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Facebook is testing a way for you to share your Instagram Stories directly to Facebook

Facebook really wants people to view Stories on its main app, so much so that the social network is now turning to Instagram to see if its teen-friendly app can get the feature to finally stick.  Instagram is testing a new feature that...Show More Summary

Brace for it. Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte will crowd your Insta feed this Fall.

The PSL was created in 2003 in the Starbucks 'Liquid Lab' in Seattle. The team sampled many pumpkin pies and lots of espresso until they perfected the 14-year-old recipe. Starbucks' PSL has been enjoyed 200 million times and get more than 3,000 tweets per day. Read more... More about Food, Starbucks, Autumn, Beverage, and Social Media

'Dreamer' dies after attempting to save Harvey victims

Alonso Guillen, a 31-year-old "Dreamer" from Texas, died after he and two friends ventured into surging Harvey floods to save lives, according to local reports. Guillen, who was born in Mexico and moved to Texas as a teenager, was aShow More Summary

Amazon encourages 'influencers' to shill even in our post-Fyre Fest world

Influencers don't always know what's best.  On Instagram, Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski, Bella Hadid, and other models once encouraged people to attend Fyre Festival. Yeah, we're talking about the music event that ended up featuring...Show More Summary

That Instagram hack is shaping up to be way bigger than anyone thought

Turns out we all may be "high profile" in the eyes of Instagram.  A bug in the social media company's API reportedly allowed hackers to gain access to account holders' phone numbers and email addresses, with Instagram assuring everyone on Aug. Show More Summary

You're not imagining it, Facebook's 'Like' button is different

It's not just you, Facebook's "Like" button has a new look.  The iconic button has been given a redesign that's still slowly making its way to all users. Instead of the previous solid-gray look, the new "Like" is now mostly white with a gray outline. Show More Summary

Teens, you deserve a life free from phones and social media. Here's how to get it.

Anyone with a smartphone lives in fear of missing out at some point.   I've personally watched my Boomer parents' eyes glaze over as they sit at the dinner table and scroll through Facebook. As a Gen X/Millennial Cusper (a Xennial, if...Show More Summary

Take your Snapchat game to the next level with the help of this online course

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Everyone and their mom is on Snapchat nowadays, but you can bet that most don't know how to use it to its full potential. Look beyond...Show More Summary

Trump says he doesn't 'do Twitter storms' – uh huh, ok, sure

President Donald Trump, who can both make the world cower in fear and belly laugh in response to his very well-known tweetstorms, wants you to know a very important fact: He doesn't "do Twitter storms." "Do you notice when I go on and...Show More Summary

How to put old photos in your social media stories

Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty.  There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post...Show More Summary

Obama responds to Charlottesville with one of the most liked tweets in history

After a "Unite the Right" white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly on Saturday, former president Barack Obama reached out on Twitter to comfort Americans. While President Trump was silent on the platform, refusing...Show More Summary

Fan strikes 'Rick and Morty' gold — sells Szechuan sauce for $15,000 Schmeckles

No one worships useless, pointless nonsense like the Rick and Morty fanbase. And I say that with all the love in my plumbus. Season 3's surprise April Fools premiere ended with Rick's crazed, psychopathic rant about how his "9 Season...Show More Summary

I know, I know ... I'm using Instagram all wrong and I don't care

Instagram has become a place where thirsty hipsters are regularly celebrated, and those who don't follow the norms sink into a shameful oblivion. But I, for one, think these silly unspoken rules for dominating social media are a bigShow More Summary

This couple had a tech-themed wedding that was super Instagram-worthy

Jessica Naziri is the founder of TechSesh.co. Being a lover of technology, Naziri incorporated tech gadgets in her wedding.  Her headpiece was 3D-printed, the bouquets were made out of USB cables, and there was even a drone flying around.  Guests were given portable charging packs as favors to remember the wedding. Show More Summary

Kylie Jenner's new reality show is made worse and better by social media

Let's rip off the Band-Aid and get to the bad news for fans of Keeping Up with the Kardashians.  If you were expecting Kylie Jenner's new reality show to be anything like the hit E! series that has aired for nearly decade—look elsewhere.  SEE...Show More Summary

What your Instagram posts might reveal about experiencing depression

Whether you realize it or not, you leave a trail of clues about your mental health on social media. Emerging research suggests that words, characters, and even emoji can reveal information about people's moods and mental well-being.  That...Show More Summary

There are now over 3 billion social media users in the world — about 40 percent of the global population

There are now over 3 billion (!!!) people logging onto social media accounts around the world, meaning that almost half of the world's population spends at least part of their day updating their status or story.  A new report compiled...Show More Summary

Here's how to deal with harassment on Twitter

If Twitter has one major headache that never seems to go away, it's trolls. But things might now be starting to look up. The company, once content to do almost nothing to address harassment on its platform, has taken a new approach in...Show More Summary

There's a new kind of snowflake in town: the 'Broflake'

Of all the moronic alt-right internet slang, of which there are truly endless examples, the word "snowflake" should be at the top of everyone's list. If you've been fortunate enough not to hear this word before, let me ruin it for you:...Show More Summary

Aziz Ansari deleted the internet from his phone, and it makes total sense why

His character Dev Shah in Netflix's Master of None is just like any other 30-something using Tinder or posting selfies on Instagram. SEE ALSO: Aziz Ansari's 'Master of None' is funny, thoughtful and heartbreaking But IRL comedian Aziz...Show More Summary

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