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Instagram has relaxed some its rules concerning nudity, in particular with regard the female nipple. You still can't show it in most instances, but in some you now can.

'Joke Tweet' gets cybersecurity expert barred from United flight

A prominent cybersecurity researcher ran afoul of United Airlines last week after he joked on Twitter that the airline's onboard computer systems could be hacked. The airline was not amused.

This new Twitter feature has a lot of people upset

Today, the world caught wind of a new plan by Twitter to enable all users to receive direct messages from anybody, regardless of whether or not you're following them.

Google announces plans to change how results are displayed

Google announced Thursday an official update to how website URLs will be displayed in a search results page. Google regularly tests variations in the design of its search results. Once it discovers something that works it makes a formal update.

Tips: Which browsers are the most secure?

Back in the early days of Internet browsing, the choices for the browser you could use were limited to Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Netscape.

Why no one should ever even think about buying Twitter followers

The practice of buying Twitter followers has been around for about as long as Twitter has been in existence. As you’d expect, it continues today.

Google changing its search algorithm — big companies could pay

A number of the world's biggest brands are about to be punished by Google's latest update to its search results algorithm — unless they quickly make their sites more mobile-friendly.

What you need to know about LinkedIn's new app

LinkedIn is one of the most important social media networks for B2B professionals, and on Monday the social company announced its entry into the social media management space with a new app called Elevate.

Hackers attack two Belgian media groups

Hackers launched attacks Monday against the Belgian media groups Rossel and IPM, targeting the websites of newspapers in Belgium and France, officials said.

Here's how companies really resist negative comments online

With news stories freely accessible to read online all the time, consumers can easily learn about all the latest events at companies. But what if the latest isn't actually very positive?

Op-Ed: The onslaught of ad blockers is killing websites and the Internet

The vast majority of websites rely on revenue from adverts displayed on their pages to be able to operate. Yet many consumers install ad blockers that hide them from sight, preventing websites from getting much needed money - and the trend is growing.

Op-Ed: The importance of social media in promoting website content

In a world where social media increasingly decides what internet users see and do and with SEO becoming less reliable, it is more important than ever for websites to use the technology effectively to communicate with users and market their own material.

Nearly all consumers don't feel safe with new domains

A new survey of 10,000 people has found that the vast majority are not comfortable with the new top-level domain names now available to use online. Many have concerns about how safe the new domains are and what content they are used for.

President of Ecuador: '¡Heil Hitler!'

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa tweeted "Heil Hitler" on Thursday in response to an opposition politician's tweet about his regime.

ICANN investigates inappropiate usage of .sucks domain name

ICANN is investigating a Canadian domain registrar that is using the ".sucks" domain to get sums of up to $2,500 from celebrities and brands who are eager to protect themselves from the domain being used to negatively portray their company.

Op-Ed: Can Facebook find app success with video-sharing platform Riff?

Facebook's innovation centre,Facebook Labs, has struggled with developing truly innovative products over the years, but can its most recent attempt Riff gain traction in the rapidly growing video sharing market?

YouTube Kids app accused of deceptive, excessive advertising

Consumer groups have expressed outrage at Google's new YouTube Kids app, which critics accuse of excessive and deceptive advertising practices.

Op-Ed: The top 10 sub-reddits all journalists should be checking out now

At 5.2 billion pageviews monthly, reddit is one of the most popular websites in the world. Journalists and news junkies can get the latest headlines from various reddit communities, from tech stories to sports highlights to offbeat news.

Op-Ed: Privacy is not dead, it is crowd-sourced

Which is the biggest threat to privacy: spying or sharing? Outrage at government programs may miss the real culprit responsible for killing privacy as we once knew it.

Hostess is getting slammed for this brilliantly dumb tweet

The snack food company Hostess has caused a stir with a seemingly tone-deaf tweet that celebrated the start of the baseball season with a blatant reference to football.

Turkey lifts ban on Twitter after it removes photos of slain prosecutor

Turkey on Monday blocked access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube over the publication of images of a Turkish prosecutor killed by leftist militants during a hostage standoff last week.

Brazilian Silvio Santos zombie prank most terrifying ever [Vid]

A Brazilian TV show pulled a terrifying zombie prank on women in an empty subway train. The video, uploaded to YouTube on March 29, 2015 by organizers of the popular TV show, "The Silvio Santos Program," has gone viral with more than 3 million views.

