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Teacher Accused Of Sending Racy Photos To Students Is Fired

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2016 | Crime

She wasn't teaching anatomy. A Florida high school teacher accused of sending inappropriate photos to students was officially fired by the school boar...

Kendall And Kylie Get Revenge On Cheating Guy In Snapchat Soap Opera

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment

Kendall and Kylie Jenner launched their eponymous clothing line in New York City last night, which of course, called for a celebration. And how ...

Can Someone Please Help Jay Z Figure Out Snapchat?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment

He's got 99 problems, and Snapchat is one.  Rap mogul and Tidal owner Jay Z showed he's a little behind the times when he just couldn't seem to ...

Gaga Dancing To Madonna At The Super Bowl Means Everything's Going To Be OK

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment

Oh, so the Broncos won? Well, Lady Gaga danced to Madonna's "Express Yourself" and the world is still spinning. Take THAT, football.  ...

'Playboy' Model Katie May Dead At 34

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment

The "Queen of Snapchat," Playboy model Katie May, has died at the age of 34. May had been hospitalized since Monday after suffering a stroke d...

The Elephant in the Room: Cell Phone Use and Social Media

Michelle Green | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Michelle Green

Our generation, with more means of communication than any before us, has forgotten how to talk to one another.

Taylor Swift Was Just As Into 'Grease: Live' As You

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment

While you were singing along to Fox's "Grease: Live" from the couch in your living room Sunday night, so was Taylor Swift. Gigi Hadid shared a Sn...

The Snap Generation: A Guide to Snapchat's History

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 01.29.2016 | Technology
Gary Vaynerchuk

Just a little over four years ago, Snapchat was supposedly just an idea that founder Evan Spiegel and friends had while in a class at Stanford. How did Snapchat, an app that first made headlines as the "sexting app", get here?

Who Said It, 'South Park' Or Donald Trump?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.22.2016 | Comedy

By now you've heard, perhaps, a few questionable things come out of Donald Trump's mouth. But just how insane is this man? Could his misogynistic, rac...

Nursing Assistant Charged After Posting Nude Video Of 93-Year-Old On Snapchat

ProPublica | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.19.2016 | Crime

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519327832&height=&width=100&sid=577&origin=SOLR&videoGroupID=155847...

A Silicon Valley Take on the News Industry: It's Time to Be Optimistic

David Chavern | Posted 01.19.2016 | Media
David Chavern

The news industry today is all about experimentation. In the face of great change and opportunity, news outlets are constantly developing fresh strategies, offerings and partnerships to further engage with audiences, communities and advertisers.

Dad Transforms Newborn Into Iconic Heroes In Epic Snapchats

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.18.2016 | Parents

When Belgian graphic designer Lukas Costeur became a dad in November, he soon found a way to channel his creativity into adorable bonding with his son...

Snapchat: The Thing You Should Be Doing In 2016

Matthew Tyson | Posted 01.18.2016 | Business
Matthew Tyson

Even if you don't use it, you're probably aware of its existence. Initially released in 2011, this fast-paced, photo/video sharing app has quickly grown in popularity over the last year, making it a true contender in the world of social media.

Snapchat for Seniors! Awesome, Dude! Will It Work With My Rotary Dial Phone?

David Hinckley | Posted 01.14.2016 | Fifty
David Hinckley

I'm 67. It's been 13 years since radio, which wants the "advertiser-coveted 25- to 54-year-old," cared whether I listened. It's been 18 years since television, which wants the "advertiser-coveted 18- to 49-year-old," cared if I watched. New media? As if they ever cared.

9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.14.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

By Christine Elgersma, Common Sense Media It can be hard to keep up with the latest apps that kids are using. Just when you've figured out how to tal...

House Republicans Just Messed With The Wrong 'Jeopardy!' Contestant

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The House Republicans' attempt to promote their Snapchat-based coverage of Tuesday's State of the Union address has backfired hilariously.  In a ...

White House Joins Snapchat, Seals Fate As Hippest Administration Ever

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

The White House just joined Snapchat, but don't expect any rainbow vomit selfies from Obama anytime soon. The administration plans to kick off its fir...

Why Snapchat Matters for Your Business in 2016

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

I spent most of CES in Vegas the last few days Snapchatting; in my hotel room, during meetings and in between breaks. I was storytelling and providing value to my followers on the ghost.

5 Business Tips That Are So Easy, They Fit in a Snapchat

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

Many of you want to grow your Twitter accounts, but are approaching it the wrong way. Big tip for you: Instead of making a hashtag for yourself, build upon already existing ones. Hashtags are not own-able, but joining conversations in a meaningful way is.

Snapchat Is Building An Ad Technology Platform

Digiday | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.05.2016 | Media

Snapchat is working on a crucial part of its growing digital ad business: an application programming interface (API) that would let partners start buy...

6 Tech Trends to Watch -- or Ignore -- in 2016

Steven Hill | Posted 01.05.2016 | Technology
Steven Hill

A battle royal is looming for June 2016 in a federal courtroom in San Francisco. The combatants? Uber versus its drivers.

The Entire 'Star Wars' Trailer Has Been Recreated In Snapchat Art

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2015 | Entertainment

Just when you think we've reached peak "Star Wars" hype, these talented artists recreated the entire "The Force Awakens" trailer in ...

3 Jobs for Journalists to Pursue in the New Newsroom

Sachin Kamdar | Posted 12.18.2015 | Media
Sachin Kamdar

Though technology may be blamed for many of the news industry's problems, it can also be the missing piece to finding a job in the "new" newsroom; online magazines and digital publishers need talented people to develop, distribute, and manage content.

DJ Khaled Got Lost At Sea On A Jet Ski And Snapchatted The Whole Thing

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

Things got real on the high seas for DJ Khaled after he got lost while riding the waves on his jet ski Monday night in Florida. The 40-year-old rapper...

Europe Could Kick Majority of Teens Off Social Media, and That Would Be Tragic

Larry Magid | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

While I'm sure there are well-meaning intentions behind this proposal, I worry that it could actually endanger and disenfranchise young people at the very time when we should be doubling down on their engagement in social media and world events.