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LinkedIn Tells You More About Who’s Viewing Your Profile LinkedIn Tells You More About Who’s Viewing Your Profile

LinkedIn announced that it’s providing users with a lot more information about who has been viewing their profiles. Apparently in preparation for the launch, the company announced last week that users can now block other members from viewing their profiles, …

Facebook Changes How It Handles Profiles Of Dead Users, Offers ‘Look Back’ Videos For Them Facebook Changes How It Handles Profiles Of Dead Users, Offers ‘Look Back’ Videos For Them

Facebook announced that it is altering the way it handles profiles of people who die. In the past, it has only let friends of the deceased user view the profile, but now will keep the privacy settings the way the …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Block People LinkedIn Now Lets You Block People

LinkedIn announced that users can now block other members. According to the company, this has unsurprisingly been a highly requested feature. “I come to you today to assure you that your concerns were heard loud and clear,” writes LinkedIn Trust …

WhatsApp Has A Button For Sending Traffic To Publishers WhatsApp Has A Button For Sending Traffic To Publishers

WhatsApp, which is being acquired by Facebook for $19 billion, has a share button for publishers that has the potential to drive traffic to websites. Here’s what it looks like: The company reportedly launched this late last year, and is …

Sochi Wolf Video Was a Jimmy Kimmel Hoax Sochi Wolf Video Was a Jimmy Kimmel Hoax

Another day, another well-orchestrated Jimmy Kimmel prank. Yesterday, Team USA Olympic luger Kate Hansen posted this tweet: Wolf in my hall?!? #SochiProblems #SochiFail http://t.co/ZMqZFC40jp — Kate Hansen (@k8ertotz) February 20, 2014 Holy…shit. Right? We know that there have been a …

Facebook News Feed Update Earned This Site More Likes In 2 Months Than In Previous 5 Years Facebook News Feed Update Earned This Site More Likes In 2 Months Than In Previous 5 Years

BuzzFeed isn’t the only winner from Facebook’s recent “Panda” update. Mental Floss has made out incredibly well too, according to a Poynter report. Have Facebook’s recent changes to News Feed ranking affected your Facebook traffic? Let us know in the …

Pinterest Makes It Super Easy to Pin Pinterest Makes It Super Easy to Pin

Pinterest has just updated the Pin It Button for Google Chrome, and it will no doubt make it easier for the Pinterest-obsessed to build their boards. Now, when you hover over an image in Chrome, you’ll automatically see a “Pin …

LinkedIn Is Letting Everyone Use Its Publisher Platform LinkedIn Is Letting Everyone Use Its Publisher Platform

LinkedIn announced that it is opening up its publishing platform – previously only available to “Influencers” like Richard Branson and Conan O’Brien – to all members. Now, when you publish a post on LinkedIn, the content becomes part of your …

‘Catch Me If You Can’ Continues to Be a Dumb Thing to Say to Cops on Facebook ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Continues to Be a Dumb Thing to Say to Cops on Facebook

I’m sure criminals have no desire to take any advice from me–but I’ll offer some anyway. Guys and gals (but mostly guys), you have to stop taunting police on Facebook. The latest example of this comes from San Antonio, where …

Facebook Adds a Ton of New Gender Options in Support of LGBT Community Facebook Adds a Ton of New Gender Options in Support of LGBT Community

Facebook continues to give tons of support to the LGBT community, and today they are taking another step in that direction by offering users a host of new options when they select their gender. “When you come to Facebook to …

Here’s Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic While You Can’t Here’s Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic While You Can’t

Some popular viral content sites have suffered drastic traffic declines since Facebook implemented its News Feed algorithm changes in December, which some have dubbed, for all intents and purposes, Facebook’s “Panda” update. Has your Page been affected by the changes? …

Twitter Tries A More Facebook-Like Look For Profiles Twitter Tries A More Facebook-Like Look For Profiles

Twitter and Facebook have been becoming more and more like one another for years, and the trend continues with a new design Twitter is testing for its user profile pages on the desktop. It’s unclear just how many people are …

Facebook’s Look Back Videos See 100M Shares Facebook’s Look Back Videos See 100M Shares

If you thought that the only reason you’ve been seeing so many of those “look back” videos in your Facebook news feed was that Facebook has been bumping their visibility or something–well, that’s not entirely accurate. Ok, it could be …

Facebook Sends Teen’s Emails to Stranger Facebook Sends Teen’s Emails to Stranger
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Facebook is sometimes a fickle friend, but what if your private messages and notifications were being sent to a complete stranger? That’s what happened between an American mom and a teenage girl in Mexico, according to Fox News. Kristal McKenzie …

Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault
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Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who …

Facebook Page Admins Will Now See Who Posted Stuff on Behalf of the Page Facebook Page Admins Will Now See Who Posted Stuff on Behalf of the Page
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Facebook has just announced a change to Pages that will make it clear to admins which other admins posted certain content on the page’s behalf. The changes are set to go into effect on February 20th and will not be …

Facebook’s Look Back Videos, If They Were At All Genuine Facebook’s Look Back Videos, If They Were At All Genuine
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Well this is pretty funny. Like most things on Facebook, those packaged “Look Back” videos that everybody has been sharing in honor of Facebook’s 10th anniversary are annoyingly ubiquitous. Sure, it might be interesting to you to see your most-liked …

StumbleUpon Now Emails Users About Successful Stumbles StumbleUpon Now Emails Users About Successful Stumbles

StumbleUpon is sending emails to users letting them know when they’ve submitted something that got a lot of stumbles. I’m not sure how frequently the company is doing this, or what the threshold for a successful stumble is, but I …

Klout CEO Explains How The New Klout Is Its First Product To Help Users Klout CEO Explains How The New Klout Is Its First Product To Help Users
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On Thursday, Klout launched a big redesign with a focus on “creating content,” which I suggested was really more about sharing content that others have created, and basically seems like a social news reader. Klout CEO Joe Fernandez tells WebProNews, …

Klout Just Turned Into A Social News Reader Klout Just Turned Into A Social News Reader

Klout just got a big redesign. Head over to Klout.com now, and you’ll see a page encouraging you to “Create and share great content.” The change is billed as being about “creating content,” though as far as I can tell, …

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 …