Note: The following article contains content that may be considered NSFW. For women, Instagram can get a bit like an overprotective parent, begging you to cover up or be punished. The past year has been especially harsh, with several women receiving Instagram time-outs for “inappropriate content.” These women have had their images — and bodies [...]

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For the sixth annual time, Social Media Day was celebrated by thousands of people around the world on June 30. Mashable started Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to reflect and honor the growth of social media and the digital revolution. Now in 2015, this holiday encompasses hundreds of in-person events around the [...]

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Instagram on Wednesday temporarily yanked an anti-racism post from hip hop artist and longtime activist Talib Kweli because an image seemed to violate the social network’s community guidelines Kweli in the past has been extremely vocal in the media and online about racial inequality — he was an influential voice earlier this year regarding the [...]

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Well, that got… weird. Facebook held one of its regular Q&A Townhall sessions with Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday. Rather than a live event with Zuckerberg answering questions from a live audience, the question and answer session was in AMA format on the CEO’s timeline. But Tuesday’s Townhall took a turn for the weird when a handful [...]

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Good news: Social Media Day 2015 is almost here! Founded in 2010, Social Media Day is a worldwide celebration of the impact that social media has on our daily lives. See also: Here’s where Social Media Day is official this year This year, on June 30, people from all over the globe will come together [...]

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On June 30, 2015, the global celebration that is Social Media Day returns. As has become a yearly tradition, the sixth annual Social Media Day will comprise of hundreds of global events, as thousands of people reflect on the ways social media and digital innovation have changed our world. See also: Save the date for [...]

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Facebook has released new diversity data and the results are pretty disappointing Despite hiring another 2,897 employees over the last 12 months, the company’s overall ratio of male to female employees budged just 1%: 68% vs. 32% this May compared with 69% male vs. 31% female the same time last year, according to the diversity [...]

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Over the years, social media has evolved to become a critical tool in the way the world communicates, and on June 30, we’ll be recognizing it with its own day. In 2010, Mashable launched Social Media Day to acknowledge the impact these tools have had on our lives. Since then, the day has become a [...]

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Is this the same techniques Cher’s fashion-centric computer used in Clueless? If you post #OOTD (or outfit of the day) pictures on Instagram, than this study was made for you. Four researchers from the University of Toronto have developed an algorithm that will study your photograph and tell you how to dress more fashionably See [...]

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It just takes one video, one moment where the YouTube stars align. From the moment that video goes viral, your life can change. We’ve entered a new day where average families equipped with a camera can earn celebrity status, or “influencer” status, if we’re using the evolved lingo. Just as dads have been flocking to [...]

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