Google rolls out Pac-Man on Maps for April Fool's Day

Just in time for April Fool's Day, Google is letting users turn their city streets on Google Maps into a classic-looking game of Pac-Man.

Photo of 5-yr-old crying over pet dog roasted for sale goes viral

A photo purportedly shows the moment that a five-year-old Vietnamese girl discovered to her profound shock that her missing pet dog "Flower" was being displayed at a market stall as roast meat.

Zoku app offers perfect blend of anonymity for social networking

Social networking sites are among the most popular and frequently visited online destinations, and they have experienced a large surge in membership numbers as smartphones have become more easily accessible.

Indian Supreme Court strikes down 'Facebook' arrest law

In a landmark ruling affirming the right to free speech on the Internet, India's Supreme Court has struck down a controversial law under which police had the power to arrest people for comments they posted on social networks and other websites.

Muslims leaders partner with tech companies to counter militants

Fearing that social media and other online recruitment activities are being used to lure young Americans into the ranks of Islamic State fighters, US Muslim leaders are teaming up with leading tech companies in a bid to fight extremism.

Crying #PiccoloGirl is NCAA tournament's latest viral meme craze

After top-seeded Villanova Wildcats crashed out of the NCAA tournament with a 71-68 loss to 8-seed N.C. State, Wildcats fans were left dejected but a girl, member of the Villanova band, came to epitomize the devastation of the loss.

Op-Ed: Taylor Swift buys ‘taylorswift.porn’ domain, raises big questions

She may not be famous for her intellectual songs, but Swift is showing a lot of genuine business savvy in recent times. Her latest is to shut down the possibility of anyone starting taylorswift.porn and taylorswift.adult sites by buying the name.

Video: Draw my life 1st anniversary — Fiction Frenzy TV VLog show Special

Fiction Frenzy TV VLog show celebrates its 1st Anniversary and Season 2 of its web series with a "Draw my life" video. Author Christine Steendam vlogs about her stressful triple book launch while "Tax time stress" are among the latest topics on the show.

5 top viral videos of winter 2014-15

When this year's winter storms dumped record-breaking amounts of snow across the United States, it offered great opportunities for creative people to produce viral videos that featured some funny and interesting winter moments.

Funny or Die, Conan O'Brien spoof the Apple Watch

There is still a month left before the Apple Watch hits stores worldwide, but that hasn't stopped a slew of parody videos released shortly after Apple's "Spring Forward" event.

Private photos could be available to hackers with Facebook flaw

A security researcher has uncovered a flaw in Facebook that allowed apps to access and store photos that were meant to remain private, The Register reports.

'Uptown Funk' dance on treadmill, best cardio workout ever [Vid]

Watch choreographer Carson Dean reinvent the old, boring treadmill cardio workout routine by taking it to a new funky level. He makes us want to hit the gym once again with cool dance moves on a moving treadmill to Bruno Mars' hit song "Uptown Funk."

Instagram insult leads to teacher firing Special

A Colorado visual arts teacher has been fired after insulting a student by posting a picture of a student on the social media website on Instagram.

Profile of a Digital Journalist: Marcus Hondro's many arts

Whether it's been opening on Muddy Waters' last tour, exchanging lines in a movie with Al Pacino or writing plays of his own, Marcus Hondro has enjoyed a circuitous path to journalism.

20 of the best personalities to follow on Vine

One of the newest and most unique social media sensations to hit the Internet is Vine. Founded by Rus Yusupov, Colin Kroll and Dom Hofmann in June 2012, Twitter acquired the company for an astounding $30 million in October 2012.

Matthew McConaughey, Jimmy Kimmel star in ad to save video store

In 2015, there are few businesses that seem more doomed to fail than humble video stores. But Jimmy Kimmel and Matthew McConaughey are hoping to bring business back to a video store in Austin, Texas.

Cam shows majestic POV as Eagle dives from Dubai's Burj Khalifa

A two-minute video uploaded to YouTube March 14, shows an imperial eagle named Darshan, diving from the top of the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, with a live-stream camera strapped to his back.

Google Feud turns strange autocomplete results into a game

The new game sweeping the Internet is testing users on how well they can tap into the Web's hivemind. Google Feud has users try to complete a search result with the most popular suggestions.

Orca whale video goes viral after more spotted in Vancouver harbour

A video of Orca killer whales swimming about in Vancouver harbour near the Lion's Gate Bridge got many thousands of hits today. Yeah, those kind of things do go viral, it's a great sight, but the odd thing was it was filmed in 2011.