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Instagram Takes Harder Line on Nudity, Abuse

Instagram Takes Harder Line on Nudity, Abuse

By Josh Wolford April 16, 2015

Instagram has always asked users to be nice and respectful of each other, but now the social network is taking a harder line on a handful of issues. And it’s updated its community guidelines to reflect this. “In the old …

Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook

On Sunday, former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced she’s running for president, a move that likely wasn’t all the surprising to most. Of course, you can’t run for President without a strong social media presence these …

Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Trending Section Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Trending Section

Facebook is testing some changes to its Trending feature, which for some has become a staple of the Facebook experience since it launched on desktop early last year. In December, Facebook introduced some big changes, adding new sections to split …

Only 60% of Parents Admit to Facebook Spying on Their Teen Only 60% of Parents Admit to Facebook Spying on Their Teen

In what appears to be a study conducted in a room full of liars, Pew reports that only 60% of parents admit to checking up on their teenagers via social media. That means that 40% of parents have never, ever, …

Clorox Washes ‘Racist’ Bleach Joke Clorox Washes ‘Racist’ Bleach Joke

Clorox has become the latest in a long line of companies to say something dumb on Twitter. It won’t be the last. Looking to piggyback on all the chatter surrounding the new Apple emojis, which made their debut earlier this …

Facebook Messenger Gets Its Own Web Version Facebook Messenger Gets Its Own Web Version

Facebook is splitting up Messenger and everything else again. Got ya. Not exactly, but Facebook is spinning Messenger off into its own web app. Don’t worry, however, Facebook promises that it’s not going the strip chat functionality out of Facebook.com. …

Twitter Kills Discover Tab, Adds Context to Trends Twitter Kills Discover Tab, Adds Context to Trends

Your Twitter app just got a shakeup, as the company has decided to retire the #discover and Activity tabs on both its iOS and Android apps. According to Twitter, the reasoning is that it’s been working to put more content …

Twitter Adds Comment Feature To Retweets Twitter Adds Comment Feature To Retweets

You know how before when you retweeted something, it just tweeted out the exact tweet you were retweeting unless you quoted it yourself and added something that the 140-character limit would allow you to squeeze in? Twitter is now making …

Court: Woman Can Serve Divorce Papers via Facebook Court: Woman Can Serve Divorce Papers via Facebook

If you’re trying to dodge divorce papers, stay off Facebook. The Manhattan Supreme Court has just issued a ruling that will allow a 26-year-old nurse to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook message, according to The New York Daily …

Chelsea Manning Is Now on Twitter Chelsea Manning Is Now on Twitter

Here’s an interesting one for your #FollowFriday. Convicted Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, is now on Twitter. She first tweeted around noon on Friday, and has since published a handful of tweets. According to Manning, she …

‘Black Widow of Facebook’ Lured Men, Drugged Them, and Robbed Them ‘Black Widow of Facebook’ Lured Men, Drugged Them, and Robbed Them

With a nickname like “Black Widow of Facebook”, you better be pretty good at your (con) job. And according to police, Sofia Davila was certainly that. Fox News reports that the 21-year-old Argentinian woman has been arrested after she was …

Sharing From Pinterest To Facebook Pages Now Easier Sharing From Pinterest To Facebook Pages Now Easier

I recently wrote a long post looking at different types of content (mostly from social media) that you can embed on your blog. I remembered that you could embed pins from Pinterest, which I don’t think I’ve ever actually done, …

Pinterest Makes Pinning Faster And Easier Pinterest Makes Pinning Faster And Easier

Pinterest announced the launch of a new “Pin It” flow to make saving things faster and easier. “At Pinterest, we’re building a save button for the Internet because we think there’s a better way to save than leaving browsers open, …

Cop Filmed Abusing Uber Driver Loses Badge and Gun Cop Filmed Abusing Uber Driver Loses Badge and Gun

An NYPD detective has been temporarily stripped of his badge and gun after a video of him berating an Uber driver went viral. According to the NY Post, detective Patrick Cherry is currently on desk duty while he awaits a …

Facebook Launches New Video App Riff Facebook Launches New Video App Riff

Facebook launched a new app called Riff, which it describes as a “creative tool” for making videos with friends. And no, it doesn’t appear to be an April Fools’ Day joke. In fact, I’d go so far as to say …

Bug Leads To False Facebook Organic Reach Reporting Bug Leads To False Facebook Organic Reach Reporting

A report from News Whip came out on Tuesday indicating that publishers experienced a significant drop-off in organic reach. This wouldn’t come as a huge shock to most people considering that Facebook has already significantly hurt organic reach for many …

25+ Embeddable Content Options To Make Your Blog Posts More Interesting 25+ Embeddable Content Options To Make Your Blog Posts More Interesting

Embeddable user-generated content has been around for many years now, and it has added a lot of interesting context and value to many articles and blog posts. More types of embeddable content have recently been made available from major web …