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7 Cool Ways to Have Fun Online While Protecting Your Privacy

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.

Here's a Tactic Every Business Is Missing in Social Media

Michael Price | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Michael Price

The Internet and subsequently social media was born out of a desire for humans to connect and collaborate with one another, whether it's adding content to someone's website or creating YouTube videos together.

Here's How Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2015

Michael Price | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Michael Price

Eight years ago I began my career as a social media marketer. To give this time frame some context, the year was 2007

Five Social Media Predictions for 2015

Tania Yuki | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Tania Yuki

The successful convergence of context, content and targeting involves moving away from traditional segmentation, that forces people into static buckets, and towards technology that gets to know people better. This will seriously impact how marketers think about their customers and audiences.

Online Safety Redefined: The 3 Key Elements

Stephen Balkam | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

Online safety has come of age. Kids now create the content we used to try and keep them away from and they do it with immensely powerful devices they carry around with them in their pockets. So it behooves us to take a step back and ask ourselves what we mean by online safety in 2015

Snapchat and What It's Missing

Joshua Ebrahimi | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Joshua Ebrahimi

During a time when so many social media companies are attempting to increase user engagement on their platforms, Snapchat is surely doing something right. However, there is one thing that Snapchat is missing.

Zero to One: An Idea for Our Time

Max Benavidez | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Max Benavidez

For Thiel, the intelligently designed startup that will eventually evolve into what he calls the creative monopoly is the key to a brighter future for our world.

Snapchat's Snapcash: Is Peer-To-Peer Payment Safe?

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 12.15.2014 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

Snapchat has partnered up with Square for a new feature, Snapcash, which allows its users to send and receive money on the app. It's as easy as sending selfies with Snapchat, but how safe is it?

Wordplay Run Amok: Et Tu, TRUSTe?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

TRUSTe did a bang up job establishing themselves as the must have credential that sites paid them well for. You offer eye candy and a pretty little logo to provide a sense of security. Truth in advertising however, requires more than stamps. It demands in this case, annual inspections and that is what TRUSTe promised.

The Office Party From Hell

Michael Ramah | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Michael Ramah

This holiday season, let's remember that only amateurs get roaring drunk in front of their bosses, managers or clients. Much less a global audience of fans, followers, stakeholders, critics and commentators.

"Me": The Most Valuable Brand

Diane Primo | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Diane Primo

Younger generations are busily and, in many cases strategically, building their own brand. And if CMOs, CEOs or anyone with something to market can GET that their No. 1 Brand is themselves, and mine that accordingly, then these self-branding youth will help businesses build their brands.

Is 8 Seconds Enough Time to Glimpse the Next Big Thing in Social Video?

Tom Grasty | Posted 12.01.2014 | Technology
Tom Grasty

I recently sat down with Jonathan Swerdlin and Jourdan Urbach, co-founders of Ocho, to learn more about why text-based communication is on the way out; how Ocho got Mark Cuban to buy in; and what the future of video looks like...in 8 seconds.

Techies U R Da Best

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.01.2014 | Technology
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I want to offer a special thanks to the technologists of the world -- all those who work anonymously in the world's labs and engineering departments to come up with the circuits, code, and contraptions that have combined to change life as I know it.

How Snapcash Will Win Over Millennials

Jamie Gottlieb | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Jamie Gottlieb

For Snapchat's large user base, personal finance will become more fun and instantly gratifying -- a perfect combination for Millennials.

Snapchat Threatens To Lock Accounts That Use Third-Party Apps

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

Last month, 200,000 private photos were stolen and leaked from Snapchat, a popular photo messaging app. Now, the company is striking back.

Guy Gets Haunted By Snapchat Ghost Because It's 2014

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.30.2014 | Comedy

Snapchat can get pretty wild, but this ghost took it to the next level. The funny folks at FLAMA put together this sketch about a sensitive guy who...

Social Media Is Dead

Beverly Macy | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Beverly Macy

Actually, social media is slowly morphing into Digital Media -- an umbrella that covers Social, Mobile, Web, Games, and Apps.

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The privacy revolution is here!

Technology To Cultivate Eroticism

Melani Robinson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Melani Robinson

Technology, far beyond email, has enhanced amorous expression: phone sex, sexting, Skype, Gchat with or without video, FaceTime and there's always Snapchat, for the cautiously erotic. There's even a vibrator that can be controlled with an app.

Gerry Smith

App Behind The Snapchat Leak Admits It Was Hacked, Apologizes

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.13.2014 | Technology

A website that allowed Snapchat users to save images that were supposed to disappear said it was hacked and apologized for allowing thousands of priva...

200,000 Snapchat Photos Leaked On 4Chan

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.11.2014 | Technology

Around 200,000 private photos sent using the photo messaging app Snapchat were reportedly stolen and leaked on Thursday. People on the Internet me...

3 Reasons Why Social Media Age Restrictions Matter

Diana Graber | Posted 12.08.2014 | Technology
Diana Graber

In short, as a society we have largely given up, giving age restrictions a collective shrug and "so what?" But, guess what? Age does matter, and here's why:

Tech Savvy Doesn't Mean Tech Skilled

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.25.2014 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Don't fall for the false notion that giving your children an iPad or smartphone or allowing them to sign up for social media before they are legally allowed to will put them in the luxury car of the technology train.

New Trend: Be Invisible Online

John P. David | Posted 11.11.2014 | Technology
John P. David

Businesses spend years and millions of dollars making it easier for customers to find them online, but an emerging trend suggests they also are seeking ways to be invisible.

The 26 Sassiest Snapchats Are All T, All Shade

College Candy | Posted 09.03.2014 | College

Sometimes the only comeback you need is a witty Snapchat to put a betch in his place. The idea that you can totally re-contextualize an image, whethe...