Social Media
Social Media

Reality check: SketchShe pokes fun at Instagram fakers with video

Everyone is guilty of a little social media embellishment here and there. SketchShe pokes some hilarious fun at the InstaFakers out there in this new video.
Movies & TV

Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors took over Twitter on Memorial Day weekend

Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors eliminated Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder to advance to the NBA Finals by winning two consecutive games over the Memorial Day weekend. Those games had more Twitter activity than…
Social Media

Facebook Messenger could emulate Google’s Allo by introducing an ‘encryption mode’

Ever since the Apple vs. FBI showdown, companies are jumping on the encryption train. The latest could be Facebook's Messenger. Unlike WhatsApp, end-to-end encrypted messaging would only kick in when you're in a special "encrypted mode."
Smart Home

Do your grandparents love to travel? Sign them up for the Freebird Club

Airbnb reports that older Americans are both the fastest-growing and best-reviewed demographic on its site. And now, there's a new site dedicated to them -- it's called the Freebird Club, and it's being branded as Airbnb for seniors
Photography

Meet the photographer who steampunks her own exquisite cameras

Photographer Dora Goodman's handcrafted restorations breathe life into old cameras, with additions such as gold and wood. Despite their beauty and expense, she's not willing to sell her creations.
Web

New EU hate speech rules agreed to by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft

In a moment of unity among tech giants and the European Union, Facebook, Twitter, Google-owned YouTube, and Microsoft agreed on Tuesday to a new code of conduct that seeks to address hate speech within 24 hours in Europe.
Social Media

New details of huge Tumblr data breach reveal possible connection to LinkedIn hackers

New details of the massive data breach suffered by Tumblr in 2013 reveal a possible connection between a spate of social media hacking incidents that occurred around the same time, including the theft of over 160 million LinkedIn passwords.
Social Media

Katy Perry’s insanely popular Twitter account just got hacked and it wasn’t pretty

Earlier today, Katy Perry's Twitter account was hacked to send out obscene tweets and shout-out fellow pop star Taylor Swift. At 89 million followers, Perry currently has the most popular profile on the platform.
Social Media

Twitter for iOS adds 3D Touch support functions for link previews

Twitter for iOS has quietly rolled out new 3D Touch preview functions for Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus users that allow for quick profile and link previews. The new options are ideal for those wanting to quickly access media within tweets.
Social Media

Iran declares data handover deadline for foreign messaging apps

Iran is ordering foreign messaging companies to transfer all data linked to Iranian citizens into the country, or face censorship. The new rules are reportedly based on the concerns of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Home Theater

Pope Francis reveals his favorite type of YouTube videos at meeting with web stars

Pope Francis professed his admiration for vloggers in a Vatican meeting with YouTube stars from around the globe. The pontiff also used the occasion to discuss positivity online, "migration," and social media influence.
Gaming

No Man’s Sky devs confirm delay; death threats ensue

No Man's Sky has been confirmed to be delayed by two months until August 9, and no matter how sad it is the first response shouldn't be "kill the developer," isn't an "Okay" good enough?