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Facebook Wants to try to “Bring the World Closer Together”

Posted on: 27 Jun 2017

At the Facebook Communities Summit, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will take on a new mission in order to gain a sense of community. The new mission, according to Zuckerberg, is to “bring the world closer together.” Mark has been involved in multiple communities on Facebook, as stated in the beginning of his speech. From being an admin for a Facebook group for the game, Civilization, to being a part of a support group for his father who was coming out of major surgery, Zuckerberg uses Facebook as…

Google Drive can Back up Your Entire Computer

Posted on: 19 Jun 2017

Google announced that soon, users will be able to back up and sync any files from their computer to Google Drive. In a blog post, Google revealed it has created two new programs, Backup and Sync, that will allow users to keep all of their data in a safe place in case the computer were to not work anymore. Here is part of the blog post, the rest can be found on Google’s official blog: “On June 28th, 2017, we will launch Backup and Sync from Google, a tool intended…

Google Chrome Ad Blocker: Coming Soon?

Posted on: 05 Jun 2017

Anonymous sources revealed that Google’s own version of ad blocker will be available for Chrome in the next six months, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Chrome version of ad blocker will prevent users from having a “bad advertising experience,” rather than block all advertisements altogether. Google announced that they were planning to build an ad blocker in Chrome back in April, according to TechCrunch. Google won’t have to pay third party blockers like Adblock Plus to put Google advertisements on a whitelist. Along with Google, other companies would…