College Baseball Player Kicked Off Team for Calling Mo'ne Davis a Slut

America, meet Joey Casselberry, former baseball player for Bloomsburg University and another unfortunate victim of the first amendment, which does not guarantee you the right to play college baseball. Especially when you call a 13-year-old a slut on social media. Good going, guy! » 3/23/15 11:10am 3/23/15 11:10am

How To Enjoy Twitter Without Working Yourself Into A Frothing Rage

In general, Twitter is superb. I use it for work, and I love it. As with anything, of course, there are minor aspects that'll make you want to spike your phone/computer into the pavement. But there are incredibly simple actions you can take to minimize the amount of Bad Twitter you have to endure. » 3/23/15 10:30am 3/23/15 10:30am

The Email Kathy Griffin Sent Her Friends After Quitting Fashion Police

In an email obtained by BuzzFeed, Kathy Griffin asked a number of undisclosed recipients for support following her recent Twitter statement announcing her departure from E!'s Fashion Police. They're listening! » 3/13/15 3:30pm 3/13/15 3:30pm

Cameron Diaz Is Over That Social Media Thing She Did to Make Her Money

In 2014, Cameron Diaz joined Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to promote her new book and her new film. But since September, her activity on all platforms has dropped off considerably (read: entirely). Wonder why? » 3/02/15 6:45pm 3/02/15 6:45pm

Don't Quit the Social Networks You Hate. Bend Them to Your Will

We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they're also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just "quit" Facebook altogether. Here's why that's a silly idea, and what you can do… » 2/04/15 8:00am 2/04/15 8:00am

Woman Discovers Her Photos Have Been Used to Catfish Others for Years

Most of our discussions of catfishing are limited to the catfishers and catfishees, but there's a third category we often forget about: the unwitting catfish-complicit, whose pictures and deets make the catfishing possible, and whose lives also get crappy and complicated when sucked into the mix. » 1/26/15 12:30pm 1/26/15 12:30pm

Celebs Lose Millions of Followers as Instagram Deletes Spambots 

Did you lose a couple of followers today on Instagram? If you're Rihanna, you lost 1.2 million on Thursday. Kim Kardashian lost 1.3 million. Even beloved talk show host grand diva Oprah saw her Instagram follower count drop. » 12/18/14 11:45pm 12/18/14 11:45pm

A Tactical Guide to Avoiding Someone on Facebook

Facebook has circulated a new video instructing users on how to block (and quickly unblock) an ex. This is a great start, but it's simply not enough, because everyone knows that when it comes to putting distance between you and that mouthbreather you once called your lover, there is nothing but breathy shades of gray. » 12/12/14 8:10pm 12/12/14 8:10pm

This Diamond Hashtag Ring Can Be Yours for Less Than a Grand

Are you looking for creative ways to blow damn near a thousand bucks AND simultaneously proclaim your love of all things social media? Run and go get your credit card, because your search is over. » 11/18/14 10:30am 11/18/14 10:30am

The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos

Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.… » 10/20/14 1:24pm 10/20/14 1:24pm

Forget the Hosts: The New View Is Going to Be All About SOCIAL MEDIA

Regular or semi-regular watchers of The View probably noticed that in the months before and after Barbara Walters' departure, the show started experimentin' a little bit. Most egregiously, they introduced a new thing with viewer selfies, which allowed people to submit photos of themselves with the stars on the screen… » 8/21/14 11:40am 8/21/14 11:40am

Hundreds of Cops in UK Investigated for Misuse of Social Media

Hundreds of UK police officers were disciplined (and some terminated) over improper use of social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. » 8/19/14 4:00pm 8/19/14 4:00pm

The REAL Power Couples of Social Media

On Wednesday, the New York Times style section released a list of the 10 biggest power couples on social media. Included are Kim and Kanye, Bill and Melinda Gates, and Lena Dunham and that pair of glasses she's dating — which, yeah, sure, is all well and good, but only if you're okay with things that are… » 8/15/14 3:00pm 8/15/14 3:00pm

Ringly Is the Fashion Accessory That Doubles as a Mini Smartphone

Are you desperately looking for another way to allow technology to completely take over your life? Is it too time consuming to reach for a smartphone readily available in your pocket or purse? If so, the makers of one new product totally feel you. » 8/05/14 11:30pm 8/05/14 11:30pm

OKCupid Has Been Conducting Experiments on You for Funsies

A good rule of thumb for internet denizens: if an online service is offered to you for free, then you are the product. At the very least, you're a data point, and, therefore, a test subject. » 7/28/14 4:00pm 7/28/14 4:00pm

Facebook Wants You to Shop From Your NewsFeed, for Some Reason

Most of us consider Facebook a way to see old friends' weddings, babies and flamewars about NOBAMA. The company's execs, however, have grander ambitions: Now they want you to shop and purchase crap right from your NewsFeed. I guess they weren't seeing enough fights over organic baby food? » 7/21/14 2:00pm 7/21/14 2:00pm

Tumblr Refuses to Take Down Ilegal Public Restroom Photos

Former police officer David Cerna was recently arrested for placing a hidden camera in a Mobile gas station bathroom in Chesterfield, Missouri, and then posting the videos on a porn site. Now, after the site has been taken down, stills remain searchable on Tumblr. Yet Tumblr refuses to take down the photos—what gives? » 7/16/14 7:00pm 7/16/14 7:00pm

Instagram Apologizes for Deleting Plus-Size Woman's Account

Social networking giant Instagram has offered an apology to a user after banning her for a photos she proudly displayed of her body. » 7/16/14 11:10am 7/16/14 11:10am