Instagram has sent out invites to multiple members of the media, including Mashable, for a mysterious press event in New York City on Dec. 12
The invitation is particularly vague and doesn’t reveal much other than the fact that Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom will be present. The media is invited to “share a moment” with the Instagram team. One could take that as a reference to a new private messaging feature, the focus of many rumors. Or one could take it to mean pretty much anything
More than 2 million accounts have been compromised from popular sites such as Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn after malware captured login credentials from users worldwide, according to a new report.
According to web security firm Trustwave, hackers have stolen login usernames and passwords across various sites in the past month with the help of Pony malware, a bit different than a typical breach.
“Although these are accounts for…
Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world.
Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting storiesApple was awarded a patent for a personal computing device control using face detection and recognitionSnapchat snapped up Facebook’s director of mobile partnerships, Emily White, as its new COO. She will work alongside CEO Evan Spiegel. And Google may be developing a platform for universal…
Snapchat added Emily White, the director of business operations at Instagram, as the company’s new COO on Tuesday, according to AllThingsD
The now-former Facebook exec had been director of mobile partnerships at Facebook beginning in 2011, according to her LinkedIn profile. She was assigned to work with Instagram and its co-founder Kevin Systrom in April, and was involved in bringing advertisements to Instagram just last month
Vin Diesel paid tribute to his friend and “brother” Paul Walker with a brief Facebook post on Monday. Walker died Saturday in a car crash in Santa Clarita, Calif., at the age of 40
In the post, Diesel calls Walker “Brian,” referring to Walker’s character in the Fast and Furious films, in which the duo co-starred since 2001
Walker’s other cast mates also posted messages on social media in…