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I've got a confession to make

At last year’s TNW Conference, I faked all my social media posts. I love sharing stuff online at our events. I have the pleasure of meeting many famous and interesting people. But I’m also running around and don’t have a lot of time to compose a tweet, find a hashtag or crosspost between Facebook …

Social Media

Newswire: Comcast is basically making YouTube into a TV channel

Showing an impressive level of foresight, Comcast has boldly predicted that this YouTube thing that has been entertaining internet users for the last 12 years might end up being a pretty big deal. To capitalize on this phenomenon, Comcast has announced that it’s going to launch a dedicated YouTube …

Net Neutrality

Newswire: Syfy puts Incorporated out of business

Let’s hope Matt Damon is still high off <i>Manchester By The Sea’</i>s Oscar wins, because Syfy has some bad news for him: the network’s canceled <i>Incorporated</i> after just one season. This comes from <i>Deadline</i>, which notes the sci-fi thriller just wrapped its first season a month ago. The series was created by</i> …

Matt Damon

Facebook now ranks your ❤️️'s above your 👍's

It seems like just yesterday that people were clamoring for something other than a Like button on Facebook, yet it’s now been a little over a year since they arrived in the form of five cutesy reactions. Now Facebook informs us it’s changing how these interact with your News Feed: reactions will …

Facebook

Income Disposal: Today’s best deals: Skyrim, desk lamps, and more

<i>Our friends from Kinja Deals are taking over Income Disposal.</i> <i>Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts,</i> The A.V. Club <i>and Gizmodo Media Group may get a small share of the sale.</i> <i>Click here</i> <i>to learn more, and don’t forget to sign up for our</i> …

Nintendo Wii

YouTube says people now watch 1 billion hours of video every single day

We’ve all been down that rabbit hole of endlessly watching YouTube videos (I blame the suggestions bar). Perhaps a bit too much; YouTube says people now watch <i>one billion</i> hours of video every single day.<p>YouTube says it hit that milestone at some point last year, showing viewership continues to …

You Tube

Mashable Is Hosting a Live Show on Twitter From SXSW Featuring Interviews, Music and More

Did you know Cookie Monster before he was cool?<p>This year, the most famous devourer of baked goods on that street called Sesame will take part in …

Advertising Industry

A New Era of American Prosperity Is Coming

Donald Trump will usher in a new era of American prosperity, by making the corporate taxes more competitive, reducing regulation, boosting energy …

Social Media

This 130-course data and analytics bootcamp will revamp your resume

In the age of advanced analytics, companies spew out mountains of raw data encapsulating every aspect of their business’ health and well being. To figure out what all that data means, you better have a strategy. A strategy you’ll be well-equipped to design after delving into this mammoth Ultimate …

Analytics

Newswire: Bill fucking Cosby is having a good week

It’s been a bad week. (Or month, or year, or world, depending on your personal point of view.) PBS is under fire, transgender rights are under attack, and our current president is at war with <i>The New York Times</i>. Still, here’s a silver lining for us all to try to choke down: At least Bill Cosby got a …

Lawsuits

Prepare to ace 9 elite project management certification exams for $69

Project management is a diverse field, with different companies espousing different philosophies. Thus, it’s vital that any project manager worth his or her salt (or wishes to be desirable in a buyer’s market) is certified in a variety of leading methodologies.<p>That’s just what the Ultimate Project …

Project Management

Twitter Takes Another Dive to Become Less Valuable than it’s Chinese Clone

It’s never good new for a business when their product becomes less valuable than its clone, but that’s exactly what’s happened to Twitter – again. …

Newswire: Iron Fist gets down to business in new featurette

Even if you haven’t read the comics, you got a sense of who the <i>Iron Fist</i> is from the various trailers that have already rolled out, including the preview that showed us just how far Danny Rand (Finn Jones) has come. He travels back to New York City from K’un L’un, only to find that his best friends …

Superheroes

Twitter, PBS team up to stream Trump's address to Congress

The social network will live-stream PBS NewsHour's coverage of President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress.<p>Twitter will be live-streaming President Donald Trump's upcoming address to a joint session of Congress.<p>The social network said Thursday it's again partnering with PBS NewsHour to …

Facebook

Facebook now lets you add your flag to your profile photo

You can now spruce up your profile photo with your country’s flag – no special event or cause necessary.<p>We’ve seen Facebook use profile frames and filters for some time now, and in December it began allowing anyone to upload their own frames (as long as they fit quality standards). Today’s update …

