Snapchat’s new sky-changing filters make even boring snaps look cool

Snapchat’s just added a new tool that will help even the most boring snaps look a lot cooler. The app introduced a new set of “sky filters,” which let you add different effects, like rainbows and sunsets, to photos with skies in them. SEE ALSO: Snapchat’s new feature takes Bitmoji to the next level Just[…]

Facebook’s fake news problem was so bad even Barack Obama talked to him about it

After a long, confusing, fake news-filled 2016 election in which Donald Trump became President of the United States, Barack Obama was one of the many people to take shots at Facebook’s role in spreading fake news. But according to a new New York Times Magazine article published online on Tuesday, Obama didn’t just complain about[…]

Even Selena Gomez feels like sh*t when she looks at Instagram

Being Instagram famous isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, even when you’re a super-famous celebrity. In a new Vogue interview, singer and actress Selena Gomez, who is also the most-followed person on Instagram with 113 million followers, confessed she is no longer in control of her own Instagram account. SEE ALSO: 12 awesome Instagram[…]


Can’t even: Mashable is releasing its brand new line of Viber stickers

Attention, lovers of cool things: As of March 10, Mashable is officially launching its own line of exclusive in-app Viber stickers, created by the Mashable Collective If you’re not already mildly obsessed with Viber, you should download it and follow Mashable like, yesterday. The super popular instant messaging and VoIP app allows users to send[…]


All Chipotles Will Close for Hours-Long Safety Talk. Will It Help, or Taint the Brand Even More?

Today's announcement that Chipotle's will temporarily close its entire system on Feb. 8 for a few hours of food safety training was only the latest development for a chain that's made headlines with a string of health incidents. Just before Christmas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the fast-casual chain that it was[…]


This Lip Balm-Maker Takes Holiday Flavors Beyond Even Starbucks Levels

'Tis nearly the season when food brands of all stripes participate in the annual ritual of fall: releasing holiday flavors. If it's a product that involves your taste buds, chances are there's some kind of limited-time flavor hitting store shelves right about now—from Tic Tac's Cherry Apple Twist (in red and green) to cinnamon and[…]


Men's Fashion: Even Punk Doesn't Sacrifice Tailoring

Last month’s Fashion Week flurry of Spring/Summer 2016 Men’s Collections staged in London, Paris and Milan revealed both distinct trends and divergences among presenting designers.  In an attempt to unravel and decipher what some fashion pundits suggested was an ‘anything goes’ hodgepodge of trends in men’s fashion, I ran a social media analysis in NetBase.  Social[…]


Facebook developing tech that can recognize you in photos — even if your face isn’t showing

Facebook is working on facial-recognition technology that can identify someone even if their face isn’t in the photo. The tech recognizes people in photos using distinguishing features other than their face, according to New Scientist See also: Facebook will now be with Australians in death To test its algorithm, Facebook scanned more than 40,000 public[…]