The 2014 NCAA Tournament Saw 46 Million Posts On Facebook

The 2014 NCAA Tournament came to a grinding halt last night after the UConn Huskies brought home the win against Kentucky’s Wildcats in a 60 to 54 victory. Today, Facebook published stats from this year’s March Madness, including the most popular moments and athletes sharing their thoughts. From March 16 to April 7, the social […]

Twitter’s New Three Column Design Is Striking, Familiar

We told you before that Twitter was testing a new design. Now we are starting to see the fruits of that labor as they have officially announced it on their blog and are officially bringing it to every Twitter user, eventually. I’m not the first to say it looks a lot like Facebook and I […]

Facebook Lottery Promotion Is A Scam [Hoaxed]

Have you just been notified about a large sum of money you won via a Facebook lottery message? Sorry to inform you but that promotion, lottery, or award is nothing but another hoax. The notices are being sent to Facebook users in the form of various “winnings” that don’t actually exist. Some users are being […]

Kickstarter Game Will Refund Your Pledge If Facebook Buys For $2 Billion

Kickstarter averaged over $1.2 million in pledges per day during the first quarter of 2014, and a new game called Terribands hopes to get in on the action. Terribands is a party game involving headbands, and its creator Eric Calisto isn’t selling the game short, calling it “A Terrible Game with a Terrible Name.” A twist […]

Mom Tells World Her Son Is Transgender On Social Media

Jodi Gholson Oliver wins “Most Accepting and Awesome Mom” award for a heartwarming and celebratory Facebook post. On March 27th, Oliver used social media to announce her son being a transgender with a joyful picture of a story reading the words “IT’S A BOY” followed by a touching message: Post by Jodi Gholson Oliver.   […]

Anti-Gay Remarks On Facebook Spoil Organic Grocer’s Debut

An all organic grocery store that plans to sell raw milk and GMO free food in Portland, OR found itself in hot water with the gay community. The controversy began after the owner’s Facebook comments were highlighted in a YouTube video by a man who lives in the grocery stores neighborhood. Chauncy Childs was in […]

Sheryl Sandberg Is No Longer A Billionaire, But She Is A Superhero

The Chief Operating Officer of Facebook is no longer a billionaire. Sheryl Sandberg, who has headed the world’s largest social media site since 2008, is now only worth $980 million. Oh, how will she get on in life? The reason for Sandberg’s drop off of the billionaire’s list is due to a dip in Facebook’s […]

Read Ft. Hood Shooter Ivan Lopez’s Chilling Facebook Post

Ivan Lopez, the alleged Ft. Hood shooter that killed three people and injured another 16 had a Facebook account under the name Ivan Slipknot. This has been the source of several photos that have appeared on various news sites. Weeks before his fatal act, he posted disturbing, chilling and telling posts on Facebook that may […]

Facebook Messenger For Android Adds ‘Pin Chats to Home Screen’ Feature

Following the high-profile acquisition of WhatsApp for the Facebook portfolio, major changes to the Facebook Messenger have made the client more viable and useful. Included in the Android version of Facebook Messenger update version 4.0, a new “Pin Chats” feature allows for the pinning of entire groups of friends into a single “chat group.” The […]

WhatsApp Suffers Second Major Outage Since Facebook Acquisition

Maybe 64 billion messages in a day is just a little too much to handle. Just hours after bragging about their record breaking day, Whatsapp is suffering another major outage, its second since Facebook acquired the messaging app for $19 billion. Reports of the outage began at around 8:34am EDT today, but reports are still […]

WhatsApp Hits New Messaging Records

How many messages would WhatsApp have to handle in a day before you thought Facebook purchase of WhatsApp was worth it? How about a billion? Five billion? Ten Billion? How about more than three times the number of photos posted to Instagram in its entire existence? Whatsapp has announced that in one day, they handled […]

Principal Suspended After Calling 6-Year-Old ‘Honey Boo Boo’ On Facebook

A South Carolina assistant principal was put on administrative leave after posting a photo on Facebook making fun of a six-year-old girl. According to local news station WYFF, Charles Fowler shared a photo of the girl taken at Walmart to his Facebook page, adding the caption “Honey Boo-Boo in Wal-Mart.” Parents quickly caught on to the […]

Facebook Campaign Gets George Takei On ‘Saturday Night Live’ [April Fools]

The April Fools jokes continue. Unlike some of the other ones though, this one was just a little too believable and too realistic to get me chuckling. The story went that George Takei has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live, thanks to his dedicated fans and followers on Facebook. It was those fans, Takei said, […]

Facebook Buys Nintendo For $16 Billion

[This article was posted on April 1st, 2014 as a satirical post for “April Fool’s Day” it is a satirical post for entertainment purposes] Facebook’s spending spree has continued today in a blockbuster deal, purchasing video game giant Nintendo for $16 billion, meaning Mark Zuckerberg pretty much owns Mario, Zelda and a good number of the games […]

Social Media Growing More As Influential Source Of Traffic

According to Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insight, data quality, cross-channel marketing, and targeting, new research suggests social media sites continue to play an important role in driving traffic to other sites. An example would be ecommerce sites and even other social networks, but social media traffic typically comes at the […]