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Over the years, social media has evolved to become a critical tool in the way the world communicates, and on June 30, we'll be recognizing it with its own day. In 2010, Mashable launched Social Media Day to acknowledge the impact these tools have had on our lives. Since then, the day has become a global celebration of the...

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Laughter is a universal language and one of our first communication methods. Before we had spoken or written language, humans used laughter to express our enjoyment or accession with a certain situation. It's also a form of communication that bridges the gap between various languages, cultures, ages and demographics. So it's no wonder that funny memes and witty hashtags...

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In today's tech-savvy society, it's very easy to forget that social media hasn't been around for very long. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have revolutionized the way we communicate with each another. Not only does social media have the power to keep us in touch with our friends and family, it can also connect us with...

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From marketing and advertising to social media and PR, the Mashies are all about the very best in digital. Want to attend? There's only one month left to submit your work to be considered for Mashable's annual celebration of the agencies and brands that are paving the future of communication on new digital platforms. Submit your work now...

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From new social platforms to the evolution of digital technology to the explosion of mobile, the face of digital marketing is constantly changing — sometimes overnight. Brands and agencies are not only keeping pace but also thriving, with marketing, advertising and social media campaigns that are smarter, faster and more effective than ever before. The Mashies, Mashable’s annual...

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Instagram on Wednesday temporarily yanked an anti-racism post from hip hop artist and longtime activist Talib Kweli because an image seemed to violate the social network's community guidelines. Kweli in the past has been extremely vocal in the media and online about racial inequality — he was an influential voice earlier this year regarding the fatal police shooting...

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Capture photographs mid-jump for this week’s photo challenge, brought to you by Mashable and Hilton. Instagram is home to some of the very best jump shots — most commonly referred to as "jumpstagrams." Ballerinas in mid-leap and illusions of people floating under umbrellas — these are images we see often, many times shot in front of beautiful street art...

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For the sixth annual time, Social Media Day was celebrated by thousands of people around the world on June 30. Mashable started Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to reflect and honor the growth of social media and the digital revolution. Now in 2015, this holiday encompasses hundreds of in-person events around the world, along with thousands...

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This year marks the sixth-annual Social Media Day, and to celebrate, we hosted a #MashMeet. Artists, animators, comedians and other creatives gathered at Mashable's New York City headquarters on June 30 for a night of networking and Vining. Fancy meatballs, handcrafted pretzels, jars of jellybeans and a popcorn machine kept our guests well-fed, while they collaborated on creating...

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