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Joel Fernandes (G+) is a tech enthusiast and a social media blogger. During his leisure time, he enjoys taking photographs, and photography is one of his most loved hobbies. You can find some of his photos on Flickr. He does a little of web coding, and maintains a tech blog of his own - Techo Latte. Joel is currently pursuing his Masters in Computer Application from Bangalore, India. You can get in touch with him on Twitter - @joelfernandes, or visit his Facebook Profile for more information.

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While the appeal to disable the Facebook Timeline continues, a new hoax message has been reportedly spreading on the network, which claims to help users disable the Facebook Ticker and limit hackers from hacking your account. The message has gone viral and is showing up on Newsfeeds everywhere on the network.

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Happy Holidays Google Doodle

It’s celebration time everywhere around the world. The whole world is busy preparing themselves for the week-long holidays till the first of New Year, and so is Google and the team behind the Android OS.

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A new scam on Facebook has been reportedly spreading on the social networking giant, Facebook. The scam titled – “Free Christmas Theme for Facebook” has a messages that reads – “Get Christmas Theme for FB on [link] <<—Free Christmas Theme for all FB users.”

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Facebook has compiled a list of the most popular games played on its network in 2011. It was expected that CityVille by Zynga would top the list, but it is quite surprising to see that CityVille has been ranked third, while Gardens of Time by Playdom topped the list, followed by The Sims Social by EA in the second position.

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Google Plus Announces New Updates; Enables Multiple Administrators for Google+ Pages

Google has just announced a list of new improvements and changes for its Google+ social network. Google Plus Engineer, David, says that the Google Plus team have been closely going through all the feedback provided by its users on the network, and these new improvements are the most highly requested features by the users.

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Windows 8 Picture Password is Amazing

Microsoft on Friday revealed details on its new “Picture Password” technology, which basically allows Windows 8 users to login to their system by simply drawing preset patterns on a picture that is manually selected. So, every time you want to login to your Windows 8 system, you need to draw those specific patterns and get access to the computer.

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Earlier this week, Facebook rolled out its new Timeline feature to all 800 million users on its network. Although the new profile layout offers new and interesting features, some users on Facebook are finding it too complicated and cluttered with the advertisements and news ticker on the right hand side. Annoyed users are dreadfully finding ways to disable and get rid of the Timeline feature.

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Christmas is in the air and so are celebrations. Google has surprised users all over the Internet with an awesome Easter Egg by presenting with snowflakes falling down the page, and eventually begins to block the search results and the information on the page with snow.

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Facebook Threatens to Sue “Mark Zuckerberg”

Facebook threatens to sue Mark Zuckerberg. Well, not the real Mark Zuckerberg who is the co-founder and CEO of Facebook. I’m actually talking about an Israeli entrepreneur named Rotem Guez who has legally changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg on December 7, 2011.

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After the worldwide release of Timeline yesterday, Facebook has now made an announcement that the new profile layout is available on both the mobile web (m.facebook.com) and the Android Facebook app, which can be downloaded from the Android Market.

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When Google goes wrong, it goes wrong like a spectacle. Recently, users on the Internet are reporting that the phrase “define English person”, and the search engine giant returns with a link to a Wikipedia article (a word), which is considered by many to be the most offensive word in the English language. It is also used in the US as “an offensive way to refer to a woman”.

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Facebook Timeline Goes Live for Everyone; Get Facebook Timeline Now

The wait is finally over. After three months of long delay (and trademark issues), Facebook has finally rolled its new profile to all users on its network. Facebook announced this news in a blog post a few hours ago.

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This Amazing Camera Captures Speed-of-Light in Slow Motion

Scientists at MIT have created an ultrafast camera that captures light as it passes through liquids and objects, creating a snapshot in less than two-trillionths of a second. The video you see below would require an entire lifetime to watch one tenth of a second of footage on this camera. Hence, it is actually delayed down to 30 frames per second, so that you can actually watch the speed of light in slow motion.

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After having launched the new version of Facebook Messages, users on Facebook failed to notice the feature – “Other” Messages – which was released along with the messaging system. The “Other” folder (sub-folder under Messages) basically contains those messages that aren’t important, and are mostly sent by those people who are not there in your friends list. Sources indicate that Facebook automatically sends “spammy” messages to this folder and acts more like a “Spam” folder.

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In celebration of Robert Norton Noyce’s 84th birthday, Google is honoring the great man by featuring a Google Doodle on its search home page. The doodle features an integrated circuit with “Google” written over it.

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