Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Social media News

Instagram beta update adds support for using multiple accounts

A beta update to Instagram has added official support for using multiple accounts. The feature lets you switch logins at will without having to sign-out and in again. It will be particularly useful for people who maintain several different profiles.

Google announces relaunch of Google+ with Community at the centre

Google has released a public preview of a relaunched version of Google+, following through on promises to make major changes to the unpopular service. The site is now centred around Communities and Collections, the two most frequented current features.

Zebras escape circus, get brief taste of freedom in Philadelphia

Philadelphia - Two zebras hoofed it to Freedom — briefly — on Sunday after escaping from a circus in Philadelphia, where they roamed the city streets for about an hour and brought traffic to a standstill.

Twitter, Facebook introduce tools to aid Paris attack victims

Paris - In the aftermath of the brutal massacre that has killed at least 129 people in Paris, Twitter, Facebook, and Google have jumped in with tools that can help people receive news and updates on friends and relatives residing there.

Does Bloomingdale's holiday ad encourage date rape?

New York City - The latest outpouring of criticism on the Web is now being directed at Bloomingdale's, the upscale department store owned by Macy's Inc. for an advertisement in their holiday catalog that appears to encourage "date rape."

How social media influenced the 2015 Canadian election

With Canada's impressively long 78-day election campaign culminating tonight with the final day of voting, Digital Journal examines how social media played a role in the campaigns launched by the Liberals, Tories and the New Democrats.

Op-Ed: Internet declares Bernie Sanders winner of Democratic debate

Las Vegas - During Tuesday night's debate, Hillary Clinton was poised and confident, and seemed veritably presidential. Her closest rival, Bernie Sanders, was ... well, Bernie Sanders. And the Internet loved it.

Bear strolls through Montana high school, becomes media sensation

Bozeman - It sounds like the beginning of a joke: "A black bear strolled into a high school..." but it's no joke. It actually happened — at a high school in Montana. The bruin ambled around Bozeman High School around 7:30 a.m. before leaving on its own.

Stories released via Instagram, Twitter could be new wave

A new novel that follows the correspondence of paternal twins on the eastern seaboard initially won't be a physical book; it will be released in installments via Instagram.

Peeple website and social media accounts mysteriously disappear

Over the past few days, an app called Peeple has been stealing headlines and attracting a storm of controversy online for its advocacy of allowing people to rate each other without any opt-out. Today, the app's websites mysteriously disappeared.

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey appointed permanent CEO

Social network Twitter has announced that ousted co-founder Jack Dorsey is to return as the formal CEO of the company. Dorsey has already been acting as interim leader since July when Dick Costolo stepped down.

Facebook hit by another viral copy-and-paste privacy scam

Another Facebook privacy hoax is currently going viral on the social network, asking users to copy and paste a "privacy notice" to their profile if they want to avoid the social network charging $5.99 to retain access to private posts.

Facebook confirms it is working on a 'dislike' button

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed the social network is developing a new "Dislike" button as an alternative to the ubiquitous "Like." The company is working to make the new option a better way to "express empathy" for certain topics.

Annual West Point pillow fight turns bloody, 30 cadets injured

A pillow fight that has been part of a West Point tradition turned bloody when cadets swung pillowcases stuffed with helmets and other hard objects at each other. Thirty cadets were injured, including 24 who suffered concussions.

The British government to use Twitter to combat the threat from ISIS

London - The popular social media site has become the latest tool in the British government's continuing struggle against the threat of Islamic extremism.

Zuckerberg: 1 billion people logged onto Facebook on Monday

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that 1 billion users logged onto Facebook on Monday August 24, representing an all-new and very impressive milestone for the social network that has made it to the heart of the Internet.

Instagram just introduced the feature everyone's been asking for

Instagram announced today that it is "thinking outside the square" and will now allow users to post in both landscape and portrait format.

Study finds Windows 10 users 'love' Cortana

A study of social media reactions has found that the vast majority of users 'love' Windows 10 with its star feature, digital assistant Cortana, gaining the most attention. Hostility is growing though and some features fare much better than others.

'Loose tweets destroy fleets' says U.S. Air Force of war on ISIS

The US Air Force has updated its propaganda message dating from WWII to make it more applicable in the digital age. The force has warned that troops carelessly revealing personal information online could inadvertently give enemies like ISIS an advantage.

Investigating social media’s spam-bot problem

Need some users for your firm’s social media account? There’s a bot — er, app — for that. For a few dollars, marketers can populate their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even LinkedIn accounts with thousands (millions? DONE.) of followers.

New social network for food, nutrition opens digital debate

Can be a driving force in the confusing dialogue in food and nutrition in the United States? Some say it is like the LinkedIn for foodies.

