Social Media
Social Media

Lawsuit alleges Snapchat released false growth numbers to court investors

A lawsuit filed against Snapchat by a former employee claims the company reported false growth numbers to investors in an effort to inflate its valuation and secure a multi-billion dollar valuation.
Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg’s political ambitions under the spotlight after recent activity

Is Mark Zuckerberg seeking a role in government? The Facebook founder's political ambitions have come to light via a SEC filing by his company and his own statesman-like Facebook post published this week.
Business

Medium cuts one-third of its staff as it looks beyond ads at new business model

Despite boasting of a successful 2016, publishing site Medium just dropped the bomb on its staff. The platform created by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams is axing around one-third of its workforce and shutting its offices in NY and…
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.