UPDATED: Teenage Girl’s Facebook Invite Ends in Rioting, Vandalism, Destruction [VIDEO]


I wrote a story a few months ago about how Facebook invites can go wrong when users aren’t careful. Had the teenage girl named in reports as “Merthe” read the article and made her 16th birthday Facebook invite private, riot police wouldn’t be preparing to clash with thousands of rowdy, drunk partygoers obsessed with the […]

Drunk Teen LOL’s On Facebook, Ends Up In Jail


There are a ton of things Facebook is good for. Here, let me give you a few examples: posting pictures of the food you are eating, telling people you are somewhere they are not (i.e. a restaurant where you can post pictures of food you are eating), stalk people, reconnect with friends from high school […]

Are the Social Media Reviews You Trust Fake? By 2014, They Just Might Be


If you thought you’d lost trust in social media reviews before, you won’t like what you’re about to read. A study by Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2014, 10-15 percent of all reviews will be fake posts paid for by companies. This includes reviews on Yelp, Facebook, Amazon and other platforms that allow for user-generated […]

Samsung’s Facebook Gets Pwned by Apple iPhone Cult


Samsung should maybe think about manufacturing toilet paper instead, as they’re always seeming to get their ass wiped by Apple. The latest battleground was Samsung’s own Facebookpage, where some well-intentioned Samsung marketing flak posted the following query: If you could only take one electronic device onto a deserted island, what would it be? Despite an […]

Forbes’ Richest In America List Says Zuckerberg Is Going Broke….JK He Is Still Richer Than You


2012 has been a lean year for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In Forbes’ latest ranking of the 400 richest people in America, ol’ Zuck is listed as No. 36. Oh, the humanity. Zuck dropped 22 spots since Forbes’ previous ranking in which the CEO was listed as the 14th richest person in America. This of […]

Facebook Users Are Prime Recruits For Entry-Level Headhunters


Facebook is back to selling your personal information to marketers, but this time it’s for a really good cause: they want to get you a job. A recent pairing with the France-based recruiting company Work 4 Labs has created a new niche sector in FaceBook’s arsenal that would allow you to completely avoid Craigslist when […]

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Facebook Brand Management [GUEST POST]


As anyone might imagine, that brand new Johnny-come-lately business on Facebook isn’t exactly going to have a fevered following. No company goes from zero recognition to huge success overnight – at least none that are actually still around. You don’t want to be a flash-in-the-pan type of business; you want to be an established brand. […]

The Real Rick Ross Speaks on Drugs, Social Media and the Rapper Who Stole His Name


“Freeway” Rick Ross is the most infamous drug trafficker to ever come out of the West Coast. His crack cocaine empire, while based in Los Angeles, stretched across the country and supplied thousands of dealers and users during the crack epidemic of the 80’s. At his peak, Ross was earning upwards of $2 million a […]

NMR Takes Photos With Facebook Camera 1.1 [REVIEW]


Greetings, fellow cell phone photographers! The Facebook mobile team has been updating our beloved apps to remind us that we have friends and that they care about us. The most recent update is to Facebook’s Camera app. As an avid cell phone photographer (follow me on instagram @mellylee_), I was repulsed by Facebook’s first attempt […]

Should YouTube Creators Incorporate Facebook Video?


Last week’s Comscore Video Metrix report solidified YouTube as the dominant video-streaming site in the United States with nearly 157 million unique visitors in July. The site’s numbers keep rising higher and higher, with each viewer watching an average of 525 minutes of video this month from the site’s over 19.5 billion videos hosted. Although […]

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