Tinder Is Verifying People Now

It might sound like a strange thing for famous people to do, but there are plenty of celebrities on Tinder (at least by rumor). Celebs – they’re just like us – swiping right with impunity. Now, Tinder wants you to…

Twitter Ads, Coming Soon to Your Profile

One of Twitter’s main goals – just like Facebook or any other social network – is the find that perfect balance between advertising and a pleasant user experience. That’s why the company is reportedly torn on whether or not to…

Lyft Wants You to Get All Chummy with Your Driver

Lyft wants you to get to know your driver, and vice versa. If you’re the type of person who wants to have a conversation with the person who picks you up from the bar (and there are plenty of you…

LinkedIn Makes Profiles More User-Friendly

LinkedIn announced some changes to profiles aimed at making it easier to manage them. As LinkedIn’s Alexis Baird says, “A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting and working with several hundred LinkedIn members in Seattle – from…

Twitter’s New Profiles Are Rolling Out to Everyone

People are resistant to change, and that maxim goes double when the thing that’s changing is their beloved social media profiles. If you’re one of the holdouts who haven’t yet switched over to the new Twitter profile, Twitter has just…

New Twitter Profiles Now Available to Everyone

Twitter’s new profiles, which the company announced earlier this month, are now rolling out to all users. Soon, all Twitter users’ profiles will have the new look–but if you don’t like to wait, you can quell your anxiousness by forcing…

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…

LinkedIn Adds More ‘Personalized Insights’ to Your Homepage

LinkedIn is making a few additions to your homepage that they say will “provide you with more personalized insights on your activities and engagement” across the network. Soon, you’ll see a new “Who’s Viewed Your Updates” section on the homepage.…

LinkedIn Provides More Insight into Who’s Looking at Your Profile

LinkedIn is rolling out an improved system for analyzing who is checking out your profile that adds new insights to both basic and premium LinkedIn members. “Natural curiosity entices many people to wonder, ‘Who’s been viewing my profile?’ each day…

Twitter Makes Editing Your Profile Much Easier

Twitter has just made editing your profile much easier by adding inline editing for the profile picture, header photo, and basic information on the desktop. Now, you can edit your profile inline (without having to go to a separate profile…

LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Videos to Profiles to Better Showcase Your Talents

LinkedIn is giving users a new way to showcase their work by allowing them to add photos, videos, and presentations to their profiles. Let’s say you’re a photographer, and in your LinkedIn “experience” section you want to add some samples…

Facebook Prompts Users to Complete Their Profiles

Facebook is taking a page from the books of so many social networks before it and prompting users to complete their profiles upon logging in. Here’s what you may see at the top of your homepage when you log in…

Marriage Equality Supporters Paint Facebook Red

Depending on the particular political/social/religious views of the friends you keep on Facebook, you may have noticed that your news feed is a little redder than normal today. Fear not, the Red Army hasn’t taken over Menlo Park. What you’re…

Google+ Now Lets You Use Animated GIFs as Your Profile Pic

Google has just unveiled a Google+ update that’s sure to thrill all you GIF lovers out there. Starting today, you can now use an animated GIF as your profile picture. The GIF will animate on profile pages on both mobile…

Facebook Could Let Users Pay to Remove Ads, Customize Profile According to Patent

A patent application from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg suggests that he, at some point, at least toyed with the idea of introducing a “paid profile” model that would allow users to customize what shows up on their profiles and, more…

Google+ Profiles Just Got Bigger Cover Photos, a New Look for the ‘About’ Tab, and Local Reviews

Google has just begun to roll out some significant changes to Google+ profiles that bring bigger cover photos, a whole new look for the “about” section, and a new tab for your reviews. When you visit your profile today, you’ll…

Twitter Lets You View Larger Photos Inside Profile Pages, Adds Videos to Media Galleries

Twitter has begun to roll out some nice changes to profile pages that have to deal with the media they contain. First off, Twitter is no longer making you leave the page to view photos when you click them from…

Twitter’s New Profile Goes Universal on Dec 12

Back in September, Twitter unveiled a brand new look from user profiles across all platforms. The new profiles included a large header photo that mimicked Facebook’s giant Timeline photo, and housed the users’ profile pic inside it. Today, Twitter says…

Fake Verified Accounts Aided by Twitter’s New Header Photo

It’s nothing new for Twitter users to fake verification status, but Twitter’s recent profile redesign is making it easier and more convincing. Reddit user replicated spotted the trick, which uses Twitter’s new header photo layout to mimic the look of…

LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App

LinkedIn today announced the launch of what it call the most requested feature for its mobile app. Users will now be able to edit their profile from within the LinkedIn app. More specifically, users will be able to update their…