260 Results for

vanity

Article

Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

Article

Twitter to launch vanity URLs for Vine users' profiles on Dec. 20

Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.

By December 18, 2013

Article

Nokia Lumia 928 outed in Vanity Fair ad

The magazine ad touts Nokia's PureView camera technology. A photo of the device has also popped up on Nokia's Web site.

By May 7, 2013

Article

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Describing herself as a social activist, public speaker and contributor to Vanity Fair, Lewinsky decides now is the time to enter the fray of immediacy.

By October 20, 2014

Article

Sprint eyes vanity numbers with $3-a-month StarStar initiative

The company will now let users choose their own number combination with help from Zoove's Star Star.

By October 8, 2012

Article

The mystery of the Twitter vanity plate

So you might imagine that "Twitter" would be the license plate on a hot Porsche -- or at least a Tesla Roadster. Think again.

By September 20, 2012

Article

Google+ launches vanity URLs, catching up to Facebook, Twitter

The tech giant starts rolling out custom URLs for certain brands and users, like +britneyspears and +toyota. Now, memorizing those long strings of numbers could be a thing of the past.

By August 13, 2012

Article

Snapchat warns users outside apps 'can't be trusted'

Snapchat tells its more than 100 million users that some third-party apps pose a threat. But the photo-sharing service doesn't address why outsiders were able to connect to Snapchat in the first place.

By October 14, 2014

Article

Elon Musk: Don't fall asleep at the wheel for another 5 years

Following Tesla's news that it's bringing autopilot to its electric sports cars, CEO Elon Musk says autonomous, self-driving cars aren't far off either.

By October 10, 2014

Article

Sketchy Snapchat backup services leave users exposed

Despite Snapchat's self-proclaimed efforts to shutter third-party services, a new hack of the service -- popular with teens -- exposes an enormous library of user photos and videos.

By October 10, 2014