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Mazda’s Instagram Account Has Been Hacked

I suspect that Mazda’s social media team isn’t feeling all that thankful this Thanksgiving, because it either appears that Mazda’s Instagram account has been hacked, or that the company has expanded into the lucrative business of, um, some kind of online stock trading scam? Personally, I’d rather they stick to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How ‘Microwork’ Preys on the Desperate (and Other Reasons to Avoid It)

Like driving for Uber or delivering groceries for Doordash, signing up for a microwork site sounds pretty tempting: If you have internet, you can make money doing simple tasks on the computer. But as is so often the case, microwork isn’t the easy side hustle it’s made out to be. Here’s everything you should know.Read […]

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How ‘Microwork’ Preys on the Desperate (and Other Reasons to Avoid It)

Like driving for Uber or delivering groceries for Doordash, signing up for a microwork site sounds pretty tempting: If you have internet, you can make money doing simple tasks on the computer. But as is so often the case, microwork isn’t the easy side hustle it’s made out to be. Here’s everything you should know.Read […]

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Vin Diesel To The Rock: Fulfill Your Destiny, Come Back For Fast And Furious 10

Vin Diesel’s getting the family back together, y’all! Well, at least he’s trying to. With an Instagram post. One of the most bizarre and incredible Instagram posts ever, actually. That may sound like an exaggeration, but I promise you, it’s not.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Netflix’s Squid Game Is Accidentally Making One Twitch Streamer’s Life Way Harder

Netflix’s Squid Game is a popular show, having been watched by some 142 million households worldwide since it hit the streaming service on September 17. Unfortunately for Twitch streamer Lydia ‘SquidGame’ Ellery, the username and brand she’s built for the past decade is in jeopardy due to a perceived association with…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Netflix’s Squid Game Is Accidentally Making One Twitch Streamer’s Life Way Harder

Netflix’s Squid Game is a popular show, having been watched by some 142 million households worldwide since it hit the streaming service on September 17. Unfortunately for Twitch streamer Lydia ‘SquidGame’ Ellery, the username and brand she’s built for the past decade is in jeopardy due to a perceived association with…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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18 Features That Prove Snapchat Is for More Than Sending Disappearing Nudes

Snapchat isn’t just for nudes anymore. I mean, it is. But these days, it’s so much more than the app for sending disappearing photos—Snapchat is now a photo and video editor, a friend-finder, an AR experience, and a news aggregator, all bundled into a social media app. It has great features, some more obvious and […]

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How to Finally Add Links to Your Instagram Stories Without Having 10,000 Followers

One of the many hierarchies of Instagram has been the link-in-stories feature. You only got access to it if you had more than 10,000 followers, or if you had a verified account, so most users couldn’t add a link directly from their Instagram story. This is also why the link aggregators for Instagram bios got […]

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Hooray, Oculus Quest Devices No Longer Require Facebook Accounts

While the biggest news from the Facebook Connect livestream was Facebook’s rebranding to Meta (which I refuse to use), the social media company also announced that Oculus Quest VR headsets will no longer require a Facebook account.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Talk About Weed on Social Media Without Getting Banned

Social media might be the place you stash food, cat, and landscape pics, or maybe a convenient way to stay connected to distant friends and fam—but either way, it is arguably a vital hub of modern human culture. Sure, it’s important to the brands, content creators, and influencers who keep it running, but it’s even…Read […]

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How to Silence Your Trolls on TikTok

Is any social media platform truly troll-free? My theory is that LinkedIn will be our last bastion of exclusively earnest posting. In the meantime, TikTok continues to update ways for users to limit the hate and harassment thrown their way.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Delete Instagram for Good

With every new data breach or controversy that comes out of the Facebook corporation, you may consider anew simply deleting your account and all your data from its various social media platforms. If you do, don’t forget that Facebook owns Instagram too—so to cleanse your precious info from their servers, here are the…Read more… Continue […]

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What We Actually Know About How Social Media Affects Teens’ Mental Health

Instagram makes teen girls feel worse about their bodies, according to internal Facebook documents published in the Wall Street Journal. (Facebook owns Instagram.) The app is full of pictures of impossibly thin and beautiful people, so that tracks; and we’ve been fretting for years over the dangers of young people…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Massive Facebook Outage Brings Down Gaming In Its Wake

Facebook could not be more down right now. As the world gets a taste of the alternative reality where Mark Zuckerberg played sports in college, we’re also learning just how much of our lives are entangled in the Facebook empire. As far as gaming goes, if you were hoping to pick up that new game […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Making TikToks People Will Actually Watch

In case you somehow missed it, the TikTok revolution is here. What started in 2016 as a seemingly trivial Chinese music and dance platform for kids has mushroomed into one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the world. It was the most downloaded app in 2020, with an estimated 1.1 billion monthly active…Read more… […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Making TikToks People Will Actually Watch

In case you somehow missed it, the TikTok revolution is here. What started in 2016 as a seemingly trivial Chinese music and dance platform for kids has mushroomed into one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the world. It was the most downloaded app in 2020, with an estimated 1.1 billion monthly active…Read more… […]

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The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide to Kid Culture: What is ‘Squid Game’?

Kids today are smarter, kinder, and have better taste in celebrity nicknames and South Korean television shows than any generation that has come before them. We need to recognize this and stop making up dumb crap about them.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Turn Your iPhone Live Photos Into Boomerangs on Instagram

You can take a Live Photo and turn give it a boomerang effect using the Photos app. But if you wanted to take a real Boomerang, you always had to use the Instagram app. You don’t have to do that anymore though now that Instagram has native support for Live Photos—now it can take that […]

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