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Creative collaborations between Vine artists around the world

We teamed up with creative community Unpopular Now for our latest Vine challenge, themed around collaboration. We wanted to see Vine artists around the world come together to create something unique — not only for the sake of viewing...Show More Summary

Internet stars gathered to 'do it for the Vine' at our latest #MashMeet

"Do it for the Vine" isn't just a popular phrase — in 2015, it's pretty much a culture. And Mashable, for one, is all about it We hosted our first-ever Vine #MashMeet this past weekend, together with creative agency Unpopular Now. See...Show More Summary

12 stunning photos of beautiful nighttime views

Last week, we asked our photo community to venture out past sunset and photograph the night sky. We wanted to see light paintings, office building fluorescents illuminating blackened city streets and portraits taken in low light settings. Our...Show More Summary

The #smelfie is just dads changing their kids' diapers

Parenting can get a little messy sometimes, so it's natural to want to share your woes with other parents on social media. Comedian and dad Adam Hills posted a picture of himself changing his daughter's soiled diaper on Friday, coining the hashtag #smelfie. Show More Summary

The Queen of Jordan: Social media can show an Arab world beyond ISIS

Over the past 16 years, Queen Rania of Jordan has become a champion of women's rights, a vocal proponent of education in the Arab world and a strong voice for peace in the Middle East. And while some associate royalty with stuffy traditions...Show More Summary

Facebook is changing how it counts Likes

Facebook is changing the way it counts Likes, the company announced on Thursday. Don't panic, though; the changes only apply to celebrity and business pages. Facebook will no longer factor in Likes from users who have voluntarily deactivated their accounts or users who have passed away, according to a blog post. Show More Summary

Duang: The word with no meaning that broke the Internet in China

There are only a few instances when the Internet goes into total meltdown over something circulating on social media. More often than not, its something meaningless that for an unknown reason piques the interest of the entire digital world in one fatal blow. Show More Summary

Embrace the night sky for our photo challenge

For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, take cool shots at night. Darkness lends itself to a completely new set of photo opportunities, so take advantage of those hours. Whether you're using long exposure to capture busy highway traffic...Show More Summary

Initiate a creative collaboration for our Vine challenge

We're thrilled to be working with Unpopular Now for this week's Vine challenge. The theme is collaboration, and we know that creative magic happens when bright minds come together Give traditional illustration a kick of motion, and you've got animation. Show More Summary

Six seconds of symmetry: watch these perfectly-balanced Vines

Last week, we challenged our Vine community to shoot six-second videos exploring the idea of symmetry — and the results were harmonious. It's easy enough to find mirrored images in architecture and nature, but as always, the Vines we...Show More Summary

Join us for the first-ever Vine #MashMeet at our HQ

Mashable is teaming up with creative community Unpopular Now for a Vine #MashMeet at our New York headquarters. Two years after its launch, Vine has become one of the largest and most powerful communities of creators. Artists, comedians,...Show More Summary

Oculus poaches key Google X executive

Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook, has a new hire: Google X's Mary Lou Jepsen. Jepsen, a respected computer scientist who ran the the research lab's Display Division for three years, joins the Oculus team this month...Show More Summary

Ramp up your Tumblr skills with these 21 keyboard shortcuts

While we sadly can't help you shirk your work responsibilities in order to spend more time on Tumblr, we can make your time on the platform more efficient See also: A brief guide to Tumblr's new tools and interface There are some extremely handy keyboard shortcuts that will have you whizzing around the microblogging service like a pro. Show More Summary

Love the skin you're in: 9 uplifting body-positive blogs

Among the fashion, entertainment and media industries, body-shaming and impossible beauty standards are exceedingly commonplace. But bloggers are fighting back. Using platforms like Tumblr, an important intersection for young peopleShow More Summary

How to follow New York Fashion Week online

Image: Flickr, Mashable Composite, Flickr, Michael Madiberg Even if you didn't score a ticket to the fashion tents, you're still front row in our hearts. And on social, everyone can join in New York Fashion Week begins Thursday, Feb....Show More Summary

Google backpedals on its Blogger porn ban just 3 days later

Days after announcing that it would begin cracking down on sexually explicit content on its Blogger platform, Google has reversed its decision The changes, which would have forbid public access to sexually explicit blogs, were slated to go into effect next month. Show More Summary

15 ways you're probably misusing social media

Facebook was founded in 2004, Twitter in 2006. Even Instagram's been around for almost five years. So you can't say this stuff is new anymore. For some strange reason, however, more marketers and brands than not are still struggling to make heads or tails of social media. Show More Summary

'House of Cards' fans are confused about when Season 3 arrives on Netflix

If American history has taught us anything it's that new seasons of House of Cards arrive at 3:01 a.m. ET, not 12:01 ET, you confused East Coasters Mashable confirmed with Netflix that all 13 episodes of Season 3 will come out on Feb. Show More Summary

How to decide who inherits your Facebook account

Facebook introduced a new legacy contact feature in the U.S. on Thursday — allowing users to choose who can manage their accounts once they've died — and it's something we should all think about activating While no one wants to think...Show More Summary

Twitter says it tripled the number of staff handling abuse reports within 6 months

Twitter has a rampant abuse and trolling problem — even its CEO knows it. But the social network claims it has made some big strides to mend this issue Twitter says it now receives five times as many abuse reports than it did six months...Show More Summary

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