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Tech Companies Race to Finally Enforce Policies After Charlottesville Violence [Updated] Tech Companies Race to Finally Enforce Policies After Charlottesville Violence [Updated]

Nearly all the major technology services we’ve come to rely on have been negligent in enforcing their own user protection guidelines. Repeated calls to act on the Terms of Service these companies outlined for themselves without any meaningful response has arguably emboldened the worst elements taking root on them—with…

Facebook Shut Down a Conservative 'FB Anon' Group Employees Used for Harassment Facebook Shut Down a Conservative 'FB Anon' Group Employees Used for Harassment

On Wednesday, Facebook CEO and much-rumored presidential hopeful Mark Zuckerberg posted to his personal page explaining why the company would renew efforts to crack down on hate speech across the site, citing the terrible violence that transpired at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12th.

Facebook's New Watch Tab Does Not Look Like a YouTube Killer at All Facebook's New Watch Tab Does Not Look Like a YouTube Killer at All

On Wednesday, Facebook announced the rollout of Watch, what it is calling “a new platform for shows on Facebook.” It’s yet another foray by the social media company from the business of distributing other people’s content into producing and licensing its own, and differs from its existing video content in that it…

StarCraft Could Be the Next Game AI Destroys Us At StarCraft Could Be the Next Game AI Destroys Us At

My experience with StarCraft was probably the stupidest possible: I really liked the books. Sure, I played the games, but mostly I played single-player because I was not very good, and enjoyed the story. But for some reason, it was Sarah Kerrigan’s tale told through the novelization that resonated with me the most.

This Story About How the FBI Tracked Down an Alleged Child Porn ‘Terrorist’ Is Nuts This Story About How the FBI Tracked Down an Alleged Child Porn ‘Terrorist’ Is Nuts

Self-proclaimed cyber terrorists tend to have one thing in common: They think police can’t catch them. And almost always, these sad men sitting at computers are wrong. That seems to be the case with Brian Kil, a fictional Facebook bad guy who liked to extort underage girls into sending him nudes, according to the FBI.…

CNN Pundit Who Quit on Saturday Reappears as Donald Trump's Low-Rent Facebook Propagandist CNN Pundit Who Quit on Saturday Reappears as Donald Trump's Low-Rent Facebook Propagandist

CNN’s resident Donald Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, whose pundit gig insisting the president is really playing 4D chess none of us can understand came to an abrupt end on Saturday, now has a new job reading pro-Trump propaganda online.

How to Read a Silicon Valley Diversity Report So You Don’t Get Hoodwinked How to Read a Silicon Valley Diversity Report So You Don’t Get Hoodwinked

On Tuesday, Facebook released its annual diversity report with a mighty claim. For the first time in three years, the company said it actually increased its proportion of black employees, from 2 percent to 3 percent. But here’s the thing: Facebook hasn’t released the hard numbers that would actually prove that. By…

Facebook's Latest Solution to Fake News? More Machines, Baby Facebook's Latest Solution to Fake News? More Machines, Baby

Take a shot every time Facebook evades editorial accountability.

Game of Thrones Star Says She Got Acting Role Because She Has Millions of Social Media Followers Game of Thrones Star Says She Got Acting Role Because She Has Millions of Social Media Followers

Sophie Turner, best known as Sansa Stark in the hit HBO show Game of Thrones, has a lot of followers on social media. And according to Turner, producers take that kind of thing into consideration when casting different projects. In fact, Turner says that she only got a recent acting gig because she has a large…

God Help Us All, Mark Zuckerberg Has Hired Hillary Clinton's Chief Strategist God Help Us All, Mark Zuckerberg Has Hired Hillary Clinton's Chief Strategist

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg publicly claims he is not preparing to run for president, despite the fact he has spent an awful lot of time traveling around the country in an effort to understand the little people.

No, Facebook Did Not Panic and Shut Down an AI Program That Was Getting Dangerously Smart No, Facebook Did Not Panic and Shut Down an AI Program That Was Getting Dangerously Smart

In recent weeks, a story about experimental Facebook machine learning research has been circulating with increasingly panicky, Skynet-esque headlines.

Tech's Biggest CEOs Are Too Chickenshit to Defend Net Neutrality Tech's Biggest CEOs Are Too Chickenshit to Defend Net Neutrality

Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee invited the CEOs of Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, and Google’s parent company Alphabet to take part in discussions about net neutrality. Telecoms were also invited and the two groups were expected to play good cop/bad cop on the issues. Now, the committee has extended…

Facebook Shells Out $500,000 For Project to Fight Election Hacking Facebook Shells Out $500,000 For Project to Fight Election Hacking

Facebook is sponsoring the efforts of former Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney campaign managers to combat hacking and disinformation campaigns designed to interfere with elections.

Uber Doesn't Deny What's Clearly Happening in the Front Seat of This Driver's Car Uber Doesn't Deny What's Clearly Happening in the Front Seat of This Driver's Car

What the fuck is going on in the front seat of this car? It may be something else or it may be exactly what it looks like. Aner Manuel, a stylist in Boston, claims he captured the video of his Uber driver being “intimate” with a woman while driving him in mid-July. Of course, this would be unsafe (yes, drivers have…

This Story About Facebook Workers in Menlo Park Is Depressing as Hell This Story About Facebook Workers in Menlo Park Is Depressing as Hell

In his recent adventures beyond the valley, Mark Zuckerberg has made a point of hammering on the issue of income inequality, saying the US should “explore ideas like universal basic income to give everyone a cushion to try new things.” But Zuckerberg needs to look no further than his own workers who live just miles…

Millions of People Just Watched a 'Live' GIF on Facebook for Hours Millions of People Just Watched a 'Live' GIF on Facebook for Hours

Earlier today, approximately 17 million Facebook Live users tuned in to an awe-inspiring video of nature at its fiercest: a massive, swirling supercell storm. In the sense that “live” means “actually happening right now,” however, this stream was 100 percent fake.

How to Back Up All of Your Online Accounts Offline How to Back Up All of Your Online Accounts Offline

Big fans of the cloud as we are, there’s no doubt relying solely on keeping your stuff stored remotely is a risky strategy. Accounts get hacked. Companies fold. And if you don’t have backups of your most precious Snapchats and Gmails, then they can disappear in a puff of data center smoke. Here’s how to make sure…

Can Facebook Fix VR’s Most Frustrating Problems in One Fell Swoop? Can Facebook Fix VR’s Most Frustrating Problems in One Fell Swoop?

Virtual reality is cool and all, but it won’t really become mainstream until a) it’s affordable and b) it doesn’t require a $1,000+ gaming PC. But it seems Facebook is attempting yet again to make VR a thing.

How Normal Guy Mark Zuckerberg Arranges All Those Candid Encounters With Real Americans How Normal Guy Mark Zuckerberg Arranges All Those Candid Encounters With Real Americans

In his new, obsessively documented mission to gather (and probably, in some way, monetize) the authenticity of Common People, Facebook’s putty-faced CEO is doing exactly what common people do: showing up to places uninvited, unannounced, and demanding absolute secrecy from strangers.

There Are Only a Few Possibilities for the Future of News There Are Only a Few Possibilities for the Future of News

The announcement that a large group of news media publishers are banding together in an attempt to bargain collectively with Facebook and Google over revenues is a big deal. And long overdue. But realistically, there are only a few ways that the future of the journalism industry can turn out.

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