Articles with the tag social media

This Couple Has a Cautionary Tale About Quitting Your Job to Travel

Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger quit their lucrative careers in advertising to travel the world, but they warn not everything is as idyllic as their Instagram account makes it seem. any of us have dreamt of leaving everything behind to travel the globe, perhaps with our life partner by our side. That’s exactly what Chanel […]

Eter9 Learns Your Personality So You Can Have a Social Media Profile When You Die

Eter9 is a new social network that promises social media immorality by posting on your behalf after you die. here are many proposed paths to immortality, but few have taken the approach of Eter9. The social network analyzes your post history and learns your personality and interests so it can post on your behalf after […]

#MKELion: ‘Lion’ Roaming Milwaukee Neighborhood Blows Up Social Media

A Milwaukee neighborhood is on high alert after reports of a lion possibly roaming the area. On Monday afternoon, a woman called police reporting that she had seen a lion. The authorities say they were given cellphone video by the woman that showed a “lion-ish creature.” Despite searching the area, police did not find any […]

Sony Has An Emoji Movie In The Works

Sony has set its sights on making a movie out of those little ideograms that pepper our day-to-day lives on social media, and thins are turning up sunny for the project. Sony Pictures Animation is cooking up the foundations for an emoji movie. After emerging victorious from a bidding process involving Sony, Warner Bros. and […]

Why Should Facebook Buy Flipagram?

Facebook is known to buy any company it thinks will help add to its number of users. In fact, the social media giant has purchased more than 500 companies since 2005, like Instagram and WhatsApp just to name a few. So, why wouldn’t Zuckerberg want to snatch up Flipagram, especially with their latest fundraising news. […]

Facebook Warns ‘Copycat’ Website, Facegloria

Is Facebook getting a little too much for you? A new alternative has people dropping the likes and picking up the amens. Based out of Brazil, Facegloria was created by Christian evangelists as an alternitive to secular social media. Instead of liking statuses and pictures, users press an amen button. Facegloria’s creator, Atilla Barros says […]

These People Lost Their Jobs Because of What They Posted Online

We’ve all heard the stories. An employer trawls through their employee’s social media profiles (in an act the digital world has christened “stalking”) and finds something they don’t like. In fact, the offending post is so inflammatory it costs the employee their job. Even those of us with jobs in social media are not immune. It’s […]

Reddit’s iAMA And Other Popular Subreddits Are Offline After Admin Conflict

What are we going to do without Reddit ask me anything sessions?? Several popular subreddit pages have been taken offline and made private, including our favorite, “ask me anything.” Other closed pages included videos, todayilearned and Askreddit. It seems there is something brewing behind the scenes over at Reddit. Today the popular site posted a […]