Social Media
Social Media

Facebook tests video auto-play, meaning video ads are creeping closer to reality

Facebook announced a new feature: auto-played videos. This could mean its plan to get video ads on the website is well under way.
Social Media

Thanks to NASA, Google’s poor founders have to buy private jet fuel like everyone else

Sad news, people: Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin will no longer be able to fill up their aircrafts with discounted NASA jet fuel, after the space agency decided to not renew the contract.
Social Media

Twitter revisits #Music with an integrated Spotify app

Twitter has launched a new Spotify app so users can discover what's new, trending, rising, and popular according to what's listed as #nowplaying on Twitter. Do you care what everyone else is jamming to?
Social Media

Google Reader mourners, rejoice! The RSS feeder is back… sort of

Google has brought back the Feed option for Alerts, so you don't have to worry about your email being monopolized by Web search results anymore. No, it doesn't mean Google Reader is coming back.
Social Media

Facebook’s Conversations tool proves we swear a hell of a lot

The new Facebook APIs are capable of revealing some pretty interesting information about our digital conversations. But first, let's get into what really matters: Whether 'crap' or 'damn' is more popular on the social network.
Social Media

7 questions about the Twitter IPO you’re too embarrassed to ask

Want to participate in a conversation about the Twitter IPO but don't know how? If everyone's talking over you're head and you don't know the difference between an S-1 and A-1, then make a quick stop here for some of the basics.
Social Media

The Twitter IPO is on, and here’s what we know so far

After a long wait and much anticipation, Twitter has filed to become a public company.
Social Media

The 6 most important things Mark Zuckerberg revealed yesterday

Mark Zuckerberg made some remarks at TC Disrupt that hinted at the company's future trajectory. He even talked about a little thing called Facebook Home we may have all forgot about...
Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg says US government ‘blew it’ over NSA messaging

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a recent interview that he believes the U.S. government failed to properly convey the NSA's surveillance activities to the American people. He says they "blew it."
Social Media

Judge Miley Cyrus all you want, but a study claims listening to her music makes you smarter

Better stop criticizing Miley Cyrus for her poor choices - a study has found that her songs can improve brain abilities... crank up 'Wrecking Ball,' everybody!
Social Media

Who knew porn fans love delivery food? Well… everyone, but Eat24 made it pay

Advertisers tend to avoid racy platforms, but a food delivery service decided to embrace porn websites -- and gained a new crop of loyal customers.
Social Media

No, there’s nothing wrong with your eyes – Facebook ads are getting bigger

Facebook is rolling out changes to its ads, boosting their size. Yes, that's right, if you thought ads had already taken over Facebook, think again.