Auckland's police were called on two kids creeping around holding guns. We still don't know what they were doing.
The street artist KATSU says he crafted his own feces into a portrait of the Facebook CEO, and the work is on display at a New York art gallery.
When he stopped talking to her, the cyber charlatan told him—via other fake accounts of her "friends"—that she'd intentionally overdosed on heroin.
Only after a 19-year-old discovered burn marks on her torso and Snapchat evidence the next day did she realize exactly what had happened.
They keep talking to men, and I keep meeting these men, and they're always angry, and it really has to stop.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face, then someone making a Vine of that and sharing it—forever.
We asked the two documentary makers—who've been friends for nearly 20 years—to have a chat, and then to share that chat with us.
We're often told that smartphones, apps, and social media have the potential to change the world—but progressive protest movements are much more successful when they engage in the old-fashioned techniques of meatspace.
If you're between 18 to 30 and like a few music-related Facebook pages, you may have seen an ad saying "Busted with possession or supply of drugs at Field Day? Call Sydney's best drug lawyers!"
On the latest episode of the ENTITLEMENT Podcast, we chatted with comedian Matt Ingebretson about YikYak, Tumblr, and feeling uncomfortable on social media.
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.
Dec 2, 2014
On Monday the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could define whether or not online threats are taken seriously by the legal system.
"With Facebook and their clients now knowing where you eat, where you travel, where you shop, and who you are with, they could have a detailed database covering all aspects of users' lives."
There's a deluded Facebook campaign being waged by people who think that a halal certification means that a cookie company supports terrorism.
I'm sick of people telling me that being sexual is bad. I want no part in any feminism that takes "we know what's best for you" as its starting point.
As part of their Follow Me series, which examines digital phenomena, Paris-based publishing house Jean Boîte joined forces with New York-based collective DIS and put together a compendium of #artselfies taken from social media.
A Facebook group that's all about sharing quirky Wikipedia articles and fun factoids is also a seething conflict zone rife with furious arguments and ban-happy moderators.
If you're a criminal, don't take photos of yourself doing criminal things.
In a completely saturated social media landscape, how is an artist supposed to create enough work to get attention? Sam Newell has one answer: Let an algorithm make the art.
Apple and Facebook have begun offering their female employees the opportunity to freeze their eggs as a way to prolong their childbearing years. The rest of us should get that chance too.
"Threatening to rape someone on Twitter isn't trolling," one self-described troll explains. "That's just threatening to rape someone. On Twitter."
On October 2, Facebook will suspend the accounts of drag performers around the globe unless they change the names used on their profiles to their "real" names. Naturally, they're pretty upset about this.
Bogus kidnapping claims demanding cash to rescue relatives who are totally safe have been common in Mexico for a decade. But what used to be done over the phone is now creeping into new chat tools like WhatsApp.
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.