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Facebook helps abandoned 'Burger King Baby' find family

27 Mar 2014  by Stephanie Mlot
Facebook helps abandoned 'Burger King Baby' find family
Most ordinary adoptees visit an agency or a private detective to locate their birth parents. But Katheryn Deprill's story is anything but ordinary, so she turned to Facebook in search of her mother.

Thousands take to Twitch to participate in groundbreaking Pokémon experiment

18 Feb 2014  by Alysia Judge
Thousands take to Twitch to participate in groundbreaking Pokémon experiment
A massive collaboration game of Pokémon Red has begun on social gaming video site, with over eight million players muscling in to control one solitary character's journey through fictional Kanto.

Google Maps rolls onto Top Gear test track for new series

27 Jan 2014  by Alysia Judge
Google Maps rolls onto Top Gear test track for new series
Google Maps has just added the Top Gear test track to its database, after the Street View car raced The Stig around the 1.75 mile circuit in Surrey.

The Twitter Commandments: Church issues social media rules

23 Jan 2014  by Anthony Cuthbertson
The Twitter Commandments: Church issues social media rules
The Church of England has issued a list of nine guidelines to its clergy on how best to use social media to spread the word of God.

Researchers attempt to unearth time travellers using social media

06 Jan 2014  by David Murphy
Researchers attempt to unearth time travellers using social media
The brainboxes at the university of Michigan have been trying to use the power of social media to persuade time travellers hiding among us to make themselves known.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey tops 2013's most pirated list

03 Jan 2014  by Chloe Albanesius
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey tops 2013's most pirated list
Peter Jackson's epic fantasy prequel has beaten out Quentin Tarantino's award-winning slavery drama, Django Unchained, for the not-so-coveted title of most pirated movie of 2013.

YouTube cracks down on trolls by reorganising comments

25 Sep 2013  by Chloe Albanesius
YouTube cracks down on trolls by reorganising comments
YouTube this week announced that it will dramatically revamp its comments section so that "comments will soon become conversations that matter to you."

Facebook announces addition of auto-play videos to news feed

16 Sep 2013  by Chloe Albanesius
Facebook announces addition of auto-play videos to news feed
Auto-play videos will start showing up on Facebook's mobile apps in the coming weeks; initially, it will work on the Pages of musicians and bands, as well as individual accounts and verified Pages.

Facebook reportedly plotting Twitter-esque trending topics feature

02 Sep 2013  by Chloe Albanesius
Facebook reportedly plotting Twitter-esque trending topics feature
Other sites have already tried to replicate Trending Topics, but it has largely remained Twitter's domain; that might all change, however, with this news.

Twitter updates service to make it easier to follow conversations

29 Aug 2013  by Angela Moscaritolo
Twitter updates service to make it easier to follow conversations
The micro-blogging service is also making it easier to share conversations; with the latest version, you'll be able to do this via email, whether your friends are on Twitter or not.

Facebook allowing users to collaborate on photo albums

27 Aug 2013  by Angela Moscaritolo
Facebook allowing users to collaborate on photo albums
When you create a shared photo album, you can opt to either make it private so that only contributors can see it, open it up to friends of contributors, or the general public.