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MySpace gets more user traction than Google+

1. Mar 2012, 16:53

MySpace gets more user traction than Google+

Despite Google’s best efforts, it would appear its Google+ network still isn’t making sizable in-roads into the social scene alongside the likes of Facebook and Twitter. ... more

Facebook denies reading personal text messages

27. Feb 2012, 18:51

Facebook denies reading personal text messages

Facebook is back in the privacy crosshairs this week after a report in The Sunday Times suggested the social media titan’s official Android software app is capable of accessing and reading personal text messages crafted by phone users. ... more

Facebook hacker slapped with prison sentence

20. Feb 2012, 16:58

Facebook hacker slapped with prison sentence

In a case described by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) as “the most extensive and flagrant incidence of social media hacking to be brought before British courts,” 26-year-old Glenn Mangham received an eight-month sentence for his actions. ... more

Facebook to introduce Verify Account feature

17. Feb 2012, 15:09

Facebook to introduce Verify Account feature

Ever keen to tinker with its winning format—to the eternal chagrin of its 800 million users—Facebook is once again changing how things work on the world’s leading social network. ... more

Laptop-shooting father faces police and Child Protective Services

16. Feb 2012, 15:26

Laptop-shooting father faces police and Child Protective Services

Tommy Jordan, the frustrated father that shot his daughter’s laptop after she branded he a slave driver on Facebook, has received visits from the police, Child Protective Services (CPS), and Good Morning America. ... more

MySpace on the up after Specific Media reboot?

14. Feb 2012, 20:04

MySpace on the up after Specific Media reboot?

Although the MySpace platform has been all-but shunted into online obscurity, it would appear the once mighty social service is undergoing something of a revival following its purchase from News Corp. by Specific Media and Justin Timberlake. ... more

Video: Teen's Facebook rant leads to bullet-riddled laptop

13. Feb 2012, 21:32

Video: Teen's Facebook rant leads to bullet-riddled laptop

How far is too far when it comes to tough love and no-nonsense parenting? Well, for one dad in North Carolina, his limit evidently lies somewhere beyond unloading a high-powered handgun in the direction of his disrespectful and ungrateful child’s computer. ... more

Social networking beats TV as leading pastime

9. Feb 2012, 22:00

Social networking beats TV as leading pastime

Always keen to state the bleedin’ obvious over here at Tech Herald Towers, we are absolutely thrilled to ‘inform’ you that a new study has found teenagers would rather engage in Facebook shenanigans than suffer the indignation of Emmerdale. ... more

Deleted Facebook images accessible for 'three years'

7. Feb 2012, 20:20

Deleted Facebook images accessible for 'three years'

Zuckerberg & Co. have this week revealed that not all images are removed “in a reasonable period of time” and that access to them can still be gained by Facebook users that maintain a direct link to the deleted image(s). ... more

Study: Facebook users grow more active over time

3. Feb 2012, 14:19

Study: Facebook users grow more active over time

Indeed, despite the challenge of rival services such as Twitter and Google+, a new U.S. study has found that Facebook users are becoming increasingly dedicated to posting pictures, status updates, and video clips. ... more

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Asian Market Gets McLaren 625C

09/27/14 8:31 am

Sportscar maker McLaren have announced they will release a special model just for the Asian market. The McLaren 625C is based on the McLaren 625S but has some practical differences. The company says the C is for ‘Club’ and marks a softer edge to the model. With changes to the chasssis control and suspension to […]

Mercedes-AMG C63 Pictures

09/26/14 4:17 am

We have added some great pictures of the new Mercedes-AMG C63. With a 4.0 liter engine and 0-60 mph in 4 seconds this top end C-Class is not slouch. Check out further details here. What do you think of the new Mercedes-AMG C63?

Mercedes-AMG C63 Details

09/26/14 4:12 am

Mercedes have released details of their new Mercedes-AMG C63. This top end of the C-Class line-up sports a 4.0 liter V8 biturbo endine that puts out 469 horsepower with a top speed of 155 mph and 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. This is delivered via the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sport transmission that can be […]

Volkswagen Beetle Classic Model Prices

09/24/14 3:47 am

Volkswagen has announced prices for the new limited edition Beetle Classic model. The new Classic model will go on sale this week and starts at $20,195 for the 1.8T Coupe, making it the cheapest Beetle in the current lineup. The coupe is powered by a 1.8 liter turbocharged engine putting out  170 horsepower via a […]

Chevy Colorado And GMC Canyon Ship To Dealers

09/19/14 2:43 pm

General Motors have started shipping their new 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon to dealers — meaning they should reach customers in the coming days. The firm says they received more than 100,000 personalised pre-orders of the vehicles in just two weeks since their Build Your Own Colorado and Build Your Own Canyon websites […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition Pictures

