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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 10.17.2014 | 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...

Every Voice Matters

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

He doesn't run a large company, lead a government agency or record the music he so loves on a major label. But 8-year-old J.D. Malkin has quite a voice.

Why The Atlantic No Longer Cares About SEO

mashable.com | 1 Day Ago by | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

The number of online news consumers has grown consistently over the past half-decade, yet not every publication has gotten the same lift as The Atlant...

When Doing Good Lands You Among The TIME 100

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 05.06.2012 | Impact
Tijana Milosevic

Living in a society where personal projection, ego-management and soft-skills account for much of one's success, I wonder to what extent will celebrity status motivate future online activists?

Why "Twitter Jail" Won't Work

Beverly Macy | Posted 06.30.2012 | Technology
Beverly Macy

Social Sports is near and dear to my heart. My company is betting on the power of social media to transform every aspect of the sports ecosystem from ...

(video) Mashable Makes Big Move Into Video Production and Syndication

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

From news updates, reviews and long-form, branded shows, Mashable is making a big commitment to digital video programming and syndication, says Ad...

Are Internet Memes Works Of Art? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.17.2012 | Teen

We're all obsessed with Internet sensations like the Ryan Gosling 'Hey Girl' meme, Texts from Hillary, #whatshouldwecallme, and LOLCats -- but have yo...

CNN Rumored To Make Major Purchase

Posted 03.12.2012 | Media

CNN is rumored to announce a major deal this week. Sunday night, Reuters' Felix Salmon reported from Austin's South by Southwest conference that C...