A new feature called Facebook Avatars is currently in the works, aiming to enable users to better express themselves on the social network. It's still in the early stages, but it looks like a Facebook version of Snapchat's Bitmoji.
Internet May 8, 2018
Facebook's data collection scandal keeps making waves and it's unlikely to die down anytime soon. In the wake of the scandal, Playboy deleted its Facebook accounts and suspended all activity on the social network.
Internet March 29, 2018
People are concerned about the recent scandal involving Facebook and its subscriber's data. Now, experts shared the steps in finding what user information it has collected throughout the years.
Internet March 27, 2018
Several Facebook users posted their displeasure with the platform's search bar autocomplete results. According to reports, what comes up are words that are apparently offensive and not safe for work.
Viral March 16, 2018
Facebook apologized for running a controversial survey on Sunday, March 4, where it asked users on the network via survey if it was appropriate for adult men to request young girls for sexual images online.
Internet March 5, 2018
A new social network grew in popularity recently, gaining buzz and new users in the process. Is this popularity here to stay or is it just a flash in the pan?
Apps/Software February 26, 2018
Top Twitter executive Anthony Noto, who is the company's COO, has resigned from the social media network. Noto is leaving to join California-based startup SoFi.
Internet January 25, 2018
Facebook unveils a new feature that is being tested to users called Watch Party. The new feature allows users to watch videos with friends or group members together to create more user interactions.
Internet January 17, 2018
Meet Ripple, a new professional networking app launched by former Tinder executive Ryan Ogle. Just like Tinder, Ripple app lets users swipe right to connect with someone, or swipe left to pass.
Apps/Software January 15, 2018
Social media plays a big part in our daily lives, but is it beneficial? A former Facebook executive warned about the negative impact it may have and recommended limited use.
Internet December 12, 2017
Twitter has redesigned its app again, adding a number of tweaks to make things easier, cleaner, and more convenient. Here's what's new.
Apps/Software June 15, 2017
A justice minister in Germany proposes a bill that could possibly fine social networks as high as $53 million if they will not take action on illegal hate messages made through their platforms.
Internet March 17, 2017
Twitch has now officially unveiled Pulse, its own social platform for the gaming bunch. It will work much like social media sites today, and it’s scheduled for a full rollout in the coming weeks.
Video Games March 7, 2017
Since its launch a year ago, Facebook users have shared 300 billion reactions with 'Love' being the most popular.
Internet February 24, 2017
A large study has found that breast cancer patients with more social connections have higher chances of survival. Everything truly is better when you’re with friends.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 15, 2016
Whilo is the social platform that allows users to find and save products to be added to personalized wish lists that can then be purchased by others.
Apps/Software October 26, 2016
The social network app Nextdoor is allowing users to plot their homes on its interactive map to let children know they are giving out Halloween candy with its annual Treat Map feature.
Apps/Software October 24, 2016
Facebook at Work has finally exited its extensive closed beta, rolling out on desktop and mobile as Workplace by Facebook. The enterprise social networking and messaging service comes with neat tricks and aggressive pricing, gunning for Slack.
Apps/Software October 10, 2016
Microsoft moves to acquire LinkedIn seems to be bearing fruit already. Today, the professional social network laid out a new look along with bots and other cool features, including LinkedIn Learning.
Internet September 23, 2016
Tinder rolled out an additional app that will bring people together in groups. Tinder Social is supposed to help users find friends with common plans and interests with a simple swipe.
Apps/Software July 21, 2016
Tumblr will release a new live video feature on Tuesday, although it is not yet known how this will look or work for users. Is it a bit too late to join the live video party, especially since videos are not commonly watched on the platform?
Internet June 20, 2016
Thousands of high school students in Algeria needed to retake their baccalaureate exams on Sunday after test questions were leaked online. Authorities have temporarily blocked access to Facebook and Twitter to prevent cheats from posting test papers.
