Springing a jump scare on people who are just trying to enjoy a YouTube video is pretty rude, to be honest.
Today, kids under 13 are the only class of American internet user who must opt in rather than opt out of having their data collected.
Your saving money and time on kitty litter is ruining some poor schmuck's life.
Prepare to swing off the trapeze of the mind and into... "The Twilight Zone."
Juul Labs, the nation's most popular e-cigarette, is also under scrutiny from parents, health advocates, and regulators.
The orangey-red drink is suddenly on the menu at every hip restaurant and being drunk by 20-something women in trendy bars across America.
More and more, "ambiently intelligent" systems are manipulating the periphery of our senses — could VR teach us to wrest back some control?
Branded filmmaker collective The Story Shop put together this tight parody film to skewer a trope we're pretty sure everyone is getting sick of but no one can resist: the famous "Kids these days are so lazy! Back in my day, we had it way harder!" fallacy.
A movie with a cast of current and former professional basketball players covered in pounds of makeup and prosthetics shouldn't work. It really shouldn't even exist, either. But somehow it's here, and its creators tell the inside story of how Kyrie Irving came to be a leading man.
If public relations is too hard, you can always just pay a journalist to write about your brand.
Much like every other endeavor the company has undertaken, the political ads policy appears to be an all or nothing affair. Like most of Facebook's problems, this is an issue of scale and human moderation.
The promise implicit in the ads is a communal, democratic, and evolutionary one. Like the exhaust plumes of the nascent Space Shuttle program, all signs pointed to us moving closer to the stars, surely a more ideal habitat for our relentless cleverness.
Richard Madaleno, a Democratic candidate, wanted to "infuriate Trump" and made history in the process.
Not only is it listening to you, but it's also following you and watching you.
It seems quaint to imagine now but the original vision for the web was not an information superhighway. Instead, it was a newspaper that fed us only the news we wanted. This was the central thesis brought forward in the late 1990s and prophesied by thinkers like Bill Gates – who expected a be…
How a movement intended to lift up women really just limits their acceptable emotions. Again.
Facebook can identify people people "at risk" of jumping ship from one brand to a competitor. The technology raises ethical alarms among experts.
Maybe Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook is a different Facebook than the one we're all talking about. At this point, this is the only explanation that makes sense.
I don’t know how I hit the jackpot, but I’d pay to keep it that way.
We have become familiar with the dangers of an unfettered Internet, but Tuesday's tragedy reminds us that the quest to control it is scarcely less fraught.
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