Social Media
Social Media

Facebook rolls out Slideshow video curation feature to iOS users

Facebook is rolling out its Slideshow video curation tool to iOS users. Much like Snapchat, the update automatically creates video stories from your recently uploaded images and clips that can be shared to the social network.

Twitch wants users to put their money where their mouths are with ‘Cheering’

Game streaming giant Twitch has launched a new feature in beta called Cheering, which allows fans to put their money where their mouth is by using colorful, animated emotes to express support for their favorite broadcasters.
Social Media

Tumblr launches new Social Impact campaign ahead of 2016 election

Tumblr announced the beginning of its Social Impact campaign with a series of initiatives meant to engage and educate users on how to take action on issues surrounding the 2016 presidential election.
Movies & TV

The first full-length TV episode on Vine is available now, thanks to Adult Swim

Now that Vine allows more than six-second videos, a new world of possibilities has arrived, including users watching full-length TV episodes. Adult Swim has posted the first: the premiere of Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio.
Social Media

With #Stickers, Twitter offers a new way to have a little fun with your photos

Twitter is giving users a new way to decorate photos and interact with others on the service. #Stickers let users be expressive, while also serving as embedded hashtags to automatically group images together that use the same sticker.

Indiegogo campaign seeks to develop 1,200 rolls of film shot in the 1950s

The Rescued Film Project has come across a collection of 1,200 rolls of undeveloped film shot by an unknown photographer in the 1950s. Now it's looking for funding to develop them.

Find a study group with BuddyUp, a new kind of social network

So if you're looking to make new friends on the basis of shared classes, majors, and other academic interests, check out BuddyUp, a free app meant specifically for those in university.

Weekly Rewind: 3D-printed baby skulls, YouTube live, a wicked quick Swiss EV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

Internet giants may be quietly automating the removal of extremist content

According to a new report from Reuters and its anonymous sources, YouTube, Facebook, and other internet giants have started automating the process of taking down extremist content.

Swiping right on a celebrity on Tinder? It's probably an advertisement

Expanding your dating pool is the entire premise behind Tinder, so if you're meeting an average Joe that you might not have found in your own social circles, it's conceivable that you could meet a celebrity on the dating app too, right?
Social Media

Foreign travelers could soon be asked for their social media info by DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to allow U.S. customs to ask for a foreign traveler’s social media details, including Facebook, and Twitter usernames, but not account passwords.
Social Media

Twitter and Foursquare partner to let you follow major events through location tags

Twitter has partnered with Foursquare on a new feature that lets you tag your precise location in a tweet, which can then be found on a location timeline. The update is currently being rolled out to iOS users, and will soon be available to…