Epic “Playing With My Toy Cars” Vine By Ian Padgham

Twitter’s Video Producer Ian Padgham has a bit of reputation for his brilliantly creative Vine videos and “Playing With My Toy Cars” is his latest creation that has proved incredibly popular.

Alongside the hashtag #kidatheart a giant hand can be seen helping cars along the roads in Alamo Square. Watching this short clip, I was instantly transported back to my childhood where shit like this seemed possible and an imagination was the only thing you needed to have fun!

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Messaging Service WhatsApp Announces 250 Million Monthly Active User Milestone!

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Popular service WhatsApp which allows users to send free text and picture messages across most smartphone platforms has announced an important milestone this week, revealing that they have reached the 250 million monthly active user mark!

WhatsApp was launched in 2009 and has continued to grow rapidly since then, proving especially popular with teenagers and younger smartphone users.

Hitting the 250 million monthly active user mark puts WhatsApp up there with services like LinkedIn (which has 225m members) and Twitter, which exceeded more than 200 million active users in December, though they are very different types of platforms. Continue Reading

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“Hell Is Other People” – New Anti-Social Network That Helps You Avoid All Contact With Friends!

U.S. developer Scott Garner is the man behind what has been dubbed the world’s first anti-social network, “Hell Is Other People”.

“Hell Is Other People” is a new web application that is set up with one goal in mind, to help you avoid contact with your “friends”. It works by taking data from FourSquare and calculating “safe zones” where you are unlikely to bump into anyone you know!

It has been described as “an experiment in anti-social media” and claims that it will track your buddies and “calculate optimally distanced locations for avoiding them.”Continue Reading

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Facebook Responds To Vine’s Popularity By Launching Video On Instagram

Responding to the growing popularity of Twitter’s 6 second video service, Vine. Instagram has announced that it will now sport a video option, unimaginatively named Video on Instagram.

Users can access Video on Instagram via an icon located in the bottom right corner of the app and will be able to record up to 15 seconds of footage. They will be given access to 13 new filters for their footage, but it won’t run on a loop like Vine, simply appearing in your feed and playing just the once. Continue Reading

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Business Consultant Makes Social Media History With Vine Marriage Proposal!

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Curt Buthman, a business consultant from Los Angeles made social media history on Tuesday when he became the first man to propose to his girlfriend over Vine!

In the short 6-second video, Buthman held a Macy’s ring to the camera and told girlfriend Marsha Collier that he loved her and asked her to marry him!

Buthman’s proposal video is the first in Vine history and because of that, it rapidly went viral. Continue Reading

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Snapchat Leaked – The Site Sharing Risqué Pics From App On Facebook & Twitter

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Photo-sharing app “Snapchat” has been dealt a major blow this week, as a website that is dedicated to leaking nude photos sent via the app has appeared and become hugely popular on Twitter and Facebook (The Facebook page has been suspended (13:07 GMT, May 28) as it broke the social network’s terms and policies).

Snapchat lets users decide how long a picture can be seen by the receiver for (between 3 and 10 seconds usually) after which the image will automatically be deleted. It also sends a notification if the person receiving the picture takes a screenshot of the image. Because of this it is hugely popular with those who like sending risqué, nude shots to potential sexual partners and suchlike! Continue Reading

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Tony Hawk Gets Instagram Revenge On Snobby Woman At Airport

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It’s often said that revenge is a dish best served cold, though these days, that age-old phrase could be updated to say; ‘revenge is a dish best served on social media’.

Well, that’s how skateboard maestro Tony Hawk got his revenge this weekend after he was rudely cut off by a woman who was boarding for First Class on the same flight as he was. The snobby bint obviously didn’t recognize the world-famous skateboarding champion and cut Hawk up, judging him on his appearance and making the assumption that he wasn’t in First Class! Later however, she ended up watching him in Parental Guidance on the flight and Hawk Instagrammed the glorious moment. Continue Reading

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My Social Petwork Launches – ‘Facebook For Pets’ Is Here!

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Those of you who think your pet is the coolest, cutest, funniest critter on the block might be interested in a new social networking site aimed specifically for pet owners!

Dubbed “the Facebook for pets”, My Social Petwork launched this week – and it’s a place where people can share pictures, videos and stories about their furry, feathered or slimy friends. Continue Reading

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Instagram Pics Now Have An Impact On Your Klout Score

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Klout, the San Francisco based social media analytics company that measures people’s social media influence, has announced that Instagram photographs will now have an effect on an individual’s Klout Score.

Instagram account holders have been able to connect their accounts to Klout for quite some time, however until now, the photographs did not have an impact upon the scorings.

In an announcement this week, Klout has said that Instagram photographs will influence a person’s score and the most popular images will be highlighted in the Klout Moments section of a profile. Continue Reading

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Brazilian Model Causes A Stir After Posting Instagram Pics Of Her Breastfeeding A Calf!! NSFW

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Brazilian model and DJ Sabrina Boing Boing has caused quite a stir in her homeland after posting some rather unusual and some say controversial pictures of herself on Instagram that show her trying to breastfeed a calf.

Alongside the bizarre pictures, Sabrina wrote “Teste feito com mamiferos, ate agora todos querem mamaaaaa rs.” For the non-Portuguese speakers out there, the trusty Google translate tells us that this means something along the lines of “Testing done with mammals, so far everyone wants suck lol.”Continue Reading

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