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Instagram’s Top Hashtag Of 2017 Will Actually Warm Your Heart

"It's been a rough year," is likely the biggest understatement of the year. It's clear the trials and tribulations of the year 2017 have been universally felt, and now we're all in a perpetual state of sighing — literally. And while there was a lot o…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Facebook’s New Snooze Button Lets You Temporarily Unfollow People On Your News Feed — Finally

Even with all of its positive qualities (and I really believe there are many of them), Facebook is undoubtedly a land ruled by overwhelm. At any given moment, you can scroll through your News Feed and find yourself hit with a deluge of baby photos, p…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

11 New Year’s Eve Instagram Caption Ideas That Aren’t Just Lyrics From ‘Rent’ Again

Is there a night more Instagrammable than New Year's Eve? With its perma-theme of glitter, glamour, and a whole lot of cheeting, the last day of the year inevitably fills up our IG feeds for weeks to follow, even after the last of the confetti has be…
By Maddy Foley

21 Holiday Gifts To Get Every Guy In Your Life

I like to think that I'm pretty good at coming up with great gifts for the special people in my life. The holiday season rolls around and I get downright giddy at the thought of spreading some extra smiles (cheesy, I know) by wrangling the perfect pr…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

Instagram Caption Ideas For The Winter Solstice That Aren’t Cheesy

I know that time of year when it feels like the sun starts setting as soon as it rises in the morning is hard to get through. It's already dreary and cold — throwing in a lack of sunlight makes things damn near unbearable. But, chin up: You've only g…
By Maddy Foley

Here’s Why You Should Be Careful Of Which Hashtags You Follow On Instagram

Lemme guess: You were so excited about the new Instagram update that allows you to follow hashtags that you followed them all. I mean, literally, you followed hashtags ranging from your public interests to your innermost private curiosities, and now …
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Know If Someone Can See What Hashtags You Follow On Instagram

In the last few weeks, Instagram has been keeping users pretty busy with fun updates. And now, on Dec. 12, they released yet another update, which allows users to follow hashtags instead of just other users. The update fosters a sense of community on…
By Jessica Booth

How To Unfollow A Hashtag On Instagram If You Followed And Instantly Regretted It

BIG news, everyone. Huge. Instagram has just added a new feature that definitely fills a gap you didn't know needed to be filled. While most of your Instagram usage is probably tethered to your social life and keeping in touch with friends and family…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Instagram Is Finally Letting You Follow Something Other Than Accounts

Since its inception, social media has been created for following people. On Tuesday, a certain photo-based app turned that on its head, announcing the option to automatically keep up with hashtags as well as your fellow users. Naturally, all my fello…
By Claire Warner

Here’s Why Your Instagram Isn’t Letting You Follow Hashtags Like Everyone Else Yet

The last month of 2017 has proven to be a big one for Instagram: not only is there speculation that the company will be producing a new app, Direct, but there have also been multiple updates to make your experience more interesting and interactive. T…
By Jessica Booth

Here’s How To Get Instagram’s New Hashtag Follow Feature

The 2017 holidays are coming early courtesy of Instagram, which is putting everyone on its "nice" list this year. On the heels of last week's Instagram Stories update, another new feature lets you follow hashtags. If you're excited AF, here's how to …
By Brandi Neal

Watch The Awesome Thing That Happens When You Ask Amazon's "Alexa" About Black Lives Matter

Although I have access to several different virtual, voice-activated “personal assistants,” I very rarely actually use them. For example, the Echo Dot my husband and I were gifted for the holidays last year? I mean, yes, it’s cool… but in our everyda…
By Lucia Peters

Pottermore Just Announced The FIRST EVER 'Harry Potter' Game That Lets You Go To Hogwarts

Here's the kind of news that will make you spit out your pumpkin juice: fresh on the heels of Pottermore announcing "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," a "Pokemon Go"-esque game set in the Wizarding World, they've just announced a SECOND Harry Potter game…
By Emma Lord

How To Get That "Best 9" Photo Collage Everyone's Posting On Instagram

Each December, between the photos of adorably misshapen snowmen and glittery holiday attire, social media is flooded with end-of-year retrospectives. How are we supposed to remember what happened in the past year without a bunch of artful photo colla…
By Claire Warner

What To Do If Your iPhone Won’t Stop Shutting Off On Its Own

If your iPhone has started majorly glitching out, I'm sure you're a little ball of stress right now. Since Dec. 2, many users have reported that their iPhones have taken to repeatedly restarting on their own — every 10 seconds or so, according to som…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Instagram Might Be Releasing A Whole New App Just For Messaging

If you're an avid Instagram user, you're probably more than a little familiar with the app's direct messaging capabilities (or DMs, as the youths say). DMs allow you to chat privately with your friends, connect with followers, and personally react to…
By Jessica Booth

This Cryptic Tweet Has The Internet CONVINCED Vine Is Coming Back

There are many ways a person can flaunt their creativity on social media. But it was Vine, which provided users the medium of 6 second video loops, that entertained us in a totally new way. Unfortunately, however, as quick as the videos looped, the a…
By Brittany Bennett

This New Facebook Feature Wants You To Reveal Your Guiltiest Pleasure

In case you were concerned that you weren't already spending enough time on Facebook while you aimlessly clicked through other peoples' pages and got zero work done, the social media leader is releasing a new feature today that's going to reduce your…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Spotify Made A Secret Playlist Of Your Favorite Songs From 2017 — Here's How To Find It

If we're being honest, a lot of crap-tastic things happened in 2017; at the same time, a lot of brilliant things happened, too — like your Spotify playlist. Want to gather together your favorite jams of the year? If you're wondering how to get your t…
By Megan Grant

Here’s How To Get Instagram Story Highlights So You Can Start Using It ASAP

There are a lot of ways to express your creativity and ~vibe~ on Instagram. The latest feature development on the app is just another way to make your whole brand ~crystal clear~. You'll want to know how to get Instagram Story Highlights so that you …
By Brittany Bennett

Here’s What To Do If You Don’t Have Instagram Story Highlights Yet

It's no secret that Instagram has become a platform from which creativity and straight up, grown ass adult careers can take off. The beauty of social media is the ways in which you can express your talents to a community — or just your best friends. …
By Brittany Bennett