For a decade, Christopher Reeves, an Uber driver in Seattle, used Facebook for everything: talking with friends, communicating with fellow drivers, meeting singles. But one…View More Many Are Abandoning Facebook. These People Have the Opposite Problem.
It’s most definitely a nasty digital world out there these days. But it’s not just President Trump and his daily dose of toxic tweets. Or…View More Opinion | Who Killed Tumblr? We All Did
SINGAPORE – Local YouTuber Preeti Nair and her brother Subhas were on Wednesday (Aug 14) given a conditional warning over their controversial online rap video.…View More YouTuber Preetipls and brother Subhas given conditional warning by police over rap video on 'brownface' ad
Indirect bidders buy least amount of U.S. 5-year notes since 2015 NEW YORK, July 24 (Reuters) – Indirect bidders which include fund managers and foreign…View More Forever 21 Trolls Overweight Customers
A Facebook post by a Louisiana police officer suggesting that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” drew criticism on Sunday from officials in the city…View More Louisiana Police Officer on Facebook Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’
Several years ago I was in a department store, frazzled and running late, looking for things I couldn’t find. As I was hastening along an…View More Opinion | FaceApp and the Savage Shock of Aging
Last summer, in a kitschy hotel in the Pacific Northwest, I spotted a sort-of funny lampshade. Naturally, I snapped a picture. At first, my plan…View More Opinion | Why a Digital Diary Will Change Your Life
WASHINGTON • YouTube has announced it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination, as well as those denying well-documented violent events, such as…View More YouTube to ban hateful, supremacist videos
This should be the golden age of the aphorism. Constrained as we all are by time, attention and social media platform character limits, when we…View More Opinion | Why Isn’t Instagram More Witty?
I’ve been a student of L.G.B.T.Q. history for more than two decades. O.K., “Student of L.G.B.T.Q. history” is kind of a fancy term for a…View More Who Threw the First Brick at Stonewall? Let’s Argue About It
Last week, a series of manipulated videos — subtly slowed down and then pitch-corrected to make it appear as if the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi,…View More Opinion | The Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Hijacked Our Attention. Just as Intended.
WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – The US military plans to analyse 350 billion social-media posts from around the world to help it track how popular movements evolve.…View More US military to trawl through 350 billion social media messages
PARIS (AFP) – Major technology firms pledged Wednesday (May 15) to cooperate on “transparent, specific measures” to prevent the posting of violent extremist content online,…View More Tech giants vow 'transparent' measures to prevent online extremism
BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A father in Beijing who sent a helicopter to his daughter’s school for a science assignment has triggered heated…View More Dad in China sends helicopter to child's school for science assignment