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A brief guide to screengrabbing etiquette

March 4, 2015
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When someone sends you a ridiculous text or you see a hilarious Facebook conversation, it's always tempting to share it with the world However, just in case it does go viral, it's important to protect the privacy of the people involved. See also: 11 Signs the Person Texting You Is Drunk Below, we provide...

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Kelly Clarkson’s Twitter listening party takes you inside her new album

March 4, 2015
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LOS ANGELES — Kelly Clarkson helped fans decipher her new studio album during a Twitter listening party on Tuesday, at one point comparing one track to a David Bowie-ABBA mashup and explaining that "all hell breaks loose" on her duet with John Legend. The original American Idol winner provided commentary about her Piece by...

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Initiate a creative collaboration for our Vine challenge

March 4, 2015
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We're thrilled to be working with Unpopular Now for this week's Vine challenge. The theme is collaboration, and we know that creative magic happens when bright minds come together Give traditional illustration a kick of motion, and you've got animation. When a song gains a visual element, there's a music video.

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Ramp up your Tumblr skills with these 21 keyboard shortcuts

March 1, 2015
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While we sadly can't help you shirk your work responsibilities in order to spend more time on Tumblr, we can make your time on the platform more efficient See also: A brief guide to Tumblr's new tools and interface There are some extremely handy keyboard shortcuts that will have you whizzing around the microblogging...

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Love the skin you’re in: 9 uplifting body-positive blogs

February 28, 2015
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Among the fashion, entertainment and media industries, body-shaming and impossible beauty standards are exceedingly commonplace. But bloggers are fighting back. Using platforms like Tumblr, an important intersection for young people and issues of social justice, bloggers are changing the conversation and showing it's possible to love the skin you're in. See also: The 25...

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15 ways you’re probably misusing social media

February 27, 2015
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Facebook was founded in 2004, Twitter in 2006. Even Instagram's been around for almost five years. So you can't say this stuff is new anymore. For some strange reason, however, more marketers and brands than not are still struggling to make heads or tails of social media.

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‘House of Cards’ fans are confused about when Season 3 arrives on Netflix

February 27, 2015
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If American history has taught us anything it's that new seasons of House of Cards arrive at 3:01 a.m. ET, not 12:01 ET, you confused East Coasters Mashable confirmed with Netflix that all 13 episodes of Season 3 will come out on Feb. 27 at 3:01 a.m. ET and 12:01 a.m. PT, so you...

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Twitter’s head of developer relations steps down after less than 18 months

February 24, 2015
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Twitter continues to have a difficult time hanging onto its execs. The latest to depart the company is Jeff Sandquist, the global head of developer and platform relations. See also: What Twitter Fabric Means for Developers Sandquist announced his departure on Twitter but did not give a reason for the move. Thank you Twitter...

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Google set to banish sexually explicit content from Blogger

February 24, 2015
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Anyone who's running a blog containing sexually explicit images on Google's blogging platform, Blogger, is in for a nasty surprise — their blogs will soon be made private Those blogs' content won't be deleted, but it will only be visible to the blog's owner and admins, as well as users with whom the blog...

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Reddit cracks down on nude images, 6 months after celebrity photo hack

February 24, 2015
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Better late than never. Reddit, the popular social news service, issued new digital privacy guidelines on Tuesday firmly prohibiting sexually explicit images posted without the user's position See also: Aliens in the valley: The complete and chaotic history of Reddit "No matter who you are, if a photograph, video, or digital image of you...

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