Facebook experiments with disappearing posts

Facebook is taking a leaf out of Snapchat's book and testing out self-destructing posts. The social network is running a pilot programme where it allows users to schedule an expiration time for posts they publish. The time frame varies from one hour to seven days. After that, Facebook's servers take up to 90 days to delete…

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Stuart O'ConnorFacebook experiments with disappearing posts

Google+ finally removes naming restrictions

It's been around for three years now, but Google+ still struggles to drag people away from the more popular (and, to be honest, useful) social networks Facebook and Twitter. Now, in a bid to actually get people involved and stop Google+ being a social desert island, Google has dropped the rule that requires Google+ users…

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FA Cup semi-finals to be documented by pitchside smartphone photographers

This weekend's two FA Cup semi-final clashes between Wigan and Millwall, and Manchester City and Chelsea will be documented by a pair of pitchside smartphone snappers. Chosen by cup sponsors Budweiser, two "Phoneographers" that have built a strong following on…

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Gerald LynchFA Cup semi-finals to be documented by pitchside smartphone photographers