Social Media
Social Media

Hackers stole 2M Facebook, Twitter, and Google passwords – here’s how to stay safe

Security researchers have uncovered a criminal botnet that has stolen over 2 million passwords from sites like Facebook and Google.
Social Media

Instagram blocks Mobli: The photo wars are on

Mobli users can no longer connect to Instagram through the app, as the rivalry between the companies intensifies.
Social Media

Here’s how to find out if your Facebook friends hate you

If you're wondering if your hatred for a Facebook friend is reciprocated, you can use Hate With Friends, an odd social experiment app that could leave you feeling awfully sad.
Web

According to search traffic, these are the hot gifts of the holiday season

Can't figure out what to get anyone on your list this year? Well apparently these are the things they're getting busy Googling.
Social Media

Listen up! Shazam shares our 2013 stats, and makes some bold 2014 predictions

After correctly pegging two of summer's biggest hits before the spring showers even dried up, Shazam went back to its algorithms to find which artists will break out in 2014 - and there are a few surprises.
Computing

Facebook to track user data to stop piracy?

Facebook just acquired a patent that will allow it to track some of the data provided by its users in an effort to combat illegal file sharing activities occurring over the social network.
Social Media

Facebook changes ‘Hide All’ to ‘Unfollow,’ shaming us for ignoring annoying friends

Facebook's new 'Unfollow' button will work exactly how 'Hide All' did ... you'll just feel guiltier about censoring your unknowingly annoying friends. A few other News Feed options may have gotten the axe with this change, however.
Social Media

A tale of two Twitter hoaxes

If a Twitter-based feud seems too outlandish to be true, it probably is. TV producer Elan Gale and comedian Kyle Kinane participated in viral hoaxes.
Web

Never explain anything about the Internet ever again with this instructional GIF maker

Sick of explaining how to do things online to your friends and family? Save yourself the potential time, energy, and frustration and let LICEcap do the instructing for you.
Photography

MeCam upgrades lifelogging camera to capture your everyday moments in 1080p video

Want to capture your everyday moments with a lifelogging camera that can shoot 1080p HD video? MeCam's got you covered with their new product, which also has built-in Wi-Fi for remote viewing and sharing on your smartphone.
Social Media

Facebook’s new News Feed promotes articles, your friends’ old posts … and buries memes

Facebook is once again mixing up its News Feed algorithm, this time promoting popular old stories from your friends, news outlets ... and burying memes. Get it straight, Internet: Imgur, Facebook is not.
Apple

Apple acquires Twitter analytics firm Topsy for around $200 million

Apple has reportedly acquired social-media analytics firm Topsy for around $200 million. It's not yet clear why the tech giant has bought the San Francisco-based company, though there are suggestions it may incorporate its technology into…