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Slack doubles in size in four months to 1.1 million daily active users

Slack, the much buzzed about team communications service that’s shaking up business communications, has announced that it’s passed one million active users per day.<p>The news comes just four months after the company shared that it had passed 500,000 daily active users.<p>The growth is fast, but not …

From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

Twitter makes every public tweet searchable

Remember your first tweet? Neither do I, but it was probably something along the lines of "first tweet," or an equally terrible first impression. Twitter has been working on a way to let you sift through every 140-character message sent publicly over its social network, and now the full backlog of …

What's Really the Difference Between Facebook Pages, Groups and Profiles?

With several overlapping features, Facebook's Pages, groups and profiles leave many users confused.<p>Together, these three functions help us stay …

How to Use Twitter Lists to Find Targeted Followers

Would you like to have a list of targeted Twitter accounts for your niche that you can connect with? You can use Twitter Lists to find new highly …

How to Compare Your Facebook Page With the Competition

Shares 5K<p>Are you wondering how your Facebook Page compares to competitors?<p>What can you do to improve your performance?<p>Insights into how your …

How to Text Your Friends When You Have No Service

We’ve all been there. You’re in a situation where you don’t have service and you really need to send a text: on a trip in the middle of nowhere, stuck in your apartment during a serious blackout or at a concert where the signal is spotty. GoTenna is a lifesaver/game changer of a new gadget that …

Innovation

Design Platform Canva Launches Plugin for Third-Party Sites

Users seeking to make their marketing posts more beautiful or prettify their own website headers could now have an easier method, after Australia-based Canva launched a plugin to let users on third-party sites create graphics without having to leave their page.<p>Canva launched in August last year as …

Australian Graphic Design Startup Canva Raises Additional $3.6M

Canva, a site that lets non-designers create graphics using drag-and-drop tools, has nabbed an additional $3.6 million in funding from Founders Fund and Shasta Ventures, as well as existing investors Matrix Partners, Blackbird Ventures, and Square Peg Capital. This brings its total raised so far to …

Facebook now lets you 'save' links, music, and places for later

Facebook said today it’s giving you a way to “save” content that you don’t immediately have time to read in your newsfeed.<p>The new feature, cleverly called “Save,” moves all the links, places, and music and TV show posts you’ve flagged to a special place, both on mobile and the desktop.<p>On mobile …

Facebook rolling out Save, its own take on Pocket and Instapaper

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will allow you save just about anything you come across on the social network for later.<p>Similar to the way services like Pocket and Instapaper save links on the web, Facebook’s Save will make it easy to bookmark articles, places, and other pages.<p>Facebook …