Turkey’s prime minister alleges Twitter committed tax evasion. A look at which brands are breaking up with Facebook and what they’re doing next. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Britons share more than 3.8 million photos and videos of cats every day, compared to just 1.4 million selfies. More than 350,000 cat owners have a social network account set up for their cats.
This week, on August 1, DirecTV will release DogTV: television’s first cable channel devoted exclusively to dogs. But what are the house cats going to do while all of this is happening? We asked our cats to watch a preview of the channel on YouTube. And, for the sake of comparison, we also asked our dogs to watch it. Here’s what they “said.”
Lil Bub is sticking out her li’l tongue at animal homelessness. PETA’s latest ad shows the feline internet sensation advising humans to “adopt, not buy, & spay or neuter” their cats.
No wonder Grumpy Cat is so grumpy: parents are now sharing more videos of their kids than of their cats, according to a survey of parents by Magisto.com and PlayScience global research firm. In fact, parents are three times more likely to shoot and share videos of their kids (27 percent) than they are of their pets (9 percent).
The Great Catsby is an internet phenomenon that started with a symphony of cat-shopped covers of Fitzgerald’s literary masterpiece and emerged as naturally as cats and musicals often do – with lots of singing. The final cat-daptation deserves some serious accolades. Cats, music, and great literature – how can you go wrong?
This infographic attempts to explain the greatest mystery of the internet: why are we so obsessed with cats? It traces cat lovers all the way back to ancient Egypt and shows how Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub, and numerous other unwitting pets rose to relative fame. Is it all a cat conspiracy to control the world or are the little guys really as affectionate as they seem when you’re wearing nice pants and they need a place to sit?
Catpy April Mewls Day! It’s no secret that the Internet loves cats. Some of today’s cleverest pranks involve the furry creatures. Here’s a rundown of a few we thought were the cat’s meow.
Everybody loves cats and everybody loves social media, so it’s only fitting that Avalaunch Media has created a graphic explaining social media…with cats! The graphic, “SOCIAL MEowDIA EXPLAINED,” takes a look at all the big social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+ and others, and explains how people use them to tout their feline friends.
Catmoji, which launched in beta today, is Pinterest for cats. Here’s Catmoji’s persuasive pitch: “Because the Internet love cats and we want to make the Internet a better and happier place with cats!”