Social Media
Mobile

Instagram finally arrives for Windows Phone … with half the features missing

Instagram is finally here for Windows Phone owners. Unfortunately, it's still missing some key features, including video, tagging, and the ability to shoot photos through the app.
Social Media

A social giving app with a competitive twist uses your enemies’ tweets against them

Sometimes the best motivation is rooted in competition. This social giving app lets you donate to a cause of your choice when the opposition posts something negative about it.
Social Media

Quora caves and partners as a source for link-bait heavy Web publishers

Quora allows some of its most popular Q&As to get incorporated into posts from other media distributors, like Buzzfeed. Who's really benefiting?
Social Media

Twitter is finally trying to answer the question ‘What is Twitter?’

Now that Twitter is a public company, it has to define itself so investors understand where their money is going. This video is a first step in simplifying the vast world of tweets - but do users agree with it?
Social Media

Yahoo announces Flickr Photo Books, so you can print more than your Instagrams

Now Instagram images aren't the only photos you can turn into memorabilia; Flickr is now getting the print treatment too. Although, differing from Instagram, is taking a more in-house approach.
Social Media

This new search engine is being called ‘the Google of social media’

A new search app called Hshtags searches nearly all of social media-dom by hashtag-specific queries. Could this be the service that finally, simply unites fragmented social search?
Social Media

Twitter improves search with new filters for its iOS and Android apps

Twitter has updated its iOS and Android apps with new filters for search, enabling users to find meaningful content more quickly instead of having to wade through a mass of mixed-up results.
Social Media

Snapchat users share 400 million images a day, as the app surpasses Facebook photo uploads

People are uploading photos to Snapchat like crazy - even more so than Facebook, and way more frequently than they do on Instagram. It's probably time to assume this isn't just a passing trend.
Social Media

YouTuber reveals the motivation and victim reactions behind that Social Media Experiment video

Jack Vale tells us why he made the viral Social Media Experiment YouTube video, as well as the various reactions from his victims - which ranged from confused to outraged.
Mobile

The Russians are coming … with a suite of new mobile apps

Russian Web giant Mail.ru has officially launched its base in the U.S. with My.com, and mobile apps that include myMail, myChat, and myGames, available for iOS and Android. Click the jump to find out more.
Social Media

Facebook testing new feature to show if you’re at a desktop or on your phone

Wondering what device you friends are using when they're on Facebook? This new feature, currently in testing, will answer that very question - whether you wanted it to or not.
Web

Forget Silk Road, Assassination Market is the new ‘deep Web’ nightmare 0:50

Think Silk Road is frightening? Then this will scare your pants off: The 'deep Web' site Assassination Market lets users donate Bitcoin toward the murder-for-hire of world leaders, including President Obama and Ben Bernanke.