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  • Facebook to test Like-replacement Reaction emoji feature

    Facebook has always been that one space where people can tune in and stroke each other's egos. Whether that be photos from your trip to Thailand, drooling over each other's Sunday brunches or congratulating baby photos and engagements, we've become geared to share all those special moments with our friends. This might just start to change. On the back of the news that the world's largest social networking site is introducing a "Dislike" button, it's now been revealed that its CEO Mark Zuckerberg will rather be testing out Reaction buttons -- a replacement of the existing Like button. The new feature...

  • How Mark Zuckerberg inspired a new generation of Chinese hackers

    Most people know Mark Zuckerberg as founder of Facebook. A lot fewer people know that one of his first projects prior to Facebook was a service called FaceMash. A new generation of Chinese hackers though, are much more interested in copying it than the 955-million strong social network. The site crudely pitted photos of Harvard's female student populace against each other and, just occasionally, farm animals. In order to get at those photos, his hoodiedness had to hack into the university student database -- an important part of what would become Facebook. According to Chinese site TechRice...