An iStrategyLabs report from January 2014 caused quite a ruffle among the Facebook top brass and investors, as it indicated that teens are leaving the ubiquitous social platform Now, a Thursday report from Frank N. Magid Associates Inc. (via Bloomberg) shows that Facebook’s popularity among younger users is in serious decline See also: Facebook Admits [...]

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Facebook Messenger, the social network’s message app, is getting some Christmas-themed updates on Android on Friday. The biggest one is Stickered, a lightweight add-on app that allows Facebook users to add stickers to photos and send them through Messenger See also: Don’t Freak Out About the Facebook Messenger App That means you can finally put [...]

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Facebook is taking a page out of Google+‘s playbook, and is now automatically editing photos posted to the social network from mobile devices. Smartphones and apps have made photographers out of everyone; the problem is that many of us still don’t have pro-level photo-editing skills. Now, when a Facebook user posts an image using the [...]

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Stories about unplugging for the holidays abound at this time of year. Most deal with shutting down email and counsel leaving the computer behind. They also tend to skirt the whole issue of social media. It’s attached to your mobile devices, after all, so it’s pretty hard to leave it all behind. I speak from [...]

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Facebook has quietly removed Microsoft-owned Bing as its primary search engine, according to a new report. The social network pulled Bing search from its Graph Search platform in exchange for its own search tool that will allow users to find information related to friends’ posts and comments, Reuters reported. See also: 6 browser extensions to [...]

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Facebook is considering ways users can express their feelings beyond the Like button, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a Q&A at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park Thursday “We’re thinking about it,” Zuckerberg said when asked whether the social network would ever add the long-requested dislike button. See also: 10 best tech companies to work [...]

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An Electronic Arts executive spent Tuesday night blasting Twitter and its policies for handling abusive users after he said particularly threatening tweets resulted in no action from the social network. EA Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore said he receives “lots” of nasty tweets, but “the threats to my wife and family spurred me to report [...]

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Earlier this year, Instagram was leading the pack as the fastest-growing social platform. Now, it’s Tumblr and Pinterest, which have edged out the picture-sharing app for greatest increase in active users. Tumblr’s active users grew by 120% in the last six months, according to new stats released by the Global Web Index first spotted by [...]

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We talked digital with couple Piper Kerman and Larry Smith, who are both appearing at the upcoming Mashable Media Summit on December 5, from 2:10 – 2:40 p.m. Kerman has been lauded for the success of her memoir Orange is the New Black, which is now a hit series on Netflix. Smith has found success [...]

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Mashable hosted its Media Summit event at the Hudson Theatre in New York City on Dec. 5, 2014 Featuring some of the world’s most innovative storytellers, including Orange Is the New Black author Piper Kerman, media mogul Wendy Williams, supermodel Coco Rocha, ABC News anchor David Muir and many others, the discussions touched upon the [...]

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