‘Please Acknowledge the Dick’: These Workers Are Paid $0.06 a Message To Pretend To Be Hot Women on Sex Chat Sites
VICE World News and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism went undercover to expose the truth behind sex-chat websites, where workers across the globe are paid cents per message to deal with explicit content.
How I Accidentally Hijacked Someone's WhatsApp
Because of phone number reuse, I ended up receiving a load of a stranger’s personal WhatsApp messages.
The DM That Changed My Life: A WhatsApp from My Estranged Sister
She's ten years old. Also, kids have iPhones now.
The DM That Changed My Life: When a Guy Replied to My Nude with a Cry-Laugh Emoji
Reclined on my bed, I resembled, both in posture and atmosphere, the iconic life drawing scene in 'Titanic.'
Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users
Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.
Why Do We Need So Many Different Messaging Apps?
Slack, Signal, Hangouts, Wire, iMessage, Telegram, Facebook Messenger. Why do we need so many apps to do one thing?
Politician Accidentally Doxes His Old Boss By Reading Encrypted Signal Messages in Front of a Bunch of Cameras
All the encryption in the world is not going to help if someone can read over your shoulder.
The 80s Software Program That Made Email Famous
Even as die-hard Eudora users held on, it couldn’t. Did we lose something great?
Six Tricks to Get the Most Out of WhatsApp
We compiled the best codes, tricks, and add-ons to help you have a lot more fun with the messaging app.
Activists Need to Watch Out for Fake Encryption Keys
An attacker could disrupt messages, or in more limited cases, perhaps read email contents.
Messaging Apps, Ranked
An exhaustive consideration of the ways humans interact with each other.
How Ugly Emojis Are Helping Fight Food Waste
A Maryland-based start-up has launched the world’s first “ugly” fruit and veg emojis as a way to get consumers used to eating blemished produce.