Comedians Chat Over Freaky Nature Footage In ‘Our Disgusting Planet’ [NSFW]

Nature can be incredibly inspiring and terrifying at the same time, and a new video from a couple comedians puts a fun spin on your typical documentary. Called Our Disgusting Planet, Michael Malone and DJ Dangler “share their love of nature and dick jokes in an informative and candid exploration of the natural world and […]

Marc Benioff Invests In MovieLaLa, A Social Network For Movie Fans

Marc Benioff is the multi-billion dollar CEO behind Salesforce.com, and today announced he invested in up and coming social network MovieLaLa. MovieLaLa is all about connecting film fans with one another, providing a way for them to talk about movies while also helping them discover new movies. Still undergoing testing, the social network is expected […]

Socialbakers Teases Its Most Powerful Analytics To Date

Socialbakers provides wide-ranging statistics across many popular social networks, and today announced version 3.0 of its Analytics suite for enterprise customers. In the latest version rolling out this Summer, the dashboard has been redesigned with a complete overview of every social platform in one central place. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and VK will be visible initially, […]

Twitter Beats Expectations In Q1 2014, Active Users Top 250 Million

Twitter published its earnings report for the first quarter of 2014, and the social network saw revenue of $250 million. $226 million was directly from advertising, a 125 percent increase year-over-year. Q1’14 ad revenue per thousand timeline views reached $1.44, up 96% y/y. #TWTRearnings — TwitterIR (@TwitterIR) April 29, 2014 While user growth didn’t impress Wall […]

Donald Sterling Banned From The NBA For Life, Fined $2.5 Million

Donald Sterling, the soon to be ex-LA Clippers owner who’s racist comments made major headlines, is banned from the NBA for life. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement Tuesday afternoon, and is also fining Sterling a maximum of $2.5 million. From the New York Times: “The views expressed by Mr. Sterling are deeply offensive […]

Instagram Sees Highest Engagement Of Any Social Network [Study]

Instagram being acquired for $1 billion back in 2012 seemed like a crazy move, but it’s quickly becoming apparent that Facebook knew something critics didn’t. According to a new study from Forrester, Instagram delivers the highest engagement of any social network. During a recent social media study, the research company analyzed over three million interactions […]

Engagor Goes Mobile Via New iOS App

Social media monitoring and analytics tool Engagor today announced its first ever mobile app, first arriving on the iPhone. Available now in the App Store, users can manage their social media accounts on the go while not being held back from a lack of initial features. Here’s what to expect: Publish a message on one or all social […]

Social CRM Sprinklr Raises $40 Million

Sprinklr helps major Fortune 500 brands manage their relationships across social media, and today announced $40 million in new Series D funding. Led by ICONIQ Capital, the company saw familiar investors such as Intel Capital and Investors Battery Ventures chip in to the latest round. Also announced today is the addition of a paid media solution, which […]

Blake Shelton Tweets Adam Levine’s Phone Number To Over 6 Million Followers

Blake Shelton and Adam Levine have an interesting camaraderie as judges on The Voice, but tensions could reach an all-time high after a tweet Blake posted. It all started Monday evening when Shelton tweeted that he “found” Levine’s cell phone number: .@adamlevine… I just found the craziest thing in my phone!!! Your PERSONAL cell phone […]

Facebook Messenger Finally Adds Video Support

Facebook Messenger got a major upgrade today with the ability to send and receive videos. Rolling out now on iOS, it’s expected to hit Android later this week. While you can send and watch videos within the messaging window, you can’t record videos directly from the app. You’ll still need to fire up your go-to […]

Dani Alves Shuts Down Racism, Unknowingly Starts Banana Eating Twitter Trend

Dani Alves is a footballer for FC Barcelona, and during a match Sunday against Villarreal, a fan threw a banana onto the field as he was about to kick. Not dazed at all by the racist stunt, he picked up the unpeeled banana and ate it before getting right back into the game: FC Barcelona ended up bringing […]

Facebook Launches Business Manager

Facebook is making it easier for large businesses and advertisers to manage their campaigns with Business Manager, a free tool accessible from the “for Business” website. At a quick glance, companies will be able to see all their Pages, permissions, apps, ad accounts and people or partners who have access to all of the above. First hinted at in […]

Happy Ed Balls Day: Brits Create New Holiday On Twitter

Ed Balls is a shadow chancellor and member of parliament in the UK, and on April 28, 2011 posted a tweet that would never be forgotten on the Interwebs. With much to say that late April day, Ed shared some profound words of wisdom: Ed Balls — Ed Balls (@edballsmp) April 28, 2011 Three years later, […]

Beyoncé And Jay Z ‘On The Run’ Tour Gets Official Dates

Beyoncé and Jay Z were recently reported to be going on tour together this summer, and today the tour was made official with over a dozen appearances. A reference to the duo’s 2003 release of chart-topping hit “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” the tour is called “On The Run.” Post by Beyoncé. The announcement is currently trending on […]

NASCAR Dogecoin Car Unveiled Ahead Of Talladega

Dogecoin is an increasingly popular cryptocurrency among the likes of Bitcoin, and recently its community raised enough to sponsor a NASCAR racecar. That car is number 98 from Josh Wise, who gladly accepted the generous $55,000 donation to sponsor his car, and revealed the special wrap Sunday afternoon. Here it is! Thanks to all that made […]

The US Also Built Twitter-Like Platform In Middle East, Officials Confirm

The US government was alleged earlier this month to have created a Twitter-like service designed to weaken Cuba’s communist regime, but such reports have been denied. According to USAID who funded the service called ZunZuneo, it had no secret agenda, and was simply designed to open up political discussion among its citizens. Surely not to help dispel claims […]

Twitter To Let Verified Users Know When Tweets Go Viral

Twitter recently added real-time pop-up notifications to its website, and has began rolling out a “significant engagement” feature to its iOS app. It’s essentially another way of saying “Your tweet/tweets are going viral,” and is currently only available to users who are verified. Our friends over at The Next Web caught a glimpse of the new […]

RIP Little Debbie: 70,000 Pounds Of Snacks Litter Atlanta Highway

Little Debbie makes such popular snacks as Nutty Bars and Swiss Rolls, and today a semi carrying thousands of boxes overturned on I-75 in Atlanta. According to local affiliate WSB-TV, all the boxes added up to 70,000 pounds worth of deliciously sweet goodness. [snd_embed title=”Sweet Snacks Meet Side Of Highway” url=”https://twitter.com/wsbtv/statuses/459672976976134145″][/snd_embed] Let us please have […]

Pinterest Launches Guided Search, A Simpler Way To Discover

Pinterest held a special event Thursday evening at its headquarters in San Francisco, and announced a new feature called Guided Search. Rolling out on the official iOS and Android app, when users search for something, they’re provided with several relevant categories to help drill down what they’re interested in. Here’s a quick video of the new […]