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40 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

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If you’re anything like McKayla Maroney, the Olympics and all subsequent memes are losing their luster. Looking for digital refuge from the Games? We’ve got you covered. Mashable has rounded up this week’s top digital media resources to offer you respite from the Olympic flurry. Editor’s Picks Only 9% of Wikipedia Editors Are Women [INFOGRAPHIC]While […]

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Here’s What You Want in iPhone 5

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We asked Mashable readers yesterday what they want to see in the iPhone 5, which Apple is just a few hours away from unveiling. We got more than 100 responses on our post and on Facebook, and we can definitely say expectations are high, not to mention plentiful! Here are the main trends. Better Battery: […]

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The Teacher’s Guide to Facebook

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Facebook is the world’s largest social network, reaching 1 billion active users at the beginning of October. People across the globe use Facebook to connect with old friends, share news about their lives and even to maximize their brand’s social reach. In its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, Facebook lists a minimum age requirement of […]

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She Knew Everything Would Be Okay When Her Premature Baby Flashed An Enormous Smile

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_5816ae84e521c’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118271_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_5816ae84e521c’); }); When Lauren Vinje’s baby was born prematurely, weighing just under four pounds, she knew they had a hard battle ahead of them. With preemies, every day brings new challenges and although the atmosphere in […]

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Mashable Weekend Recap: 67 Stories You Might Have Missed

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The fallout from Apple’s Maps debacle was among the top headlines this past weekend. Mashable brought you those stories, as well as other tech and social media news while you were out of the office. Our staff kept tabs on all the latest happenings, so don’t worry if you missed a few articles. Check out […]

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Real Life Facebook Prank

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It’s OK to admit it. We all have ‘friends’ on Facebook who we really aren’t friends with in real life. Many of us are ‘friends’ with people we’ve never even met! To highlight how ridiculous Facebook ‘friends’ have become, Greg Benson of Mediocre Films picked out a slew of his online ‘friends’ that he didn’t even know, and […]

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In Virginia, McAuliffe Crawls Personal Data to Win Undecided Votes

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Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe was at the forefront of data-driven campaigns about a decade ago, when, as the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, he spearheaded the creation of a database full of 170 million potential Democratic voters nationwide. Now he finds himself in the same spot. This time, he’s the first candidate […]

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Meet The Guy Who’s Going On Coffee Dates With All 1,088 Of His Facebook Friends (Video)

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Many of us have tried to filter through the friends we’ve realized we don’t really know. Matt Kulesza, a 28-year-old student from Australia, has started the 1000+ Coffees project to find out exactly who his Facebook “friends” are — and if they’re anything more than that. Starting in September 2014, Matt set out on a […]

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Rep. Mark Sanford calls off engagement in epic Facebook post

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http://twitter.com/#!/AliABCNews/status/510543336726593536 Better yet keep personal, personal, divorce is ugly @AliABCNews: Pro tip for Mark Sanford: Write drunk, edit sober. https://t.co/vqHMDJbJEY — SalenaZito (@SalenaZitoTrib) September 12, 2014 Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) announced that he has broken off his engagement with Maria Belen Chapur in a very lengthy Facebook post issued Friday. Did we mention it was a […]

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Man Finds Long-Lost Son, Ex-Wife via Facebook

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It took 21 years and the invention of the world’s largest social network for a family parted for two decades to reunite. A father located his ex-wife and long-lost son through Facebook, after years of searching using various people finder sites and even a private detective. US airman Don Gibson met Chrissie in her native […]

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The Man Without A Facebook Trailer Spoofs The Man Without A Face

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There is a man who lives far away from others, all alone. He is different from you and I. He is the man without a Facebook. He only hangs out with people in real life. He doesn’t get your Facebook updates or invites. This is the movie for today’s generation.   Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/07/28/the-man-without-a-facebook-trailer-spoofs-the-man-without-a-face/

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Facebook Helped A Woman Reunite With The Mother Who Abandoned Her In A Burger King Bathroom

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Katheryn Deprill put out her plea for help earlier this month, and after her page was shared thousands of times, she finally met the mother who left her in 1986. 1. Earlier this month, Katheryn Deprill put up a Facebook page asking for help in finding her biological mother. View this image › Facebook: BurgerKingbaby […]

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How Much Of A Facebook Stalker Are You?

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Tagging all falkers. How much of a falker are you? Universal Pictures / Via embraceyourboing.tumblr.com 1 ✓ You’ve falked a friend. 2 ✓ You’ve falked yourself. 3 ✓ You’ve falked a family member. 4 ✓ You’ve falked a celebrity. 5 ✓ You’ve falked an ex. 6 ✓ You’ve falked an ex’s current significant other. 7 […]

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Zynga Fights Back, Says EA Copied Games

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In early August Electronic Arts filed a lawsuit against social gaming giant Zynga for its new Facebook game The Ville. “The copying was so comprehensive that the two games are, to an uninitiated observer, largely indistinguishable,” said Lucy Bradshaw, general manager of Maxis (the EA subsidiary that produces all Sims games). Zynga finally responded to […]

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Considering a Digital Detox? Just Google “Nature” Instead

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The Scottish Highlands.Image: Flickr, larsjuh This year some people might consider the idea of a digital detox vacation. Perhaps a trip to the Scottish Highlands, where communities deprived of decent broadband are wondering whether to market themselves as digital-free destinations in an attempt to flip a lack of poor reception into “meaningful and emotional experiences”. […]

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