09/18/14 5:45 am

Aston Martin have revealed some properly moody pictures of their new black and white Vanquish Carbon Edition models — and boy are they DARK. The black one features Batman-esque black alloys, wheel surrounds and black interior detailing. The white doesn’t look quite as mean but is just as Eye-catching. Both feature a carbon fiber roof […]

10 Goofs And Inconsistencies In The Golden Girls

09/16/14 6:24 am

We all watch TV shows and notice that there are aspects of the story that don’t quite match up to the way they were laid down in previous episodes.  For example, sometimes the ages of certain people change throughout the serie. Or people will have one sibling in one episode and a different one in […]

10 Reasons The Hunger Games Is Better Than Twilight

09/15/14 12:42 pm

The Hunger Games and Twilight are completely different types of books/movies, and they are both incredibly popular. But the big question is — which is better. Are you ‘Team Gale and Peeta”, or “Team Edward and Jacob”? It’s time to put the Hunger Games versus Twilight debate to rest once and for all… The Top 10 […]

Nissan GT-R NISMO Available in Gran Turismo 6

09/12/14 12:11 pm

Nissan and Sony have added the new Nissan GT-R NISMO to the in-game dealerships in  Gran Turismo 6. The road version of the real car is available now in Japan and due to go on sale in the USA and Europe on October this year. Players will be able to buy the NISMO in-game but […]

2015 Kia Soul EV Prices

09/12/14 10:34 am

Kia have announced prices for their all-new Kia Soul EV. The company says this is their first all-electric, zero emission car and will sit in the middle of their Clean Mobility range. The electric Soul will be available in two trims with Base and Plus (+). The base 2015 Soul EV will be $33,700 and […]

Celebrity Photographer Uli Weber Lauches New Goodwood Revival Book

09/11/14 5:48 am

Celebrity and fashion photographer Uli Weber is to launch a new book at this year’s Goodwood Revival celebrating the historic racing event. Weber, who has photographed many of the most famous people in the world during his illustrious career, turned his hand to the nostalgia and glamour of Goodwood after first visiting the legendary event […]

10 Bizarre Things People Have Flushed Down Toilets

09/11/14 4:23 am

Ever found a blocked loo and wondered how on earth people manage to clog their pipes so easily? While a common culprit might be too much toilet paper, it turns out there are plenty of other bizarre things people flush down the John that don’t quite fit in the pipes. We caught drift of this after […]

The Gorgeous Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato (PICS)

09/10/14 2:24 pm

World-famous Italian car design firm Zagato have revealed pics of their new one-off Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake. The coachbuilder created the unique car for a private European client, and unveiled it at the Chantilly Art & Elegance event in France. Zagato said the Shooting Brake Vantage borrowed inspiration from the V8 Vantage and Volante […]

3 Of The Strangest Cases Of Internet Impersonation

08/30/14 1:59 am

In the early 1990s, The New Yorker published a famous phrase: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” As the Net has grown older and gained more users, this phrase has become increasingly relevant. Aided by the anonymity of communicating online, people have continually misrepresented themselves to others. This has ranged from lying about […]

The 20 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

08/19/14 9:30 am

Celebrities have been queuing up to take part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for degenerative disease ALS — with hilarious results. Everyone from Britney Spears to Bill Gates has been getting in on the act, helping raise millions for the ALS Association. Here we look at 20 of the best celebrity ice […]

Fastest Animals In The World

08/19/14 6:43 am

Running scientists have found that man is more adapted, evolutionarily, to running long distances than almost every other animal. Things that help are our lack of hair, our ability to shed water through sweating and the fact we are able to keep from storing heat by breathing and panting. We are also built with springy […]

10 Weird Phobias

08/04/14 7:19 am

We look at some truly weird phobias We’re all scared of something or other — but while most of us are able to deal with it people with serious phobias are totally unable to get to terms with their fears. And while lots of people are scared of things like failure or spiders, some phobias […]

Ebola Symptoms And How It Liquefies Your Organs

07/31/14 3:12 am

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus which started in Guinea in February has so far killed nearly 700 people — and is rapidly spreading. If you haven’t heard of Ebola, it’s a pretty nasty piece of work. Actually, if truth be told, it’s the stuff of nightmares. The virus is believed to originally be […]

10 Amazing Open Letters That Caught The Public’s Imagination

07/30/14 2:09 am

A Dutch dad’s heartbreaking open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the death of his daughter Elsemiek de Borst on Flight MH17 went viral after touching the hearts of people around the world. Hans de Borst wrote the letter, below, after Elsemiek was killed with 297 others when the Malaysian Airlines jet was blown […]

10 Things We Didn’t Know This Time Last Week

07/24/14 4:04 am

It’s been a busy week around the world — the aftermath of flight MH17 being shot down over Ukraine, and the Gaza/Israel conflict escalating. There’s also been lots of interesting revelations. Here we look at ten things we didn’t know this time last week. 10 A man has built the biggest ever fart machine in […]

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