Facebook Has Been Preparing for #DeleteFacebook for More Than a Decade
To many, the social network is irreplaceable because there's nothing to replace it with.
Facebook Is Being Sued for Discriminatory Ad Targeting
Housing groups say they were able to create ads that discriminated against mothers, the disabled, and minorities.
Facebook Is Investigating Bitcoin Ads Bypassing Its New Ban
It appears some ads have already found simple workarounds.
Facebook Just Banned All Cryptocurrency Advertising
Facebook banned ads for "financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices."
Last.fm Was the Only Music Social Network That Made Sense
Inside the rise and fall of Last.fm, the social network that understood how online music worked and that resembled bits of Facebook, Songkick, Blogspot, and Spotify.
If you can't beat 'em
A Canadian Company Tried to Build a Facebook Competitor in Ukraine and Failed
Ukrainians.co was meant to replace banned Russian sites.
What Happened When I Tried to Get Laid on LinkedIn
"I'd like to add you to my professional network xoxoxox Maria"
for the 'gram
Instagram Is Driving Indonesia's Wedding Culture to New Levels of Excess
Because nothing says "true love" like a million Instagram likes.
People Are Telling Us What Makes Them Anxious
Share publicly or go anonymous.
Relive the Torrid Human Dramas of Old AIM Chats in 'Emily Is Away Too'
A game that rethinks nostalgia.
Friendster Was the Best Social Media Site, Ever
From Witches to Dolphins, These Are the Communities That Make Mastodon Great
The top five Mastodon instances as judged by meaningless criteria that we refuse to disclose.