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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' His Disgusting Emails Were Made Public

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

Tech site Valleywag published a hoard of Snapchat CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel's horrifying college emails on Wednesday, and Spiegel is "mortified....

Years Later: Is College Still Fun?

Brian Shactman | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Brian Shactman

It seems more done for the re-issue of the fun -- on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and for a while, Snapchat. The actual experience may be less important than the postscript and interpretation.

Facebook Developing Its Own Snapchat: Report

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is developing its own video-chat app, known internally as Slingshot, after its failed attempt to acquire mobile mess...

Gerry Smith

Snapchat Isn't Standing Up For Your Privacy: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

Snapchat promises to make your photos, videos and messages disappear. It doesn't, however, do enough to make the government disappear, according to a ...

8 Companies That Sold You Lies

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

If you haven't heard already, those ridiculous-looking “barefoot running shoes” that have been pretty trendy the past couple of years yield pretty...

The Dark Web and the Power of Anonymity

Joe Ross | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Joe Ross

There is no doubt that anonymity -- or even perceived-anonymity -- is an incredibly powerful tool on the Internet. When it comes to achieving anonymity online, it is incredibly difficult for the savvy Dark Web user and near-impossible for the casual user.

Yahoo Bought Its Own Snapchat Clone

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc has bought Blink, a mobile messaging startup that lets users send messages that self-destruct and control who sees their message...

Snapchat's Big Lie to Americans

Mark Weinstein | Posted 07.12.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Which is worse: pursuing a scorched earth policy towards online privacy while claiming to "do no evil" or blatantly lying about yourself as an important online privacy application? I would vote for the latter.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/9/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.09.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Do you know what Vladimir Putin and President Obama are up to? Take our Week to Week news quiz and see if you're correct.

Snapchat Lied To Us About Our Photos Disappearing Forever

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Messaging startup Snapchat has settled charges by U.S. regulators of deceiving consumers by promising that photos sent on it...

Snapchat Wants To Know Where You're Taking That Ugly Selfie

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 05.08.2014 | Technology

Snapchat's latest update gave users the ability to send self-deleting SMS messages and videos to their friends. Lauded by tech blogs as brilliant, the...

Why Reaching Millennials Is Essential for Your Brand

Jose Costa | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

Millennials are key for the success of your business, but to reap the benefits of a relationship with these new consumers, you have to know what makes them tick.

Girl's Snapchat Boyfriend Is So Perfect He Can't Be Real

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women

Some people like to use social media to post about their oh-so-perfect relationships and @meandmyboifriend is no different. Except Molly Mitchell's bo...

You Can Now Sext In More Ways Than Ever Thanks To New Snapchat Features

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Technology

Snapchat is leaning into the second syllable of its name. In a blog post Thursday, the messaging service announced a new feature called "Chat" that wi...

The Dark Side of Teen Sleepovers

Ana Homayoun | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Ana Homayoun

While I am sure there are some kids who get are able to get eight restful hours of sleep at a friend's house, perhaps I just haven't met any of them yet. I seem to see the kids who are cranky, irritable, and annoyed because they are sleep deprived and/or something happened either during or after the sleepover that made things weird.

This Is The Most Suspenseful Snapchatting We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology

This short film, by director James Corbett, shows a young man on the eve of his birthday trying to flirt with two women at once. Juggling two beaus is...

Empire of the Air

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology
Michael Rosenblum

I have been having a lot of fun with my Oculus Rifts. They let you mess around in a 3D virtual world.

Can Technology Save Itself From Itself?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

I see technology as I would a developing person who is transitioning from adolescence into adulthood. Much like a person's early life, these first 20 years have been filled with rapid development, exuberance, awkwardness, impulsivity, excess, impatience, a lack of wisdom and perspective, and missteps.

Facebook To Force You To Get A Second App For Messaging

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology

Enjoy chatting with your Facebook friends on your phone? Well if you'd like to continue to do so, you'll soon be forced to download an entirely separa...

Flying Cars or 140 Chars?

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
Ian Cinnamon

If even half of the engineers who built internet startups focused on "big problems," I guarantee we would have flying cars, not just 140 chars.

Now, Even Texting Is In Your Rear View Mirror...

April Rudin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

The mobile apps young people use today will likely be obsolete not long from now. But those who keep up with the dizzying pace of technology evolution will be much better prepared to engage with clients at their level and in a way they can appreciate.

Trend Alert: 6 Messaging Apps That Let Teens Share (Iffy) Secrets

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.04.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Facebook is still a go-to place for many things, such as wishing someone a happy birthday or stalking a crush. However, newer social apps make it easier, faster and more fun to capture and share fleeting moments -- sometimes anonymously.

Finding Success in Surrender

Ari Andersen | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

"Once I decided I would be happy living in my truck, I was free." The man who said this to me never has to work again. He built a company from noth...

How College Officials Are Using Snapchat

Time | Posted 03.31.2014 | College

When thousands of anxious high school seniors finally find out whether they’ve been accepted at the colleges of their choice over the next few weeks...

Privacy's False Teeth and Promising Business Smile

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.31.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

As this dynamic continues to unfold, consumers will learn what companies truly offer the privacy and safety they seek. Those companies will have the opportunity to command large adoption and significant growth.