From 15 September onwards, the social network Facebook is cutting off users still browsing the platform with the outdated Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 browser. The reason is that a new chat system is introduced.
In late 2010, Google Streetview will launch in Germany. Photos taken in the 20 largest cities within the country will be made available then. These are: Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt/Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Wuppertal.
YouTube has increased the duration limit for videos from formerly 10 to now 15 minutes. This is what YouTube announced recently.
Originally developed as a “successor to e-mail,” Google is preparing to close down the social service Google Wave. Users did not accept the service as Google expected.
After investigation of several incidents, the U.S. trade authority FTC is forcing the micro-blogging service Twitter to apply better security standards.
Google faces a harsh wind because of its data collection maniacs. Multiple US federal states want to work together to find out how the company has violated laws by recording unencrypted wireless connections.
Recently the popular social network Twitter has technical problems in their systems. Twitter has seen the need to implement updates in order to be able to cope successfully with the recently increased load.
Although Project Street View by the web gigant Google has been halted temporarily in Germany, Google Maps starts to display street photos. The feature has been activated in Germany too.
Depending on your country and region, Youtube is blocking specific videos. Don’t care! With the following small trick you can bypass the block and view the video anyways—regardless of your current location.
The search engine provider Google now offers encrypted connections to its users. Therefore the HTTPS protocol has been integrated into web search.