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 […]