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Facebook loses $24,420 a minute during outages

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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At 6:52 p.m. Eastern on Oct. 28, Facebook went down. (It began working again at 7:27 p.m.) This is the third such outage in the last several months, and it happens to coincide with the company’s announcement of impressive summer earnings. The close proximity of outage and earnings makes some uncomfortable math possible. In the […]

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Twitter’s executive shakeup continues with 2 more resignations

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In yet another high level shakeup at Twitter, two more executives are reportedly leaving the company. Jeremy Gordon, Twitter’s VP of engineering and Adam Kinney, who heads up analytics, are stepping down from Twitter’s engineering team, the two announced Wednesday. See also: It’s More Than Just Ali Rowghani: A Look at Who’s Left Twitter Gordon, […]

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Photographer documents the death of real-life conversation

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As our smartphones make it easier to connect with people across the globe, they often can make it harder to connect face-to-face. London-based photographer Babycakes Romero doesn’t own a smartphone. Instead, he treks along in his beloved city, camera in hand, capturing whatever catches his eye. “As a person dedicated to observation, I just feel […]

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Facebook Makes It Easier to Share Photos ‘In the Moment’

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Facebook rolled out an update to its app on Monday that adds a new way to quickly organize and post small batches of photos from your smartphone. Now, when users upload multiple photos from its iPhone or Android app, the app generates a quick preview of how the photos will be displayed. Users can then […]

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38 Blood-Curdling Zombie Walk Photos on Instagram

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The undead were out in full force this weekend — but don’t worry, you’re perfectly safe. Brains, lesions, and guts graced the faces of zombie enthusiasts out for one of the many zombie walks in cities worldwide, including Toronto, San Francisco, Montreal and more. This gory tradition calls for an all-or-nothing dedication to making the […]

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