Alex Gross’ new show at Corey Helford Gallery offers a wry yet sobering look at the nature of personal identity and relationships.
Five years ago when Facebook went public, employees of the social network were glued to office televisions airing CNBC, waiting for the company’s trading price. “Everyone was hoping for a pop,” said Dan Fletcher, a former Facebook employee, referring to the spike in stock price that some companies...
The company recently bought the rights to the domain, which was previously held by an Asian social networking site.
Twitter’s rarely discussed Windows app is getting a few updates today that make it a little more robust and useful for heavy users of the social network. You can now create tabs with different streams, similar to TweetDeck, among a few other new features. That and more in today’s news. Read more...
Chris DeWolfe, the co-founder of MySpace, looks back at the one-time social network giant and offers his take on why the company isn't around today, in this excerpt from his #TalkingTech Live stream at JamCity headquarters.
Facebook users have been able to add profile picture frames to express support for sports teams, causes and movements, and they can now showcase pride in their countries, too. The social network Thursday added nearly 200 country flag frames to its list, which users can temporarily or permanently add to their profile pictures. These new...
Publishers and creators might soon be able to make more money off their Facebook video content. Facebook is introducing or expanding three types of video ads for both the social network and publishers' websites: in-stream video ads for publisher websites, expanding ad breaks for Facebook Live videos within Facebook's own app and ad breaks for...
(Drexel University) New research from Drexel University is steadily uncovering the areas of social network sites where the sufferers are finding solace. In their latest finding researchers in Drexel's College of Computing & Informatics,...Show More Summary
How do you get banned from Disney's tween-focused Club Penguin social network in under 30 seconds? Hacking. Tool-assisted speedruns have been around since the late '90s, showing off inhuman feats in games like Doom and Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary
A month after Facebook sponsored an inauguration party with conservative website The Daily Caller, the social network shows no sign of slowing down its budding romance with the American right. Last night, The Daily Beast reported that Facebook is sponsoring the Conservative Political Action Conference, which begins… Read more...
Facebook's Instagram on Wednesday announced support for uploading up to 10 photos and videos in a single post, potentially radically changing how people use the social network.
Twitter head of entertainment talent and lifestyle partnerships Lara Cohen became the social network's latest high-profile executive to pass through its perpetually spinning revolving door. Cohen announced via a tweet Tuesday that she was leaving the company, but she did not reveal her future plans. I've made the extremely tough decision to move on from...
The social network's messaging app is the latest to offer currency exchanges and payments using a bot
Next time you seek out customer service through a Twitter message, you may find yourself talking to an actual human rather than a corporate account. The social network now lets brands display avatars and names of individual employees in direct-message conversations, while still operating through the company’s main profile. Show More Summary
Instagram is introducing a new sharing format that lets you publish multiple photos and videos in a single post on the social network. Posts were previously limited to single photos or videos with the exception of Stories which are ephemeral. more… Filed under: Apple
In a bid to direct every conceivable iCloud domain towards one website, Apple has bought the rights to iCloud.net from a small Chinese social network.It was one of the few iCloud related sites not owned by Apple, and AppleInsider reports that the tech giant paid $1.5 million in order to acquire the domain. Show More Summary
In a new Social Business Engine podcast, Bernie Borges speaks with David J.P. Fisher to discuss his book "Networking in the 21st Century on LinkedIn"
In an attempt to crack down on confusion and protect its intellectual property rights, Apple has acquired the website iCloud.net, previously the home of a small Chinese social network. The web address now displays a message revealing...Show More Summary
Apple has bought the website iCloud.net, and the independent social network that previously lived there is shutting down. TechCrunch's Ingrid Lunden reports that the Asian site recently informed its users that it has decided to "close...Show More Summary
The social networking giant caught all kinds of flak for its role in the 2016 election. But that isnt stopping it from bankrolling a huge, often-controversial conservative confab.