Snapchat lands TV network’s attention at this year’s Upfronts

May 20, 2017

… during Turner’s Upfront (Turner is an investor in Mashable, and Mashable is a Snapchat partner). On a giant iPhone, NBCUniversal ran a minute-long video promoting E! News’s “The Rundown,” a Snapchat exclusive series that boasts 8 million views per episode, on average. To make a not-so apples-to-apples but interesting comparison, E! News brought in 4.4 million viewers for its five-hour coverage of the Golden Globes this year. The beginning of this upfront was NBCU …

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Snapchat’s limitless update shows it doesn’t need to follow Facebook’s playbook

May 10, 2017

… pressure from advertisers and investors to grow. Twitter faced investor disappointment and a downturn of its stock for its failure to add many users, while Facebook lured the world. Snap is arguably even more similar to Facebook. That’s why Snap must continue to pitch its desirability. One way is through Discover: Snapchat has an exclusive set of publishing partners (Mashable is one) and deals with TV studios to create more must-see (well, Snap hopes) content. Another way to keep people on …

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Amazon is giving an entire town free Prime membership because it has no chill

May 3, 2017

… best actor and best original screenplay, so there’s certainly reason for the company to celebrate but it’s not the first time an Amazon Studios production has inspired an exclusive promotional deal. Back in 2015, after winning several awards for its show Transparent at the 67th Emmy Awards, the company dropped Prime memberships to $67 for a day. Stay thirsty, Amazon. WATCH: ‘American Gods’ is weird but is it too weird? More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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Bloomberg gifts Twitter with 24/7, live financial news video

May 1, 2017

All day, everyday.Image: bloomberg via getty images Twitter is now a 24/7 streaming video service, beginning with financial news. Bloomberg, the finance news site with a wealth of funds from terminals, has agreed to produce exclusive video content for Twitter that will play 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The announcement comes just ahead of Twitter’s first-ever NewFronts, where the tech company will pitch advertisers on a slate of original …

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This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple’s new music deal and more

May 1, 2017

With the fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival still unfolding and Amazon’s slightly creepy new Echo, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. SEE ALSO: Inside the exclusive, stealthy club where future tech moguls are born Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop with everything coming to your phone.Here’s what caught our eye this week. If you’re looking for more, make …

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Fyre Festival perfectly demonstrates the delicious schadenfreude of our modern world

April 30, 2017

If you spend a lot of time on social media, then you’ve probably heard about music and culture event Fyre Festival the exclusive Bahamas getaway all the pretty people were headed to this week. If Coachella was for the plebs, Fyre Festival was supposedly for the truly cool. @rose_bertram: “Make sure to get your tickets for @fyrefestival weekend two still available! #fyrefestival”. #haileybaldwin #bellahadid #rosebertram #HaileyUpdates A post shared by Hailey Baldwin …

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New Snapchat data shows its bringing more eyes to all devices

April 29, 2017

… percent increase over the six months prior and only a 4 percent increase in the six months prior to the partnership, according to the Nielsen study. For Snap, this study provides evidence to their big strategy that they are one of the most publisher-friendly platforms (quite unlike Facebook). The Discover network is rather exclusive, with about 60 partners on it, versus being a free-for-all, like on Facebook, Twitter and Google. Snap isn’t just about creating a new mobile TV but about …

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‘Prison bae’ explains why beauty isn’t everything in first ever interview

April 27, 2017

… has since landed a modelling contract with White Cross Management and recently made his NYFW debut. Meeks shared a preview of the cover shoot on his Instagram two weeks ago, stating it was “THE WORLD exclusive. THE FIRST EDITORIAL. THE FIRST COVER. THE FIRST INTERVIEW.” Image: man about town magazine In the interview, Meeks told Laura Albert that being “handsome” has never solved his problems in life. “I heard all my life, youre so handsome, you have the most …

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Drake accuses country club of racial profiling during Coachella trip

