Social Media

Tynemouth beach towel theft sparks social media frenzy

A stolen beach towel in North Tyneside is at the centre of a social media frenzy. Northumbria Police released details about a theft from Longsands beach in Tynemouthbut it sparked a whole host of responses from members of the public on Facebook andTwitter. The theft happened on Sunday, July 12 from 4pm to 5pm when a dark blue towel with ... Read More »

Business Insider is looking for a rockstar intern to join our breaking news team

  Business Insider is looking for an ambitious reporter and news junkie to join our team as a breaking news intern. The breaking news intern would be part of a fast-moving team that follows world events and reports on them in real time across multiple social media platforms and on our website. That means one day, he or she could ... Read More »

Study shows which NFL fan bases dominate social media

                                                                                 (Photo: Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY Sports) Last week, a pair of Emory University professors ranked their best NFL fans based ... Read More »

The STM’s seemingly dated Opus card recharger, which cost $16 and requires the installation of a card reader device, may be a small step up from the current system. But users were quick to tell the STM they’re still not with the times. The tongue-in-cheek hashtag #InnoverCommeLaSTM (InnovateLikeTheSTM) quickly picked up steam not long after the transit authority unveiled its new technology at ... Read More »

How The World’s Top 7 Airlines Use Social Media

Airlines are big companies. They have thousands of members of staff and even more ‘touch points’ when it comes to customer communications and service around the globe. The last thing they need is to be on social media, right? Wrong. And in fact, some of the biggest airlines in the world are leading brands in their own right on social ... Read More »

Oh Look, You Can Now Go Shopping On Twitter

    Change is in the air over at Twitter. Last week, the social media giant’s CEO stepped down, and earlier this week, we heard reports of the company’s forthcoming “Project Lightning,” a Snapchat-esque feature that’ll make it easier for you to keep up with trending events. Twitter’s latest upstart idea? Shopping. As announced yesterday in a blog post, the ... Read More »

RJIL Denies Anonymous Claims That Jio Chat App Sends Unencrypted Data to China

A group of hackers has claimed that Reliance Jio Infocomm’s mobile messaging app Jio Chat transmits users’ data in unsecured form to servers located in China, a charge denied by the company.”We took apart Reliance Jio app & found they are using Chinese geolocation mapping service. It shows that Reliance is using a geolocation which is China-based service,” said AnonOpsIndia, ... Read More »

Twitter Moves to Put ‘Products and Places’ in Feeds

Twitter said Friday it was testing a new way to use the messaging platform for shopping by promoting “products and places” in its feeds, as it looks to boost revenues. “We’re starting to experiment with a small number of products and places,” Twitterproduct manager Amaryllis Fox said in an official blog post. “As we test, within your timeline you may ... Read More »

Kung Fu Panda 3 Promises Big Laughs in January

The first official trailer for Kung Fu Panda 3 has been released, and the two minute six second video had us laughing pretty much the whole time. Dreamworks studio might not get the same respect as Pixar does, but it’s got a number of solid hits under its belt, including the Shrek series, and the How to Train Your Dragon ... Read More »

Ad-Free Social Network Ello Gets an iPhone App

Ello, the ad-free social network which gained prominence last year with an invitation-only launch, announced Thursday it was opening to the public with an application for iPhone users.The startup got attention with its “anti-Facebook” policy of promising to never use advertising or to sell customer data to third parties. Last September, a surge in interest made Ello membership a hot ... Read More »