Grumpy Cat Squares Off With Oscar the Grouch (Viral Video)

Two great grumps meet for the first time, thanks to a video from Mashable.


One Big Doubt Hanging Over Twitter’s IPO: Fake Accounts

At 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, the Twitter account for Mashable — one of the earliest movers into the now endless world of social media news sites — sent out its 60th tweet for the day.

Toward a More Public Social Network: Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts

The battle for real-time rages on!

People of South by Southwest — Please, Free Grumpy Cat

A plea to the people of Austin on behalf of an overpublicized feline.

Boxes and a Bar: OnLive Employees Pack Up After Cloud Gaming Company Obfuscates About Fate (Photos)

For the record: Obfuscate means to render obscure, unclear or unintelligible.

OnLive Denies Reports That It’s Shutting Down

What about the reports of mass layoffs? Stay tuned.

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More Media on Social Media: Slew of New Apps Hit Facebook’s Timeline

A few months ago, AllThingsD’s Liz Gannes questioned why it seemed as though all of her friends on Facebook were reading articles from the Washington Post online; turns out she, like many users, was seeing an aggregated list of activity from news apps through Facebook’s “open graph.” Today, Facebook announced that even more media apps were coming to Timeline through the social network’s open graph, including “The Daily Show,”, Huffington Post, Mashable, MTV News and BuzzFeed.

ATD and Mashable Sitting in a Tree: The Best Merger Memo I’ve Nabbed All Year

Happy Valentine’s Day, Drake and Stacy! Walt, Handsome Pete and I could not be more happy for you.

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Mashable COO Adam Hirsch Makes a Move to DoSomething, which helps channel the energies of teens into social causes, said today it had lured Adam Hirsch away from the COO job at Mashable to become its chief digital officer as of Feb. 7. Hirsch will oversee all member engagement including social media, product development, and mobile.

Hey Facebook, Where’s That Timeline and Open Graph You Promised?

Two and a half months after Facebook promised that a huge revision of its self-expression and sharing tools were coming soon, users and developers are still waiting.

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