Social Media
Social Media

New year brings new news for Facebook with unveiling of its Journalism Project

Days after hiring CNN host Campbell Brown to lead the social media giant's News Partnerships team, Facebook is shaking things up. On Wednesday, Fidji Simo, the company's Director of Product, unveiled The Facebook Journalism Project.
Mobile

Careful, your fun peace sign selfie may lead to identity theft

Ever flashed the peace sign in a selfie? You may want to think twice in the future if your phone has a fingerprint sensor securing it, because photo tech is now so advanced, only a picture is needed to steal your fingerprint data.
Photography

Follow these three styling tips for better still-life Instagram photos

YouTube channel Mango Life has created a short tutorial breaking down three simple steps you can take to improve your still-life photography, specifically that geared toward an Instagram audience.
Social Media

Twitter's Dashboard app will soon be no more, but its best features may live on

Twitter Dashboard, the app aimed at business users, is shutting down on February 3 — just over seven months since it was launched. However, its demise may not be so bad for the larger Twitter community.
Social Media

Obama’s farewell address to get the 360 live video treatment

President Barack Obama’s farewell address will be live-streamed in 360 video on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube on Tuesday. The event is being captured using three Nokia OZO VR cameras strategically placed around the venue in Chicago.
Social Media

Bumble’s latest feature lets you post disappearing videos for potential mates

Following in the footsteps of Snapchat Bumble. That's right, friends -- ephemeral video stories have made their way to the female-friendly dating app, because what better way to find true love than to send a disappearing video?
Social Media

Hate ads in videos? Get ready for your newest gripe with Facebook

According to "industry sources," Facebook will soon start testing a mid-roll ad format, which means advertisers will have the opportunity to insert clips in -- you guessed it -- the middle of your videos.
Social Media

Warriors/Kings contest to live-stream on Facebook tonight

The Golden State Warriors are one of the NBA's most popular teams. They'll be on full display tonight on Facebook, as the social media titan live-streams their game with the Kings -- for India users only.
Movies & TV

Here's where to catch Sunday's Golden Globes show

The Golden Globes, the first big movies/TV awards show of the season, air on Sunday night. We've got a list of the several different platforms you can watch the show on, including live streams.
Social Media

Welcome to London: Airbnb is using Twitter live 360 video to showcase travel spots

Airbnb is one of the first brands to jump on Twitter’s recently launched live 360 video feature. The online accommodation marketplace is tapping its hosts and local insiders to showcase a selection of homes and experiences.
Social Media

Facebook has hired Campbell Brown of CNN to lead its News Partnerships team

Campbell Brown announced on Friday that she would be "joining Facebook to lead its News Partnerships team." The former NBC News correspondent and CNN prime-time host took (of course) to Facebook to make the announcement.
Social Media

Wikileaks whips up furor after proposing a database of verified Twitter users’ info

Wikileaks on Friday tweeted that it is thinking of building an online database populated with the information of verified Twitter users. Unsurprisingly, many Twitter users didn't take kindly to the idea.