Snapchat Introduces Video Calling, Text Conversations

Snapchat today released its biggest update ever on Android and iOS, rolling out the ability to video chat and send text for the first time ever. And as before, nothing lasts forever. Apps like Confide have popped up in recent months, essentially functioning as a Snapchat for text, and text is an idea the social […]

Facebook And Twitter Tied For The High School Cool Crowd [Study]

Facebook in particular hasn’t had the greatest track record with teens, but numerous studies also point to teens leaving Twitter for social networks like Instagram. According to new data from the Harvard Institute of Politics, Twitter and Facebook usage among high school seniors is tied. Harvard recently surveyed over 3,000 people ages 18 to 29 […]

Facebook F8 2014: Anonymous Login, Mobile Like Button, And More

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg graced the stage today at F8, the social network’s revived developer conference that’s been on hold for the past two years. Kicking things off, Zuckerberg announced a two-year stable core API guarantee, and a guarantee to fix any bugs within 48 hours. Facebook users can now easily customize every single app […]

Anonymous App Cloaq Arrives On iOS

Cloaq, yet another app in the ever growing space of anonymity, has finally launched on iOS. Making it unique from competitors, no personal information is required. When signing up, users simply create a password, which Cloaq then automatically generates a special username or handle. That specially assigned handle starts with an @ symbol, and is […]

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 […]