Scandal goes Urban

With the return of Olivia Pope and team, it’s time to talk about scandals! We’re talking, tweeting the wrong hashtag.  We’re talking insensitive jokes from someone who clearly didn’t ask themselves: “too soon?”  We’re talking about that blood-stained sweatshirt! But...

Facebook: The New Obituary

If we asked you where you got the latest breaking news story, what would you say? We can bet Facebook or Twitter would be a solid answer for many of you. Lately we’ve realized that social media is pretty much a virtual newspaper…complete with obituaries...

Less Ice, More Challenge!

There’s taking part in a charitable contribution that is making waves on social media, like the Ice Bucket Challenge, and then there’s doing it right!  We’ve seen plenty of examples of participants dumping ice water on their head (and some failing at it)....

Do YOU Ice and Donate?

“You’ve been nominated for the ALS Challenge! You have 24 hours to participate or DONATE $100!!” Wrong. While the ALS Challenge was a great milestone for social media awareness campaigns and just awesome fundraising, there were some aspects of it...

#Mashable Will be #Mashable, Even on 9/11

Just when you think you’re doing the right thing, Mashable is there to tell you otherwise. No, really. We thought it was okay to pay tribute to the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Never in a million years did we think brands would be smeared for...