Social Media
Social Media

Dad films daughter exercising her facial muscles, in attempt to capture perfect selfie

A young teenager probably thought nobody would see her making funny faces, trying to snap the perfect selfie. Boy, was she wrong, as her father secretly recorded the whole thing with his smartphone.
Social Media

Analytics for all: Twitter’s just opened its stats dashboard to all users

If you're keen or simply curious to learn how your tweets perform after they land on your followers' timelines, you'll be pleased to know the social media site has just opened up its analytics tool to one and all.
Social Media

Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

Yet another story of social media leading to the arrest of a wanted criminal, the popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" craze got a parole violator into hot water when a tipster provided the location of the filming to police.
Social Media

Facebook is taking steps to scrub the feed of ‘click-bait’ articles

Definitely ideal if you are a heavy Facebook user, the social network will attempt to reduce the volume of click-bait content in the feed by measuring the length of time people spend actually reading the article.
Gaming

Mario’s voice actor joined Instagram and his videos are delightful

Charles Martinet, the actor who provides the voices of Mario, Luigi, and Wario for Nintendo, has started an Instagram account to which he regularly posts delightful videos.
Mobile

WhatsApp hits 600 million active users

WhatsApp continues to be the main player in the mobile messaging space, on Monday announcing it now has 600 million active users. The startup launched in 2009 before being acquired by Facebook earlier this year for $19 billion.
Mobile

Twitter likely to introduce ‘buy’ button later this year after partnering with Stripe

Twitter is reportedly partnering with online payments service Stripe for its push into e-commerce. The social media site could introduce a 'buy' button before year-end, enabling users to purchase items from businesses without leaving the…
Mobile

60,000 people join class-action privacy lawsuit against Facebook in Austria

An Austrian court ordered Facebook to respond to a class action lawsuit that accuses the social network of breaking EU privacy laws. The lawsuit now has the support of 60,000 people.
Mobile

Vine update allowing users to import video clips marks big change for service

The look and feel of Vine could be about to change after the short-video service on Wednesday announced iOS users can now import videos from other apps, with new editing tools also added. The update is coming to Android later.
Social Media

Twitter officially adding tweets to your timeline from people you don’t follow

Twitter is taking more control of your timeline, making official its recent move to include tweets from people you don't follow, as well as favorited posts from people you do.
Mobile

Snapchat looking to monetize, reportedly in talks with advertisers and news sites

Snapchat looks to be on the way to monetizing its service, with a report Tuesday claiming the startup is currently in talks with advertisers and media firms with a view to introducing ads, videos and news.
Social Media

Want to pass your Facebook account to a heir? Move to Delaware

Perhaps an ideal place to move if you want to pass a massive iTunes collection to your children, Delaware has become the first state to provide legal guidelines related to ownership of digital accounts after death.