Yahoo CEO Uses GIF, Tumblr to Announce Acquisition

Yahoo CEO Uses GIF, Tumblr to Announce Acquisition

How much are 105 million blogs of cat pictures, memes and animated GIFs worth? A cool $1.1 billion, apparently. Yahoo announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire blogging site Tumblr.

Funny Facebook Video Spoof Personifies User Frustration

Funny Facebook Video Spoof Personifies User Frustration

There's nothing a Facebook user loathes more than the social network's constant redesigns, new features and new settings.

6 Spectacular Google Glass Video Spoofs

6 Spectacular Google Glass Video Spoofs

Google and its 'Glass' augmented-reality glasses are catching a lot of flack from comedians and bloggers. Glass even has its own Tumblr blog, which pokes fun at the wearable tech.

YouTube Maps Most-Watched Videos Across the U.S.

YouTube Maps Most-Watched Videos Across the U.S.

Curious about which YouTube videos are trending in your region or across the country? There's a map for that.

Why Facebook Home Should Worry Larry Page

Why Facebook Home Should Worry Larry Page

Facebook Home , the social network's new software for Android smartphones, just passed the 500,000 download mark in the Google Play store a little more tha

'Facebook Home' Invades Android (and Your Sanity)

'Facebook Home' Invades Android (and Your Sanity)

Today Facebook revealed another much-anticipated new product: No, not a Facebook phone like many thought . Not really, anyway.

What to Expect From Facebook's Android Phone

What to Expect From Facebook's Android Phone

Facebook phone rumors have swirled for quite some time. As recently as September, though, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg quashed the idea of one, calling it "the wrong strategy for us."

As Twitter Turns 7, Here's How to Revisit Your First Tweet

As Twitter Turns 7, Here's How to Revisit Your First Tweet

Seven years ago today, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey posted the site's inaugural tweet: "just setting up my twttr."

Twitter’s Instant Replays Keep You on Top of March Madness

Twitter’s Instant Replays Keep You on Top of March Madness

If you're stuck at work during a key NCAA basketball matchup or if you missed the highlights from a late-night game, Twitter has you covered.

How Much Time Do You Spend on Facebook?

How Much Time Do You Spend on Facebook?

It happens to everyone: You have some time to kill so you log onto Facebook. Before you know it, 45 minutes have passed. Where did the time go?

Is Facebook Expanding Threaded Comments?

Is Facebook Expanding Threaded Comments?

I've wanted to see threaded comments on Facebook for a while now. I subscribe to a handful of heavily trafficked Pages—for example The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal —and their comments sections can be the most interesting...

Facebook Tests New Timeline Design

Facebook Tests New Timeline Design

When Facebook launched Timeline early last year, users instantly disliked the modular design and loathed its privacy implications .

 Twitter Talks Security After Burger King, Jeep Hacks

Twitter Talks Security After Burger King, Jeep Hacks

Two prominent brands were victims of Twitter hackings this week. On Monday, Burger King's hackers announced on the fast food chain's Twitter page that it was sold to rival McDonald's, changed its Twitter picture to a McDonald's logo...

FedEx Mocks Social Media Strategists in New Ad

FedEx Mocks Social Media Strategists in New Ad

Anyone—especially young, disheveled hipsters—is qualified to run a business's social media operation, right? That's the message FedEx sends in a new commercial released on YouTube . "Rather than chase after virtual fans, FedEx can...

Facebook Quiz: Are You Guilty of the Top 5 Faux Pas?

Facebook Quiz: Are You Guilty of the Top 5 Faux Pas?

More Facebook users are experiencing fatigue for a number of reasons, according to a new report released this week . Among the causes: oversharing, political arguments and pressure to be interesting.

Do You Suffer From Facebook Fatigue?

Do You Suffer From Facebook Fatigue?

Last summer I wrote about a handful of my friends who dumped Facebook , a step many thought was drastic: We were among the first adopters of the social network, and—whether we like it or not—it's become a mainstay of our generation.

'Facewash' App Quickly Cleans Up Your Facebook Profile

'Facewash' App Quickly Cleans Up Your Facebook Profile

Facebook says I joined the social network on August 23, 2004: That's more than eight years' worth of posts from friends, status updates, photos and links that could be discoverable, thanks to both Timeline and Facebook's new search...

Facebook May Launch New Timeline Design

Facebook May Launch New Timeline Design

If you don't like Timeline, you may be in luck: Facebook has just rolled out a redesigned profile page to users in New Zealand, which has traditionally received updates and new features before other countries.

Google's 'Zeitgeist 2012' Reveals Top Search Trends

Google's 'Zeitgeist 2012' Reveals Top Search Trends

This year, the expected, the unusual and the surprising all topped Google's most-searched topics. Zeitgeist 2012 , Google's interactive website that highlights the year's top search trends from around the world, includes 838...

When Worlds Collide: Do More Facebook Friends Mean More Stress?

When Worlds Collide: Do More Facebook Friends Mean More Stress?

I have 481 Facebook friends: a hodgepodge of high school and college friends as well acquaintances, former and current coworkers, and family. I don't consider myself a particularly stressed-out person, so my friend count and friend...

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