Social Media
Social Media

Twitter to show you more video content in trends and on timelines

Twitter wants you to watch more videos. To help give user-generated clips and professional live-streams maximum exposure the platform is surfacing video in more places, including the top trends feed.
Social Media

Facebook harnesses the power of business pages for new job openings tool

Looking for work? You can now add Facebook to the long list of career sites that can help you find a new job. On Wednesday, the company announced it is launching a new jobs bookmark on its mobile apps and the web.
Cool Tech

You are what you tweet: Twitter reveals how America eats and exercises

Called the Lexicocalorimeter, a new tool is scanning Twitter for mentions of food and exercise to track how America is eating and staying healthy. Or, judging from all the pizza and TV references, how we're not.
Social Media

New LinkedIn feature makes it easier for contractors to connect with recruiters

LinkedIn is introducing a new feature that should appeal to the 4 million contractors that use its service to find work.The highly requested option is part of the Microsoft-owned platform’s Open Candidates tool.
Social Media

Snapchat users are ignoring media outlets and ads on the app, survey reveals

Snapchat publishers are having a hard time finding an audience for their content, according to a new survey. Just as worrying for the company is the revelation that users are skipping ads on its app.
Social Media

Facebook goes all-in on video with latest update, new app for TV

Facebook is rolling out new playback features on its mobile app, like autoplay sound and picture-in-picture, and introducing another video app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Fire TV.
Movies & TV

Hey Hollywood! Ditch the reboots and try making these Reddit prompts into movies

Hollywood has favored remakes, reboots and re-imaginings in recent years, but these redditors have come up with some original ideas that could have people flocking to the box office.

Looking for love? Try the new OK Cupid this Valentine’s Day

With the new and improved version of OK Cupid, the app is getting a brand new look with updated typography and illustrations. OK Cupid is also changing up its feature set to set itself apart from competitors like Tinder.

A Valentine’s Day gift from Hinge: Book tells stories of digital dating gone right

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with stories of other people's dates? IRL is a new book published by dating app Hinge to remind folks that romance might still exist, even if you can't find it by swiping on your phone.
Social Media

J.K. Rowling-Piers Morgan Twitter spat prompts one bookstore to take action

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and former CNN anchor Piers Morgan got into a fight on Twitter recently. Lots of their followers were quick to get involved, though one British bookshop's response certainly stood out.
Social Media

Twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback

Twitter is reversing a safety update aimed at combatting harassment on its site after it was criticized by users of the social platform. Twitter quickly admitted that the change was a "misstep" on its part.
Social Media

Facebook scores Mexican soccer league live-streams courtesy of Univision deal

Sports live-streams on Facebook just received a huge boost thanks to the site's latest deal with Univision to stream soccer games from Mexico's Liga MX, the most-watched soccer property in the United States.