It’s now much easier to share public tweets via DMs on Twitter

It’s now much easier to share public tweets via DMs on Twitter

Today in features you may not have known you wanted: Twitter is letting you directly share public tweets through its private direct messaging system. If you copy and paste a tweet’s URL into a direct message (DM), it will embed itself in the message for easier viewing. You can also hit the “…” icon under […]

Gang of hackers behind nude celebrity photo leak routinely attacked iCloud

Social media users warned about sharing nude celebrity photos

Social media users are being warned that they could face legal action if they share hacked nude photos of celebrities. Apple and the FBI are investigating the breach of the iCloud service, which led to hundreds of explicit photos of Hollywood stars being released online. One of the victims, Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, says “authorities […]

Kim Kardashian Admits She Wouldn’t Exist Without Social Media

Kim Kardashian Admits She Wouldn’t Exist Without Social Media

Kim Kardashian may be on a mission to break the internet with her extremely revealing full-frontal photos for ‘Paper’ magazine, but the stunning reality star told the publication that without social media, she wouldn’t be who she is today! Kim Kardashian, 34, definitely doesn’t have a problem baring it all! The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star […]

Following a new beat: YouTube’s latest music gambit explained

Following a new beat: YouTube’s latest music gambit explained

YouTube is free. Now it wants to be freemium. Music doesn’t want to be free. Freemium is slightly better. The launch of subscription service YouTube Music Key (YTMK) is a bold attempt to monetize the massive audience that has become accustomed to free, on-demand music. It could prove an important experiment for both the video […]

For Facebook users, marijuana was the biggest issue of the 2014 midterms

For Facebook users, marijuana was the biggest issue of the 2014 midterms

Marijuana, one of the biggest ballot issues of the 2014 midterms, was also the most-talked-about topic on Facebook, according to data from the social network. Facebook logged 85 million interactions having to do with the election from 27 million users on the day. Marijuana was one of the biggest issues of the 2014 midterms, appearing […]

Instagram defends nudity rules after Scout Willis ‘nipple ban’ topless protest

Instagram defends nudity rules after Scout Willis ‘nipple ban’ topless protest

The co-founder of Instagram has defended its rules on nudity following a ‘nipple ban protest’ that saw Scout Willis walk around New York City topless after being banned from the site. The CEO of the social network has since spoken about its terms of use surrounding nudity, which state: “You may not post violent, nude, […]

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Why teens are tiring of Facebook

Facebook has become a social network that’s often too complicated, too risky, and, above all, too overrun by parents to give teens the type of digital freedom they crave. To understand where teens like to spend their virtual time nowadays, just watch them on their smartphones. Their world revolves around Instagram, the application adults mistook […]

CloudFlare Rolls Out ‘Universal SSL’ Encryption to All Customers

CloudFlare Rolls Out ‘Universal SSL’ Encryption to All Customers

In the wake of revelations about NSA spying, not to mention the Web hacks that seem to occur on a daily basis, encryption is top-of-mind for Web users and webmasters alike. Google recently said that it would favor encrypted sites in its search results, so it’s becoming a must for businesses that rely on search […]

JENNIFER LAWRENCE NUDE PHOTOS LEAKED ALONG WITH ARIANA GRANDE & MORE AFTER A HACK, BUT PLEASE DON’T LOOK AT THEM — UPDATE

JENNIFER LAWRENCE NUDE PHOTOS LEAKED ALONG WITH ARIANA GRANDE & MORE AFTER A HACK, BUT PLEASE DON’T LOOK AT THEM — UPDATE

Another day, another violation of a human being in the name of celebrity. Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence have been leaked, along with those of a startling number of other young female stars, from Rihanna, to Ariana Grande, to Aubrey Plaza, to the Olsen twins. This is hardly the first time naked photos of young […]

5 Tips for Creating Content People Actually Want to Read

5 Tips for Creating Content People Actually Want to Read

What I’ve learned over the past few years is this: I don’t care who creates the content I consume as long as it’s good. I’ll read an interview with Kristen Bell even it appeared on the site of a buzzy juice company, or bookmark recipes from a fitness-gear retailer. And I don’t think I’m the […]

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