What is driving this huge increase in audiences for digital publishers? Well, it’s almost completely due to the growth of mobile media, and even more specifically the importance of the mobile web. In perhaps one of the most surprising findings from the report, mobile web audiences are actually almost 3x bigger than mobile app audiences [...]

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Facebook’s experimental makeover of Notes, the features that lets you write nicely-formatted long posts, was apparently a success Now the social network is making its redesign official, Facebook revealed Friday. The refreshed version of Notes is available to everyone. The company has largely ignored Notes for years; the last major update was in 2010 — [...]

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With the recent arrival of Hispanic Heritage Month, a spotlight on Hispanic celebrities is to be expected. The Sofia Vergara’s and J. Lo’s of the world are going to be on everyone’s lips from now until October. However, there are other Latin stars who are making all the difference in this very digital world nowadays. [...]

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We spend more time than ever before using our mobile devices, but particularly our smartphones. What’s become clear is that much of how we use our smartphones occurs on a very habitual, almost unconscious basis. Here are some of the highlight findings from this report illustrating just how ingrained our behaviors have become: 1. Americans [...]

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Mashable’s Social Good Summit is less than a week away. Scheduled for Sept. 27 and 28 in New York City, the event will bring together world leaders, grassroots activists and global citizens to not only discuss digital solutions to some of the greatest challenges of our time, but also to spur worldwide action. We’re gearing [...]

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SINGAPORE — Just as YouTube has turned a new generation of singers and bloggers into stars, Instagramming your six-pack can make you famous as well. In just a year and a half, former personal trainer Joe Wicks has amassed a following of 462,000 on Instagram, where he posts pictures of healthy meals, people’s body transformations [...]

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It looks like the Like button won’t be alone on Facebook for long. During a town hall meeting on Tuesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that something like a Dislike button will be appearing on the social network soon, as a more realistic way of expressing a range of different emotions. (It’s always been a conundrum: [...]

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This research highlights an important developing segment of digital advertising. With the rapid rise of short-form video on mobile – popularized by social platforms like Snapchat, Vine and Facebook but increasingly appearing on a wide array of publishers – there is a need to better understand this emerging ad format’s effectiveness and how to optimize [...]

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MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook is making it a lot easier for companies to run their business through Facebook. The social network will open up two new sections: Shopping and services, which allows businesses to feature their products and services directly from their Facebook pages. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg introduced the update during a press [...]

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SINGAPORE — If politics isn’t your thing this election season, maybe some humourous haiku will change your mind. Haiku Party was recently set up to collect haiku submissions from people about the upcoming elections. Some are funny, some poignant and many take digs at the incumbent People’s Action Party (PAP), which has held power since [...]

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