What will the hot topics on social media be three days from now? A company called Blab is using crystal-ball technology to find out.
“I’ve made the decision that it’s time for Derek to move on from Tumblr.”
Instead of whining about your rotten day on Facebook, show how you’re feeling on Emoj.li with an adorable little pile of poo.
Fast Company caught up with the creators, who insist that the site is not a total joke.
Why does the world/Internet need Emoji.li?
It doesn’t. It really doesn’t. But the Internet didn’t need Twitter either, and look where we are a few years later…
Before there was Google Plus, Google Buzz, or Google Wave, there was Orkut.
It’s not enough that Twitter modeled its new layout after Facebook. The company has also taken a major advertising cue from the world’s most popular social network, announcing Monday it will roll out app-install ads, an ad unit that lets users download third-party apps directly from Twitter’s mobile app.
We all want to see our content read and shared widely, but no one wants to look like an attention hog.
How much self-promotion is too much self-promotion? It’s a great question.
"For now Facebook’s statistics are par for the course with the other big Silicon Valley companies, which is to say it is mostly white men."
"Like the mentally challenged Lennie in Of Mice and Men, brands have yet again picked up something cute and squished it to death."
We’re gathering up as many cringeworthy corporate selfies we can find. Who are some of the worst offenders you’ve come across?
The new feature might allow users to embed tweets from others into their own.
"We live in sad times when material things, expensive or not, have become more important then our own lives," the photographer says. "I started feeling the need to capture that exact moment—the moment of the impact. I wanted to do it ironically, and play down the seriousness. I enjoy the idea of people becoming victims of their own obsessive and compulsive neurosis, but there had to be a comical side to tragedy. If laughter leads to only one moment of thoughtfulness I will have accomplished my mission."
What Facebook’s second-largest market reveals about its international ambitions
“This is how Facebook sees itself: As the most promising entry point to the Internet for the as-yet-unwired population. And the more that Facebook can blur the line so that Indians come to believe that Facebook is the Internet, rather than something you get when you go onto the Internet, the better it’ll be for Facebook.”
“From his analyses, Olson has seen that a new post needs to be submitted onto a subreddit when posting activity is low. A new post has the best chance of getting upvoted when Reddit is at its weakest. This generally happens at around 7:00 a.m. EST.”
Recently, the social news site’s moderators declared war on several socially toxic subreddits. Here we reconstruct how they leveraged Reddit’s secret algorithms to do it.
Viners are getting in the summer spirit with magical pool tricks, neon sunsets, and time-lapse theme-park fun. Here are our favorites.