Facebook Is Introducing GIF and Video Profile Pictures

Photo: Vincent Calderon/Repeatly Brace yourself for an overload of Facebook profile picture updates at a magnitude we haven’t seen since the social network introduced a rainbow filter in support of gay marriage. Why? Because Facebook just made it possible to use a video as your profile picture. Specifically, users will be able to record a short, looping clip (think: a Vine or GIF animation) and set it as their profile picture on mobile. If you’ve ditched Facebook for Snapchat, you’ll recognize the update as something already available to Snapchat users. The feature will begin rolling out today for some, so…

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GBBO’s Flora admits ‘feeling young’ as she exits semi-final

Nineteen-year-old Flora Shedden, who exited the Great British Bake Off in the semi-final, has admitted she often felt young and inexperienced on the show. “There were moments when I did feel my age and that I was lacking a certain experience,” the Bake Off’s youngest contestant revealed. “In week five I didn’t know what an Arctic Roll was until we got into the tent, but then I am only 19.” But she got on well with all the other bakers because of their “common interest” – despite the age gap,…

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10 ‘Empire’ Quotes That Could Be Motivational Posters

Scroll To See More Images Empire’s quick quips are a huge part of what makes the show a fan favorite. Say what you will about Cookie’s ethics—her snappy comebacks are enough to shut anyone up. Who wouldn’t want to have that fierceness at her disposal? A strong start to season two indicates there will be even more salacious quotes on the way. Here, we round up the most empowering lines of the series so far. Over-the-top? Definitely. Badass? Absolutely. Print ’em out and hang them in your cubicle, make one your phone background, or…

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Kim Kardashian on Her Pre-Kanye Style: ‘I Look Back & I’m Mortified’

Yup, even Kim Kardashian cringes at old pictures of herself. “Back in the day, I thought I had the best style,” Kardashian told CNN Style. “I look back at outfits and I’m, like, mortified.” Kanye West, Kim Kardashian & North West Move in With Kris Jenner  Think the credit for Kim’s style upgrade is due to her fashion plate sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner? Think again. When he’s not making music, spewing Twitter gold, or prepping for his 2020 presidential campaign, Kanye West shares style wisdom with his lady. Simple ensembles, neutral colors,…

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Fox, SiriusXM launch headline news service

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News is collaborating with SiriusXM to launch a 24-hour news service that will update satellite radio listeners and mobile device users on headlines every 15 minutes. The service, to launch Oct. 5, is Fox’s most high-profile new business venture since the Fox Business Network was started in 2007. Fox is hiring 40 to 50 new journalists and building a new newsroom for the operation, said Jay Wallace, Fox’s senior vice president of news. Fox News Headlines 24/7 will introduce SiriusXM subscribers to a concept familiar…

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