April 18, 2017

… is private. It should never take this level of a spotlight to assess your mandate and employee compliance, one commenter said. According to the Madison Clubs website, it is located 100 miles south and east of Los Angeles and bills itself as an exclusive residential community for the rich and famous including late A-listers Frank Sinatra, Liberace, Cary Grant and Bob Hope. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Drake performed at the annual music event during Futures Saturday night …

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Big brands are latching onto viral sensation April the giraffe

April 1, 2017

… opportunity ripe for monetization. SEE ALSO: April the giraffe’s unborn baby is a cash giraffe In addition to the spoofs, conspiracy theories and plenty of online chatter (she has her own hashtag #GiraffeWatch), April now has her own website, crowdfunding campaign, emoji collection for purchase, sponsorships and official merchandise galore. A DoubleTree hotel is even offering an “exclusive April the giraffe overnight package” in nearby Binghamton that includes park admission …

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Snapchat to brands: Make great stuff and we might let you get on Discover

March 31, 2017

… dedication to Snapchat. Marriott Rewards’s effort is pretty much a dream come true for Snapchat. Previously, media partners, like Mashable and TV studios, were the only outlets building exclusive, high-quality, episodic content for its app. But now brands representing some of the world’s largest businesses are vying for spots on the platform. That could mean that brands could have their own channel or they sponsor takeovers of existing ones. In the meantime, these businesses are …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

… thrust into the air to document the empty square ahead. Two helicopters hover above Westminster bridge, a third circles the wider area. Sirens continue in the distance. Flocks of people are leaving work early. Students from the exclusive Westminster School a few blocks away, easily identifiable by their uniforms, are strolling along and watching the crowds with interest. Outside pubs, some workers gather rather than joining the melee of wandering commuters. And there’s only one topic …

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The Easter Egg Your Eye Goes To First Reveals Everything About Your Personality

March 22, 2017

Spring has officially sprung, and that means Easter is right around the corner! If you’re planning to celebrate with an egg hunt and a big family meal, you’ve probably already started thinking about how to dye and pattern your Easter eggs. Keeping things simple with one color is great, but we also love all the patterns and styles availableif you feel like getting into a more complex Easter egg dyeing process. Even more amazing? The pattern you select might just reveal some …

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10 Things To Bring To Someone In The Hospital Other Than Flowers

March 22, 2017

Having a loved one in the hospital isn’t easy. It can be difficult to know exactly what to do, and folks often end up defaulting to sending flowers or balloons. But thatis not your only option! While flowers and balloons are pretty, cheery gifts for people in the hospital, there are also lots of other less obvious options that your friend or family member will really appreciate. Of course, if they really do love flowers and balloons, feel free to send them along! Just make sure you steer …

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12 Surprising And Sneaky Facts About Prohibition

March 21, 2017

I remember learning about the Prohibition Era in my high school history class, but I must not have been paying very close attention since I missed so many of these incredible facts about life during the ban. Of course, I know about speakeasies, black market hooch, and how Al Capone had his heyday after the 18th Amendment went into effect onJanuary 16, 1920, but have to admit I also had no idea just how it lasted so long before the 21st Amendment came along to repeal it. It’s fun to look …

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When To Start Potty Training Boys And Girls

March 20, 2017

Potty training is a subject that keeps many parents awake at night, browsing forums and sites in search of tips, advice, and proven techniques. But how do you know which potty-training tips will work for your child and which wont? Surely, there is no “one size fits all” solution that applies to both boys and girls at different ages. The truth is that potty-training readiness is related to the physical, emotional, and mental state of your child. Or in simple terms, you cant expect to …

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8 Steps You Must Take Immediately If You Suspect There Are Bedbugs In Your Home

March 19, 2017

If you suspect you have bedbugs in your home, you need to act and fast! Bedbugs are truly tricky little pests who feed on human blood. They can cause all sorts of problems for folks who are unlucky enough to discover that these creatures have moved in. Learn how to get rid of bedbugs straightaway! Here’s the good news: if youdo have bedbugs, they can’t do much to harm you. Unlike ticks, which can spread Lyme disease, and mosquitoes, which are responsible for spreading everything …

