Author Archives: Matt Silverman

Where Do Browser Bugs Come From? [COMIC]

Mashable Comics are illustrated by Kiersten Essenpreis, a Chicago-based artist who draws and blogs at YouFail.com. Continue reading

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‘Comic Sans Project’ Seeks to Save the Web’s Most Hated Font

Some fonts get no respect. This is true of Comic Sans, the ’90s-era Microsoft typeface that sought to emulate comic book text and failed miserab… Continue reading

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How to Enable the New YouTube Design Now




Word on the street is that YouTube has a slick new design. It’s a revamped homepage with some pretty tight Google+ social integration an… Continue reading

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10 Sleek Google+ Icons for Your Website or Blog

Now that you’ve had a few weeks to get your feet wet with Google+, it’s time to make sure your other web properties are linking to your +… Continue reading

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Mashable Picks: Our 11 Favorite Tumblr Themes





We all love Tumblr for its ease of use and unique social blogging features. But we really love Tumblr because the right theme can turn your hum… Continue reading

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9 Outstanding Websites for Design Inspiration

When it comes to web design and development, we’ve offered up our top picks for tools of the trade. We’ve shared great tips from proContinue reading

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Stand-Up Web Developers [COMIC]

Some humor is just too niche for prime time. Mashable Comics are illustrated every week by Kiersten Essenpreis, a New York-based artist who drContinue reading

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Top 10 Twitter Trends This Week [CHART]

This week offers a mixed bag of Twitter trends, and the surprising absence of one item we thought would certainly make the list. As we’ve seen in the past, international sports usually drive a huge chunk of the Twitter discussion. This week’s number one trend was focused on a particular incident: the suspension of Scottish [...] Continue reading

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Great Moments in Text Messaging [COMIC]

Speech is such a hassle, what with the mouth movements, facial expressions and eye contact. History is just littered with opportunities where texting would have come in handy. This comic was illustrated by Kiersten Essenpreis, a New York-based artist who draws and blogs at YouFail.com. For more laughs, check out our previous Mashable Comics. More [...] Continue reading

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10 Premium Tumblr Themes Worth Paying For

Despite what much of the Internet will have you believe, some things are just worth paying for. And while the theme garden over at Tumblr is chock-ful… Continue reading

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