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Trump digital director, originally paid $1,500 for Trump website, earned $94 million

It was a freelancer's dream. In 2015, website designer Brad Parscale got an email from the Trump Organization, asking if he could turn around a little project on the fly. "It said: 'Donald Trump is thinking about running for president and we need a website in two days,'"...

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 4:01pm

You can buy Instagram verification on the black market, but it'll cost you this huge amount

There are some brands and tastemakers out there in who have gone has far as to buy their verification on Instagram, Facebook and other popular social media platforms as way increase their influence on other social media users. When you want to get verified on social, you usually have to go through...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 3:06pm

Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaks out afterMarie Antoinette Instagram moment

Update, Sept. 5: After making headlines for her Marie Antoinette Instagram moment online last month, Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has spoken out publicly for the first time since earning a brutal backlash for chastising a “tax-paying American” who called out...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 3:34pm

Hostess tries to start Twitter beef with MoonPie during solar eclipse

While many of us were preparing to watch the first total solar eclipse in 38 years in person or via live stream, you may have missed a battle between Hostess Snacks and MoonPie on Twitter. On Monday, Hostess and MoonPie took to Twitter to fight over which is the better snack cake to have on hand...

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 8:07pm

Facebook hoax urges users to avoid friend request from ‘Jayden K. Smith’

If someone sends you a private message on Facebook asking you not to accept a friend request from a user named Jayden K. Smith, it’s a hoax. On Monday, Facebook users began sharing a message that tells them if they accept a friend request from the user Jayden K. Smith, that user will be able...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:42pm

UK Foreign Minister says he aspires to tweet like Trump

Boris Johnson, the UK foreign minister, said he'd like to tweet like President Trump, saying he has "gripped the imagination around the world." By "imagination," he was not referring to the hundreds of delusions Trump has spread during his presidency, but the ability of the...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:22pm

Comedian Ricky Gervais hosts a rollicking Trump trollfest on Twitter

Ricky Gervais, the British comedian and creator of "The Office," has been a formidable animal-rights activist on Twitter for years. Now he's turned his famously prominent fangs to an untamed pack: President Trump fans. And he's on the offensive. This week, he asked Twitter to...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 3:30pm

Latest Donald Trump meme sweeps through Hollywood

The Hollywood Walk of Fame became the Source of Meme last week, when a Donald Trump fan cleaned his star on the gilded Los Angeles sidewalk, inspiring parodies with different things to be cleaned and the surfaces containing them. On June 28, an Instagram user named Makenna Greenwald posted a photo...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 5:53pm

Wait, Selena Gomez makes how much per Instagram post?

Selena Gomez might want the world to just leave her alone already, but the woman with the most followed Instagram account is making serious moolah off of her posts, according to the new Instagram Rich List. Instagram planner and scheduling tool HopperHQ was able to compile data thanks to the app...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 5:44pm

Everything you need to know about Dan Scavino, Trump's social media director

President Trump has been under fire for attacking MSNBC's "Morning Joe" hosts, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, making many wonder if Trump has a social media director. He does. Dan Scavino, 41, is sort of a "mini-Donald," but in a different way than Barron Trump. This...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:52pm

Twitter may add a 'fake news' button, open fresh circle of hell

The most overused phrase in the world got another much-needed boost of publicity yesterday, when it was revealed that Twitter might add a "fake news" button to its platform, allowing users to flag potential fake news stories or stories they consider to contain false or harmful information...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:36pm

White men protected more than black children by Facebook's hate speech censorship: Report

A review of Facebook's internal practices for policing hate speech on the social network found that they are inconsistent, appearing to favor white men, political elites and governments over minorities and grassroots activists. The investigation, conducted by the independent journalism...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 3:12pm

Facebook celebrates Harry Potter's 20th anniversary with magic

Facebook is celebrating the "Harry Potter" 20th anniversary with a little magic when you update your status.  Today marks the 20th anniversary of the "Harry Potter" franchise, written by author J.K. Rowling. The first book, “Harry Potter and The Philosopher...

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 4:28pm

Sex offenders have constitutional right to use social media: Supreme Court

Sex offenders have a constitutional right to use social media, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The justices unanimously ruled sex offenders have a right to use social media and networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and the like, as long as they aren’t breaking the law...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:54pm

Hillary Clinton's campaign Twitter is back — and it's trolling Trump

President Trump's been asking for it. As the investigation into his Russian ties expanded this week — and he himself confirmed that he was officially under FBI investigation — Trump took to Twitter and revived one of his favorite complaints: That he was being treated unfairly while...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:31pm

The president's second daughter, Tiffany Trump, sends her dad a double heart emoji for Father's Day

Though we rarely see Tiffany Trump, the obscure second daughter of President Donald Trump, it seems like she’s been vying for more of daddy’s love lately. Following a photo-op at President Trump’s 71st birthday dinner and an “I love you” post on Instagram, the second...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:25pm

Justice for Tiffany Trump? A rare photo with her dad suggests so

Their relationship might seem strained, but President Trump and his daughter Tiffany the Obscure posed for a smiley birthday photo at the White House yesterday. First lady Melania Trump hosted a dinner for the president and his five children to mark his 71st birthday. Although she is rarely seen...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:23pm

New Facebook feature lets you apply GIFs to posts and statuses

A new Facebook feature will allow users to comment with GIFs to posts and statuses.  Facebook is constantly changing the way we communicate with each other online, and the social media network seems to be shifting more from text-heavy posts to rich media with each update. Starting June 15,...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 8:54pm

'Dinner With Trump' contest goes down like acid reflux on Twitter

In today's edition of Someone Not Thinking This Entirely Through, the Republican National Committee has launched a contest for one lucky winner to have dinner at the White House with Donald Trump. The RNC quickly found that the only thing more unpalatable-sounding than the president's...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:18pm

Here's how to activate Facebook's rainbow reaction flag for Pride Month

You may have noticed people using a rainbow reaction lately on Facebook. If you feel left in the dark and don't know how to use it, we've got you covered. Facebook recently announced their support for all communities around the world, so they are celebrating love and diversity with a...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 2:25pm