FriendFeed

Your goldfish is way more hardcore than you could possibly imagine

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably cared for a gold fish at least once in your life. Maybe you won it at a county fair or bought it for a …

Fish

Swarm kills the clutter, focuses on logging location

Swarm has been through a lot of changes since it launched in May 2014.<p>The app, which originally debuted as a social utility to let people check-in to locations and meet up with their friends, has since shifted to a gamified location-sharing app. Today, the company is looking to revamp the app once …

Apps

The tech giants that made billions copying others

View photos<p>More<p>In Silicon Valley, companies prefer to highlight the innovation that occurs in their open offices, shared workspaces and halls, and …

Silicon Valley

The Flickr Explore page is still really amazing

Tim Carmody is guest hosting Kottke.org this week and asked for the best of the best, to produce a mixtape of the Internet. And here’s my vote for a …

Photography

Hands On: Facebook Video App for Apple TV

It would be easy to dismiss the Facebook Video app as unnecessary and just another way to waste time. The new app that was recently launched for …

Facebook

Resolve to Weigh Your Horse's Feed

Weighing your horse's feed provides consistency and a more balanced diet, both of which are important for maximizing health and performance.<p>If you’re …

Horses

The rise and fall of FriendFeed, the social network that brought you the ‘Like’ button

In the fall of 2007, a new social network named Friendfeed launched in semi-private beta. Founded by four ex-Google employees—Bret Taylor, Paul …

Social Media

New to Spotify? Follow These Tips to Get Started

Listening to music on a mobile device has been all the rave since the Walkman. But until streaming services, we were all forced to listen to the …

Apps

Can Ello's new iPhone app save the ad-free social network?

Ello, the social network that promised it was "one of the good guys" before becoming internet shorthand for "Bueller? Bueller? ...Bueller?" has …

Technology

Facebook to close FriendFeed in April - SlashGear

A flash from the past is being shut down, Facebook has announced. It’s the now-dated social network FriendFeed, and the number of people still using …

Facebook

Why agencies are bullish on Spotify - Digiday

Spotify has won the hearts — and marketing dollars — of digital agencies.<p>On Thursday, Spotify updated its desktop app. The company added song lyrics, …

Advertising

Spotify for desktop update brings lyrics feature - SlashGear

Spotify has announced an update for its desktop application, and with the update will come one big feature: lyrics. That’s not the only benefit …

Lyrics

Spotify adds lyrics to desktop app so you can annoy the hell out of everyone nearby

In a move that could cause untold friction in households around the world, Spotify has announced it’s adding a new ‘lyrics’ button to the desktop …

Apps