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8 Startups That Turned These Millennials Into Millionaires

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

In spite of dreary jobs forecasts hanging over this youngest generation of workers, the success stories of millennials-turned-millionaires can inspire peers and future generations alike to take the leap into entrepreneurship.

#Trending Online Dating Personalities

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.01.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

When you go on as many dates as I do, you start to notice some trends of the types of men who frequent the digital date-osphere. After a slew of less than memorable dates over the last few weeks, I felt inspired to put pen to paper to write out some of the #trending personalities of the online male dater.

Here's How Periscope Might Become a Real 'Thing' for Business

Beverly Macy | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Beverly Macy

This last week, I completed 7 in 7 -- broadcasting Periscopes (scopes) for 7 days. I wanted to see for myself what was going on. Right now, just a few weeks in, it's really the wild west and everybody's just figuring it out.

How SXSW Is Like Parenting

Noelle Newby | Posted 05.30.2015 | Parents
Noelle Newby

For 11 days of festival fun, clean-up is estimated to take around 4,800 hours -- a ratio of 18 hours of pain for every hour of playtime. To someone currently mired in Matchbox cars, Legos, Play-Doh and Spiderman stickers, that math sounds about right.

A Look at SXSW Interactive

Courtney Price | Posted 05.15.2015 | Technology
Courtney Price

It has been an insanely busy couple of days SXSW Interactive so far. Want to see a slice of what it is like?

Beverly Hills Mansion With a Candy Room: An Intercultural Perspective

Cosmin Gheorghe | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Cosmin Gheorghe

Minecraft creator beats out Beyoncé for $70M Beverly Hills mansion http://t.co/wIsi6W4Tvg via @mashable— Cosmin Gheorghe (@CulturesWise) Januar...

What's Ahead for Reputation in 2015

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

This year the term reputation was everywhere. It was no longer primarily reserved for corporations and the corporate domain.

Taylor Swift Is Averaging 35 Million Views Daily

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment

Following Taylor Swift's controversial music removal from Spotify, her YouTube views (including her Vevo channel) doubled within the first week. As re...

The Race Back to Actual News

John P. David | Posted 12.17.2014 | Media
John P. David

We need to create new, interesting, and authentic communications for our audiences. We can't just slap our name on the news of the day and call it a blog; and we can't just slap our twist on someone else's work and expect it to make us stand out.

The Urgent Need to Stand Against the Criminalization of Persons With Mental Illness

Ginger Lerner-Wren | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ginger Lerner-Wren

(Author's note: I was asked to share my vision of social justice in support of the 2014 Mashable and 92Y Summit being held this week as part of the UN...

Emoticons May Be A Lot Older Than You Think They Are

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.23.2014 | Technology

Whether it's a smiley or a winky face, you know emoticons, you love emoticons, and they've become an integral part of our modern vernacular. Howeve...

4 Incredibly Bizarre Food Combinations You Have To Try

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste

Don't knock 'em just yet.

How to Stop Pissing Off Reporters: VentureBeat Edition

Maggie Quale | Posted 09.28.2014 | Media
Maggie Quale

If you don't have the opportunity or bandwidth to write, request to sit down with a journalist -- completely independent of any other agenda. Ask them what their day is like, what their job entails, what makes a good story for them and so on.

70% Of Brides-To-Be Did This Before Even Getting Engaged

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Weddings

Planning a wedding can be pretty stressful -- so much so, that some brides-to-be admit they started wedding planning before actually getting engaged. ...

The 90-Second 'Lord Of The Rings' Summary To Rule Them All

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

One does not simply watch over nine hours of movies about Mordor. The "Lord of the Rings" film franchise comprises the most epicly epic stories eve...

This Is How You Brighten Up Your World Cup Blues

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy

Ever since the the U.S.'s heartbreaking elimination from the World Cup, we all have a case of the soccer blues. But fear not. This video from M...

Aaron Kushner's Latest Cuts Raise Serious Doubts About His Orange County Venture

Dan Kennedy | Posted 08.04.2014 | Media
Dan Kennedy

If you're going to make an audacious bet on the future of newspapers, as Aaron Kushner did with the Orange County Register, then it stands to reason that you should have enough money in the bank to be able to wait and see how it plays out.

Seniors Embrace Social Media in Surprising Numbers

Francine Toder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Francine Toder, Ph.D.

Research in 2001 suggested that seniors were skeptical of technology and would be slow adopters given their beliefs that the effort to learn might not be worth the end results.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Evolution of Printing

Ishan Puri | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Ishan Puri

From clay tablets to woodblock and magazines, media has evolved with time and technology. Check out this infographic for a quick reflection on our pas...

Youths -- Don't Talk About Them, Talk With Them

Jessie Fox | Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact
Jessie Fox

Youths all over the world can drive economic and social progress; they can also threaten regional stability and security. That's the tension at the heart of the Office of Global Youth Issues.

The Big (Ain't Always) Easy

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Zachary Dominitz

The meaning of 'social good,' a lot like the Occupy movement, varies greatly depending on your perspective.

Why Twitter and LinkedIn Will Outlast Facebook

Adam Wexler | Posted 10.14.2013 | Technology
Adam Wexler

It was tough to miss the excellent piece penned by 13-year-old Ruby Karp this week. As she explained in her Mashable post, Facebook is struggling to resonate with the next teenage generation. Funny thing is I agree with almost everything she says.

The Texas Spring: How Wendy Davis Is Taking on the Good Ole Boys

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

What Rick Perry and the GOP did by not only calling a special session to close virtually every abortion clinic in Texas, but also changing the date on the votes that took place after midnight, was a disgraceful slap in the face of all citizens everywhere. And they did not get away with it.

Reader Flow and the Article Gateway

Garrett Goodman | Posted 06.01.2013 | Media
Garrett Goodman

As more and more traffic comes to news sites sideways through shared links and search results, news organizations have begun reworking their article pages to act increasingly as the beginning of a reader's journey, and not the final destination.

'Password' Is The Most Popular Password Of 2012

Posted 10.25.2012 | Technology

"Password" has topped the list of most popular -- or worst -- passwords of 2012. This week, SplashData released its annual list of the most common...