Facebook Sees Drastic Decline in People Posting Statuses, Photos, According to Study

According to a report from GlobalWebIndex, Facebook users aren’t sharing as much as they used to. In the last month, 33% of users surveyed said they updated their status. A year ago, that number was 50%. And in the same…

Facebook Says It’s ‘Not Always Listening’ as Petition Against New Feature Nears 600,000 Signatures

A lot of people, both Facebook users and otherwise, don’t really trust Facebook. So, when Facebook announced a new feature that can passively listen to users’ background activity in order to easily identify songs, TV shows, and movies for status-sharing…

Reminder: Every Dumb Thing You Ever Do Will Live in Infamy on the Internet

If you lived your youth–let’s say high school and college–before the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and the like, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re going to get away with all of the dumb things you did.…

Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets

Twitter has always wanted tweets to include more media–whether that be photos, videos, or links to articles through Twitter Cards. Not only does it make for a more robust Twitter experience, but it paves the way for sponsored content. You…

Facebook Privacy Default Now ‘Friends’ for New Users, the Rest of Us Get the Privacy Dinosaur

Facebook has just announced a small change to new user privacy and an new initiative for old user privacy that at its core, wants to make sure that people are sharing everything with the correct audience. You know, like only…

Instagram Likes Will No Longer Be (Embarrassingly) Shared to Facebook

Here’s an example of how a single social networking action can produce drastically different results on two different social networks. Imagine you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed and you come across a photo of your friend on the beach. Aw,…

Steam Introduces Family Sharing For PC Games

Valve, the development studio behind the popular PC gaming market Steam, this week announced that it will soon introduce a “Family Sharing” feature into Steam. The feature will be tested in a limited beta starting next week, which can (possibly)…

Tumblr for iOS Gets More Sharing Options

Tumblr has just updated their iOS app to make it easier for users to share across networks, as well as also bringing a new email template and other improvements to the party. Tumblr has finally given iOS users the ability…

Netflix/Facebook Sharing Rolls Out Today in the U.S.

Starting today, Netflix Instant users in the U.S. will finally be able to share what they’re watching with their Facebook friends. The social sharing, made possible by the passage of the amended VPPA in January, is now in rollout mode.…

Quora Adds LinkedIn Connectivity

Quora announced a new LinkedIn sharing feature today, enabling users to directly share their Quora contributions on their LinkedIn profiles. “Quora is a place where people share a wide range of knowledge and experience with others, and many users have…

Twitter Wants You to Email Tweets to Your Non-Twitter-Using Friends

Twitter just gave users a whole new way to share their favorite tweets. Rolling out over the next few weeks, Twitter.com will feature an option that allows users to share a tweet by email, even to recipients that aren’t Twitter…

Open Graph Is Still Being Awesome For Apps

Open Graph is arguably Facebook’s most important asset. The social network points to data that shows apps using Open Graph see a huge increase in monthly active users and referrals. In its latest data breakdown, Facebook shows that music on…

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You…

Facebook Brings Explicit Sharing To Open Graph

Ever since its introduction, Open Graph has slowly changed the Internet in Facebook’s favor. The social network is now the default and preferred method for signing in on various apps and Web sites. It’s easy for the consumer and the…

Facebook, Instagram Lose A Little More Friction

It has just become a little bit easier to share your favorite sepia-toned mini masterpieces with your adoring Facebook friends, as Instagram users now have a new way to share photos across the platform. Monday’s version 2.5 update gives users…

New Etsy / Facebook Integration Lets You Share Your Unique Finds

Artsy e-commerce website Etsy has just announced some new integration with Facebook that will make it easier for your friends to see what you like on the site. Here’s what they had to say in a blog post: Whether you’re…

Dropbox to Drop Public Folders, Updates iOS App

Dropbox today updated its app for iOS, adding features and offering users some extra storage. This comes on the same day as reports have surfaced that Dropbox will be eliminating public folders from their service. The iOS update includes the…

Half of Moms Friending Their Kids on Facebook

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means that sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, and husbands everywhere will spend at least a little while trying to figure out how to make mom happy. A new survey from Crowd Science suggests…