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George Clooney Reaffirms Aversion to Twitter George Clooney Reaffirms Aversion to Twitter

If George Clooney were to ever pick up Twitter, I’m sure he’d have some amazing tweets. Unfortunately, that’s probably not going to happen. The actor/director, known not only for his craft but for his likable, charming personality, has reiterated that …

Join Zuckerberg In Reflecting On Your Time On Facebook As It Turns 10 Join Zuckerberg In Reflecting On Your Time On Facebook As It Turns 10
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Today marks Facebook’s tenth anniversary. Mark Zuckerberg has posted some thoughts on the last ten years, which began with going out for pizza with some friends, and sharing how excited he was about launching the product. There’s no mention of …

Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking
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It’s been an odd week in Internet news as both Quentin Tarantino and Prince looked to sue people for linking to things. The former is suing Gawker for posting links to his recently leaked film script hosted elsewhere, while the …

Katy Perry Is the First to Hit 50M Twitter Followers Katy Perry Is the First to Hit 50M Twitter Followers

29-year-old singer Katy Perry is officially the first user in the history of Twitter to hit 50 million followers. According to data on Twitter Counter’s top 100, Perry currently sits at 50,022,000+ followers. By contrast, she’s only following 130 people. …

A ‘Selfie’ TV Show Is on the Way Because #YOLOSWAG A ‘Selfie’ TV Show Is on the Way Because #YOLOSWAG
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Are you a person who thinks that weekday nights are sorely lacking in bathroom mirror shots? If so, ABC may just have the perfect pilot for you. The network has ordered a pilot for a new series simply titled “Selfie.” …

Infographic Gives You Tips For Getting More YouTube Views Infographic Gives You Tips For Getting More YouTube Views

Whether you’re new to YouTube video creation or have been doing it for years, you’d probably like to see your videos get more views, especially if you’re trying to monetize them. There’s no shortage of tips out there for increasing …

Facebook Enters News Reader Space With ‘Paper’ Facebook Enters News Reader Space With ‘Paper’
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There’s been talk all month that Facebook would soon launch a news reader app called Paper, and the company has now made the official announcement. It won’t be available until February 3rd, and it’s only for iPhone in the U.S. …

Twitter Improves Search with New Filters Twitter Improves Search with New Filters
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It would be in Twitter’s best interest to become a true search destination – to have people check Twitter when they want to find photos, videos, and news on breaking topics. Search is just one arm of Twitter’s possible reach …

Jelly Gets Android, iOS App Updates Jelly Gets Android, iOS App Updates

Jelly, the new Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced today that it has launched updates for its Android and iOS apps. The Android version adds support for more cameras and camera resolutions and support for more devices that …

Pinterest Keeps Expanding with Launch in Indonesia Pinterest Keeps Expanding with Launch in Indonesia

Pinterest has just announced that the site is now accessible in Indonesian. That means that the site is now available in almost two dozen languages. Just a week ago, Pinterest launched in Korean. With those recent languages expansions, users can …

Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message

Florida man kid strikes again! The first rule of anonymous bomb threats is that they are anonymous. Interestingly enough, that’s also the first word in “anonymous bomb threats.” Most Americans who have gone through the public schools system are quite …

Facebook ‘Paper’ News App Will Reportedly Utilize Human Editors, Instagram Photos Facebook ‘Paper’ News App Will Reportedly Utilize Human Editors, Instagram Photos
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Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone news app, which would rely on human editors to provide news stories from various publications. The app would presumably be a Flipboard-style news reader, and would make use of these hand-picked stories, as …

New Pinterest Feature Shows You More Pins For Stuff You Like New Pinterest Feature Shows You More Pins For Stuff You Like

Pinterest is rolling out a preview of a new feature called Interests, which lets users look at pins based on specific things they’re interested in. Pinterest generates a personalized page based on your past behavior on the site. “For example, …

StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report] StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report]
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Shareaholic has put out the latest edition of its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report. Its data shows that among Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook, StumbleUpon and Pinterest saw the strongest gains in terms of referrals. …

Jelly Raises New Funding From Greylock Jelly Raises New Funding From Greylock

Jelly announced that it has secured a new Series B round of funding with Greylock Partners, and that partner Josh Elman, who worked as a product lead at Twitter, has joined Jelly’s board. This follows Series A funding last year …

Twitter Launches Card Analytics Dashboard Twitter Launches Card Analytics Dashboard
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Twitter announced the launch of a new analytics offering for Twitter Cards today, aimed at helping publishers, marketers and developers understand how certain types of cards they’re using are performing. That includes tweets with pictures, videos, content previews, deep links …

Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs
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Earlier this week we told you that Pinterest was currently experimenting with GIFs, running a small test with a handful of users. It looks like that test went well, because the social site is now rolling out GIF functionality to …

Hassan Rouhani Isn’t Really Writing His Tweets Hassan Rouhani Isn’t Really Writing His Tweets

It’s not uncommon for a public figure to employ a social media guy – you know, someone whose job is to maintain and yes, even post statuses to their various social media accounts. But it’s news when it’s Iranian President …

Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes
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Parents, if your child is beginning to show even a lick of sense, hold them tight. Not every parent is so lucky. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he taunted police by sharing his own ‘Wanted’ post on their …

Jelly Had Twice As Many Accounts In Three Days As Twitter Had In A Year Jelly Had Twice As Many Accounts In Three Days As Twitter Had In A Year

Biz stone did an interview with Bloomberg TV today. Among other things, he revealed that Jelly may get a search feature in the future, and search might be how it ultimately monetizes the app. Stone also revealed that Jelly had …

Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends

Facebook is always screwing around with their news feed algorithms, or what they call “trying to show you better, more relevant content.” It’s not like Facebook isn’t constantly tweaking this, but they’ve been doing it a lot lately – or …