You Can Soon Use Mini Videos As Your Profile Picture on Facebook Mobile

Facebook’s updating its profile picture feature: Mobile users will be able to use 7-second long homemade GIFs as their main picture on the site. This is gonna be just like that time people complained on MySpace when users changed their background to tiled tie-dye or neon fuchsia wallpaper with animated glitter hearts. »9/30/15 3:10pm9/30/15 3:10pm

The Drivers of SF's Tech Buses Are Paid So Little They're Forced to Live in Cars

The buses that shuttle San Francisco tech workers to and from their Silicon Valley jobs each day have been blamed for displacing longtime residents. In a heartbreaking twist, the drivers of those buses are paid so little that they, too, have been priced out of San Francisco–and some of them must live in their cars. »9/23/15 2:20pm9/23/15 2:20pm

Facebook and Oculus Will Bring Insane 360-Degree Video to Your News Feed

Working with its recently acquired Oculus VR division, Facebook will soon bring short, immersive, 360-degree videos to your News Feed. That lets you look in any direction within an image, as though you were really there. It’s Facebook’s first project with Oculus to bring VR-like technology to the main service. »9/23/15 1:35pm9/23/15 1:35pm

The Washington Post Will Publish Every Single One of Its Articles on Facebook

If you stopped reading The Washington Post when the newspaper declared war on your AdBlock earlier this month, Bezos and Zuckerberg might have just found a way to draw you back into the fold: Today, the Post announced that it’ll begin publishing 100% of its stories as Facebook Instant Articles.
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Facebook User, Asif, Ends Friendship With Mudasir, Welcomes New "Best Friend," Salman

Earlier today, Daily Pakistan Global stumbled across a Facebook post unlike any we have seen before. It tells the story of Asif, who severed ties with his former best friend, Mudasir, for reasons yet unknown. Despite the tragic, word art-annotated tale of love lost, there remains a light at the end of the tunnel—his… »9/16/15 5:26pm9/16/15 5:26pm

How To Stop Videos From Auto-Playing in Your Browser

Whether it’s a music clip on YouTube, a Flash ad on a news site or the latest viral sensation on Facebook, most videos you come across on today’s web want to get going without any input from you—and that can cause problems with bandwidth as well as audio output you weren’t expecting. Here’s how to tackle the issue in… »9/14/15 1:00pm9/14/15 1:00pm