Jam Kotenko

Jam Kotenko

Former Digital Trends Contributor
When she's not busy watching movies and TV shows or traveling to new places, Jam is probably on Facebook. Or Twitter. Or Instagram. Her other interests include board games, good food, and Jason Mraz. You can get to know her more through Twitter (@MrazGal), Instagram (@thatgaljam), or jamkotenko.com, which she's trying to update more.

An inbox divided: What we love and hate about Gmail’s new tabbed design

Gmail's new "tabbed inbox" allows users to have their incoming email automatically sorted into different categories, but is it a relief or an overcomplication? We went hands-on with the new feature to see how it plays out in real life.
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Find Gravy wants to help you use the Internet and social media to get an actual social life

It's so annoying to have a weekend free and have absolutely no idea what to do to make it count. Gravy's new event discovery website hopes to solve that.
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More than an app: ‘Instagram is’ explores the community beneath the photos

We go inside and talk to director Paul Tellefsen about his Instagram documentary and how he and the film's Instagrammers feel about the app and how it's affected their lives.

You can use your social media addiction to fuel a car

Your Facebook comments, Instagram likes, YouTube views, and Twitter mentions can now power a car - and it's for a good cause, to boot. Put on your safety belts, we're taking a ride into the future.

Spotify finally rolls out the Discover feature for everyone

Your sound trip courtesy of Spotify just got better with the new Discover tab, a feature that has been made available to everyone through the Web player. Mobile and desktop app editions will arrive soon.

Google Hangouts brings universal chat to Google … as well as these privacy problems

Google is rightfully developing its services to better serve their growing public, but some of the instant messaging updates they did are questionable.
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The complete guide to digital dating, guaranteed to maybe work

There are plenty of online dating guides out there - but this one is written by a success story. Get all the inside dirt on how to write your profile and let down ill-matched suitors from someone who has been there, done that ... and found…
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Ladies, your love-hate relationship with the Internet is stressing you out

It's not just Pinterest that is causing anxiety in women: In general, the female social media addiction is causing the sex more stress. Why is this happening, and is there anyway to stop the cruel cycle?

A few examples of how Vine can get you fired

The popular video clip-sharing app Vine is becoming a big issue for companies who have to deal with employees who talk crap about them through the service.
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Hey Yahoo, here are a few hints about what Tumblr users want, as written by Tumblr users

Now that Tumblr's fate is in the hands of (competent?) Yahoo, it becomes increasingly pertinent for users of the blogging site to voice out what they want.
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Social entertainment platform Yap releases music app for iPhone

Yap is known for its social TV system, and now it's bringing that concept to music and to the iPhone.
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Facebook has too many adults, say teens on Twitter

It's true (don't act like you didn't know): Teens feel meh about the whole Facebook thing and are flocking over to Twitter.