Facebook Cracking Down on Posts Praising Atlanta Shooting

In the latest test of its moderation efforts, Facebook is cracking down on posts praising the Atlanta shooting.

Coronavirus: Facebook Struggling to Keep Up With WhatsApp Usage

In a call to the press, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is struggling to keep up with increased WhatsApp usage.

CES 2020: Upcoming Twitter Feature Will Let You Control Who Replies To Tweets

Twitter announced an upcoming feature being tested that would let individuals control who replies to their tweets, according Mashable’s Karissa Bell, who was in attendance at Twitter’s presentation. Twitter has been struggling for years to combat online trolls, harassment and…

Oldest Photo Of Human Surfaces Online

The oldest known photograph of a person has surfaced online. The picture, which was taken in 1838 by Louis Daguerre, shows what looks like a deserted city. However, upon closer look, you can see a man getting his boots shined…

CNN Mashable Acquisition Rumors Are Back

There were rumors going around at SXSW in April that CNN was in talks to acquire Mashable. Here’s what Reuters had to say about it at the time: Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore at reportedly denied the rumors to Mashable staff.…

Mashable Bought By Conan O’Brien, Replaces CEO

Tech site Mashable has been bought out by the most unlikely of people – late night comedian Conan O’Brien. The purchases comes as a result of O’Brien’s frustration over a lack of decent technology news Web sites and he intends…

CNN To Acquire Mashable? A Possibility, According to Reports From SXSW [Updated]

Update: TechCrunch is reporting that Mashable staffers are saying CEO Pete Cashmore is denying the rumors to them. Reports are coming out of SXSW that CNN is in talks to acquire Mashable. This is being reported by the New York…

The Next Web Is Most Engaged News Group on Google+

According to a new study from Adam Sherk, after examining the frequency of posts with comments, +1s and shares, found that The Next Web has the highest level of engagement on Google+ among other news organizations. TNW eked out above…

Ben Parr Fired From Mashable

Reports have come out that Mashable editor Ben Parr has been fired. John Murrell at AllThingsD reports that word got out that Parr was no longer with Mashable, when emails to him were returned with a message simply saying, “no…

Steve Jobs on iCloud in ’97, HK Apple Store & Social Good

Today’s video round-up features a vintage Steve Jobs clip, some location-based marketing advice from social media guy Chris Brogan, some thought-provoking discussions from Mashable’s Social Good Summit and a few other goodies. View other daily video round-ups here. Steve Jobs…