Social Media
Social Media

Instagramming about marijuana could result in 6-figure fine, jail time

A new report warns Instagram users posting images of themselves smoking weed could face a fine and jail time in states with harsh anti-marijuana laws. Fines of up to $150,000 and an 18 month jail sentence could be handed down.

Don’t just record the action with a GoPro, broadcast it live with Periscope

GoPro now supports live broadcasting from a Hero4 Black or Silver camera, thanks to a newly announced integration with Periscope. The feature lets you stream footage in real-time to the Periscope community.
Social Media

What does Mark Zuckerberg’s wardrobe say about him?

Mark Zuckerberg's latest Facebook post reveals what the tech mogul wears to work. The status, which has now been shared over a million times, offers an exclusive glimpse into Zuckerberg's distinct fashion style.
Social Media

Researchers develop sarcasm detector for Twitter, and that’s no joke

Researchers have figured out how to detect sarcasm on Twitter at an 85 percent rate of accuracy through evaluating the profile, history of content, user details, and information in the user's profile.

Shutterstock data provides a peek of what to expect in video and photo in 2016

Shutterstock's 2016 Creative Trends data includes the videos, images, music, cultural, and social trends, in various parts of the world, that are likely to dominate the Internet in the new year.
Social Media

Twitter trying to boost engagement by removing ads for top users

Looking for ways to boost engagement on the social media site, Twitter appears to be removing ads from the timelines of some of its most active users.
Cool Tech

Google Glass is removed from Twitter and Instagram

While Google ended its Explorer program for Glass testers a year ago, the device's social media accounts limped on. However, with no relaunch for consumers in sight, the company has finally decided to ditch those, too.
Social Media

Instagram is rapidly increasing the number of ads users see

Risking negative feedback and lower interaction rates from core users, Facebook has opened up the spigot for serving ads on Instagram. Many of these ads are video clips rather than traditional banner ads.
Movies & TV

The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco posts first photo of ‘Friends reunion’

While it isn't technically a reunion for Friends, Kaley Cuoco posted a photo with five of the show's six original cast members along with Big Bang cast members on Instagram from a tribute event for long-time NBC director James Burrows.
Social Media

Unlike Michael Jordan, Bill is someone we don't want to be

If you browse your Facebook feed, you'll probably notice several posts from friends telling you to be more like them. The posts are based on a meme, "Be Like Bill," and thanks to a meme generator, it's found renewed popularity, and…

Chelsea Handler's app will get you out of any unpleasant conversation

Featured in her documentary series Chelsea Does on Netflix, Chelsea Handler has published an app for iOS devices that will convincingly get you out of any situation. Just make an excuse, add a contact, and schedule a time for it to go off.

Scott Kelly sends photos of Winter Storm Jonas from outer space

Everyone's favorite astronaut Scott Kelly sent some pretty phenomenal shots of our beautiful planet from his miles-high vantage point, and as it turns out, Jonas' power was palpable even from the International Space Station.