The Avoid Humans app was launched to help people of Austin avoid crowds during South by Southwest (SXSW). It’s powered by Foursquare and steers users in the opposite direction from crowds.
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Following one father’s request for Facebook to create a Look Back video for his late son, the social network is expanding that option to anyone who has lost a confirmed Facebook friend.
A woman on a mission to create a fake dating profile “so awful, so toxic, so irredeemably unlikable that no one would message her,” came to a similarly “so awful” conclusion: There are some seriously superficial folk out there! See Aaron Carter Fan’s witty observations from the social experiment…
Have you ever thought to yourself, “It’s raining so instead of taking my dog for a walk on the street – you know, where his legs support his body and what not — I’m just gonna hang the ol’ pooch off the balcony via his leash so he can do his business.” Yeah, me neither… WTF!?! Sadly, 23-year-old Tyler Smith of Greenville, South Carolina did just that and the pathetically lazy and ignorant decision was caught on camera and shared via Facebook. See the photo, find out what happened to Tyler and read what the dog’s owner, Tyler’s father, had to say about his son’s actions.
What does it take to earn Instagram’s most-liked photo of the year? Just 12 million followers and a popular celebrity connection! See which pic earned the top spot. Plus, the most-Instagrammed location, city and day of the past year.
Justin Bieber just put his confidence — and $1.1M — in Shots of Me, a new app. The social network was developed by the founders of RockLive and is targeted specifically for teens.
One Reddit user set out to decide which TV shows best represent each state. He made some controversial calls (That 70s Show over Happy Days?!), but the resulting map is pretty awesome!
This really happened: Tuesday evening Justin Timberlake relaunched MySpace at the El Ray Theatre in Hollywood, Ca. This sounds insane because no one’s logged in to MySpace since 2005, let alone used it on a daily basis. So, what’s going on, here? Can Justin bring this site back to life?
Apparently, being a Photoshop wiz can land you in the upper echelons of Silicon Valley — just not by following the path you might imagine. That was the case with Shirley Hornstein, who climbed her way onto a top-40 list of the most influential women investing in technology in Silicon Valley, by doing little more than dropping names and digitally altering photos.
On Jan. 27, Jenessa Simons, a 21-year-old Utah woman who was adopted more than two decades ago, posted a picture to Facebook asking for help in finding her birth parents. Two days and 124,000 shares later, an old classmate of Simons’ birth mother saw the post and put the two women in touch.