Image: The Data DriveThe only thing worse than Facebook having all of your personal information is, well, Facebook not having all of your personal information.That is the premise behind The Data Drive, a new website by Daniel Kolitz, creator of The Printed Internet and artist Sam Lavigne.
Facebook has always had a policy of requiring users to supply their real name on the site. Enforcement has been lax, but there's still a risk of getting caught. Here's how to fly under the radar if you need to.Read more...
Facebook recently updated its community standards. As the company noted in the announcement accompanying the change, their "policies and standards themselves are not changing," but that they wanted to provide more clarity to a set of existing rules that have often been misunderstood by users.
Starting this week, to check Facebook messages on your phone, you'll need to download Messenger , the company's standalone chat app. This is part of a bigger Facebook strategy to create many standalone mobile apps. That might make sense for Facebook, but it sucks for you. Read more...
We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they're also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just "quit" Facebook altogether. Here's why that's a silly idea,
Facebook sparked a fierce backlash three weeks ago when it began enforcing a "real name" policy against performers and members of the LGBT community. The company initially dug in its heels, refusing to stop requiring people to use their legal names,
So far coverage of Facebook's plan to squeeze the organic reach of Pages has focused on its impact on "brands" that spam us with ads and promotions. But nonprofits, activists, and advocacy groups with much fewer resources (and no ad budgets) are also being hugely affected.
Facebook Messenger just introduced video calling . Since Messenger is supposed to be a full-fledged communication plaform, this feels a little overdue. But overdue doesn’t mean welcome: Now our Facebook friends have the ability to cold video call us whenever chat is turned on. Read more...
Some developments around the class action suit filed against Facebook in Europe earlier this month over alleged privacy violations: the Austria-based Europe vs Facebook group organising the suit says that the Vienna Regional Court, where the suit was filed,
Logging into apps on the new Apple TV currently involves entering a password with an onscreen keyboard, a process that makes the TSA look organized and efficient. It’s Apple’s screwup, but Facebook might have just come to the rescue. Read more...
Apple's iPhone XR is finally here and we've been using it for a week. It's cheaper, but what's it missing compared to the iPhone XS and XS Max? Check out our video review, and read the full, in-depth review of Apple's more affordable iPhone here. Read more...More about Tech, Apple, Iphone,
Apple's upcoming TV streaming service has added another television legend to its roster of stars for its inaugural season — and he's kind of a big deal.Steve Carell, who has entirely eschewed TV roles since The Office went off the air in 2013,
Facebook is trying to clean up Messenger. The company showed off a new, redesigned version of the app, which is starting to roll out to users now.The reason for the redesign is what many users have known for years: Messenger, in its current form, is a bloated confusing mess. SEE ALSO:
There are many reasons you should learn how to be an ally to trans people. First, transgender rights are human rights — it's that simple. Trans people regularly encounter discrimination in everyday settings, such as workplaces, schools, and doctor's offices.
Attention redditors and patrons, Reddit and Patreon are partnering up.Reddit, the #5 most visited website in the U.S.,and Patreon, a growing membership platform for creators, have just announced a partnership that will “offer creators and fans a better way to connect.
Starlink: Battle for Atlas is pure, blissful fun. The only thing that gets in the way is the physical toys, which luckily you can choose to ignore.I played through Starlink: Battle for Atlas on Nintendo Switch with the Switch-exclusive Star Fox content,
The Trump administration intends to legally define sex as strictly male or female. But the science says that sex can be quite varied — and not so easily boxed into a narrow category.This past weekend, The New York Times revealed that the U.S.
Australian surfer Mick Fanning, who made international headlines for fighting off a shark with his bare hands, is also a super nice bloke.The three-time world champion has donated the A$75,000 he received from an interview to a fellow shark attack victim.
This brave dog is tired of being held back by its four legs and tail. It belongs in the ocean.A clip uploaded by the channel JukinVideo shows a dog desperate to leave its land-based prison and join its underwater dolphin family. Leaping into the sea,
From saving your baby's footprint to bronzing their baby shoes, there are numerous ways to commemorate a child's infancy — and now, breast milk jewelry can be added to the list"Mom's Own Milk" allows new moms to purchase pendants,
威锋网讯 4 月 28 日消息，今天的纳斯达克证券交易所开盘之后，苹果公司股价迅速上涨到 580 美元以上，截至发稿时的股价为 587.99 美元，当天上涨幅度为 2.
Two suspected exoplanets, Gliese 581g and 581d, have been shown to not exist, and are instead misinterpretations of data from starspot activity. From the article: "Gliese 581g doesn't exist," said lead author Paul Robertson of Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania. Neither, he said,
Microsoft has announced it has revised its policies regarding "misleading" apps in Windows Store, resulting in the removal of 1,500 fake apps from the storeThe company modified the Windows Store app certification requirements with three key changes. First,
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said during his State of the State address in Trenton on Tuesday that he won't resign in 2015 to run for president, though he did spend a chunk of time speaking about what he called the United States' culture of anxiety and division.“We are a nation beset by anxiety,