If you are anything like me, you use multiple messaging apps on a daily or weekly basis – and you use them for more than just texting. My colleagues, friends and family all prefer different apps, and I use each app in a different way. I don't think messaging is a winner-take-all market globally.

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There's a lot that Facebook allows you to share with your friends. On Thursday, the company added "exact location" to that listFacebook's new Nearby Friends feature enables you to flip a switch to start broadcasting your location with friends in the area.

Learn how the best headline writers employ psychology to guide the headline strategies that get the most clicks. One of the six principles of all ideas that “stick,” according Chip and Dan Heath, is to make them concrete – by using specific facts rather than broad statements.read more

So you’re out and about, eating at a new café, strolling along on the beach. You want to show your friends all the cool things you’re up to, but it’s not interesting enough to tweet or to check-in on Facebook, and it’s not pretty enough to post on Instagram.read more

Sit on the floor. Get rid of the chairs. And the desks. And the teacher at the front of the room. What happens? Ideas and creativity happens. Collaboration happens. It’s amazing the influence that physical space has on how we determine our roles, perceive ourselves, and interact.read more

We’re going to create a company, build a campaign, and capture the interest of news outlets and millions of unexpecting online viewers. Why? Because this is done all the time.

We've seen a fair amount of discussion about the significance of "likes" and their equivalents in the professional use of social media.

Online TV fandom came together to mourn when it was announced that NBCUniversal would be shutting down its recap site TelevisionWithoutPity.com on April 4th. Founded in the late 1990s and bought by Bravo in 2007, TWoP helped shape the way audiences watch and discuss TV.read more

The Parallax scrolling effect is taking the web world by storm as one of the top web design trends of 2014. Across the web, we’re seeing it pop up on just about every type of website.

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week?