Internet June 20, 2016
According to Facebook’s Vice President in Europe Nicola Mendelsohn, the social networking site will probably go 'all video' in the next five years. Here’s what this could mean for text posts on News Feeds.
Internet June 16, 2016
A new study showed that having a large social network could increase tolerance for pain. Researchers found that having more friends could increase endorphin activity in the brain that serves as a pain killer.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016
Twitter's stock plunged after missing revenue estimates by analysts. The drop happened despite the increase in its monthly active users. Is Twitter a 'deteriorating asset'?
Business Tech April 27, 2016
According to a survey, it's Snapchat, not Instagram, that teens consider to be the most important social network for them.
Apps/Software April 14, 2016
Social networking site Facebook is allegedly experiencing a decline in the sharing of original content such as personal updates and photos. Dubbed "context collapse," the problem could have long-term repercussions on Facebook's fortunes.
Internet April 9, 2016
Facebook is currently testing a feature that alerts users if someone is pretending to be them on the platform.
Internet March 23, 2016
Samsung announced plans for its own social network named 'Waffle,' aiming to let users create collaborative posts. Unlike other social media platforms that allow individual posts, Waffle would enable collaboration similar to a 'communal graffiti wall.'
Internet March 15, 2016
Yik Yak has rolled out its newest update for the location-based social network app. With the update onboard, Yakkers are now able to add their own handles.
Apps/Software March 9, 2016
Facebook has a whole slew of new features lately. Here are all the details on how each of them work.
Internet February 29, 2016
Facebook has formed a Social VR team to explore social interaction within virtual reality. The company and CEO Mark Zuckerberg are decidedly pushing for the technology to enter the mainstream.
Business February 22, 2016
It's Facebook's 12th anniversary, and it's celebrating the occasion with Friends Day. The social network says that the degrees of separation between a typical pair of users is now only 3.57 degrees, showcasing how the world is more connected.
Internet February 5, 2016
In honor of Facebook's 12th anniversary, here's a glimpse at what the site looked like back during its initial launch in 2004 and its wider expansion in 2005.
Internet February 4, 2016
Facebook turned 12 and it's celebrating 'Friends Day' with new tricks and features, but also more ambitious plans. CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about Facebook's achievements so far, while also envisioning a far more connected future with 5 billion users by 2030.
Internet February 4, 2016
Twitter is reportedly in the works to release a new ad unit that would allow brands to access a gallery of tweets related to them sent from regular users to share as part as their ad campaigns.
Internet January 11, 2016
PicoCandy announced the release of its mobile app. When launched with Facebook messenger, the third-party app gives users access to its free and paid stickers.
Apps/Software November 17, 2015
Pinterest announced the upcoming launch of its Shop, where users can buy directly from the app, along with rolling out the 'buyable Pin' feature for Android users.
Apps/Software November 3, 2015
Facebook is making minor modifications to its controversial real name policy in response to a slew of criticisms. It will soon allow users to provide more context to explain their name choices.
Apps/Software October 31, 2015
Researchers at Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon have recreated a database that acts like a social network, charting the personal connections between movers and shakers of the 16th century — all with the help of British polymath Sir Francis Bacon.
Internet October 23, 2015
You can now select what memories to forget on Facebook by removing a specific person or date from the 'On This Day' memory feature.
Internet October 13, 2015
Facebook is currently testing a new shopping feed section where users can browse and buy items, along with new Product Page retail features that allow users to browse products directly in the app.
Internet October 13, 2015
Facebook has suffered three outages in September, leaving numerous users unable to access the social network or other apps they used with a Facebook login. The company now explains why Facebook went down and says that understanding what caused the outages will help it prevent similar issues in the future.
Internet October 6, 2015
Facebook has started to roll out new features to bring user profiles to life and tell a better story about the users' life. Better layout for mobile viewing will also be implemented.
Internet October 3, 2015
The Petzi Treat Cam allows pet owners to check up on their pets and dispense treats right from their smartphone in real-time. Find out my thoughts on this device in this hands-on.
Gadgets August 17, 2015