Cryptocurrency Scams Have Plagued Twitter for Years
Wednesday's massive Twitter hack wasn't the first time the platform has grappled with cryptocurrency scams or compromised verified accounts. Far from it.
Someone Mysteriously Sent Almost $1 Billion in Bitcoin
An unknown person or entity just sent a whole lot of money while hiding in plain sight.
Trump’s Executive Order Could Ruin the Internet Over a Twitter Beef
Trump's ongoing tantrum about Twitter fact-checking has led to an executive order that seeks to clarify section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Tulsa, Oklahoma Unveiled a 7-Story-Tall Statue of Elon Musk
The Golden Driller is Oklahoma's state monument and represents an oil worker. Now, it's a 75-foot-tall idol representing Elon Musk.
A Quarter of the Most Popular Covid-19 YouTube Videos Are Misleading: Study
A new study found that YouTube videos viewed more than 60 million times contained misleading information about coronavirus, raising questions about social media companies' role in stemming misinformation during a crisis.
This Software Can Make Kanye West Rap Eminem's 'Lose Yourself'
Humans have taught computers to do some amazing and horrible things, but this might take the cake.
Is It Worth It to Buy a Used Tanker and Fill It With Cheap Oil? An Investigation
If you have millions of dollars just laying around, we have got the deal for you!
Facebook Will Ban Protests That Defy Government Guidance on Distancing
Anti-lockdown protests are taking place across America, and Facebook has found itself in its latest mess.
Conspiracies Are Thriving on Anti-Lockdown Protest Facebook Pages
Misinformation and conspiracies about the deadly virus have found a home on groups and pages planning and promoting anti-lockdown protests on the social network.
Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum
Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
Twitter Is Banning Political Ads
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social network will not accept political ads starting on November 22, and promised more details when the final rules are published in two weeks.
Your Cat Thinks of You Like a Parent, Study Suggests
A new study finds that cats form attachment styles to their caregivers similar to human babies and dogs.