Social Media
Social Media

Twitter rolls out unpopular feature to Android despite earlier backlash

On Thursday, Twitter “accidentally” shelved the @ symbol in tweet replies on iOS, and the reaction from users was hostile, to say the least. Does this mean the platform will change its mind about the planned update?
Photography

Browser extension unveils the hidden tags Facebook gives your photos

Adam Geitgey has produced a clever browser extension that reveals the tags that Facebook's automated image recognition program applies to your photos when you upload them to your profile.
Mobile

Dating app Coffee Meets Bagel taps Yelp, Spotify to help plan your first date

Dating app Coffee Meets Bagel is launching two new web apps powered by Yelp and Spotify that are all about helping you plan the ideal first date. Thanks to the new tools you can scout date locations and collaborate on playlists.
Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg plans to travel to every state for his new year’s resolution

Mark Zuckerberg will be hitting the road to visit every state with his wife Priscilla Chan in tow as part of his latest “personal challenge.” The Facebook CEO claims he wants to hear more voices and make interactions offline.
Social Media

Newly redesigned web app aims to make social media graphics simple

A newly re-designed web program is aiming to simplify the process of designing graphics for social media, business, and more. PixTeller allows users to start with a template or drag and drop to create their own design.
Home Theater

NFL to live-stream Super Bowl, additional games in China on Sina Weibo

The NFL is partnering with Chinese social media giant Sina Weibo to live-stream games on the site, including the Super Bowl. Described as China's version of Twitter, Sina Weibo currently boasts 297 million users.
Social Media

Facebook censors 'explicitly sexual' nude statue of Neptune

Facebook is courting controversy once again following its removal of a photo of an iconic Italian statue of Neptune. The company claims it violates its nudity policy, but the user who uploaded it is not taking the matter lying down.
Social Media

Facebook celebrates 2016 by showing off its best hackathon-developed products

Facebook is celebrating 2016 by showing off some of its favorite hackathon-developed products, including a richer Safety Check, Account Kit instant verification, and "adaptive attachments."
Mobile

Find love or have a fling with the best LGBT dating apps for iPhone and Android

Dating is complicated -- no matter your race, gender, or sexual preference. Fortunately, these apps for Android and iOS help take some of the guesswork out of love, making it easier start a fling or find your soulmate.
Photography

How an iPad, a camera, and a Tumblr blog saved my life

Digital Trends' photography writer and cancer survivor Gannon Burgett shares how gadgets and the internet provided a distraction and an outlet when he needed them most -- while he was undergoing chemotherapy.
Social Media

Linktree's free service can help up your Instagram marketing game

Instagram only offers one opportunity to link outside your profile. Now, you can get around that limit with a little workaround from Linktree, a completely free service that can take your Instagram marketing game to the next level.
Social Media

CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter may start letting users edit tweets

Twitter has spoken. After CEO Jack Dorsey asked the site's users for suggestions for new features, one function won the popular vote: the ability to edit tweets. However, Dorsey claims that implementing the update is easier said than done.