Tumblr in 2014 was full of art, social activism and many, many GIFs of Taylor Swift The pop star’s personal Tumblr page, beloved among the hoards of blog-dwelling teens, was just one of the top 25 most viral blogs of the year See also: What your brand can learn from Taylor Swift’s Tumblr From laughably [...]

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Don’t go to bed with Twitter in 2015 With the new year comes a new you — on social media, at least. As 2015 rolls around, it’s time to once again come up with resolutions you absolutely, definitely, totally will not break. When it comes to social media, there are probably a million new things [...]

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Google+ is a social network “adrift at sea,” representing a big missed opportunity for the company, a former Google employee who worked on the service says. Chris Messina, who worked on Google+ user experience design before leaving the company over a year ago, wrote a long post on Medium, in which he criticizes the service [...]

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Twitter will soon start keeping tabs on the apps you download An app update, slated to roll out to iOS users Wednesday and Android users in the next week, will add a setting that allows the social network to keep track of the apps you download, the company announced Wednesday. See also: Twitter: What to [...]

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#justsayin. #truestory. #nature. When a hashtag usage becomes synonymous with social media, you know it’s a problem. And while there may be a grain of truth to every cliché — we’ve all had #justsayin moments — there comes a time when we’ve just used them way too much See also: 20 Things Your Most Annoying [...]

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Foodies, rejoice It’s that time of year when friends and family come together to share home cooked meals, decadent desserts and lots of leftovers. Whether you’re taking it to the next level in the kitchen, or simply enjoying a post pig-out food coma, we hope you take a second to capture the magic of your [...]

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In 2014, 93% of recruiters will use social media to evaluate job candidates Competition is increasing in the head hunting industry as well, and recruiters are primarily investing more in social recruitment to beat their competitors, beyond referral and mobile recruitment. They report that social tactics increase candidate quality and quantity in 2014, and improved [...]

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Facebook is trying to be your go-to source for tech news, rather than just a way to see baby pics and find out which friends are engaged. Seven months after introducing FB Newswire, the social networking giant on launched FB Techwire on Tuesday, a brand extension that will focus on industry happenings See also: 8 [...]

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Facebook is breaking out yet another feature into a standalone app The social network rolled out Facebook Groups, an app to help users stay in touch with all of their Facebook groups and find new ones. See also: 12 Facebook Statuses You Need to Retire The app functions as a hub for everything related to [...]

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Compiling the best Vine videos of 2013 was one thing. Since last year, the weird and wild universe of Vine has continued to expand in every direction between quirky personalities, up-and-coming musical talents and high-profile artists, all home-grown out of the unique format. The 2013 release of Instagram video had some doubting whether Twitter’s then-fledgling [...]

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