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Archived Since:February 17, 2008

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The Emoji Movie inserts itself into Handmaid's Tale because why, god, why

None of us needed further convincing that The Emoji Movie was irrelevant Hollywood #WhatsHotWithTheKids bullshit. But, like the smartphone smiley face movie nobody wanted, the esteemed folks running its social media channels gave us more reasons anyway. Show More Summary

HBO knows what you're thinking while watching 'Game of Thrones' thanks to this company

People went "crazy" over the season seven premiere of HBO's Game of Thrones.  Or so they say. "Crazy" accounted for 8.9 percent of all emotional reactions (ERs) during the first episode, and "crazy" ERs spiked during singer Ed Sheeran's...Show More Summary

Are dating apps the new social networks?

Are dating apps even for love anymore, or are we just messing around on them the same way we do on Snapchat and Instagram?  The answer is complicated — just like the relationships that often spring from these apps.  There are still plenty...Show More Summary

How to hide who you're stalking on Instagram

There's no shame in admitting that you stalk people on Instagram — we all do. But you don't always want anyone who grabs your phone to see who you've been stalking. So, here's the complete guide to hiding who you stalk on Instagram.  SEE...Show More Summary

2017's social media landscape in one stunning infographic

Social media, once the name we gave for a platform like Facebook, has become quite difficult to define. Even Facebook and Twitter don't typically refer to themselves as social networks — at least not exclusively that.  A newly released...Show More Summary

Restaurant brings in Instagram kits so you can nail your #foodporn shots

Making your avocado toast pop on Instagram requires a unique formula that isn't always possible to achieve. But, one London restaurant is offering "foodie Instagram packs" so diners can up their #foodporn game.  SEE ALSO: Instagrammers...Show More Summary

Malala Yousafzai has officially sent her first tweets

Social media just got a little bit better after inspiring activist and Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, announced she will now be active on Twitter. On Friday morning the 19-year-old sent her first seven tweets from her very own...Show More Summary

4 things you should do when you're the victim of revenge porn

Rob Kardashian decided on Wednesday to exact revenge on his former fiancée Blac Chyna by publishing nude and explicit images of her on social media. Now the internet is talking about one of the worst risks of our digital lives: so-called...Show More Summary

Rob Kardashian owes Blac Chyna, and all of us, an apology

Read more... More about Twitter, Instagram, Social Good, Social Media, and Revenge Porn

Trump posts body slam video after defending his "modern presidential" Twitter claim

Donald Trump isn't the first U.S. president to communicate via social media. But he's the first to use social platforms to harass TV hosts, celebrate violence against the media, and share basically any unfiltered thought at 5 a.m. That,...Show More Summary

Facebook is targeting jerks who spam your News Feed

Facebook is taking new steps to fight spam. The social network will now weed out posts from spammers who fill their friends' feeds with "vast amounts" of links to "low quality content."  SEE ALSO: This app will tell you which of your...Show More Summary

Instagram is actively ruining my life with its inhumane algorithm

As a rule, social networks are terrible at understanding their human users — no matter the ooey-gooey platitudes about bringing us "closer together" their executives piece together.  Never has this been more clear than over the pastShow More Summary

Man discovers 36-year-old message in a bottle and the original writer is delighted

Old school communication meets new school communication. Ryan Burchett found a message in a bottle last weekend on Little St. Simons in Georgia. The buoyant letter was 36 years ago and thanks to social media he was able to connect with...Show More Summary

This app will tell you which of your photos are actually good enough to post (which is both harsh and helpful)

It's a rare occasion when you take the perfect photo on the first try. Most likely, your camera roll is clogged with photos as you attempt to shoot that all-star selfie, picture at the concert, or snapshot of the new glow-in-the-dark...Show More Summary

This famous YouTuber is making the leap into esports

Shonduras, a high-profile content creator of Snapchat and YouTube fame, is tackling a brand new endeavor: running his very own esports team. He joins other sports and media celebrities who have made the jump into esports team ownership. Read more... More about Youtube, Gaming, Snapchat, Social Media, and Esports

'Game of Thrones' new Season 7 trailer is cool as hell, because ICYMI, winter is here

A new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer has arrived just in time to celebrate Summer Solstice, because forget what the calendar says, winter is here. (Or it will be in a little under a month, at least.) The White Walkers were conspicuously...Show More Summary

Instagram is still clobbering Snapchat, and it's worse than we thought

Instagram Stories is still eating Snapchat alive, and we have fresh data to prove it.  Instagram's Stories now have 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, according to the company. At the same time, engagementShow More Summary

I can't be basic on Instagram anymore and it's all because of Stories

Our Instagram Stories are awash with snapshots of our everyday lives. But, now that there's a hidden trove reserved for our most private — and dare-I-say basic — snaps. Instagram's already-very-high bar for posts has crept to a scary...Show More Summary

Boomer Phelps' Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

If social media usage ever becomes an Olympic sport — which is truly not that unthinkable at the rate we’re moving — there will be but one participant worthy of a gold medal: Boomer Phelps. The one-year-old son of Olympic legend Michael...Show More Summary

Twitter totally solves all of its problems with new profile photos

Twitter finally made it happen. With a simple redesign, the beloved social media giant has solved all of its problems. You heard it here firstEvery. Single. One. Of. Them.  SEE ALSO: Why all the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon The...Show More Summary

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