Kate Knibbs

Kate Knibbs

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Kate Knibbs is a writer from Chicago. She is very happy that her borderline-unhealthy Internet habits are rewarded with a job. You can find her at @kateknibbs on Twitter. E-mail her tips, rants, comments, and pictures of your talented animal friends at kateknibbsfreelance@gmail.com

Twitter CEO wants Tina Fey’s tweets, and 4 other big reveals from the ‘Today Show’ interview

While he didn't offer up any unexpected revelations, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo shined some light on his vision for Twitter in a Today Show interview.

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Instagram sends out mysterious invite – let the speculation begin

Whether or not Instagram's odd wooden invitations contain a hint about future features, the company's December 12 event is highly anticipated.

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Google now lets you download your calendar data – here’s how

Google is expanding a feature that lets you download your data -- and we're walking you through how to do it.

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A little advice, Bieber? Don’t post selfies elsewhere when your app is bombing

Got a struggling start-up? Why not hire a celebrity to gain critical fan buzz, then watch as he uses established rival apps to promote his personal brand!

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Hackers stole 2M Facebook, Twitter, and Google passwords – here’s how to stay safe

Security researchers have uncovered a criminal botnet that has stolen over 2 million passwords from sites like Facebook and Google.

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Instagram blocks Mobli: The photo wars are on

Mobli users can no longer connect to Instagram through the app, as the rivalry between the companies intensifies.

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Here’s how to find out if your Facebook friends hate you

If you're wondering if your hatred for a Facebook friend is reciprocated, you can use Hate With Friends, an odd social experiment app that could leave you feeling awfully sad.

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Listen up! Shazam shares our 2013 stats, and makes some bold 2014 predictions

After correctly pegging two of summer's biggest hits before the spring showers even dried up, Shazam went back to its algorithms to find which artists will break out in 2014 - and there are a few surprises.

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A tale of two Twitter hoaxes

If a Twitter-based feud seems too outlandish to be true, it probably is. TV producer Elan Gale and comedian Kyle Kinane participated in viral hoaxes.

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TNT to tweet the screenplay of new show ‘Mob City’

TNT's new drama 'Mob City' looks promisingly pulpy -- and people excited about the show can preview its screenplay on Twitter.

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Study says Facebook can tell if you’re a psychopath

You can often tell if someone's having a bad day or rough time on Facebook, but sometimes status updates can reveal a more permanent personality problem.

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Bing’s 2013 top searches offer terrifying glimpse into American psyche

What are people using Bing to look up? According to the search engine's year-end "Most Searched" list, we all worship Queen Bey and have a strange obsession with the contents of Kate Middleton's womb.

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Hackers rig Time’s Person of the Year online poll to coronate Miley Cyrus

Who should be the Person of the Year for 2013? According to two intrepid hackers, Miley Cyrus has twerked her way to the role.

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Want to win more than an extra five pounds this Thanksgiving? Enter these social media contests

Sure, you'll be shopping on Black Friday, but some businesses are offering giveaways and prizes in honor of Thanksgiving itself.

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