Kim Stafford is just another example of how social networks like Tumblr, Twitter and Imgur are designed to strip stories of their context and reduce everything to a single line — or image.
2013 has been the year of viral. Memes go viral, ideas go viral, sharing goes viral, and even well thought out, introspective journalism goes viral on occasion. But more often than not, what spreads like wildfire across the internet are a slew of half-truths, misreported stories, and even outright lies.
Google+ is growing by the day, and it’s become a thorn in the side of more established social media sites. Then again, it’s been a thorn in the side of many long term Google users too. Let’s just hope that Google, in its dogged attachment to G+, doesn’t do for all of its services what it did to YouTube comments.
With concerns like falling use by teens, the random nature of Facebook ads, and the wariness of users toward ads in general, how will Facebook manage its ever expanding reach as it approaches 10 years of operation?
The conversational nature of Twitter may lure you into a false sense of casual security. But be careful what you say on Twitter, it can get you fired.
LeAnn Rimes has got herself into another Twitter row—this time with her ex-husband Dean Sheremet. And she didn’t even really do anything.
The fight itself is completely pointless, but it does serve as an object lesson on how not to deal with snide comments on Twitter.
And if celebrities look this silly fighting online – how do you think YOU look?
Between the YouTube Music Awards, the independent programming, the user generated content and viral videos, YouTube may find it difficult to have its cake and eat it too.
Ever wanted to know how you could get a page on Wikipedia? Here’s how to do it without breaking the bank.
Part two in a six part series from Tucker Max about how crowdfunding is going to change everything, especially when it comes to startups
SocialTimes Editor B.J. Mendelson takes on lazy emails and offers a few tips on how to stop sending them.