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Ello: Explosive Growth and Ad-Free Promise

Ello: Explosive Growth and Ad-Free Promise

The most buzzed about trend in social networking, Ello, has seen explosive growth leading up to and following a promise by founders that the service will always be ad-free. It has been called the anti-Facebook, although Ello’s creators state plainly that Ello is altogether different from, not necessarily better than, Facebook. Still, the infant company […]

Facebook User Forced to Lie About Her Age

Facebook User Forced to Lie About Her Age

Facebook encountered an unusual problem recently when a 114-year-old woman was forced to lie about her age in order to be able to use the popular social media website. Minnesota’s oldest resident Anna Stoehr wanted to learn how to email, use Google search, and join Facebook after her 85-year-old son Harlan purchased an iPhone from […]

Facebooks New App in Favor of Anonymity

Facebooks New App in Favor of Anonymity

In a move favoring anonymity, Facebook plans a new project to launch an app that allows users to interact anonymously, according to two unidentified company insiders. This new mobile app, which does not have a name yet, is expected to be released in the next few weeks. This is a far cry from their main […]

Fake Facebook Profile Practice by Drug Authority Reviewed

Fake Facebook Profile Practice by Drug Authority Reviewed

The practice of creating fake Facebook profiles for the drug authority to catch criminals is going to be reviewed. The news comes after hearing that the Justice Department is being sued for the use of the fake profiles. It is certainly against the Terms and Conditions for the social media site, and violates the privacy […]

Facebook Apologizes After Outing Users Causing Outrage

Facebook Apologizes After Outing Users Causing Outrage

In a move that has resulted in the unification of unlikely groups, Facebook has outed its users, causing outrage among drag queens, political dissidents, asylum seekers, and domestic violence survivors. The indignity caused several drag queen personalities to be locked out of their accounts. The company recently began a “real-name policy” campaign that required people to […]

Twitter Gets a Buy Button For Celebrities Only [Video]

Twitter Gets a Buy Button For Celebrities Only [Video]

The key word in social media is “social” but Twitter is betting they can entice consumers to include “shopping” in the list of activities performed on their site. As of today, Twitter is rolling out their new “Buy” button, although their test group is limited to mega-account celebrities like Eminem, Soundgarten, Brad Paisley and Home […]

Who Is Slender Man?

Who Is Slender Man?

Who is “Slender Man?” What was once a frightening game for Internet-browsers to dare each other to play, and what had been before that an urban legend on horror sites, has suddenly become a focal point for the supernatural. As a growing number of strange crimes committed by young teens point to Slender Man, an […]

Twitter Users Worry: Are Facebook Algorithms Coming?

Twitter Users Worry: Are Facebook Algorithms Coming?

Ever since Twitter went public in November of last year, the changes have been fast and furious. A few months ago they changed their font, last month the furor was about other people’s Favorites showing up on personal timelines, this month, they changed the font back (from Gotham to Arial on the PC). The newest […]

Robin Williams to Become a Character in World of Warcraft

Robin Williams to Become a Character in World of Warcraft

Thanks to a passionate community of fans, Robin Williams is slated to become immortalized in the popular World of Warcraft franchise as a non-playable character. Robin Williams, an unparalleled comedian, decorated actor, and avid gamer, died August 11, 2014. Williams currently has three films due to be released either later this year or in 2015. […]

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