Before their arrest, a pair of predators used Model Mayhem to find young women to sexually assault. Now one of those women is attempting to sue the website, and fighting Google and Facebook in the process.
More than 300 pages of unclassified documents released to VICE News reveal what occurred after a Senate staffer accidentally stumbled upon damning internal CIA documents related to the agency's torture program.
Search engine algorithms and laws have made it harder for people to find suicide-related content online, but it's still pretty easy to find explicit instructions on committing suicide from a quick Google search.
A primer for the artificial visualization phenomena for those who missed the internet hype.
The folks at Google say they've "made a few choices that, in hindsight, we've needed to rethink."
Volvo will be the first company to test autonomous cars in the Southern Hemisphere. The SA Government just hopes it'll stimulate their ailing economy.
Following failed attempts to reduce shark attacks through culling, Western Australian scientists are developing futuristic methods to keep swimmers safe.
"I once sent my girlfriend-at-the-time a text that said 'I'm going to make your vagina cry.' By mistake, I sent it to my mom."
Will it be a groundbreaking step toward mapping food trends or just another way to make you feel bad about yourself?
Ten years after we were charmed by a suicidal World of Warcraft player, the world of viral videos has changed.
Amit Sood owns the brain who came up with the idea of bringing the world's art to people who usually wouldn't have access to it.
Tech journalist Geoff White and ethical hacker Glenn Wilkinson show audiences how to take cybersecurity into their own hands.
Israeli artist Omer Golan survived a Palestinian suicide bomb attack in 2000. Since then, he's worked with his wife Tal as the artist duo OMTA.
Which is a pretty fucking terrifying thought.
An insider's account of the bizarre world of the Chinese state-run English-language media.
The distinction may be the thing that keeps three WikiLeaks employees out of prison.
Social gaming is a big deal now. But in an age where we are becoming fiercely protective of our right to privacy, why would we choose to invite anonymous strangers into our living rooms?
Melbourne photographer Jackson Eaton is inverting our idea of selfies.
In Nicholas Carr's the Glass Cage, the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us—from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps—and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
The creators say they want to help teens sext safely and make sure people have access to "different types of vaginas."
Privacy advocates are asking a judge to rule that NSA internet data collection is a violation of the Fourth Amendment without deciding what that means for the future of the program.
I talked to Jon Karlung, the chairman of the company that looks after the leak-ennabling activist organziation's data, about his fight for online freedom.
Five months after a European court decision that required Google (and other search engines) to "forget" certain information about people, the mechanics of that forgetting is still a complicated muddle.
The social media site plans to roll out an algorithm that will filter the tweets shown to users in hopes of making their chaotic feeds a little more orderly and more like Facebook. Naturally, everyone is up in arms about this.