Blog / 21 Sep 2017

#Newsfeed: Facebook just stole one of Myspace’s worst features; Foo Fighters turn fans with dodgy tickets away from sold-out London show; The music business is booming again and it’s all thanks to streaming



Plus how a ‘Most Wanted’ fugitive was caught by police thanks to Instagram.


Facebook may have just taken a page out of MySpace’s playbook, and it’s not good news for anyone who prefers to ignore notifications and Messenger alerts. As noted by one of Mashable’s writers, Facebook is now testing a creepy feature that broadcasts your friends online activity status right on their profile page. Thankfully, the feature only extends to friends’ profiles, so you can’t stalk strangers.

Read more about this test feature here.


Read more about the revealing stats here.


A teenager suspected of a killing who was named one of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted fugitives was caught in Los Angeles on Tuesday after posting a live video on Instagram. Christopher Ricardo Gonzalez, 18, was picked up by police in Los Angeles after revealing his location via the social media platform.

Read more about this ridiculous story here.


Foo Fighters have released a statement after hundreds of fans were reportedly turned away from their London show at O2 arena last night for not having IDs that matched their tickets due to purchasing tickets off dodgy websites. “Foo Fighters, The O2 and SJM strongly advise and sincerely hope that in the future ALL fans buy tickets only from legitimate sites to ensure they are not defrauded out of their hard earned money,” the statement read.

Read more of about this story here.



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