Social Media
Social Media

Who’s most likely to click on spam? Neurotic women on Facebook

Spammers have better luck with certain types of people - turns out those types of people are neurotic women and Facebook addicts.
Mobile

Liar … liar? It takes 10 percent longer to type a lie than the truth

Taking a while to respond to a text? According to a new study, you may be concocting lies! People who heavily edit, write short responses, and take longer to text or type responses on Facebook were usually lying.
Social Media

The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Titstare app pitch

Here's how not to be a positive force in the tech community: waste everyone's time launching a stupid, unfunny joke app. Name it Titstare. Take it to a major tech conference. Inspire the Internet's hate.
Social Media

Facebook apes Twitter once again by integrating conversation into live news

Facebook is making another play for Twitter's lead on real-time conversation. Of course, we don't use Facebook the same way we use Twitter, so breaking our habits will be the most challenging part.
Social Media

Facebook tests LinkedIn-esque ‘Professional Skills’ tab

Facebook's not just about party invitations and photos from last week's gatherings. The social network is testing a new "Professional Skills" feature so you can boast about the things you're good at doing on a weekday afternoon.
Social Media

Instagram: Ads coming within next 12 months as app reaches 150m users

Keen to see a return on its billion dollar payout for media-sharing service Instagram, Facebook is all set to bring ads to the app in the next 12 months. The news comes on the same day that Instagram announced its user base has reached 150…
Social Media

WTF, Internet? Babies don’t need to define their ‘brand’ on Twitter

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of monster parents who are giving their babies Twitter handles. Come on, everyone. Just have a tiny bit more respect for the human race.
Social Media

7 surprising selfies that prove we’re all human

Selfies are annoying, sure - but when some of the most powerful people in the world are behind them, things get a little more interesting.
Social Media

This unintentionally racist app wants to show you where the nicer side of town is

One of the challenges every person on the road has to face is knowing where to go, and whether or not it’s OK to go there. Safety in travel should always be a prerequisite when you’re someplace new to you, so when a new site emerges and…
Social Media

Instagram obsessives, hear this: The #AntiSelfieMovement has begun

Sick of selfies? Well good news! You can now turn your hate into activism. The anti-selfie movement is taking shape in a variety of forms to gently point out that we've seen enough of your face, thanks.
Social Media

Pinterest, Path, and the battle over ‘P’

Path is trying to stop Pinterest from trademarking its logo, since both companies use a curly P and a similar color scheme. Looks like we might have another redesign to watch for now that Yahoo's all done with.