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The intrusion of Facebook ads continues, the company will soon phase out classical ad formats and will replace them with new premium ads, according to leaked documents obtained by Gigaom. The official document clearly states that advertisers will soon be able to convert any published post on their Facebook page into an advertisement.

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The official Twitter apps for iPhone and Android have just received a major refresh, bringing back swipe and other demanding features. Additionally, Twitter has also released a Kindle Fire app on the Amazon app store, while an update to the Barnes and Noble nook store is a work in progress

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mobile-location-tracking

Starting May 31, 2012, mobile operators and service providers will have to provide location details (latitudes and longitudes) of handpicked phone numbers to the telecom department while within three years, service providers will have to provide location information of all customers

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While everyone awaits the official words from 22 Internet companies before February 22nd 2012, Indian Telecom minister Kapil Sibal, has now said that social websites in India would not face censorship

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Google has a laughter detection algorithm tries to extract “textual laughter” from the comments section of a YouTube video. Words such as “hahaha”, “hehehe”, “jajaja”, “kekeke” in user comments counts as a strong signal towards the humorous nature of a video.

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Google is about to launch a new “get paid to surf” program where you can earn some incentives by trading your browsing habits and sending usage statistics to Google

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Late 2011, the Indian government and Telecom frontman Mr. Kapil Sibal asked Internet companies to pre screen objectionable content, which can be a blog post, a photo, a video or a tweet. Google, Facebook, YouTube and 19 other social networking sites were precisely told to remove inflammatory material before February 6th 2012.

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For Every Facebook Action, There Could Be An Equal And Opposite Advertiser Reaction

Facebook has officially announced the launch of open graph applications, which will allow people to express more precisely what they are doing, how they are interacting with an application, business or a fan page.

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The long awaited official app for Wikipedia has arrived in the Android market, the very same day when the web version of Wikipedia was blacked out in protest of SOPA.

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Suddenly, Blocked Results Are Back In Google Search

Personalized blocked results have started re-appearing on Google search since this morning.This might be temporary glitch but as of now, you can’t block any website from a Google search result page.

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The good news is that Google will be rolling out screen sharing support in Google Plus hangouts within a day or two. You would be able to share your computer’s screen during a video chat conversation or see the screen of your friend.

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Search Plus your world takes personalized search results to a new level; whereby a user can get answers from not only webpages, but people with whom they are connected on Google plus, Picasa photo albums, Google Plus brand pages and more social stuff that Google offers

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Facebook App Lets You Post Your Last Status Update From The Grave

The Facebook app “If I Die On Facebook” is the first and only Facebook application that lets “you” create a video or a text message that will only be published after you die

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Some good news for Facebook addicts who always wondered whether it is possible to use the profile photo of anyone as an emoticon in a Facebook chat message. The answer is a clear “Yes”, even for people you aren’t friends with.

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With the new Gmail and Google Plus integration, you get all your Google Plus friends and contacts within your Gmail inbox, so this update makes it easy to find messages that are related to specific Google Plus friends and contacts.

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