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  • snake lost on a plane
    Snake lost on FedEx plane, found thanks to Facebook
    A rare female python snake that was supposed to arrive at its new owner's home on Dec. 12 was lost in transit, and didn't arrive until last night, Dec. 18. Talk about snakes on a plane! Lesley Marshall purchased a rare python snake, and...
  • Instagram
    Citigroup says Instagram is worth $35 billion
    At first Instagram seemed like a simple place for kids to play around online sharing their photos. Facebook didn't see things ending here and when Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion in April 2012 many people were shocked at the high...
  • The Amazing Leo
    Las Vegas dog uses Facebook to spread happiness and awareness
    If you need a new friend on Facebook, The Amazing Leo wants to make your day a little brighter. The tiny, Las Vegas-based pug as found himself with more than 2,000 new followers over the past two weeks, and his Facebook page has been inundated...
  • CEO interview: Bret Taylor of Quip, a beautifully simple productivity app
    CEO interview: Bret Taylor of Quip, a beautifully simple productivity app
    CEO interview: Bret Taylor of Quip, a beautifully simple productivity appRecently, I had the pleasure to interview the CEO and co-founder of Quip, Bret Taylor. Quip is located in San Francisco in the Warfield Theater building in the bustling and...
  • Fighting AIDS with Facebook and Twitter
    Fighting AIDS with Facebook and Twitter
    A new study by researchers at the UCLA AIDS Institute and Center for AIDS Research reported that social media such as Twitter and Facebook, combined with behavioral psychology, might have value for the fight against AIDS by encouraging high-risk...
  • New for Facebook Pages: Calls to Action
    Facebook just got better for local businesses, read this
    Good news is coming our way over the next few weeks and into the early days of 2015 with respect to Facebook business pages. Not too long from now, Facebook business owners will be able to add call-to-action buttons to their page which is expected...
  • Jackson as Jules in "Pulp Fiction"
    Samuel L. Jackson challenges fellow celebs to sing out against racist cops
    I greatly admire Samuel L. Jackson for the commanding job he did in "Pulp Fiction," where he played one of the scariest hit men ever to grace the big screen. I just wish he would stick to acting and stop acting out.Jackson who is...
  • Facebook thumbs down on drunk photos
    Facebook to detect and prevent drunken and embarrassing photos
    Facebook is looking to end the embarrassing uploads of those who find their drunken weekend photos flattering. The social media giant will accomplish this by the use of a special “digital assistant.”This new image-recognition...
  • Facebook won't let you officially 'dislike' posts
    Facebook won't let you officially 'dislike' posts
    For all the negative Facebookers out there—we all know there’s a ton—Mark Zuckerberg has shone a light of rainbows and glitter down on your hate; kind of. During a town hall-style Q&A event on Thursday, Facebook’s...
  • Divergents are the target in first "Insurgent" trailer
    Divergents are the target in first "Insurgent" trailer
    Earlier this week, the first official image of the movie Insurgent was released along with a cryptic message. A few days after that, the first 10 seconds were released and really got fans amped up for the full length trailer.The wait is finally...
  • Facebook refuses to remove bullying directed at dead woman
    Facebook refuses to remove bullying directed at dead woman
    Facebook refuses to remove bullying comments and slander, directed at a dead woman, from a Facebook Page. Friends and family of the deceased have reported the page, and the comments, to no avail.Members of a Facebook page called “Luke&rsquo...
  • Building a a powerful online brand
    How to create a killer online presence
    Boy, have times changed! Just a few short years ago, online branding was not as common as it is today. Currently, potential employers, clients, and even managers are paying attention, and they want to learn more about you, not just the usual...
  • Facebook
    Facebook takes on Twitter with a dynamic trending news update
    It appears Facebook has decided to challenge the preeminence of Twitter in the online trending news market. Wired reported on Dec. 10, 2014 Facebook has challenged Twitter with a savvy update to trending topics. Facebook seems to think it can take...
  • Social worker’s death celebrated by strangers on Facebook
    Social worker’s death celebrated by strangers on Facebook
    Members of a Facebook page are celebrating a social worker’s death. The woman was recently found dead in a Utah river. The members are posting attacks on the woman despite no personal or professional connection, and without any knowledge of...
  • See a teaser for Friday’s “Insurgent” trailer
    See a teaser for Friday’s “Insurgent” trailer
    The first official trailer for the movie Insurgent is set to come out on Friday and today a short 11 second teaser was released through the movie’s Facebook page.In the teaser, we see Tris (Shailene Woodley) being brought somewhere lead by...