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20 Things I Learned During My Weight Loss Journey Of Losing 96 Pounds

March 18, 2017

Did you ever see one of those before and after weight loss transformation pictures and think, That doesnt even look like the same person! or They purposely picked an unflattering before photo? Like our Page Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Charlene Bazarian is a fitness and weight loss success story after losing 96 pounds. She mixes her no-nonsense style of fitness advice with humor on her blog atFBJ Fit. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSnapchat Free …

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8 Health Benefits Of Having An Orgasm Every Woman Should Know

March 17, 2017

It’s time to have a frank conversation about orgasms. Climax, the big ‘O’, la petite mort: no matter what you call them, orgasms matter. In fact, the benefits of an orgasm are legion, and we’re here to talk about a few of our faves. It’s no secret that people enjoy orgasms. Sexual pleasure is something almost all humans seek out; it’s part of our biological makeup. But not everyone realizes that an orgasm is about more thanjust sex. Much like sleeping in the …

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20 Photos Of Avocado Art Thatll Take Your Breath Away And Make Your Mouth Water

March 17, 2017

Avocados are just about the trendiest food out there right now. They’re full of healthy fats that keep your body strong and your brain sharp as a tack. Aside fromall of their glorious health benefits, avocados are absolutely beautiful. In fact, most healthier, nutrient-rich foods tend to be more colorful and bright. So, when you put them all together, your dishes really do end up looking like pieces of art. Who says that mealtime and the time to get creative have to be separate? Preparing …

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11 Surprising Things You Can Donate To Goodwill

March 15, 2017

There’s nothing like a good spring cleaning to give you a fresh start. Decluttering your home of stuff you simply don’t need anymore can do wonders for your mood. If you haven’t done it in awhile, I highly recommend it! However, oftentimes, peopleend up throwing away their things instead of donating them. That’s just silly, especially when there are so many folks out there in your own neighborhoodwhocould benefit from it. Goodwill takes donations, and sells them at a …

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16 Weird Things Expecting Moms Can Eat, Sniff, Or Do To Relieve Morning Sickness

March 12, 2017

Finding out you’re pregnant can be the most exciting moment in a woman’s life. The first few months after that, though, can be some of the hardest. In the early weeks/months of pregnancy, many women find themselves feelinglike they have a horrible flu. While some women experience only mild nausea, others can’t keep a single meal down. Sometimes, the nausea is so bad that even a mild smell or sight can send a woman running to the bathroom. All of these are symptoms of morning …

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11 Midwestern Terms And Sayings That Everyone Else Will Wish Theyd Grown Up Using

March 11, 2017

A lot of people say that folks from the Midwest are some of the nicest around. Having grown up on the east coast, I can attest to a difference between the people from where I grew up and the people in the Midwest. I’ve sometimes observed a greater sense of friendliness and closeness in the middle of America than where I came from. That is only my experience, of course, but many others have said the very same thing! Those same friendly folks also have developed a little subset of language …

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31 April Fools Day Jokes For Teachers To Play At School

March 11, 2017

If youre a teacher, you know that April 1is definitely notjust another day. If youre not taking full advantage of April Fools Day, youre totally missing out! There are so many fun, hilarious, and mind-blowing tricks, pranks, and gags that you can pull on your students. The best thing? Theyll love you for it! Kids love to joke around and have fun, so why not give them a chance to blow off some steam and see how awesome you are? When you really stop and think about it, you probably have no idea …

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10 Little-Known Facts About International Superstar Tom Jones

March 11, 2017

Tom Jones is most well-known for his sultry voice and good looks. His songs topped the charts in both America and the UK at the height of the British Invasion. His first big hit, “It’s Not Unusual,” graced the ears of music fans everywhere in 1965. From that point on, Tom has been a household name and has even, once again, hit the TV screens, this time as a judge onThe Voice UK. One of my favorite Tom moments is this cover of “We Can Work It Out” by the Beatles. …

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