Facebook, Aerial Photography, Virtual White House, Firefox, More: Morning Buzz, June 25, 2012

Why didn’t they start out with this? Facebook will require written privacy policies for all apps in its Apps Center.

Now available: a database of Los Angeles officials since 1850.

The University of Tehran has finished a huge digitzing project: “Manager of University of Tehran’s central library’s manuscript’s section said that 16,000 manuscripts and 24,000 theses have been digitalized.”

Wow! This isn’t something you see every day — a collection of vintage aerial photography. “More than 5,000 images from the Aerofilms Collection have been conserved and digitised, and they are available to be viewed online for the first time on the website, which also features about 12,000 other photographs from across the UK. Many shots were said to have been taken during the early days of aviation by former war pilots at very low altitudes.”

Did you know the Google Art Project has a virtual tour of the White House?

Whoops! Security issues with FF 13? “That convenient new speed dial-like new tab page presents a bit of a security risk, however. As the Register reports, the thumbnails that accompany these links on the improved new tab page have the potential to leak personal information.”

Hot day? Cool down with a cold drink from this Twitter-activated vending machine. Nifty. Good morning, Internet…

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