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Before today, if you closed a tab on a Facebook post, it would have been lost forever; there was no way of searching for it. Facebook updated its search on Monday to let users find older posts. « Search at Facebook is a long-term effort, » Tom Stocky, the company’s VP of search, wrote in a blog post announcing the update. « Today...

Posted on Déc 8 2014 - 8:54 by Jack Doe
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A walking tour in several languages can be be booked here, but Dubrovnik is typical of many tourist destinations in that there are other options, too. If you’d like to take the 1.3-mile walk around the old city walls, it’s possible to purchase an audio tour with marked stopping points along the way for a modest price. Taxi drivers will also offer to take you on...

Apple rolled out an update to Mac OS X Mountain LionWednesday that brings with it system-wide Facebook integration. On a day when most of the attention will be dedicated to the release of iOS 6 for mobile devices, Mac OS X 10.8.2 brings single sign-on access to the world’s most popular social network. Users will be able to sign into Facebook, as they have...

Sharing news on Facebook may have landed Netflix in hot water with U.S. regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday gave Netflix and its chief executive, Reed Hastings, a « Wells Notice »regarding how Reed disclosed some information about the company. What that essentially means is that the SEC may take some sort of civil legal...

Mark Zuckerberg has obtained a restraining order against a man who took the term “Facebook stalking” to a literal level. According to TMZ, 31-year-old Pradeep Manukonda sent Facebook’s CEO messages through Facebook, left flowers and a handwritten note at his home, and showed up at several Facebook offices looking for him. At one point, security intercepted Manukonda...

The San Francisco Bay Guardian (SFBG), a local newspaper, has published an editorial that recommends the city government not give tax breaks to Twitter. The SFBG reports that Twitter “is threatening to leave San Francisco and take 350 employees to a new headquarters in Brisbane.” The move might be avoided if city officials come up with a favorable tax plan: “The...

Kat Hannaford and Jason Chen — A flurry of rumors circulated today about HTC launching Facebook-branded phones. Let’s talk about this! Updated. Why this rumor doesn’t make sense What CityAM is saying about the facebook phone might be right. But it seems off. CityAM didn’t quote any sources, instead relying on old favorites « City A.M....

Convore comes from the minds of developers Leah Culver and Eric Florenzano, as well as designer Eric Maguire. The latter two were recently working at online gaming powerhouse Mochi Media. Meanwhile, Culver and Florenzano met while coordinating some Django meetups in San Francisco, and the collaboration took off from there. The team has been working on Convore full...

Syrians may be able to start accessing Facebook and YouTube for the first time since a ban was instated in 2007. As the Associated Press reports, on Tuesday, Internet users in Syria said they were able to access Facebook and YouTube — without the aid of proxy servers —for the first time in years. The reported ban lift comes just two weeks after Syria banned programs...