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Collaborating With Influencers: It’s Not as Terrifying as You Think



This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.

To appreciate the power of video influencers, one needs to experience the pandemonium at Vidcon. Inside the web’s premiere video event, the fan hysteria swirls around creators like Jenna Marbles, Jacks Gap or Glozell , making the meet-up feel more like a One Direction concert. The online star may not make TMZ headlines, but — to their adoring…

Vine Challenge: Surprise Us With an Unexpected Twist



Everyone loves a film with a good twist — and the Vine community isn’t any different. But the good thing about plot twists on the video-sharing service is that it only takes six seconds to get to the good stuff.

Mashable is collaborating with Unpopular Now for this week’s Vine challenge. We want you to surprise us with a creative twist in your video.

“My favorite way to achieve this is to choose an object, and then make that…

Microsoft Officially Ditches the Nokia Brand



Microsoft’s mobile site is filled with words — but one that you won’t find is “Nokia.”

Apart from images and a single reference from a module powered by the Nokia Facebook page (which apparently hasn’t yet gotten the message), the Nokia brand is entirely absent.

Microsoft has made no secret of abandoning the Nokia brand since it completed the acquisition of the Finnish company’s mobile business earlier this year. First reported

The Three Performances That Rocked the Final Week of Battles on ‘The Voice’



Battle Rounds are complete

But in a week filled with fierce competition, there were no doubt some KO’s

So which duos were at the top of The Voice mountain of talent? These are the three best performances of the week:

Beth Spangler and Mia Pfirrman

(Team Adam)

This mega-battle of powerhouses could have been a trainwreck, honestly. Whenever a coach chooses a belty, stylized song for a duo, I get worried. Those types of songs are incredibly hard for the performers to make their own and you…

10 NBA Rookies You Need to Follow on Instagram



NBA rookies’ Instagram accounts are just like everyone else’s Instagram accounts — except a lot better.

Let’s be honest, there are very few things in this world that are better than being an NBA rookie. You’re playing the sport you love, you’re recognized as one of the best ball players in the world and you get to compete on a level primarily reserved for your childhood idols. Also, you’re stupid rich. Like, really really rich


Bono Wears Sunglasses for Glaucoma, Not for Fashion



Here’s one way to get everyone to stop talking about that messy iTunes situation: Bono has revealed that he always rocks sunglasses because he has glaucoma

Let’s all take this opportunity to apologize to Bono for the years of eyewear-related jokes

The U2 frontman discussed his chronic health issue, a disorder where damaged optic nerves make eyes sensitive to light, on The Graham Norton Show. Bono said he’s had glaucoma for close…

MasterCard’s New Credit Card Will Come With a Fingerprint Scanner



MasterCard is introducing a credit card that comes with a fingerprint scanner to make paying for items at stores more secure.

MasterCard’s contactless payment option is hardly new, allowing users to tap a card at checkout (and bypass the PIN code process). But MasterCard is now teaming up with biometric tech company Zwipe to prevent people from paying for items this way with stolen credit cards. It’s a way to prove that it’s actually you using the card.

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Turbo the Chihuahua Finally Meets the Man Who 3D Printed His Wheelchair



Before Turbo, the chihuahua born without front legs, captured the Internet’s heart over the summer, he caught the attention of Mark Deadrick, who makes his living designing rocket parts

Deadrick learned about Turbo from Ashley Looper, a veterinary tech who took him in after he was abandoned at four weeks old. At the time, Turbo was using a temporary cart fashioned from toys. Looper posted his story online in attempt to seek help.

Apple’s iPad Event Was the Epitome of All Dad Jokes



There are dad jokes, and then there are Apple jokes.

Apple’s iDad iPad event was full of updates and exciting news about the device’s new and improved design. It was also a great opportunity for the company’s senior VP of software engineering Craig Federighi to test out his comedy routine.

With so many puns and cheesy lines about Klingon keyboards and security leaks, nobody makes a dad joke like Apple.

The Internet groaned and rolled its…