Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Creator Mark Zuckerberg to Create 'Welcome.us' Group to Showcase Immigrant Success Stories

Non-profit group Welcome.Us plans to create positive image of immigrants
Jesse Eisenberg

'Batman vs. Superman' Movie Cast & Release Date: Jesse Eisenberg Talks Lex Luthor Role in 'Man of Steel' Sequel

Earlier this week IGN caught up with Jesse Eisenberg, who was promoting his new film "The Double," and spoke with the actor about his role as Lex Luthor in the upcoming comic book epic Batman Vs. Superman.
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Social Media Saturday: Pinterest, a Serious Competitor; Foursquare Releases Swarm; Yahoo Buys Its Own Snapchat Clone

This week in social media, Pinterest emerged as a serious competitor in the social media industry. Meanwhile, Foursquare rolled out its new Swarm app, Yahoo bought a Snapchat clone called Blink, Snapchat itself was named one of the worst companies for data privacy, Twitter almost got banned in Russia, and Facebook tested a new location-based notification system that's a bit like Foursquare, with a little Google Now thrown in. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
Duster

MobilDuster Analyzes Your Facebook Friends List and Suggests Who to Remove

Free app scours your list to see who you rarely interact with.
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'Batman vs Superman' Biggest Movie Filmed in Michigan: Ben Affleck and Wife Jennifer Garner Expected to Stay in Detroit During Production

With principal photography about to officially begin this week in Detroit for the "Man of Steel" sequel, the stars and crew of the film gathered at a local bowling alley for a cast party Saturday night.
Operation.com

San Diego Authorities Crack Down on Internet Drug Sales: Dealers Sold Using Code Names on Facebook and Craiglist

A five-month long undercover investigation has led officers of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department to crackdown hard on drug dealers who have been using the Internet to push products and attack customers.
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Social Media Saturday: Facebook Culls the App Herd, Twitter Had a Bad Week on Wall Street, and Whisper CEO's Contentious Debate Over Gwyneth Paltrow

This week in social media, Twitter got pretty bruised by Wall Street, Facebook bought a fitness app and got rid of a couple of its less popular mobile offerings, and Whisper's CEO Michael Heyward duked it out with TechCrunch's Michael Arrington. Meanwhile, Tumblr added a huge swath of customization options to its mobile app and the Federal Trade Commission officially chided Snapchat. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
Kik

Kik Mobile App Launches New Virtual Currency Beta Program 'Kik Points'

Kik, an app that allows smartphone users to message their friends, has launched a new beta program that offers customers the chance to earn virtual currency.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

Google, Yahoo, Facebook Oppose FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules

Do you remember the day the internet went on strike against a bad piece of legislation? It may happen again. The internet dream team behind 2011's SOPA protests has sent what may be the opening salvo in another pressure campaign, this time to stop the Federal Communications Commission's reportedly proposed "Open Internet" rules.
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Biggest E-Commerce Company Set to Break Facebook IPO Record, What is its Position in Latin America?

The world's largest e-commerce company is reportedly set to make the biggest initial public offering in U.S. history. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., based in China, filed the paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 6, and it could raise up to $1 billion. According to CNN, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq are competing for Alibaba's presence on their exchange. Alibaba, said to be a mixture of Amazon.com, eBay, and Google rolled into one company, earned a net income of approximately $1.4 billion in 2013 on $5.6 billion in revenue courtesy of 231 million active buyers.
Facebook

Facebook Beats Twitter and Instagram for Most Popular Social Media Website Among Young Adults

Despite becoming less popular with teenagers, a recent study reveals that Facebook is still the dominant social media platform used by most young adults.
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Oculus VR CEO Brenden Iribe Has Big Plans: Oculus in Age of Facebook at TechCrunch Disrupt NY

Ever since Facebook announced it was buying Oculus VR -- maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset -- some gamers and especially those who backed the company when it was on KickStarter have criticized the company. Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe sat down at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York to explain why he thinks the buyout was a good idea, and Latin Post Tech was there to hear it.
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Social Media Saturday: New Features From Foursquare, Snapchat, and Maybe Twitter; Facebook Lets Users Be 'Anonymous'

This week in social media, Foursquare split its app in two; Twitter tested a mute button for annoying followers; Snapchat added video calling; and Facebook announced a new direction for its social media business. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
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Defiant Transparency: New Policies Tell Users When Gov. Wants Their Data at Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo

After a year of learning about the U.S. National Security Agency's internet spying programs, at home and abroad, frustration has led major U.S. technology companies to defiantly change their transparency policies. Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook have all announced they're updating their policies to inform users when the government requests a seizure of their data.
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