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Mashable and Street Dreams capture Coney Island in its off-season

November 21, 2014
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Last weekend, Mashable and Street Dreams Magazine opened up Coney Island's Luna Park for our second #MashMeet. We wanted to give our community exclusive access to a famous park in its off-season, and we're so glad we did. See also: 25 creative compositions on streets around the world From mid-afternoon to sundown, we made...

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It’s now much easier to share public tweets via DMs on Twitter

November 20, 2014
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Today in features you may not have known you wanted: Twitter is letting you directly share public tweets through its private direct messaging system. If you copy and paste a tweet's URL into a direct message (DM), it will embed itself in the message for easier viewing. You can also hit the "..." icon...

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The 25 best Vines of 2014

November 20, 2014
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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...

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25 creative compositions on streets around the world

November 20, 2014
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Photography has proven that streets are made for more than walking. They're meant to be followed, appreciated, captured and shared. The photos we saw in our latest challenge with Street Dreams Magazine do just that. Whether narrow or wide, empty or overcrowded, each street is full of personality and has its own style.

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Jill Abramson, Piper Kerman and Joanna Coles join the Mashable Media Summit

November 18, 2014
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With the annual Mashable Media Summitquickly approaching, we're excited to announce the latest round of speakers that we're addingto the event lineup. These speakers willjoin previously announcedmedia thought leaders like Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore, New York Times Chief Data Scientist Chris Wiggins, and President of Sony Music's Legacy Recordings Adam Block. Speakers will discuss...

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Facebook Groups: Now there’s an app for that

November 18, 2014
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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...

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Facebook wants to be a tech news powerhouse

November 18, 2014
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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:...

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Nokia’s mysterious ‘up to something’ tweet hints at new product

November 17, 2014
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While Nokia's phone branding days are over, we might see another product with the name very soon. Nokia tweeted a mysterious photo of what appears to be a black box on Monday; it closely resembles what could be a set-top box, which powers streaming on TVs. If the black box Nokia is teasing is,...

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55% of recruiters reconsider job candidates after seeing their social profiles

November 17, 2014
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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...

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How to choose the best platform for your personal website

November 16, 2014
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Tumblr, WordPress, Squarespace — there are countless ways to make a personal website The key is finding the right one for you. In the digital age, having a personal website is the final step in establishing a solid web presence, but there are dozens of sites begging users to pick them. See also: The...

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