TikTok
Learning from her friends that TikTok view counts were all zeros, and thinking that this was a signal that TikTok was about to be banned, my friend's 12-year-old daughter ran up to her mom and excitedly said, "OMG! Will things go back to normal now?" Continue Reading →

Snap Stock Bounce Back

Shelly talks Snapchat
Shelly Palmer talks about Snapchat's stock skyrocketing today, up by 23% with Richard Quest on CNN’s Quest Means Business. Shelly and Richard also talk about Spotify's shares falling after earnings. Original Airdate: February 6, 2019 Continue Reading →

Apple Unveils Their New Phones

Apples New Phones
Shelly Palmer talks with Richard Quest and Rana Foroohar about Apple’s worst kept secret: The unveiling of their new phones – the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. Apple has definitely placed immense thought and technology behind these phones and Shelly discusses all the key features; namely, their A12 Bionic Chip, the augmented reality feature, and Dual Sim support (DsDs). Continue Reading →

Tech Earnings Report

Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer discusses tech earnings and the emerging privacy onslaught between Apple and Facebook on CNN’s Quest Means Business with Richard Quest. Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis about Snapmap, a new feature available on Snapchat. Can Snapchat users trust this new location based feature? Or should users disable the Snapmap feature? Original Airdate: June 27, 2017 Continue Reading →
Dani Mathers
Dani Mathers looked up and saw a woman who aesthetically offended her. She had a thought … a silent, personal thought. A hackneyed, pop-culture meme came to her: “If I can’t unsee this then you can’t either.” It was so clever! So witty. She lifted her smartphone. It’s a bit catty, but it’s sooo perfect. A quick Snap. It’s funny, right? She was done typing the caption before she finished thinking. Well, mean/funny … but it’s OK. A quick tap. It was over in an instant -- Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers's thought unleashed on an unsuspecting world. Clearly, we now have all the tools we need to use our thoughts to destroy ourselves -- and they are more powerful than you probably imagine. Continue Reading →
Snap Spectacles
Glassholes, rejoice! Your hopes and dreams are about to be fulfilled by a $129 pair of video-recording Spectacles that its creator calls a "toy." But while they are going to be super-fun to play with, Snap Inc.'s Spectacles are a serious brand extension for the company that created ephemeral visual conversation. Continue Reading →
Snapchat
In the last day, news has been circulating that a database of some 200,000 Snapchat photos is being leaked after a third-party app used to save people’s otherwise-disappearing pictures got hacked. While some people argue over which third-party app is responsible for the breach, and whether the whole thing is actually a hoax, Snapchat has Continue Reading →