Facebook

After all this time, Twitter finally found some women scientists to recommend

New users joining Twitter are presented with a list of recommended people to follow in categories like entertainment, government, gaming and …

Science

Newswire: Starship’s Grace Slick took Chick-Fil-A’s money, gave it to an LGBT group

Recently, Chick-Fil-A released a new set of ads that featured cows using virtual reality technology to convince people that they should eat chickens for some reason, and it was set to “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” by Starship. As fast food fans surely know, Chick-Fil-A has a history of supporting …

Black Market

The Dorsey divergence: As Twitter stalls, Square still in high growth mode

The tale of Jack Dorsey’s two companies could not be more different.<p>User growth at Twitter Inc. (TWTR) has stalled, but Square Inc. (SQ) Dorsey’s mobile-payments company, is still in fast growth mode. This divergence has been apparent in the last couple of quarters at the two companies, as …

Jack Dorsey

Now Twitter loses head of entertainment talent and director of finance

Twitter can’t seem to stop the management bleeding, which is complicating its attempts to pull off a turnaround after a tough year of layoffs and sinking share price.<p>Yesterday its head of entertainment talent Lara Cohen, a major figure leading partnerships with content creators, left the company. …

HP returns to the 80s for its best commercial yet

I normally don’t scour the internet for printer ads, but HP’s latest retro commercial is an absolute gem that’s worth watching till the end.<p>To demonstrate the speed of its new PageWide printer, HP hit up the adorably awkward <i>Computer Show</i>, a webseries that parodies now-ancient TV programs like PBS’</i> …

Hewlett Packard

Twitter helps brands become more than faceless monoliths to their customers

Next time you seek out customer service through a Twitter message, you may find yourself talking to an actual human rather than a corporate account.<p>The social network now lets brands display avatars and names of individual employees in direct-message conversations, while still operating through the …

Marketing

Newswire: Louis CK books two Netflix stand-up specials

In the past few months, Netflix has ordered multiple comedy specials from Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld, and Amy Schumer, suggesting that the streaming service is looking to make “high-profile stand-up specials” a core pillar of its business alongside “superhero shows” and “Adam Sandler movies.” …

Comedy

Twitter tests custom profiles for customer service DMs

Twitter has truly fully embraced its role as a customer service platform for businesses around the globe. One of the features it's testing in private beta, for instance, is designed to give companies a way to make direct messages a lot more personal. The feature allows businesses to add custom …

CRM

Customer service on Twitter is about to get more human

If you’ve got a problem that can only be resolved by speaking to a human being, you need Twitter. From airlines to supermarkets, companies have whole-heartedly embraced the platform as a way to acknowledge and resolve the issues of their customers.<p>But there’s a problem. It’s a bit weird – inhuman, …

Customer Service

Newswire: Jimmy Kimmel might retire, opening the door for another white guy named Jimmy

According to a <i>Variety</i> story, Jimmy Kimmel is considering retiring from this late-night talk show when his contract runs out in 2019. Kimmel says he knows he’ll do his <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> show for at least three more years, but “it’s possible that will be it.” As for why he’s considering this, Kimmel …

TV

New York's Top 100 Events 2017

The biggest events in New York often reach past the city’s borders. From public celebrations such as New Year’s Eve in Times Square and the Macy’s …

Event Planning

Not your average tech conference - TNW Conference

ANNOUNCINGUnmissable speakersTake a look at the first 20 speakers confirmed for 2017<p>InvestorsLooking for funding?Check out the first 30 investors announced for 2017<p>highlights from 2016Casey NeistatYouTuber wakeboards to event<p>Startup CompetitionBoost Winner 2016How Qanda impressed the jury<p>2016 …

Pay What You Want For Our Massive 2017 Mac Bundle [Deals]

Our big Mac bundle is back for 2017! For a limited time you can get 10 top-rated apps ranging from Unclutter to LaunchBar for a price that you decide …

Social Media

When A Black Swan Isn't A Black Swan

How rare is a large selloff in stocks?<p>It's a simple question that we probably don't ask enough.<p>In the current environment, many investors might be …

Wall Street

Startups - TNW Conference

TNW Conference<p>On the road to world domination<p>TNW Conference is designed to give startups at all stages a unique opportunity to showcase their business to a global audience of decision makers, executives and investors in the tech community.<p>In 2016, more than 1400 bootstrapped, seed and Series A …

Startups