Margaux Flores

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New survey shows the top reasons people didn’t upgrade to the iPhone 8 or iPhone X

A new analyst survey published today offers some insight as to what consumers are looking for in future generation iPhones. Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson shared the results of a survey he conducted with 1,500 people who did not recently purchase a new iPhone, finding three primary factors …

Mobile Technology

This online graphic design course will help you master photo editing and design

The job hunt is pretty brutal out there. Nowadays, Microsoft Office just doesn't cut it for some of the top-paying jobs, as knowledge of programs …

Graphic Design

15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

Google Publishes Free Typographic Guide To Help You Master Web Fonts

Screenshot via Google Design<p><b>If your goal</b> for 2018 is to have keener design senses, you’ve come to the right place. The start of the year has …

UX in 2018: Content

In the first part of our UX in 2018 series, we explored trends that will change the priorities of developers and designers. Today, we look at what …

SEO Marketing Strategy: Tips for Success in 2018

Businesses should use 2018 to break the bad habit of viewing aspects of an SEO marketing strategy as a one-time exercise. Too often, some companies …

Font Trends For 2018—Illustrated With Beautiful, Free-To-Download Typefaces

<b>There’s no</b> denying the power that typography holds in design; big-name companies like Coca-Cola, YouTube and IBM have recently adopted custom …

25 Open Source Website Templates [FREE] for Easy Modification

Thousands of people create and release websites every day. Even though we’re talking about businesses, startups, <b>personal websites</b> or <b>portfolios</b>, every …

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks

You're reading 10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Handy

Watch this talented guy give Barbie dolls the most mesmerising makeovers

They have better hair than all of us.<p>We don't mean to alarm you, but these Barbie dolls have amazing hair and probably look better than we ever …

Dolls

Practical portfolio advice, from choosing a specialism to solving real problems

<i>Alec McGuffey is the co-founder of RookieUp, a design education platform that offers short-term bootcamps and portfolio-building tools to give</i> …

20 Top Social Media Tools to Try in 2018

Now that 2018 is here and in full swing, you might be looking for new social media tools to add to your marketing stack.<p>According to Scott Brinker of …

What is the best time to post social media?

When and how often<i></i> you post can often be as important as <i>what</i> you post.Of course, great content will shine through no matter when you post it, but …

First Draft: Screenwriting Contests and Fellowships Every Writer Should Target in 2018

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.What are the best …

Learning about graphic design is as easy as playing Solitaire with this card deck

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

13 Shocking Moments That Were Caught On TV

TV is the window to humanity. Warning: includes details some readers may find disturbing.

How to Choose Fonts for Headlines

<b>Match headline fonts to the tone of the document.</b> Choose a font for headlines that is appropriate to the tone and purpose of your publication. Does …

Typography

Yes You Can Now Actually Get a Degree in Being a 'Social Media Influencer'

Fashion enthusiasts looking to get the perfect Instagram shot or to boost their social media followings and engagement can now get a degree in being …

Thirty countries use 'armies of opinion shapers' to manipulate democracy – report

Governments in Venezuela, the Philippines, Turkey and elsewhere use social media to influence elections, drive agendas and counter critics, says report<p>The governments of 30 countries around the globe are using armies of so called opinion shapers to meddle in elections, advance anti-democratic …

Social Media

Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

We've posted enough about the Dunning-Kruger effect that you know the basics: incompetent people don't recognize how incompetent they are because …

YouTube

How to Use Content Marketing to Grow Your Brand (Step by Step) | Inc.com

<i>Syed Balkhi is the co-founder of OptinMonster.</i><p>Content marketing is a buzzword these days. According to the Content Marketing Institute, over 89 percent of brands use content marketing to grow their business. And in so many ways, content marketing is especially important for small businesses.<p>As a …

Marketing

Meet The Sector Disruptors

<b>Summary</b><p>Equity sectors themselves have rarely changed, but the composition of companies within each sector evolves over time as we transition from one …

The Real Mythology Behind THOR: RAGNAROK

Ragnarok isn’t just the end of Marvel’s Thor as we know him; it’s the end of the world. At least it is in Norse mythology.<p>Told of primarily in the …

7 Digital Marketing Marketing Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

“I would have written you a shorter letter but I didn’t have the time.”<p>This quote attributed to many different sources sums up what we are facing in …

Twitter has emotional reactions to beloved Will & Grace character's death

<i>Warning: The following post contains spoilers from Thursday’s episode of</i> <b>Will & Grace</b><i>.</i><p>R.I.P., Rosario Inés Consuelo Yolanda Salazar.<p>Karen Walker’s …

TV

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Bitcoin

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

Social Media

Multiple fatalities reported in incident near World Trade Center

At least eight people are dead and a dozen more injured after a 29-year-old man allegedly plowed a van into a crowd of pedestrians and cyclists in downtown Manhattan Tuesday afternoon.<p>Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo both described the incident as a terrorist attack, and Police …

Halloween's Best Costume? Levitating 'Star Wars' Speeder Bike Wows Onlookers (Video)

Jaws drop as pair of urban-dwelling YouTubers fly by<p>YouTube vloggers Jesse Wellens and Carmella Rose have made one of this year’s most impressive …