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YouTube Really Is the New Silver Screen
YouTube

YouTube Really Is the New Silver Screen

Ron Howard's studio recently announced it will develop and fund 14 short films from YouTube stars, while James Patterson's young-adult series 'Maximum Ride' will be turned into a YouTube series instead of a movie.
Laura Entis
Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'
Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'

The pioneering astronaut thinks that going to the moon again isn't a good use of our resources. Instead, he's got his eye on Mars.
Nina Zipkin
How to Handle Social-Media Criticism
Social Media

How to Handle Social-Media Criticism

Sitting at a computer screen, people often get 'keyboard courage,' freely criticizing others without considering ramifications. When this happens to you, here is how to handle it.
Ann Tran
Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards
Censorship

Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards

Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims.
Geoff Weiss
Taylor Swift Has High Hopes for the Future of Taylor Swift-Like Music
Music

Taylor Swift Has High Hopes for the Future of Taylor Swift-Like Music

In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, the singer-songwriter proclaims: 'The music industry isn't dying…it's just coming alive.'
Laura Entis
Social Media Marketing

A Guide to Perfect Social Media Posts (Infographic)

What does a perfect social media post look like? Some detailed tips for creating the best posts possible.
Kristin Piombino
5 Ways to Make Pinterest Work for Your Brand
Pinterest

5 Ways to Make Pinterest Work for Your Brand

Pinterest is still a relatively new social media platform, which means brands are still trying to figure out how to best use it. Here are some tips for brands of all types.
Carm Lyman
6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites
Online Reviews

6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites

A review site is a great way for your business to get discovered online, but it can also bring inaccurate criticism.
ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake
Social Media

ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake

We collect the 10 most sarcastic, funny and bewildered reactions the independent news agency had when it was trolled by mistake following the Supreme Court ruling yesterday.
Linda Lacina
Would a 'Tweet Storm' Feature Kill Twitter?
Twitter

Would a 'Tweet Storm' Feature Kill Twitter?

Prominent venture capitalist Fred Wilson says the social network should develop a feature that easily allows users to string together longer arguments via a series of numbered tweets. But would eliminating the platform's enforced brevity kill its central appeal?
Laura Entis
Terrell Owens, 50 Cent, Timbaland Team Up with Celebrity-Driven App 'Hang w/'
Apps

Terrell Owens, 50 Cent, Timbaland Team Up with Celebrity-Driven App 'Hang w/'

In this Google Hangout, Owens discusses his investment in a new app. Plus: Maltin, the app's creator, reveals how to lock in celebrity investors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?
Facebook

Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?

Emotions are running high over an experiment where Facebook manipulated news feeds to see how users' emotional states would be affected.
Wendy Frink
Facebook Basically Shrugs Off User Outrage Over 'Emotional' Experiment
Ethics

Facebook Basically Shrugs Off User Outrage Over 'Emotional' Experiment

The social network wanted to find out what influences our emotions. Unfortunately, everyone is angry now.
Jason Fell
3 Social Media Rules Most Entrepreneurs Don't Follow
Customer Engagement

3 Social Media Rules Most Entrepreneurs Don't Follow

With a little effort, you can build a reputation through social media as someone who values customer service and works hard to answer consumer questions.
Jacqueline Whitmore