Teenagers are now turning to Twitter as their enthusiasm for Facebook is waning, a new study has found. The new report from the Pew Research Centre in America showed that teenagers "have waning enthusiasm" for Facebook, and increasingly seen as a burden. The report cited a number of reasons for the decreased enthusiasm in Facebook, including an 'increasing number of adults on the site', the ...
Twitter is bringing in an optional two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches. The micro-blogging site said it would introduce the new system 'to make sure it's really you' when a user signs in. Recently news organisations' accounts, such as the Financial Times and the newswire service the Associated Press (AP) were hacked. According to the BBC, some ...
Australian Test cricketer David Warner has copped a 5750-dollar fine from Cricket Australia for his Twitter rant controversy. Warner had pleaded guilty to unbecoming behaviour after his expletive-laden criticism of senior News Ltd cricket writers Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn for an article by Craddock exposing the sleazy nightlife and alleged corruption within the Indian Premier League ...
Facebook is facing criticism regarding its content policy after videos showing people being beheaded were reported. Facebook reportedly admitted that it does not always make the right decisions on banning violent content. According to the BBC, the videos show a woman and two men having their heads cut off. Donald Turvill, 16, termed the clips to be too shocking. Young users across the site ...
Australia's opening batsman David Warner was Wednesday found guilty of breaching the Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Behaviour and was fined $5,750 for his twitter rant. Warner, who pleaded guilty, received the maximum financial penalty for a first offence under rule 6 of CA's Code of Behaviour, CA said in a statement. "In hindsight, clearly I let my frustrations get the better of me and posted ...
"High Art" is an oddly unaffecting, dark character drama about a naive young woman who becomes infatuated with a once-celebrated photographer who left the art scene 10 years earlier. The film marks the writing/directing debut of Lisa Cholodenko, an assistant editor on numerous Hollywood films, and there is no doubt that Cholodenko has talent as a director. "High Art" is filmed with a kind of absor ... ...
Nikki Sixx has slammed Kim Kardashian on Twitter for promoting her new make-up collection on Monday in the aftermath of the disastrous tornado that destroyed a suburb near Oklahoma City. After the 'Motley Crue' bassist tweeted about the Red Cross relief for the ruined town, the reality TV star soon followed with her plug on her own makeup line on the website, the New York Post reported. "Love ...
Just more than a year has passed since Facebook's hyped listing, the biggest since Google, and a good time to see how the stock has fared and whether investors who jumped on the bandwagon at listing have benefited. Although not directly comparable, it is worth having a look at how business networking site LinkedIn has done on the market when compared against its social peer as a yard ...
Google has revealed a host of updates to its social media offering, Google+. The changes were announced at the company's recent Google I/O conference. The developments include an overhaul of the site's layout, with users now offered a fresh multi-column design for the site's news feed, Google+ Stream. With this, users will be able to ...
Twitter has introduced technology to boost security for its users. The move follows a spate of attacks on accounts of major media outlets including the Associated Press and the Financial Times. The site said that it had begun rolling out an optional "login verification" service to thwart hackers. Security experts welcomed the move as a positive step toward securing the service. ...
The micro-blogging site has begun rolling out an optional "login verification" service. Twitter unveiled technology to boost security for its users, following a spate of attacks on accounts of prominent media outlets including the Associated Press, Financial Times and The Onion. The micro-blogging site, which transmits some 400 million messages a day, said yesterday it had begun ...
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Tehran has reportedly upgraded its nuclear program by adding advanced uranium enrichment facilities and building a plutonium-producing reactor according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
The IAEA report reflects the increased international concerns about the potential proliferation dangers it represents as the completion date approaches, the Huffington Post reports.
According to the report, the concern of the West lies in the fact that uranium enrichment will be even more dangerous as it is further advanced than the reactor and already has the capacity to enrich to weapons-grade uranium.
The IAEA said that Tehran had installed close to 700 high-tech centrifuges used for uranium enrichment, which can produce the core of nuclear weapons.
It also said that Tehran had added hundreds of older-generation machines at its main enrichment site to bring the total number to more than 13,000.
West critics say that the reactor at Arak, in central Iran, will be able to produce plutonium for several bombs a year once it starts up.
However, Iran denies that either its enrichment program or the reactor will be used to make nuclear arms despite IAEA's claims that the Iranian technicians already had taken delivery of a huge reactor vessel to contain the facility's fuel. ...
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