Social Media

To Tweet Is Human, to Delete Divine

I first got on Twitter to simultaneously distract and self-express at my day job. It was way back in 2008, when the world was still high on hope and people freely used the term “post-racial” as if we had cured systemic injustice, thank you very much, and we could talk to one another in brief …

Is Beyoncé Hiding a Secret Snapchat From Us?

If you remember, last August, Mom of the Millennium Tina Knowles posted a video to her Instagram that seemed to imply that her older daughter—known to most of us by her one-word stage name, Beyoncé—might have a Snapchat that the rest of us mere mortals had not had the pleasure of being able to …

Beyoncé

Aaaaarrrggghhhhh

If you follow my posts you will know the one thing I really don't like doing is graphics. Everyone keeps telling me how easy it is.<p>I have just lost …

Digital Media

How Snapchat, Instagram & Apple Are Reinventing Photography

The next chapter of Snapchat's life will begin over the coming months, as parent company Snap, Inc. goes public with an initial offering that could …

Instagram

How to limit who sees Whatsapp’s new SnapChat like status updates

Well, Status updates launched with Whatsapp recently and the feature borrows a lot from SnapChat stories just like other apps in the Facebook …

Finally, A Web Series That Navigates The Horrors Of Being A 'Woman Online’

Comedian Sara Schaefer is done apologizing for existing on the internet.<p>In 2017, calling a web series about women’s experiences on the internet “Woman Online” is controversial, apparently.<p>“I’ve already been criticized by men online for this web series,” said comedian Sara Schaefer in a recent phone …

Art

Online criticism on sexism gets under Uber’s skin

This week, car-booking app Uber received a pointed lesson in the power of social media.<p>The world’s most valuable private technology company has long …

Royal Bank of Scotland

The 'white guy blinking' meme, explained

If you spend a lot of time using social media, then this face will look really familiar.<p>It's been unofficially dubbed the "white guy blinking" meme for the exact reasons you would suspect: it features a white guy blinking. Here's the story behind it:<p>Where did it come from?<p>A video from the video …

4 Strategies To Support Digital Responsibility

Innovative educators have the opportunity to promote, participate in, and model intelligent discourse in face-to-face and digital interactions. This …

Education Technology

Beyonce has a secret Snapchat and all her fans are hunting it like mad

<b>Fans of Beyonce have totally lost the plot after realising she uses a Snapchat account not advertised to the public.</b><p>Chris Tarrant has a major …

Pop Culture

‘Cash Me Outside’ Girl Arrested for Prostitution Is Fake News

Reports that Danielle Bregoli, better known as “Cash Me Outside” girl, was arrested for prostitution are <b>false</b>. Bregoli, who became a viral meme after …

Fake News

Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video

<b>Apple is investigating claims that a US woman's iPhone 7 Plus "exploded" and caught fire.</b><p>Brianna Olivas, 18, from Tucson, Arizona, was sleeping with the phone nearby when her boyfriend noticed it smoking and emitting a strange noise.<p>He moved the phone away from her and took a video, which has gone …

iPhone

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Beyoncé's Private Snapchat

While Beyoncé cancelling her Coachella appearance might have bummed out some Bey Hive members on Thursday, they had no time to lament because Queen …

Entertainment

Here’s the Proof That Beyoncé Has a Secret Snapchat

After breaking the hearts of the Beyhive with her we-all-saw-it-coming Coachella cancellation announcement on Thursday—two growing babies take …

Beyoncé

A Defensive Lineman Saves the Internet

Chris Long of the New England Patriots may have just saved the Internet — and saved you from yourself.<p>Here’s the problem … and it’s a bad one.<p>For …

Weibo, Sina Results Beat Wall Street Views

Weibo Corp. (WB) and Sina Corp. (SINA), the two Chinese social media titans, were able to report earnings results this week that beat analysts’ …

Markets

What Are The Different Types Of Bae?

Nusret Gökçe, popularly known as salt bae, poses with a Laureus Award trophy after the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des …

trash dove: the head-banging bird taking over social media

how a hungry purple pigeon took over the internet and became the bane of comment sections everywhere.The post trash dove: the head-banging bird …

Paul Pierce responds to Draymond by trolling Warriors on social media

OAKLAND -- The Warriors-Clippers rivalry, dead for a couple years, was buried 50 points deep Thursday night.<p>There were, and may always be, occasional …

Basketball

Syrian Rebels Are Using Snapchat to Sell and Show-Off Their Weapons - Motherboard

Young rebel fighters in civil war-stricken Syria are using Snapchat as their social media platform of choice for selling, buying, and boasting about weapons and equipment for the battlefield.<p>Snapchat messages received by Motherboard itself, as well as screenshots provided to Motherboard of accounts …

Snapchat

This Fitness Blogger Just Got Real About Her Eczema Struggle

There are those who can slather on a full face of makeup every morning, spend an hour finding the perfect filter for the photo, hit post, and fool the world into thinking they're more #blessed than their hundreds of thousands of impressionable followers because they keep a full-coverage Anastasia …

Fitness

Kellyanne tells college kids to just get off Twitter

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway advised college students on Thursday to get off social media like Twitter — a mainstay of President Trump’s …

CPAC

A Puppet Tried To Slide Into A Woman’s DMs With Dick Pics And People Are Very, Very Confused

He was later exposed by another puppet.<p>This is 23-year-old Perease Grant from Toronto, who is known as HeyParis on Youtube.<p>She told BuzzFeed News that she recently opened her Instagram DMs, thinking she had received an unsolicited dick pic.<p>This was, in a way, true, except it was from a puppet.<p>Grant …

Alissa Violet, Jake Paul Breakup Explained In Snapchat, Deleted Video

Vlogger Alissa Violet attends an event in Los Angeles, Jan. 25, 2017.YouTube stars Alissa Violet and Jake Paul have faced dating rumors for a long …

The Internet Is Freaking Out About Beyoncé's Secret Snapchat

THE HUNT BEGINS.<p>Because the internet wasn't broken enough after Beyoncé's twin reveal, she decided to break it even further by posting a photo of herself and Blue Ivy with a Snapchat filter. Cute/adorable, but <i>WAIT SHE HAS SNAPCHAT?!?!?!?!</i><p>Naturally the Beyhive experienced a full blown meltdown about …

Pop Culture

Mom Nails Why Seeing Other Mothers on Facebook Can Make You Feel More Isolated

Those rosy photos and posts don't promote solidarity at all.<p>If you don't have a work wife or a supportive group of friends outside of the office, you …

Parenting

Former EastEnders star Cheryl Fergison hits back at online trolls over cruel Jeremy Kyle jibes

The actress was subjected to taunts on Twitter.<p>Former <i>EastEnders</i> star Cheryl Fergison has spoke out after her character Heather Trott was used to make …

Entertainment

Russia's anti-fake news site mocked online

BBC Monitoring<p><b>Russia's foreign ministry has launched a website to debunk fake news, but some social media users critical of the government are unimpressed by its lack of evidence.</b><p>Moscow has itself often been accused of using propaganda and false information, especially in state media reporting on …

Russia

What is Snapchat And How Does It Work?

Unless you have been living under a rock, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve heard of <b>Snapchat</b>. For the uninitiated, Snapchat is a mobile …

Snapchat

The Defenders Even Bicker On Social Media

Whoever is running the Marvel Studios / Netflix accounts for <i>Daredevil</i>, <i>Jessica Jones</i>, <i>Luke Cage</i> and <i>Iron Fist</i> is/are really good at their job. When a …

TV Series