Snapchat deletes a distinctive feature and makes it easier to add friends
Snapchat is removing a cumbersome feature and making it easier to add friends on its app.
Hydroelectric dams drastically reduce tropical forest biodiversity
Widely hailed as 'green' sources of renewable energy, hydroelectric dams have been built worldwide at an unprecedented scale. But research from the University of East Anglia reveals that these major infrastructure ...
Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?
You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful.
New approach to online compatibility
Many of the online social networks match users with each other based on common keywords and assumed shared interests based on their activity. A new approach that could help users find new friends and contacts with a greater ...
Bacterial method for low-cost, environmentally-friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot nanocrystals
A team of Lehigh University engineers have demonstrated a bacterial method for the low-cost, environmentally friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot (QD) nanocrystals at room temperature.
Oculus out to let people touch virtual worlds
Behind closed doors on the show floor of the world's premier video game show, Facebook-owned Oculus was letting people touch virtual worlds.
Need to hit friends up for cash? There's an app for that
On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks.
New processing technology converts packing peanuts to battery components
Researchers have shown how to convert waste packing peanuts into high-performance carbon electrodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that outperform conventional graphite electrodes, representing an ...
Facebook graph reveals who you love
(Phys.org) —Even if you're not shouting it from the housetops, there's a good chance the structure of your Facebook neighborhood will identify your romantic partner.
Genome-wide analysis reveals genetic similarities among friends
If you consider your friends family, you may be on to something. A study from the University of California, San Diego, and Yale University finds that friends who are not biologically related still resemble ...
Researchers develop algorithm to maximize friendship acceptance by strangers on social networks
Facebook status updates reveal low self-esteem and narcissism
People who post Facebook status updates about their romantic partner are more likely to have low self-esteem, while those who brag about diets, exercise, and accomplishments are typically narcissists, according ...
Research shows impact of Facebook unfriending
Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend' to be unfriended on Facebook and their emotional responses to it.
New material set to change cooling industry
Refrigeration and air conditioning may become more efficient and environmentally friendly thanks to the patent-pending work of LSU physicists. The team of researchers led by LSU Physics Professor Shane Stadler ...