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Remember Facebook Notes? Yeah, I barely do. Well, it looks like the social network is planning to dust off the tool and give it a better looking layout. Some users are seeing a new version of Notes that not only employs better typography and a more readable design, but has space for a nice big ima...

August 17th 2015 at 12:21pm 0 Comments
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Twitter has just launched a new tool called "Full-Archive Search API," which gives brands access to every public tweet ever made from the microblogging site's inception nine years ago. If you recall, the company also opened up its archives to research institutions last year. That project was launc...

August 12th 2015 at 5:28am 0 Comments
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Law enforcement agencies are making social media part of more and more investigations these days, based on Twitter's latest transparency report. Between January 1st and June 30th this year, the company saw a 52 percent increase in account information requests (affecting 78 percent more Twitter, Vi...

August 12th 2015 at 2:24am 0 Comments
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If you're already annoyed with the autoplay video ads in your Facebook timeline, you might want to brace yourself. The social network is opening up that advertising tech to outside apps, or more specifically, to publishers who leverage Menlo Park's Audience Network for their advertisements. In add...

August 11th 2015 at 4:44pm 0 Comments
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If you enjoy seeing NFL highlights in your Twitter feed on Sundays (and Mondays, Thursdays and some Saturdays, too), you can rest easy as those clips are staying put. The 140-character social network signed a new two-year deal with the NFL that'll bring even more action from the gridiron as part o...

August 10th 2015 at 10:34am 0 Comments
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If you want contact someone running a Facebook Page, you can head over to that profile or rely on post comments. Now, the social network allows you to send messages directly to those businesses as soon as you see an ad. Page owners can opt for an ad's call to action to be a Send Message button tha...

August 5th 2015 at 9:58pm 0 Comments
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Twitter's making its experimental homepage visible to all visitors who aren't logged in, the company has confirmed to BuzzFeed. This new landing page shows potential users what the website is all about at a glance. See, it might be your favorite social network, but a lot of people still don't "get...

July 31st 2015 at 12:28am 0 Comments
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A new button in Pinterest's iOS app makes it much easier to add those pumpkin-seed muffin recipes to your boards. Considering around 80 percent of Pinterest's traffic comes from mobile devices, it's surprising it took the company so long. To find the button, simply launch a mobile browser, click t...

July 24th 2015 at 3:03am 0 Comments
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If you need (almost) every publicly available Reddit comment for any reason -- hey, maybe you're a researcher or maybe you just love data -- then ready your external HDD, because someone bundled 'em all up nicely. User "Stuck_In_the_Matrix" collected every comment he could from as far back as Octo...

July 11th 2015 at 2:38am 0 Comments
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We've adjusted to watching each other's lives six-seconds at a time, but Vine's shareable moments always come across a little ...blurry. Thankfully, the short-video service is fixing that: as of today, folks using the Vine app on iOS will have access to a new HD quality option. Love it. Use it. Sa...

July 10th 2015 at 10:33am 0 Comments
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It's now easier to "pin" images you like from Instagram, Etsy and Polyvore, thanks to the first fruits of Pinterests' developer platform released back in May. The app/website now features IFTTT and Polyvore integration, letting you log into those services with a Pinterest account and do some serio...

July 9th 2015 at 7:14am 0 Comments
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There might be a time when you quickly need to share your location on Facebook to make sure at least one person knows where you are. If that ever happens, you can just fire up Google Maps on an iPhone or an iPad, drop a pin and share your info from within the app, now that it's been updated with t...

July 8th 2015 at 6:58am 0 Comments