Win a Camera in Our Great Outdoors Photo Challenge

Whether you’re exploring your city or forging new paths, awe-inspiring scenery is all around us. For this week’s edition of Mashable‘s Photo Challenge Guest Series, we’re partnering with Olympus to explore the great outdoors. We want to see your photos of the landscapes that call to you: a crowded city street, a stretch of rural countryside

Facebook Introduces an Anonymous Community App Called Rooms

Because sometimes you want to go where nobody knows your name. Facebook‘s much-anticipated anonymous social app is finally here, and it’s called Rooms. See also: Of Course Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Fluent Mandarin The app allows people to create a “room” on any topic. The room can then be customized with colors, icons and photos —

Facebook Stock Climbs to an All-Time High of $80

A day after Apple’s stock price set a new record, Facebook’s has done the same, surpassing $80 in midday trading. The stock price means Facebook’s market capitalization is now around $208 billion, which is more than IBM ($162 billion), Amazon ($145.2 billion) and Intel ($162.3 billion.) The previous high for the stock was $79.04 on

What Twitter Fabric Means for Developers

Twitter has had a complicated relationship with developers. In its earlier days, the social network encouraged third-party developers to build their own apps and services on top of the platform. But the company later began to roll out its own competing features (the most notable example of this is when Twitter created its own image

27 Autumn Photos That Will Leaf You Wanting More

Hold on to your cider donuts, because Autumn is in full swing. The change of season has officially hit with a flurry of flannel and fresh, fall air See also: 10 Real-Life Haunted Locations Across the U.S. Last week, we asked Mashable readers to submit photos that captured the feeling of Autumn for our Photo

Of Course Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Fluent Mandarin

How’s your week going? Been pretty good? Feeling like you’re doing well at work and things are looking up? Well, Mark Zuckerberg is back again to make you feel inadequate. See also: Mark Zuckerberg vs. an Average 30-Year-Old Man The Facebook CEO participated in a 30-minute question and answer session at Tsinghua University in Beijing

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

Facebook Is a Bigger Source for Political News Than CNN, Fox

Facebook is the second-biggest source where Americans with Internet access get their political news, trailing only local TV, according to a Pew Research study. The report, based on a recent poll of 2,901 people, found 49% of respondents got political news from local TV and 48% from Facebook in a typical week. That compares to

7 Tips for Using Social Media During Conferences

So, you’re attending a conference. You’ve paid the entrance fee, put on the best outfit ever, grabbed a big stack of business cards and made sure your LinkedIn profile is up to date. The one piece of the conference puzzle I can almost guarantee you’re missing? Social media. With the rise of platforms like Twitter

Chili's Cook Fired for Posting Shirtless Photos on Facebook

We’ll have the Triple Dipper with a side of chest hair. (At least we hope that’s just chest hair.) Chili’s Grill & Bar fired a cook after he posted topless photos of himself posing inside the restaurant’s kitchen, ABC Action News reports See also: Pro Tip for Online Daters: Don’t Sneak Into Your Ex’s House