Facebook has launched Notify, a standalone iOS app that alerts users to breaking news and other stories as notifications. It's launching with a several major outlets, including the Washington Post and CNN.
Tumblr introduced a kind of messaging system called Fan Mail in 2012 but traditional IM features like threaded conversations weren't included. On Tuesday the blogging platform finally started to roll out what it's calling a "real" IM tool…
In a story that reads like a segment from Saturday Night Live's "Really?" members of the media must input the Wi-Fi password "StopHillary" in order to access the Internet at tonight's Republican debate.
Daniel Fleetwood, a 31-year-old Star Wars fan dying of cancer, whose wish was to see The Force Awakens before it is released in December, has died. Cast members, fans, and celebrities had rallied their support on Twitter.
An Australian taxi association says its Twitter campaign asking customers for feedback on its service has not been an epic fail, despite most people responding with tales ranging from the mildly critical to the downright scary.
A commercial court in Brussels ordered Facebook to stop tracking non-users of the social network. Unsurprisingly, Facebook plans to appeal the decision, though it's unknown when exactly the appeal will be heard.
To celebrate the arrival of the taco emoji, Taco Bell is launching a new social media campaign that includes the taco emoji engine, a Twitter feature that generates GIFs and images from 600 possible emoji combinations.
Pinterest's new visual search tool is like facial recognition ... but for furniture. Just as Shazam lets you identify unfamiliar songs that you're listening to, Pinterest now lets you identify unfamiliar objects.