Social Media
Social Media

Google+ cuts its ties with YouTube, but don’t delete your account yet

Google announced that it will separate Google+ from YouTube, so users can upload videos and comment without the need for a Google+ account. However, if you have a YouTube channel, it would be a huge mistake to delete your Google+ account…
Social Media

Hulk Hogan stokes the flames, equates his use of the N-word to Obama’s

Hulk Hogan is floundering, retweeting a comment that implies his recent firing for using the N-word is similar to Obama's use of the word in a frank discussion about race, which came from a recent interview with Marc Maron.
Web

Hacker takes down website with stories of alleged Cosby victims

Parts of New York magazine's website were temporarily offline after the publication launched a story about victims of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual abuse.
Social Media

Snapchat to let more publishers use its Discover feature, report says

Snapchat is allowing more publishers to use its Discover feature. This means more multimedia content available for its users. Publishers who are reported to come on board include Buzzfeed and Vox.
Social Media

Donald Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ baseball hat lights up Twitter

Donald Trump's new ball cap with the "Make America Great Again" slogan is all the rage on social media. When the billionaire debuted the hat at the U.S.-Mexico border, he got many on Twitter to talk about it.
Social Media

Twitter deletes tweets that include the text of stolen jokes, points to copyright policy

Did you hear the one about Twitter deleting tweets because they were reported as stolen jokes? The company is cracking down on joke theft and it’s using the notorious DMCA as justification for deleting jokes reported as stolen, no…
Social Media

For it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out: Wife’s infidelity uncovered at ball game

Two sisters attending the Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game on Wednesday night claim they helped expose a man’s cheating wife after they caught her sexting with another man on her cellphone.
Social Media

Why you might soon be able to edit your tweets, thanks to Kim Kardashian

Do you ever wish you could go back and edit your tweets? If you do, you're not alone, and Twitter has hinted it's thinking about adding the feature — thanks to some celebrity star power.
Social Media

Glif is the social media tool that lets you tell branded-content stories

Glif is the new social media tool that lets brands create branded video content that feels less like marketing, but more like a conversation. It doesn't require an app to download--just the use of a simple hashtag.
Gaming

Nintendo invites Facebook employees to try their hand at Super Mario Maker levels

Facebook hackathons are an integral part of the company's culture, but while they aren't all about business, they aren't usually about playing games. That will all change later this month when Nintendo shows up with copies of Super Mario…
Photography

Here’s how to use your GoPro Hero3 cam for Meerkat live-streaming

Meerkat now supports the GoPro Hero camera for live-streaming video. The integration, currently in beta, marks the first time the app is extending broadcasting outside of a mobile device.
Photography

Welcome back, Flickr Pro: Premium plan returns with improved analytics, no ads

Flickr is reintroducing its Pro subscription plan. For $50 a year, users get access to new and improved analytics, ad-free browsing, and discounts for Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography plan and Flickr merchandise.