Twitter Took Phone Numbers for Security and Used Them for Advertising

This could make people think twice about using a phone number to secure their account at all.


India’s #MeToo Moment Was Groundbreaking, but What Has Changed a Year After?

Prominent actors, journalists, and artists accused of sexual harassment are back in the mainstream after intimidation tactics were thrown at survivors. Is this how it ends?


Here's How Google Sends Advertising Dollars to Fake News Sites

New research shows Google's online ad technologies provide an estimated 70% of ad revenue to 1,700 websites purveying misinformation.


Twitter Is Asking Sex Workers If They’re Bots and Demanding Their Phone Numbers

After Twitter locked or limited a number of accounts owned by sex workers, users are wondering what's going on.


Mark Ruffalo to Boris Johnson: Keep the Hulk's Name Out of Your Mouth

After the Prime Minister compared his Brexit strategy to the Hulk, Ruffalo dunked on him on Twitter.


The New iPhone 11 Pro Is Triggering People’s Trypophobia

People afraid of seeing holes clustered together aren't enjoying the phone's three cameras.


Milo Yiannopoulos Says He's Broke

“I can’t put food on the table this way.”


Please, Let's Just Say 'Vagina'

Some social media policies make it harder to use straightforward anatomical terms, which directly contributes to the taboo of talking about our bodies.


How China Used Facebook and Twitter to Bombard Hong Kong With Propaganda

The platforms suspended hundreds of accounts they say were used in a state-run campaign to discredit pro-democracy protests.


Amazon’s Creepy Twitter PR Army is Growing

Amazon now has dozens of apparent employees tweeting about how much they love the company. But even former employees are suspicious of the accounts.


'Feral Hogs' Was Made for Weird Twitter

An unwitting tweet about "30-50 feral hogs" felt destined to go viral. But why?