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Google lets you look for tweets in mobile searches

Posted by admin - May 21, 2015 - Mashable
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Your tweets just got a lot more searchable. Google and Twitter are teaming up to allow the search engine to surface tweets directly in search results, the two companies announced Tuesday. To start, the update will appear in mobile searches — both on browsers and in Google’s iOS and Android apps. An update on Google’s [...]

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18 photos that show great depth and distance

Posted by admin - May 21, 2015 - Mashable
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For last week’s Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked you to capture photos of things that are far off in the distance. Our guest host was Conor MacNeill, a London-based travel photographer known as “thefella” on Instagram. See also: 12 photos of seasons transforming around the globe “Since joining Instagram, I’ve learned that I can use [...]

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The Oregon Trail Generation: Life before and after mainstream tech

Posted by admin - May 21, 2015 - Mashable
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We’re an enigma, those of us born at the tail end of the ’70s and the start of the ’80s. Some of the “generational” experts lazily glob us on to Generation X, and others just shove us over to the Millennials they love to hate — no one really gets us or knows where we [...]

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Facebook wants you to play games in Messenger

Posted by admin - May 19, 2015 - Mashable
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Facebook Messenger users can already video call, pay friends and chat it up with businesses. But they may soon be able to play games, too. Facebook has confirmed it is in talks with several developers to make games for Messenger. It’s currently unclear how exactly these games will work with the messaging app and when [...]

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Facebook could let businesses contact you on WhatsApp

Posted by admin - May 19, 2015 - Mashable
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Facebook said on Monday it could let businesses interact with users of WhatsApp, the popular messaging service it purchased for $21.8 billion last year. “We think that enabling that B2C [business-to-consumer] messaging has good business potential for us,” Facebook Chief Financial Officer David Wehner explained on Monday at a tech conference in Boston. “As we [...]

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Brands <3 Emoji

Posted by admin - May 19, 2015 - Mashable
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Domino’s is taking mobile ordering to the next level. Starting Wednesday, users can place an order simply by tweeting the chain a pizza slice emoji. The pizza chain — which calls for users to register their payment information, Twitter handle and regular order on its website — is the latest brand to jump on the [...]

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Grandma tries to blow out birthday candles, blows out her dentures instead

Posted by admin - May 17, 2015 - Mashable
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Centenarians can get away with pretty much anything. For 102-year-old Nonnie, this includes spitting her dentures out while attempting to blow out birthday candles. Photojournalist Lynsey Addario captured the absurd moment during a celebration for her grandmother’s birthday in Connecticut. See also: 102-year-old dancer watches herself perform for the first time Watch this video until [...]

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Meet the Instagrammer who’s on a mission to change the world

Posted by admin - May 17, 2015 - Mashable
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“I showed up [in Rwanda] with a nonprofit called These Numbers Have Faces. They basically say, ‘white people do not need to be fixing Africa – Africans need to be fixing Africa, because they know their culture.’ So what These Numbers does is they take the best and brightest students in Rwanda – the kids [...]

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Snapchat’s CEO on the question he’s asked the most: ‘Why didn’t you sell?’

Posted by admin - May 17, 2015 - Mashable
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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel came full circle on Friday when he gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. The 24-year-old entrepreneur dropped out of Stanford University three years ago, just three classes shy of graduating. In his 10-minute talk, Spiegel discussed why he didn’t sell Snapchat when Facebook [...]

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You do not want to date these social media sites

Posted by admin - May 15, 2015 - Mashable
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While you might use social media to date, have you considered what it might be like to date social media itself? YouTuber Emma Blackery filmed a sketch where she imagined going on first dates with various personifications of social media sites. As one might expect, Facebook is a little obsessed with who you know, Snapchat [...]

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