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50-person private notes and dark mode added to Twitter for Mac

Twitter for Mac users can look forward to much less eye strain when viewing tweets in the early or late hours, as the latest update has added a dark mode. It also lets you quote tweets and send DMs to some 50 people.
Social Media

Man posts Facebook video of himself drinking while driving, gets arrested

Unintentionally harnessing the power of social media to his detriment, an Ohio man thought it would be an absolutely brilliant idea to post a Facebook video of himself drinking alcohol while driving.
Social Media

UK couple's terrorist plot uncovered after husband tweets bomb threats

A couple who were plotting major terrorist attacks to coincide with the anniversary of the 7/7 bombings in London were arrested following the husband's tweets divulging targeted locations, U.K. police revealed.
Social Media

Girl power: YouTube stars join Lilly Singh’s challenge to end girl-on-girl bullying

Lilly Singh and a number of other YouTube stars have launched a new campaign promoting female unity against girl-on-girl hate. The #GirlLove challenge, launched via a YouTube video, encourages women and girls to post positive messages on…
Movies & TV

Zombies on Twitter: The Walking Dead was the most popular TV show to tweet about in 2015

The Walking Dead continues to stomp all over its competition. According to new Nielsen data, the AMC zombie horror series was the most popular TV show on Twitter, among other honors.
Social Media

Snapchat’s new music channels highlight artists, tracks, and live performances

Snapchat las launched a series original music channels within the Discovery section of its app. The Year-in-Review series features notable artists, tracks, recommendations and exclusive video content.
Social Media

Twitter updates its rules to include hateful conduct and self-harm policies

Twitter has introduced a number of changes to its Twitter rules in regard to what it deems "abusive behavior." The update sees it clarify its policies regarding hate speech and reports on self-harm, as well as the publishing of confidential…
Home Theater

Space races and virtual places: The 10 most innovative tech companies of the year

We don't always do this, but 2015 was so packed full of great innovations that we decided to craft a list of our favorite innovative tech companies of the year. Find out if your favorite company made the list!
Social Media

Hilarious new Tumblr blog pokes fun at Tinder’s ‘Male Feminists’

A new Tumblr from comedian and writer Lane Moore calls out male Tinder users that proclaim themselves "feminists" on their profiles on the dating app. "Male Feminists of Tinder" is a hilarious take on the superficial nature of the dating…
Social Media

Twitter appoints former Apple exec as its new head of diversity and inclusion

Twitter has appointed a former Apple exec Jeffery Siminoff as its new head of diversity and inclusion. Siminoff's appointment comes amidst mounting pressure over the lack of diversity in the company's workforce.
Social Media

Hollywood just caught some major movie pirates through Facebook, report reveals

Hollywood's anti-piracy group FACT led the UK police to several of the country's most-prolific movie pirates, responsible for illegally sharing 2,500 films online, via the culprits' Facebook profiles.
Social Media

Mark Hamill is authenticating signed Star Wars merchandise for fans on Twitter

Actor Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise, is helping fans authenticate signed Star Wars merchandise on Twitter. Hamill is currently responding to questions regarding autographed memorabilia on the platform.
Social Media

Zuckerberg goes on the offensive, blasts critics of Free Basics

Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has penned an opinion piece in the Times of India, defending the company's Free Basics program, which offers a selection of services without using any of the user's mobile data.

Weekly Rewind: SpaceX succeeds, Beatles finally stream, X-ray vision arrives

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. It's too much to keep track of, so here are the top 10 tech stories you may have missed this week. We've got everything from SpaceX's historic landing to Kim Kardashian's butt emoji.
Social Media

The worst social media celeb screw-ups ever

Celebrities may be worshipped, but on social media, they are as human as the rest of us. Here are some of the most disastrous social media fails that celebrities (and wannabe stars) have ever been involved in.
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Jack Dorsey tells Product Hunt how he runs two billion-dollar companies

Now, thanks to a question and answer session on Product Hunt, Jack Dorsey has revealed just how he does the near-impossible task of running two billion-dollar companies, and how he manages "to keep from being overwhelmed."
Buying Guides

It’s not too late! These last-minute gifts will still thrill them

Gift giving can be a delicate process, especially when you've left it up to the last minute. Check out our picks for the best last-minute gifts, whether your recipient is an audio aficionado or a soon-to-be world traveler.
Social Media

Forget Christmas cards, use these social media tips to share great festive posts instead

This holiday season, replace the quaint act of handing out Christmas cards with social media greetings. From Snapchat to Pinterest, use these networks to create personalized messages for all your friends and family.