I treated my ‘Hunting Cheerleader’ story like a social experiment– Internet hero Jay Branscomb blew it out of the water

Two weeks ago, I wrote a story about Kendall Jones, the “endangered species slaughtering cheerleader” and how the media took advantage of the story, offering little to no background and vilifying her actions based on, “the lion is majestic, though.” Public outrage was so high you’d think there was a war going on… oh, wait. more »

10 kinds of viral news stories you see every day on Facebook

My favorite part of the day is having coffee and telling people about it on Instagram. My second favorite part of the day is scrolling through my newsfeed and reading up on what everybody gives a fudge about at the moment. To be completely honest, I skim through most articles and spend twenty plus minutes more »

The Internet needs a timeout after its response to Jeremy Meeks’ mugshot

Jeremy Meeks’ “swoon-worthy” mugshot has received 43,000 likes and 4,200 shares. There’s even a “Free Jeremy” Twitter campaign making its rounds.

Facebook for iOS and Android updated, brings several new features and improvements

If you happen to be a regular user of Facebook, you be glad to know the app has received an update on Android and iOS. While the changes in both versions are different, they will be welcomed by Facebook users across the globe.

7 terrifying ways people are cyberstalking you straight into real life

As a journalist and a Millennial, I’ve spent the past decade honing the skills with which I literally cyberstalk people.  During the early days of true social media circa 2006-2010, I exercised boundaries and respect for privacy. But during my first relationship away from the safety and exposure of my hometown, I uncovered information about le more »

The 18 Kinds of Facebook Statuses You See Daily

Facebook is a truly unique place. Here are eighteen hilarious, rage-inducing, pitiful, and often awkward kinds of Facebook statuses you see on a daily basis.

Facebook acquires fitness and health app Moves

You could even say Facebook is making MOVES into the wearables market, but for now all I can say is that Facebook has acquired a fitness and health app called Moves.

Wearables watch: Acquisition frenzy, Glass goes to college, wearable smartphone dock, more

Here’s what’s up in the world of wearable tech.

Facebook hits 1 billion mobile users

I’m not always on Facebook these days but I believe the top social network is still relevant. Mark Zuckerberg will only get richer each second Facebook is online. Just an update: Facebook’s mobile ap subscribers have reached one billion. The number was quick to rise from 945 million back in December 2013.

The 15 best tweets about Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition

Well, Mark Zuckerburg has done it again with a Facebook acquisition. This time, Facebook paid $2 billion for Oculus Rift, which originated as a Kickstarter campaign. As you can imagine, people are very vocal about their opinions on the matter. Check out the 15 best tweets about the acquisition to see what I mean.

My current app obsession: Cloak

While it’s always been easy to avoid those “undesirables” on social media, the same has never been true of real life. When you break up with someone, all you have to do is unfollow them on Twitter and block them on Facebook. Piece of cake. But when you both frequent the same places, you can’t just change your life around to avoid them. Well, you can but that’s no fun either. The awesome new app, Cloak, aims to make your real life avoidances an easy thing to maintain.

The 10 best tweets about Facebook’s drones

So, what does the Twitter-verse think of Facebook’s possible drones? Well, I compiled the 10 best tweets so you can see for yourself.