Tech

This Is How Your Life Changes When You Quit Facebook, According To 4 People Who've Done It

After revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm with links to the Trump campaign, allegedly harvested the personal data of over 50 million Facebook users without permission, many people across (other) social media sites shared …
By Melanie Mignucci

15 Instagram Caption Ideas For When You Want To Celebrate Rosé Season

If you're kicking off Memorial Day weekend with a rosé-all-day marathon, you're going to need some punny Instagram caption ideas for your rosé season pics. Because, you can't post "rosé all day" for every snap. Writing a witty Instagram caption can b…
By Brandi Neal

This App Matches Your Leftovers With People In Need & Makes Saving The World So Easy

It feels like every week there is a new app everyone is telling you that you simply have to download. Well, hear me out, because the latest app, Olio, is worth all that attention and you should actually download it. Right now. But what is Olio? The a…
By Emma Flynn

7 Ways Social Media Literally Changes Your Brain, According To Science

The internet is a wild place that's given us many good things, and just as many not-so-good things. Whether you slot social media into either camp is entirely up to you. But one thing experts are starting to understand is how social media changes you…
By Brandi Neal

Face It, You Need A Laptop Stand – & Here Are The 7 Best

A few years back, I started having pretty serious neck and shoulder pain. I saw a chiropractor and the first question he asked was how much time I was spending at the computer. When I said, “Oh, about ten hours a day,” he gave me a horrified look and…
By Rachel Cavanaugh

You Can Now Track Your Amazon Packages In Real Time

If you're anything like me, you probably like to know where your impending deliveries are at every step of the process. Well, now you can follow your package's journey from warehouse to doorstep, and revel in all that anticipatory glee to your heart’…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

This Is Why You’re Getting SO Many Emails About Privacy Policies This Week

Checking the mail and finding a surprise package is fun; receiving unexpected emails is, objectively, the worst thing in the world. No one enjoys an unnecessarily full inbox, but if you've been online this week, your inbox has likely been flooded wit…
By Ayana Lage

You Could Get A $50 Rebate If You’ve Changed Your iPhone Battery Recently

If you took advantage of Apple's promise to replace old and out-of-warranty iPhone batteries in 2017 for $79, good news: Since in 2018 Apple is charging customers $29 for a battery change, you might be eligible for an iPhone battery replacement rebat…
By Kaitlyn Wylde
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Bustle's Engineers On Getting The Job Done

Speaking from personal experience, Bustle is a unique and exciting work environment. The employees are empowered to be themselves, to actualize creative ideas they believe in, and to form strong bonds with their team. Not to mention, the staff is mad…
By Arielle Dachille

You Can Finally Mute People On Instagram Thanks To This New App Update

If you don't like the content you're seeing on someone's Instagram page, you have always had the option to unfollow them. Once you did that, the problem was solved — except that, due to often complex social situations, unfollowing someone isn't alway…
By Jessica Booth

This Could Be Why You Don’t Have Instagram’s New Mute Feature Yet

If you just can't take another food gram from one of your Instagram friends, but you don't want to unfollow them, you might be furiously googling: Why don’t I have Instagram’s mute feature? The app just rolled out this new feature on May 22, which fi…
By Brandi Neal
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How One Engineer Started Her Style Blogging Side-Hustle

If you hear that someone is an engineer, it's likely that a few characterizations come to mind: left-brained, reserved, someone living in the glow of a computer screen, and most likely male. Twenty-eight year old engineer and style blogger Katherine …
By Arielle Dachille

What These Engineers Are Doing To Make Facebook More Accessible To Visually Impaired Users

For many of us, accessing our favorite social media sites is as easy as opening our browser or mobile app. We log in and expect it to simply work. But for blind and visually impaired users who work with screen reader software, accessibility is far fr…
By James Loke Hale

Google Assistant Just Introduced An Adorable Royal Wedding-Themed Update

If you were wondering how you're going to celebrate the royal wedding, it seems like you can now just ask Google. In anticipation of Saturday, May 19's royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, Google has created a fun little gift for fan…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This All-In-One Machine Lets You Make Coffee, Craft Beer & Kombucha Right In Your Kitchen

If you’re a fan of DIY craft beverages — like local beer, or single batch kombucha — you’re in luck: Today, the makers of PicoBrew are launching a Kickstarter campaign for the Pico U, the first-ever universal beverage appliance that lets you make cra…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

There’s No Official Royal Wedding Hashtag, But Here’s What You Can Use Anyway

Before a first date with someone, it's important to get their last name. Not just because it's generally a good idea to Google people before you meet them, but it's important information in case you end up marrying them one day and have to incorporat…
By Ayana Lage

This Major Online Store Is Now Selling Apple Products At A Pretty Legit Discount

With ultraviolet being the official color of 2018, it only makes sense to buy your Apple products from a site that embraces everything purple while also delivering deep discounts on all of your faves. Jet.com just launched an Apple Shop, and it's off…
By Brandi Neal

These Earbuds Won't Fall Out As You Run — & They Can Handle Sweat, Too

Imagine it: it's the perfect running weather — warm, overcast, and slightly breezy. You've got just the right gear to keep you cool and dry, and the best earbuds for running to hook into your ears and jam out. You're ready to crush it, except those …
By Andrea Hannah

Here’s How To Use New Animated Emojis In Your Instagram Story Polls

There are big conversations going on these days about the importance of authenticity in social media, but the truth is, plenty of us engage with these platforms not only to express ourselves but to also develop relationships and have conversations th…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

If You Don’t Have Instagram’s New Emoji Poll Feature, Here’s What To Do

Since launching their Stories feature in 2016, Instagram has continuously added extra features to it to make the experience more personal and fun. Arguably one of the best Instagram Story features is the ability to create polls, as they can make Stor…
By Jessica Booth

Amazon Is Testing An Alexa Smart Home & It Will Even Order Groceries For You

In 1999, the Disney Channel released their original movie Smart House, and gave kids everywhere a set of expectations for what their homes could be that were — at the time, at least — entirely unrealistic. Sure, the high-tech dream home kind of wreak…
By Alli Hoff Kosik