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Facebook turns on Safety Check for Brussels attacks

Facebook has turned on its Safety Check feature for Brussels, where a series of explosions at the Brussels airport and a metro station left at least 13 dead and many more injured.  The feature, available here, lets you check on yourShow More Summary

Mashable House presents: The Internet of the Future

We came. We saw. We time traveled. At the 2016 Mashable House at SXSW, we took attendees where no one has been before — 200 years into the future — to see just what's in store for the Internet we all know and love. So what exactly does the future hold? From virtual reality to robot races, here's what went down at this year's Mashable House. Show More Summary

The nude birth photo Facebook removed stood for empowerment

When Francie gave birth to her youngest daughter last year, the delivery was rapid.  So fast, in fact, that her at-home birthing team didn't arrive in time, and Francie, on her hands and knees, guided her baby into the world withoutShow More Summary

Twitter turns 10 years old today and these baby chicks are ready to celebrate

It's Twitter's 10th birthday today. To celebrate the iconic social media platform, we brought in a few fuzzy friends of ours. Read more... More about Twitter, Social Media, Video, Apps Software, and Mobile

#auspol: The Twitter hashtag Australia can't live without

For Twitter users in North America, Asia or anywhere in the world, there's a little hashtag that may from time to time stray into your Twitter trends. That would be #auspol, one of Australia's most popular hashtag, which also rated third...Show More Summary

A Snapchat account is helping teens speak up about abuse

Heard of Snapchat, right? The fun messaging app that lets you share videos, pictures, and doodles with friends for up to 10 seconds? Well, it’s being put to deadly serious use in India. Snap Counsellors, an account on the messaging app, is helping teens speak up about relationship abuse. It was launched by three Indians on March 8. Show More Summary

9 YouTube channels that will make you smarter about social justice

Information is accessible in so many ways, and the digital generation is getting news and resources through social media, podcasts and even YouTube. Vlogging is gaining traction in the social justice community as a way to create a dialogue and raise awareness about important issues. Show More Summary

Pope Francis begins his Instagram journey

Pope Francis made his Instagram debut Saturday, and there wasn't a #brunch, #sunset or #selfie in sight. "Pray for me," read the post, with the phrase in nine languages. SEE ALSO: Instagram CEO meets Pope Francis and gives him a book...Show More Summary

India leads Facebook's Bug Bounty with highest awards and participation

India has topped the list of 127 countries that have participated in Facebook's Bug Bounty programme. It has the highest number of participating security researchers at 205 and is also the country with the most paid bounties, which have...Show More Summary

Oh say can you see dating app Bumble's new political filters

You matched with someone online. He's interesting to text with, uses the right amount of emoji, and just asked you to your favorite coffee place.  But then he showed up in a "Make America Great Again" t-shirt, and you have a Bernie 2016 bumper sticker on the back of your Prius. Show More Summary

Twitter's algorithmic timeline is now live by default for everyone

A month after Twitter launched its new timeline, which sorts tweets in your feed according to relevancy instead of chronology, the company has quietly turned it on by default. It also appears to be live for all users.  SEE ALSO: Here's...Show More Summary

Indians and Pakistanis use new Facebook feature to swap cricket team colours before World Cup T20 clash

Numerous Facebook users from India and Pakistan are getting ready for the India-Pakistan ICC World Cup T20 clash on Mar. 19 with a unique gesture of peace. Rather than supporting their respective teams, they are changing their profile...Show More Summary

Video thank you notes eliminate snail mail

After the party is over, the lesser fun begins: thank you notes.  Yes it's polite, but writing messages to every single person gets tiresome.  Mass emails or pre-printed cards can get too generic and impersonal.  SEE ALSO: 16 Digital...Show More Summary

See Austin's lively music and food scene on Snapchat

When it comes to music festivals, convenience really is key. You'll already be working up a sweat sprinting from venue to venue to see your favorite artists. The last thing you need is for your hotel to be frustratingly far away. Mashable...Show More Summary

The 21 most irritating Slack pet peeves

If you use messaging app Slack, you know sometimes it can get a bit irritating, to say the least.  We at Mashable had no issues coming up with our biggest Slack pet peeves — almost as if we'd been thinking about them for awhile.  To be clear, the service itself is actually pretty revolutionary. Show More Summary

First Cambodian gets jailed over anti-government Facebook post

A Cambodian has become the first person to be convicted in the country over a social media post. A 24-year-old university student, Kong Raya, was sentenced to 18 months in jail on Tuesday, after being found guilty of inciting crimesShow More Summary

MTV to premiere its first Snapchat music documentary at SXSW

MTV is teaming up with  A$AP Ferg at South by Southwest to launch its first Snapchat music documentary, Mashable has learned  exclusively. Titled "MTV Snapchat Docs: Art/Life/ A$AP Ferg," the Snapchat series will follow the hip-hop star,...Show More Summary

Samsung's social network Waffle is a bit like multiplayer Snapchat

What's missing from today's social networks? If you ask Samsung, it's collaboration — the ability for users to create stuff together, instead of just posting their own pics, doodles and videos.  This is why the company launched Waffle at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas on Monday. Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian konfirms that she loves social media

Kim Kardashian is not trying to break the Internet from a place of hatred. She's actually a big fan. Today, Kim detailed her social media strategy on Twitter, so take notes. No, she did not mention nude selfies, so you can go about your day, Bette Midler.  SEE ALSO: North West proves she is not a teen by rejecting Snapchat She loves memes. Show More Summary

Selena Gomez dethrones Taylor Swift as the most followed Instagram user

Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift are just like you and your BFF — watching bad movies, baking cookies, being each other's Grammy date and dethroning each other as the most followed Instagram user. Gomez just took the number one spot onShow More Summary

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