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Predicting Chart Toppers Before They Make the Climb
Music

Predicting Chart Toppers Before They Make the Climb

Next Big Sound's data predicts music's breakout stars.
Parents May Be Held Accountable for Kids' Facebook Activity, Court Rules
Liability Claims

Parents May Be Held Accountable for Kids' Facebook Activity, Court Rules

A Georgia appellate court ruled that the parents of a seventh-grader who created a fake and defamatory Facebook account for a classmate may be liable for emotional damages by a jury.
Laura Entis
Twitpic Is Dead -- This Time, For Real
Twitter

Twitpic Is Dead -- This Time, For Real

The photo-sharing and hosting service that couldn't afford a legal trademark battle with Twitter said it was closing down in September. Then, it was back! Update: Just kidding.
Catherine Clifford
Twitter

Twitter Lets Users Stream Music, Audio Via SoundCloud Tie-Up

Called 'Audio Card,' the new feature lets people listen to a variety of content while browsing their timelines.
Facebook Rolls Out 'Safety Check' Feature to Connect Loved Ones in Times of Crises
Safety

Facebook Rolls Out 'Safety Check' Feature to Connect Loved Ones in Times of Crises

The new tool allows users in disaster zones to check in with friends and family.
Bono Regrets Putting U2's New Album in Your iCloud Library
Apology

Bono Regrets Putting U2's New Album in Your iCloud Library

'Oops…I'm sorry about that,' he said in a video interview hosted on Facebook.
Laura Entis
Can You Be Too Old For Facebook? This 113-Year-Old Was, But That Didn't Stop Her.
Social Media

Can You Be Too Old For Facebook? This 113-Year-Old Was, But That Didn't Stop Her.

The clever centenarian did what countless whippersnappers under 13 do to get on the popular social network: She lied. But you can't really blame her.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Create a Standout Social-Media Profile
Social Media

How to Create a Standout Social-Media Profile

Here are a few guidelines on making the most of the limited customizable options provided by social networking platforms.
Allison McCartney
'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn't horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Introducing the Power Users of Social Media You Want to Reach
Social Media Marketing

Introducing the Power Users of Social Media You Want to Reach

Move over, millennials. The active players might surprise you.
Jesse Torres
3 Sources for Great Content When You're Short of Ideas
Web Content

3 Sources for Great Content When You're Short of Ideas

Inspiration is wonderful but research is more reliable.
Pratik Dholakiya
Ads on Snapchat Are Coming
Snapchat

Ads on Snapchat Are Coming

They'll be opt-in and untargeted.
Laura Entis
How Brands Can Win With Snapchat
Snapchat

How Brands Can Win With Snapchat

Tips for pros wondering how to use the social media app effectively.
Kevin Allen
Zuckerberg: Facebook Has No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp
WhatsApp

Zuckerberg: Facebook Has No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp

Everyone will have to wait and see how 'Big Blue' can turn a profit on its recently acquired messaging service.