Social Media
Social Media

On Facebook a lot? Average users around the world spend more than 50 minutes on website, related apps

Following a hugely successful first-quarter earnings report, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that "people around the world spend, on average, more than 50 minutes a day using Facebook, Instagram and Messenger … and that doesn’t…
Computing

ISIS hacking groups merge as United Cyber Caliphate, but don’t worry too much

Until now, ISIS' hacking efforts have been largely improvised, and split between five overlapping groups. That changed this month, and so might the hacker's focus. Recruitment of elite hackers will be a priority.
Social Media

Snapchat users are watching 10 billion videos a day

We're Snapchatting up a storm, and CEO Evan Spiegel couldn't be happier. On Thursday, sources familiar with the social media company told Bloomberg that users are now logging a staggering 10 billion videos a day on the app.
Mobile

You can kiss your secret Tinder profile goodbye thanks to app's upcoming update

Tinder Social is the new group meet-up feature from the popular dating app, which is about to launch globally, having already rolled out in Australia. The update lets you create groups with friends and matches, and connect with others…
Social Media

Facebook smashes estimates to post blockbuster first-quarter earnings

Facebook has laid waste to all expectations by posting stellar first-quarter results, thanks to growth in user numbers and mobile advertising revenue. People are spending more time on Facebook's apps, and big brands are spending more bucks…
Mobile

You can now ‘find a time’ that works for everyone with Google Calendar for Android

Having trouble finding a time to meet with others? Google Calendar for Android is now able to analyze the calendar of those involved in the meeting, and "find a time" to meet. The feature is already available on desktop.
Social Media

Twitter results disappoint as advertisers abandon the platform

Twitter announced its first quarter earnings on Tuesday. Despite a growth in monthly active users, the platform's revenue fell below expectations, resulting in the company downgrading its second quarter predictions.
Photography

Instagram is quietly testing a black-and-white design for its app

Instagram hasn't done much with the design of its interface over the years, but could that be about to change? The company has confirmed it's testing a new black-and-white look that also includes redesigned icons, and some users are already…
Photography

6 essential apps for embellishing your photography

Photo apps are on the rise. Here are six of our current favorites, so you can add some character and class to your photos before sharing them with your friends, family, and distant admirers.
Social Media

Jurors caught checking Facebook may face a $1,500 fine

Looking for a better way to enforce rules about checking mobile devices during a trial, California has proposed new legislation that would slap a juror with a hefty fine if they hop on social during a trial.
Photography

Car crash victim sues Snapchat for causing high-speed highway accident

Snapchat's miles-per-hour filter is to blame for a car crash that saw multiple people injured, according to one of the victims, who is suing Snapchat. The accident left the plaintiff with traumatic brain injuries.
Social Media

Tired of trolls and slander, former Reddit exec launches Imzy, a positivity community

Former Reddit exec launches Imzy.com, a community that emphasizes finding what you want and a positive outlet. Its founders hope it can serve as a safe place for users.