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Neil Patrick Harris Family Revealed Their 2018 Halloween Costumes And They Might Be The Creepiest Yet

November 8, 2018

“Welcome, foolish mortals. We hope your Halloween is happily haunted, but heed this warning: beware of Hitchhiking Ghosts,” was the caption that accompanied Patrick Harris’ Instagram upload this time, below an image of the four looking unrecognizable in truly ghoulish get-up. The costumes were inspired by the ‘Haunted Mansion’ ride at Disneyland, and although all […]

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The artist behind the ‘Awards for Good Boys’ Instagram isn’t afraid to piss off her trolls

October 5, 2018

The most online among us have heard the adage. “Don’t feed the trolls,” people say. When someone attacks you online, don’t respond. Don’t engage. That’s what they want. This is not Shelby Lorman’s approach. The writer and artist, who runs the delightful Instagram account Awards for Good Boys and has a book forthcoming from Penguin […]

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Facebook is going back to college

September 15, 2018

Ryan Craig Kids these days take a greater interest in practical things than we give them credit for. For example, this summer my 12-year-old son Leo was at sleepaway camp in Canada. When we received his first letter home, among camp platitudes, the two notable items reported were that one of his counselors was discharged […]

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How Alt-Right Troll Garrett Yrigoyen Won The Bachelorette

September 4, 2018

When Bachelor historians look back on cast of losers competes over an emotionally-traumatized woman whos ready to settle for anyone who doesnt immediately ask for the ring back. Finally, tragically, fittingly, the average Tinder user can relate to the Bachelorettes struggle, juggling a guy who likes assault and battery convictions. As a contestant on The […]

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Instagrams CEO on vindication after 2 years of reinventing Stories

August 31, 2018

“I think the mistake everyone made was to think that Stories was a photography product,” says Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom. “If you look at all these interactivity features we’ve added, we’ve really made Stories something else. We’ve really innovated and made it our own.” His version of the ephemeral slideshow format turns two years old […]

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Im Sorry About My New Joint Instagram Account, But Not That Sorry

August 29, 2018

Most Saturdays, my husband Seth and I spend approximately the whole day with our phones aimed at our son, taking pictures of him from slightly different angles. There’s a diptych of him dancing in the bagel shop. There’s one of him scooting in the park. Until a few weeks ago, we'd spend our Saturday night […]

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People Are Sharing Pics Of Boyfriends Forced To Take Perfect Pictures Of Their Girlfriends (New Pics)

August 6, 2018

Yes, Instagram beauties across the platform have been relying on their boyfriends’ as their personal photographers to achieve the perfect shot. But once hidden behind a lense these men no longer live in the shadows, thanks to the Instagram and Facebook accounts “Boyfriends of Instagram.” The pages post photos people have shared of boyfriends’ going […]

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This ‘blind’ robot can jump on your table and chase you in the dark even when its leg is broken

August 3, 2018

Forget Shark Week, it’s Bark Week on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve. While people may never agree on the latest obnoxious Instagram update, there’s one thing everyone can agree on: dogs dominate the platform, and deservedly so. But with so many dog accounts on […]

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5 reasons you should be following Britney Spears on Instagram

July 17, 2018

Britney Spears, the social media savior of 2018.Image: mashable composite: bob al-greene/mashable and Kevin Winter/getty images This is You Won’t Regret It, a weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Amidst the politics, the breaking news, and the ice-cold takes that clog my social feeds lies a beacon of unwavering […]

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Teens dump Facebook for YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat

June 19, 2018

A Pew survey of teens and the ways they use technology finds that kids have largely ditched Facebook for the visually stimulating alternatives of Snapchat, YouTube and Instagram. Nearly half said they’re online “almost constantly,” which will probably be used as a source of FUD, but really is just fine. Even teens, bless their honest […]

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