colin Powell's selfie puts duckface to shame

Colin Powell is generally considered someone you absolutely must take seriously. Having served as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State, Powell isn’t someone you would expect to be doing something like taking a selfie. It turns out that Powell might actually be one of the earliest practitioners of a… Read more »

Judge Dismissed FAA Fine Against Small Drone User

Unmanned Drones

A federal judge has dismissed the first, and only, fine administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) against a commercial drone user. As reported by Fox News, the grounds the FAA gave for the fine is in relationship to their authority to keep the burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the sky. However, the judge… Read more »

Facebook And Instagram Delete Posts For Illegal Gun Sales

Facebook Gun Posts

Facebook and Instagram are taking a stand against illegal gun sales. If any of their users post any form of gun sale activity deemed to be illegal, they will delete them. This came about because of gun control advocates. Because of the pressure, the social network, with 1.3 billion users, will take the next two… Read more »

Facebook In Talks To Buy Drone Company For $60 Million

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Facebook is confirmed to be in talks in purchasing Titan Aerospace for a cool $60 million. According to Tech Crunch, Facebook is one of the bakers of the “internet.org initiative”, a project that aims to bring affordable internet access to 5 billion people in the world who don’t have it. Purchasing a company that specializes… Read more »

Ohio Woman Faces Arrest For Posting Mutilated Cat Photo On Facebook

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A southern Ohio woman posted a mutilated cat photo on Facebook and reportedly insinuated threats against humans. An investigation is ongoing into the alleged animal abuse case now going viral on social media. Confusion over the unnamed woman’s county of residence and where she was when posting the photo of the dead cat have created… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Could Save Your Children’s Lives

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I know what you must be thinking. How can Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg save my child’s life? Sure, he’s the Facebook owner and has a lot more influence than he even realizes. Could he really save a child’s life or other nation’s youth however? It seems that he is trying. While it is not massively… Read more »

Game Of Thrones Kit Harington Battles Addiction — To Facebook

Game of Thromes Kit Harington

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, better known to the show’s devoted fans as Jon Snow, may be spying on your Facebook profile. Well, not anymore, he says. But at some point in the past, who knows? He formerly spent untold hours lurking on the Facebook profiles of people he didn’t even know. Yes, the… Read more »

Facebook Gender Options Explained: What Does Gender Fluid Even Mean?

Facebook Gender Options Explained: What Does Gender Fluid Even Mean?

The Facebook gender options have launched and now people have had a chance to check out all 50+ options. Beyond the terms normally associated with the LGBT community, some of the terms might seem confusing to many people. For example, what does gender fluid even mean? In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Facebook… Read more »

Facebook Announces Nearly 50 New Gender Options

New Facebook Gender Options

Facebook gender options are about to change dramatically. The social networking site has vowed to add nearly 50 different options under the “gender” category. Although the change has not happened at this time, the launch is planned for today. In addition to male or female, Facebook is adding numerous other choices, including androgynous, bi-gender, intersex,… Read more »

Facebook Really ‘Dead And Buried’ For Teens? Yeah, Not So Much

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Facebook was in the headlines recently, as it so often is. But this time, the globe-spanning social media platform was not making news for some new tweak to its interface or yet another perceived violation of user privacy. This time, journalists were writing Facebook’s obituary. “Facebook is ‘dead and buried’ to older teenagers, an extensive… Read more »

Facebook: Young Users See The Site As ‘Dead And Buried’

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The Global Social Media Impact Study funded by the European Union has found a very disturbing trend for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. Among older teenagers, the prevailing opinion is that Facebook is “not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried”. Teens are now being drawn to social networks they find simpler, like… Read more »