In conversation, Mikhail Burchik seemed sanguine about accusations that he helped oversee a massive operation to spread pro-Trump propaganda under false identities on social media.
Thanks to Instagram and Twitter, she turned her hyper-specific, hyper-relatable "Cravings" into a #brand.
How trolls exploit the internet's "savviness gap" for fun and profit.
Gfycat is deploying AI to seek and destroy AI-generated porn — a good step, but we're not out of the woods yet.
A data analysis shows trolls are using real news to drive reactionary news coverage, set the daily news agenda and target local journalists and community influencers to follow certain stories.
SpaceX wants to build an Internet service provider using satellites, and Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai is all for it.
How do people who think nothing of filming a dead body end up at the top of the YouTube ecosystem? Maybe all the good people get filtered out.
Not only does this compilation of short videos tell a complete and compelling story, that story has a true twist ending.
Professional video game expert Tim Rogers describes it as "doing your taxes on the moon."
Facebook is rewarding me for pissing my friends off, and its new thirst for comments seems to have driven itself into a loop that won't let my friends free from the grasp of a piece of content that they actually hate.
The net will never be neutral so long as technology oligopoly continues to asphyxiate what we look at when we open our browsers.
Can a computer spot a fraudulent sex tape? The GIF website Gfycat says it can.
Everyone loves that dopamine rush of a match, no one wants to date.
The search giant's crusade against "annoying" ads isn't altruism.
Phone companies won't upgrade DSL lines, and cable companies won't expand their service maps.
It's a surprisingly refreshing antidote to the ugly emotions the internet usually generates.
Everyone goofs, and then you get ghosted.
Facebook’s latest attempt to prioritize relationships has all the subtlety of a baseball bat, and appears to have been conceived by a robot.
A decade later and we're still enthralled by slow-motion footage of an expensive blender destroying an expensive piece of consumer technology.
Between the occasional, curious user who is truly interested in just chatting, are the ones everyone has come to expect: the on-cam men jerking off.
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