Social Media
Social Media

China’s Sina Weibo beats Twitter past the 140-characters mark

Popular Chinese social network, Sina Weibo, plans to abolish its 140-character limit, just weeks after Twitter was rumored it would be doing the same. Weibo will allow posts of up to 2,000 characters.
Social Media

New marshmallow Peeps social media campaign targets millennial moms 0:42

A new social media campaign featuring marshmallow Peeps intends to attract a new generation of fans. The campaign includes videos encouraging fans to vote for Peeps or the groundhog as the true sign of spring.
Social Media

Tor’s anonymous and encrypted software is coming to Facebook’s Android app

Facebook has announced Tor network support for Android devices, allowing mobile users to have the same level of anonymity as desktop users. It comes two years after Facebook first launched a Tor onion address for Web users.
Photography

Cool tech, hipster aesthetics top 2016 Adobe Stock visual trends

The Adobe Stock team released its visual trends for 2016 which include color, perspective, and cool aesthetics. These trends are expected to lead to the most impactful imagery for brands and businesses.
Web

Are fantasy sports legal? Texas, Washington, and other states are trying to figure that out

Fantasy sports sites are being targeted once again by legislatures in both Texas and Washington state, and now, the industry's future may be at stake as lawmakers prepare to debate new rules and regulations surrounding the practice.
Social Media

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is launching a ‘social’ fitness platform

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has tweeted that he is launching a fitness startup with Fitify co-founder Bryan Oki. Costolo claims the new "social" fitness platform will be delivered to a "massive audience."
Social Media

YouTube is bringing its new slate of original shows to Sundance

YouTube's biggest stars will descend on the Sundance Film Festival in Utah to present panels centered on the service's new slate of original shows. The likes of Lilly Singh and Matt Kaplan will discuss the new projects due to air on YouTube…
Social Media

Twitter is hoping celebs can boost Moments by using exclusive apps

Twitter is helping celebrities on its platform create even more exclusive content by giving them access to a range of exclusive new apps, including a selfie camera. Twitter says the tweets generated will be featured on Moments.
Social Media

Fortune 500 CEOs gradually using social media, but most still can’t be bothered

According to recent research, more Fortune 500 CEOs are using social media, especially among those who are younger and new to the Fortune 500 list. Overall, however, social media is still heavily underused among CEOs.
Social Media

Twitter users experiencing outages worldwide on both the Web and mobile apps

What was once quite common has come as a shock to many, as Twitter is experiencing sporadic outages worldwide this morning. For now, users might have to find another way to kill a few minutes.
Social Media

Social network Friends Reunited is set to close down

One of the first hit online social networks, Friends Reunited, will close in the near future, after opening its doors back in 2000. The site has changed owners several times, and had new features introduced, but has never regained its…
Movies & TV

The 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony brought the laughs, and the booze

The 2016 Critics' Choice Awards, which aired last night on A&E, brought forth the laughs, with highlights from Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, an adorable speech from Room's Jacob Tremblay, and Tweets with drinks.