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Can You Believe How Much Money Facebook Interns Make?
June 11, 2012 – 12:07 pm | 4 Comments
Can You Believe How Much Money Facebook Interns Make?

I used to be an intern. I got my start back in January 2005 interning at VIBE. And, I was thrilled to be there. I ended up staying on as an intern for about a …

MTV Movie Awards Will Have A Twitter Category
June 3, 2012 – 9:29 am | No Comment
MTV Movie Awards Will Have A Twitter Category

The MTV Movie Awards are putting their… um, prestige… at risk, but definitely cementing themselves as the awards show of a young tech-savvy generation. Tonight’s awards show added a big element of social media to …

Show Off Your Sick Sneaker Collection With #Kickstagram
June 2, 2012 – 10:20 am | One Comment
Show Off Your Sick Sneaker Collection With #Kickstagram

Do you have an Instagram account yet? If not, what in the world are you waiting for? Right now, it’s the way to shoot and share your pictures. And, over the course of the last …

If Facebook Releases A “Facebook Phone,” Will You Buy It?
May 30, 2012 – 10:15 am | 11 Comments
If Facebook Releases A “Facebook Phone,” Will You Buy It?

Say what you want about Facebook. I still love it. Despite all the complaints that I could have about the social networking site—I hate the timeline, I hate that so many people use it to …

Don’t Put Your Ballot On Facebook
May 28, 2012 – 9:15 am | One Comment
Don’t Put Your Ballot On Facebook

Add to the growing list of things you shouldn’t- or can’t- do through social media: showing your election day ballot. Officials from both parties in Wisconsin learned this the hard way when they posted photos …

See The Letter Every Apple Employee Gets On Their First Day
May 21, 2012 – 9:25 am | No Comment
See The Letter Every Apple Employee Gets On Their First Day

Silicon Valley companies like Facebook and Google are famous for rejecting the “stuffy” corporate culture of other industries. Now, a recently leaked letter from Apple is sparking a discussion about the importance of first impressions …

Eduardo Saverin Congratulates “Mark Zukerberg” On Facebook IPO
May 20, 2012 – 11:55 am | 2 Comments
Eduardo Saverin Congratulates “Mark Zukerberg” On Facebook IPO

Just before Facebook went public on Friday, estranged co-founder Eduardo Saverin posted a message to his page on the site, congratulating his former classmate and the social network’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg- but spelled the name …

Mark Zuckerberg Marries Longtime Girlfriend Priscilla Chan
May 20, 2012 – 11:42 am | 2 Comments
Mark Zuckerberg Marries Longtime Girlfriend Priscilla Chan

It’s a match made in heaven… or at least Harvard. Facebook founder and one of the most influential businessmen of the 21st century (not to mention billionaire) Mark Zuckerberg has married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla …

Bono Officially Becomes World’s Richest Rocker
May 18, 2012 – 5:58 pm | No Comment
Bono Officially Becomes World’s Richest Rocker

Thanks to his early interest in Facebook, Bono has officially surpassed Sir Paul McCartney to become the richest rocker in the world.
The U2 frontman’s investment group, Elevation Partners, owns 2.3 percent of Facebook shares. The …

Is Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Renouncing His U.S. Citizenship To Avoid Paying Taxes?
May 16, 2012 – 1:09 pm | No Comment
Is Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Renouncing His U.S. Citizenship To Avoid Paying Taxes?

Eduardo Saverin is about to become rich. And, we’re not just talking rich here. We’re talking rich. Filthy, stinking rich.
If you don’t know Saverin’s name, you’re not alone. Saverin is one of the founders of Facebook. …

Almost Half Believe Facebook “Will Fade Away”
May 16, 2012 – 9:13 am | No Comment
Almost Half Believe Facebook “Will Fade Away”

Forty-six percent of respondents in a new AP/CNBC poll believe Facebook is a fad, and “will fade away as new things come along.” The finding underscored that the country is divided, largely along generational lines, …

Internet Hoax! Abraham Lincoln Didn’t Invent Facebook
May 10, 2012 – 8:20 am | 5 Comments
Internet Hoax! Abraham Lincoln Didn’t Invent Facebook

The Internet echo chamber strikes again! Like so many celebrity deaths and that girl who was “looking for her baby daddy” on Craigslist, the internet was fooled this week by a heartfelt story about Abraham …

Court Rules Facebook “Like” Is Not Protected By The First Amendment
May 6, 2012 – 1:47 pm | 2 Comments
Court Rules Facebook “Like” Is Not Protected By The First Amendment

A federal court ruled this week that “liking” something on Facebook is not protected speech under the first amendment of the Constitution. But critics are saying that this is just another step in the struggle …

Facebook Adds “Organ Donor” Feature To Timeline
May 2, 2012 – 9:48 am | No Comment
Facebook Adds “Organ Donor” Feature To Timeline

Facebook has your personal data, now they’re coming for your kidneys! Seriously, though, Facebook unveiled a new “organ donor” feature on Tuesday, in an effort to encourage users to register and publicize this life saving …

Facebook Clarifies Privacy Policy, Knocks Google+
April 29, 2012 – 1:05 pm | 2 Comments
Facebook Clarifies Privacy Policy, Knocks Google+

Facebook released revised changes to their terms-of-use statement on Friday, after users had a chance to read and comment on the original proposals earlier. The social network giant is attempting to quell privacy concerns as …

Facebook Is Going To Have One Billion Users By The End Of 2012
April 25, 2012 – 3:24 pm | One Comment
Facebook Is Going To Have One <i>Billion</i> Users By The End Of 2012

Do you still think Facebook is just a fad that’ll eventually pass? Well, it might be time to think again. According to documentation that was just released by Mark Zuckerberg & Co., Facebook could very …

Like Tumblr And Pinterest, Instagram Bans “Thinspo” Postings
April 22, 2012 – 11:49 am | No Comment
Like Tumblr And Pinterest, Instagram Bans “Thinspo” Postings

Popular photo sharing service Instagram announced this week that, like several other major social networks, it will be banning posts that advocate self-harm. While this ban covers suicide and self-mutilation like cutting, it is presumably …

Facebook Launches Listen Button For Musician Pages
April 18, 2012 – 10:09 am | No Comment
Facebook Launches Listen Button For Musician Pages

Facebook yesterday launched a “Listen” button that will allow users to stream music directly from musicians’ fan pages. The new feature will not only improve the user’s experience, but will likely increase their time on …

Facebook Buys Instagram For $1 Billion
April 9, 2012 – 10:28 pm | 8 Comments
Facebook Buys Instagram For $1 Billion

Facebook successfully bought out Instagram, the most popular mobile photo-sharing app (today’s modern “polaroid”) for 30x’s the amount Yahoo purchased Flickr for in 2004. Smart move Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook and Instagram are hands down the top …

Girls Around Me App Exposes Privacy Dangers Of Social Networks
April 2, 2012 – 11:09 am | 4 Comments
Girls Around Me App Exposes Privacy Dangers Of Social Networks

An app called Girls Around Me, which collected public social network data of people in the user’s area, has been pulled from the iOS App Store following a blog post which made it a national …

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