Mobile Apps

Facebook Announces Paper, a New App to Help Discover and Share Stories

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Today, Facebook announced a new app called Paper, “which helps you explore and share stories from friends and the world around you.” The app will officially be made available for iPhone users on Monday, Feb. 3. Paper aims to simplify storytelling with distraction-free layouts and encourages users to share stories of their own. Similar to […]

Twitter Co-Founder Launches Jelly App

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s latest side project came to fruition Tuesday as the Jelly app was launched, providing users with a new question-based search engine. “Jelly changes how we find answers because it uses pictures and people in our social networks,” a blog post on Jelly’s site said. “It turns out that getting answers from […]

Will Social Media Users Soon Be Saving Links Via Facebook?

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As reported last week by My TechSkool and Mashable, Facebook is testing a feature that would allow users to save links to articles to read later directly within Facebook. The “Read It Later” approach has already been popularized by apps such as Pocket and Instapaper, and now Facebook is testing out this service. Users will […]

Anti-Social: 5 Event Missteps to Avoid When Using Social Media

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These days, there are a lot of opportunities for online professional development (including some really stellar social media blogs *cough* *cough*). Still, nothing quite beats a well-organized, networking-heavy conference.  As events of all shapes and sizes begin to incorporate social media into their endeavors, it’s important to avoid the following pitfalls: 1. The ever-elusive “free […]

5 Digital Resources You’ll Need this NFL Season

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No time to waste with a bloggy intro. We are already three weeks deep into the 2013-14 NFL Preseason, so let’s run the hurry up here. 1. The Entire Bleacher Report lead writing staff It’s no secret Bleacher Report does a bang-up job at delivering any sports news you are looking for, but powering up […]