Social Media

On a bad date? Escape it with this new app called Bod

Meet Bod, which stands for bad online dates. The app promises "a redesigned approach to dating, one that returns control of their bad date night by introducing new matches in real-time, and without all the time sucking of texting…
Social Media

NFL hires cybersecurity firm to teach players how to use social media

The NFL has a social media problem that can only be fixed by professionals. Following a string of high-profile online mishaps and hacks, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is reaching out to cybersecurity firm K2…

First Messenger, now Moments: Facebook just won’t stop forcing its apps on users

Facebook users are outraged by the social network's forceful tactics to get them to install its Moments photo-uploads app. Social media is littered with complaints from users stating that the platform is threatening to delete their photos.
Social Media

Twitter claims it’s behind your decision to go to the movies

According to a new study commissioned by the social media company and conducted by MarketShare, Twitter aided in the sale of nearly one in every 10 movie theater tickets in North America over the course of the last four years.
Social Media

Social media account scoring by landlords and employers on the way

Score Assured will offer landlords and employers suitability reports of all social media accounts of prospective tenants or employees. Your friends, conversation topics, likes, comments and private messages will all be used to score your…

Discover something new with Blippar’s latest app redesign

Blippar, the augmented reality visual search app has just launched a redesign of its interface, adding bubble layers, which it says refocuses the app on discovery over simple identification.
Social Media

Twitter locks millions of accounts following massive password leak

Following Wednesday's news of a massive leak of Twitter login credentials, the company has responded by locking millions of affected accounts and contacting users by email with instructions to reset their password.
Social Media

Is Apple about to announce iMessage for Android?

Besides Apple Music and a couple of others, Apple has never really gone in for offering its own apps to Android users. A report Thursday, however, suggests it could be about to announce its iMessage chat service for Google's mobile…
Social Media

Facebook launches video comments to make your interactions even more immersive

Facebook users can now share video comments on posts from friends, pages, groups, and events. Having successfully tested the update on a small group of people, the immersive feature is now available worldwide.
Social Media

Twitter blows up over Hillary Clinton’s three words of advice for Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton's Twitter putdown of Republican rival Donald Trump has become the most popular tweet of the election season thus far. With 300,000 retweets in just six hours, it may eventually secure the all-time retweet record for a U.S…
Movies & TV

New set photo from ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ director sets off fan speculation

A cloak hanging in a cave set off speculation among Star Wars lovers on Thursday. Episode VIII director Rian Johnson posted the photo on his Tumblr page, leading to an outpouring of fan theories.
Social Media

Something else to like about Facebook: Social media network adds 360-degree photos

360-degree videos have been Facebook-compatible since September. On Thursday, the social media network unveiled 360-degree stills -- and you don't need a 360 cam to create them.