Op-Ed: Something funny? Use 'LOL' and you're old fashioned

London Colney - Just as the way language changes, so does social media etiquette. The once popular initialism LOL is no longer the preferred means of expressing merriment on Facebook.

Study reveals that teens prefer to make friends online

Today’s teens prefer making friends on the World Wide Web and rely heavily on the Internet for maintaining friendships and ties. A new study has also revealed that teens are much less likely to make friends offline these days.

Social media is becoming increasingly influential on consumers

There have been numerous debates about the actual effectiveness of social media in regards to consumer purchases, but the reality is that Internet users are more likely than ever before to become influenced by things they see on Facebook and Twitter.

ISIS recruiters get 'Catfished' by three women for travel money

Three young women in Chechnya are now under investigation, not for trying to join ISIS, but for swindling them out of money. You read it right, the girls wanted some vacation cash and the ISIS recruiters fell for their pleas, hook, line, and sinker.

New Twitter advert dangerous to those with epilepsy

A new advert by the micro-blogging site Twitter as angered a leading epilepsy charity. Two adverts on Vine that feature a rapid succession of flashing colors.

Americans explode Internet: Social media marketing taking notice

Since 2000, the Pew Research Center has been conducting a study to view how Internet access has impacted on American society. The survey specifically documents how the Internet has evolved to become a fundamental part of living life every day.

Op-Ed: Mayweather-Pacquiao saga continues with mockery outside the ring

Two of the world's richest celebrities continue to dominate the sports and entertainment headlines with their seemingly unstoppable saga as they trade barbs, sneer and poke fun at each other to keep their popularity rating on top of the charts

Viral Video: Kanye West is mashed by the great Freddie Mercury

No one can really predict what will make a video viral beforehand, but when Kanye West destroys a classic hit people are sure to take notice. Freddie Mercury, the late great song master of Queen, makes a video comeback in this viral video hit.

Text messages will alert Swedish blood donors when they've saved lives

Stockholm - The Swedish Blood Alliance has come up with a new way to maintain the loyalty of blood donors: thanking them by text messaging. The new way of communication seems to be working, with Swedes returning to donate at a higher rate.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 19 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Social media

Social media Image

/newsrooms power the intersection of marketing  social media and journalism. As a division of Digita...
/newsrooms power the intersection of marketing, social media and journalism. As a division of Digital Journal Inc., we deliver content, coverage and global networks built on award-winning technology to brands everywhere.
Digital Journal Inc
The selfie taken by Germany s Lukas Podolski moments after his team wins the 2014 World Cup
The selfie taken by Germany's Lukas Podolski moments after his team wins the 2014 World Cup
Via @Podolski10
Optimize your social media profiles for Businesses
Optimize your social media profiles for Businesses
Declassified document  JTF-GTMO  March 4  2005
Declassified document, JTF-GTMO, March 4, 2005
 Social Media Mixtape: Curating Music  panel (L-R): Mike Caruso  Elias Roman  Dan Zaccagnino  Richar...
"Social Media Mixtape: Curating Music" panel (L-R): Mike Caruso, Elias Roman, Dan Zaccagnino, Richard Zelson
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch attends the Oxfam/MySpace Rock for Darfur event with his wife Wendi De...
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch attends the Oxfam/MySpace Rock for Darfur event with his wife Wendi Deng and MySpace Co-founders Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe.
Oxfam America
Reaganbook is the latest attempt at a conservatively minded social media site.
Reaganbook is the latest attempt at a conservatively minded social media site.
The Daily Beast
Homepage of Ello right now
Homepage of Ello right now
Site screenshot
© Reuters
Mobile Social Gaming Panel at  #EMC12
Mobile Social Gaming Panel at #EMC12
Instagram Logo
Instagram Logo
Gary Turk
Ian Johnson  Director of Six Degrees (Six Degrees is the conference producer/organizer for the Socia...
Ian Johnson, Director of Six Degrees (Six Degrees is the conference producer/organizer for the Social Media World Forum North America)
Millennials panel at Emerging Media Convergence 2012
Millennials panel at Emerging Media Convergence 2012
Spencer E Holtaway
Fatemeh Fakhraie  a social media and marketing specialist based in Oregon
Fatemeh Fakhraie, a social media and marketing specialist based in Oregon
Courtesy Fatemeh Fakhraie
Social Media apps on iPhone
Social Media apps on iPhone
Jason A. Howie
Hookup sites are being blamed for the rise in STDs worldwide.
Hookup sites are being blamed for the rise in STDs worldwide.
Banjo is a new app that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time.
Banjo is a new app that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time.

Latest News
Top News