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The 13 year-old pug who dictates what kind of day you're going to have

Some people wake up and check the weather, others check their horoscope, but the latest thing to do is to check if Noodle has bones or not. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, Noodle is Jonathan Graziano's 13-year-old pug. Every morning he posts a video on his TikTok account @jongraz where he plays the game "no bones" with Noodle. The game...

'EastEnders,' looking like a celebrity, Phoebe Bridgers, and other things that went viral on TikTok this week

While you were sitting aroundThe audio "That's the difference between me and you. Cuz while you were sitting around waiting doing niche, I was out, making moves" gained popularity this week. There are now more than 10,000 videos under the sound. The audio is pulled from EastEnders, a British soap that's been on BBC One since 1985. The episode that the...

Twitter pulls the plug on vibe checks

The vibes, it turns out, didn't need checking. Twitter quietly ended its brief foray into preemptively warning users that things might get "heated or intense" in tweet replies. The feature, announced Oct. 6, was initially positioned as a test and appeared part of Twitter's larger "conversational health" initiative. "Heads up," read one example warning....

Will eliminating quantitative popularity on Instagram actually make it safe for kids?

Imagine with me: Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook without any metrics.You log onto the app, and see the same pictures from your friends and the latest food videos from creators like Emily Mariko — but there's no number of likes, no number of views, and no number of comments. You don't know how many followers other people on the app have, or how many...

Addison Rae tweeted that she was banned from TikTok. But she's back, so that was...weird.

Addison Rae's rise to fame through TikTok is well-known. The 21-year-old creator has 85 million followers on the app, earning her the spot of third most-followed (after @charlidamelio and @khaby.lame). She's signed a multi-film deal with Netflix, launched a music career, and befriended the original influencer clan, the Kardashian family. But yesterday,...

Gallup/Knight poll: Americans agree on pros and cons of social media — except for one crucial issue

A poll published Thursday by Gallup and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation finds that Democrats and Republicans generally agree on social media being a double-edged sword, but disagree on what issue is most harmful. Gallup surveyed 9,000 adults in the U.S. over a 3-week period from July 30 to August 11, 2021.A full report of how Americans are...

Learn how to get more followers with this social media marketing masterclass

TL;DR: Become internet savvy with the Social Media Marketing Growth Master Class Bundle, on sale for $39.99 as of Oct.14 — that's a 98% discount. If you've struggled with marketing yourself on social media, or just want to learn the ins and outs of top social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube, this collection of courses will teach you everything...

Substack failed to register a URL. It allowed me to receive their private emails.

The Wall Street Journal. TechCrunch. Vice.These are just a handful of the media outlets who reached out to me earlier this year for comment in their stories. However, they weren't actually looking for me. No. They were trying to contact the online newsletter platform Substack, a company I do not work for.These outlets were looking for comment from Substack...

Reddit's new betting feature puts your crystal ball to the test

Reddit wants your help in predicting the future.The discussion platform announced Wednesday that it's rolling out Prediction Tournaments to all Reddit communities with 10,000 or more members. Similar to a prediction market, which lets players bet real money or cryptocurrency on real-world outcomes, Reddit's Predictions allows users to stake tokens on...

Red flags are taking over Twitter

If you're reading this, green flag!The internet has been obsessed with red flags for quite sometime now, and in the past day or so this obsession has turned into a popular Twitter meme. The meme is simple: Whatever someone thinks is a red flag, followed by a series of red flag emoji. According to Twitter, on Tuesday there were 1.5 million tweets globally...

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