Science & Technology

No, Facebook isn’t limiting you to 25 friends’ status updates

The social networking giant’s mysterious algorithms are a cornerstone for the latest popular hoax.

Despite what you’ve heard on Facebook, the social network isn’t going to limit status updates in your news feed to 25 preselected friends.

The real news is much scarier: People are falling for a Facebook hoax — again.

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Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the ‘wandering stars’ of the sky

The five planets we can see by naked eye were known to the ancient Greeks as “asteres planetai”, meaning “wandering stars”, due to their wandering journey across the sky relative to the fixed stars. This is where we get the word “planet”. But knowledge of the planets and their movements goes back much further, being prominent in the traditions of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

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New Dating App Connects You With People Within 1 Metre Radius

A new app called LookUp alerts users to family members and spouses located within 100cm, encouraging them to start a conversation, or even a relationship.

Creators of the innovative new service say the beauty of the app is that it will notify you of people in your immediate vicinity you hadn’t even remembered existed.

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New Telstra Bundle Includes Five Free Outages A Month

Saying it was its best mobile deal yet, Telstra has released a new plan that includes 10GB of data, $500 worth of calls and texts, and a whopping five full days of network downtime, all for just $75 a month.

And as a special promotional offer, those who sign up before the end of the month will get their first week without any access at all, totally free.

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