If you like meeting new people and live in a place where it rains a lot, then the Umbrella Here light could be the gadget for you. The idea is that you stick it on top of your umbrella during a downpour, signaling to others that you're willing to share.
A messaging app where you can communicate using only emojis has officially launched. Emojli, which hit 70,000 sign-up requests soon after the app was announced, is the work of two Brit friends, who both agree it's a "silly idea."
If you're keen or simply curious to learn how your tweets perform after they land on your followers' timelines, you'll be pleased to know the social media site has just opened up its analytics tool to one and all.
Yet another story of social media leading to the arrest of a wanted criminal, the popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" craze got a parole violator into hot water when a tipster provided the location of the filming to police.
Definitely ideal if you are a heavy Facebook user, the social network will attempt to reduce the volume of click-bait content in the feed by measuring the length of time people spend actually reading the article.
WhatsApp continues to be the main player in the mobile messaging space, on Monday announcing it now has 600 million active users. The startup launched in 2009 before being acquired by Facebook earlier this year for $19 billion.
Twitter is reportedly partnering with online payments service Stripe for its push into e-commerce. The social media site could introduce a 'buy' button before year-end, enabling users to purchase items from businesses without leaving the service.
Kickstarter backers may have flocked to the Coolest Cooler and Neil Young's Pono Player, but other projects weren't quite as successful. Check out our picks for the 10 worst Kickstarter campaigns, whether talking video games or Red Bull-fueled road trips.
The look and feel of Vine could be about to change after the short-video service on Wednesday announced iOS users can now import videos from other apps, with new editing tools also added. The update is coming to Android later.