Social Media

Miley Cyrus shows her support for Bruce Jenner on Instagram with a giant blunt

Miley Cyrus celebrates Bruce Jenner's announcement that he is transgender by smoking a giant blunt on Instagram. The singer posted several videos of herself smoking and a positive Jenner quote.
Social Media

Genius arrested after liking his own wanted ad on Facebook

A man found himself in handcuffs after liking a local Facebook post of his own wanted ad.

Who ya gonna call? Microsoft’s age-guessing photo site finds ghostly face in picture

Microsoft's website has taken social media by storm, thanks to its uncanny ability to not judge anyone's age correctly using face recognition software and complex algorithms. However, it may have another, slightly more…

YouTube is 10 years old, and will celebrate for 26 days

YouTube is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by, well, sharing videos. Throughout the month of May the site will be looking back at some of its best content, with each day of the 26-day celebration dedicated to one letter of the alphabet.

This animated video about smartphone addiction is the best we’ve seen

Videos telling us we're too addicted to our smartphones are nothing new, but this latest example of the genre gets the message across in a satirical and amusing way, exaggerating the issue with great effect. Watch it here.
Social Media

Remember LiveJournal? The blogging site from 1999 still has fans

While all the popular social networks reported growth in the first quarter of 2015, one of them may surprise you: LiveJournal. Created in 1999, the once-popular community blog apparently still has a following.
Social Media

Facebook’s new suicide prevention feature can help you save lives

Facebook has always had tools to report suicidal content. Now, Facebook users can actively take part in helping prevent suicide that might start off as a social media post.
Movies & TV

You’re supposed to watch TV shows, not try to write them. Remember?

The Internet has empowered superfans to not only obsess about their favorite shows, but control them through petitions and social media.
Social Media

Citing threats, F.B.I. tells cops to be careful on social media

After the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, the F.B.I. released a warning to police of possible cyber attacks by "hacktivists." Cops were told to limit their social media activities.
Social Media

Finally we can embed classic MS-DOS games within tweets

Earlier this year we reported that thanks to the Internet Archive, thousands of old MS-DOS games were now playable for free directly inside your browser. Now, it turns out that any game in the library can be easily embedded within a tweet.

Social media and music come together once again on Instagram

Social media and music come together in Instagram's latest community, @Music, which connects fans with musicians and those associated with the music industry. The community is a response to Instagram's popularity with musicians.