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English woman changes her name in order to log in to Facebook

LONDON — A woman who used a pseudonym on Facebook so that she'd be more difficult to find has changed her name by deed poll to the fake name because she was blocked from accessing her account Jemmaroid von Laalaa, who was previouslyShow More Summary

Snapchat update puts news before stories from your friends

Snapchat just made its news content a lot more difficult to ignore. In the update, which rolled out to the iOS app on Monday, the company redesigned the stories section of its app to emphasize content from its media partners. See also:...Show More Summary

Learn how to become an influential leader in our next #BizChats

What do Beyoncé, Coca-Cola, Michelle Obama, Nike, Mark Zuckerberg, and Starbucks all have in common? They have influence You may be wondering how they got there, winning hearts and minds, while other artists, politicians and business leaders struggle to capture a spotlight for their ideas. Show More Summary

Snapchat shows life in the West Bank with live story

Two days after spotlighting the Israeli city of Tel Aviv in a live story, and unleashing a wave of criticism from Palestinians for not showing the other side of the conflict, Snapchat did just that when it published a story called "West...Show More Summary

How to follow Mashable at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

It's that time of year again. As the summer heats up, thousands of people, from celebrities and cosplayers to exhibitors and fans, make the trek to San Diego for four days of nerd heaven. Kicking off on Thursday, July 9, the event brings...Show More Summary

Facebook makes men and women equal in new Friends icon

Facebook has made a few subtle changes to some of its icons, giving its female silhouettes a slightly more prominent position The Friends and Groups icon previously had the female silhouette in the background. Now, the man and the woman in the Friends icon are pictured side by side. Show More Summary

Facebook's new floating video feature lets you scroll while you watch

If Facebook's ever-flowing News Feed does not satiate your thirst for videos of babies and weddings, you'll like the platform's new feature. The site now lets you detach a video from the News Feed and move it anywhere within the browser...Show More Summary

Semicolon tattoos are a new way to talk about mental health

A global movement is revolutionizing how we talk about mental health — with punctuation. Project Semicolon, which offers hope to those struggling with depression, suicide, addiction and self-injury, borrows its philosophy from the punctuation...Show More Summary

This app lets you see who unfriends you on Facebook

This new app will tell you who's kicked you to the digital curb. The app, called Who Deleted Me for Facebook, makes a list of your current Facebook friends and tracks who removes you over time. Unfortunately, the app doesn't know who...Show More Summary

Dream apps spring into action in these 6 Vines

Mashable partnered with CA Technologies to launch a Vine challenge around dream apps We asked you to come up with clever apps that don't yet exist, and bring them to life using stop-motion and video effects. Submissions included the ultimate teleportation device, a one-touch parking spot clearer, an insect language translator and more. Show More Summary

Use this trick to boost your phone speaker's volume

Tripp & Tyler Life Hack #007: Make your phone speaker louder. Comedy duo Tripp and Tyler of The Tripp and Tyler Show, formerly known as “Don’t Be That Guy,” have a bunch of time-saving life hacks — which include tips for getting theShow More Summary

Twitter's Project Lightning could be called 'Moments'

Twitter's upcoming new feature, dubbed "Project Lightning," may be called "Moments" when it launches later this year. Periscope co-founder Kayvon Beykpour revealed the name of the feature, which is designed to curate live events andShow More Summary

8 times Instagram policed women's bodies

Note: The following article contains content that may be considered NSFW. For women, Instagram can get a bit like an overprotective parent, begging you to cover up or be punished. The past year has been especially harsh, with several...Show More Summary

How the world celebrated Social Media Day

For the sixth annual time, Social Media Day was celebrated by thousands of people around the world on June 30. Mashable started Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to reflect and honor the growth of social media and the digital revolution. Show More Summary

We celebrated Social Media Day the Vine way at our #MashMeet

This year marks the sixth-annual Social Media Day, and to celebrate, we hosted a #MashMeet. Artists, animators, comedians and other creatives gathered at Mashable's New York City headquarters on June 30 for a night of networking andShow More Summary

Large parts of Reddit shut as users revolt against firing of admin

Reddit users and some moderators of the site are revolting en masse over the alleged firing of communications director Victoria Taylor, with several major subreddits being set to private and thus closed to users Taylor, who was one of...Show More Summary

3 ways to turn your brand into a social media juggernaut

This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. We all know it pays to have a large social media presence (this is a world where companies pay Kim Kardashian an estimated $20,000 per promotional tweet). Show More Summary

Instagram yanked Talib Kweli's photo thinking it was 'hate speech'

Instagram on Wednesday temporarily yanked an anti-racism post from hip hop artist and longtime activist Talib Kweli because an image seemed to violate the social network's community guidelines Kweli in the past has been extremely vocal...Show More Summary

These June #MashPics celebrate summer and outdoor activities

June's #MashPics are a collection of bright colors that symbolize LGBT pride, sunshine and beach shots that mark the start of summer. We saw caps and gowns celebrating graduation season, photos of dad around Father's Day, and the very...Show More Summary

New Aussie regime could force social networks to remove bullying content

Opening up a new front in the fight against cyberbullying, Australian kids and their parents can now ask the government to remove humiliating posts on social media. Calling itself a "one-stop-shop" for online safety, the Office of the...Show More Summary

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