YouTube vloggers used the platform to gain Internet fame (and money). Are Vine's more famous creators next? A few brand-loyal users are starting to turn the six-second hobby into gainful employment.
Twitter formerly had an unreliable system for making sure your account wasn't breached - thankfully, it's upgraded solution. Here's why you should get on board ... and what else you should hope the platform improves.
Internet scion that it is, the GIF is much more than just an animated way for the Internet to make you smile - it's also creating a valuable industry.
As suggestions about a pay-for subscription Facebook model arise, we had to ask a wide variety of users if they would open their wallets and pay to use the social network.
Teasing the White House's redesigned public database, Next.Data.gov catches up with the latest design trends and comes off as developer-friendly. And you might recognize a few of the design elements...
A glimpse into Reddit and its Subreddits thanks to Reddit Insights, a hack put together by Hack Reactor students, spotlights how posts become popular. If you weren't already addicted to Reddit enough, this new app will help you spend even more time investigating the site.
Even Twitter seems to have neglected its Direct Messages feature, but recently with new updates we suspect that the DM is undergoing a transformation.
Pearltrees launched its Android version today, while rolling out new file management features.
With the help of The Fancy, we've rounded up items that Jack Dorsey, Daniel Ek, Dave Morin, Biz Stone, and Mark Zuckerberg like or are inspired by.
Everytime you watch a video on Instagram or receive a Snapchat video or watch a Vine clip, the more space you're unwittingly filling up with caches on your mobile device. Here's how to clean it all up and out of your phone.
How do you get 2.5 million Facebook followers? Spend $630,000 of course. The U.S. State Department did as much, but admits that the effort might not have gotten it quite as much popularity as hoped.
Deleting something on Facebook doesn't exactly mean that the content has been "deleted" as some users have discovered.
Facebook claims that phone numbers on Facebook are public, but scraping these numbers ironically merits getting chased by Facebook's lawyers.
With Google Reader gone, plenty of RSS readers are filling in the void. Bloglovin' is one of them with brand new social and content discovery features.
Once iOS 7 rolls out to iOS users, Snapchat is in for a PR nightmare since iOS 7 doesn't support screen shot notifications.