Honest Trailers takes on The Social Network, that one movie that the world couldn't seem to get enough of, just like the social network that lies at the heart of the movie: Facebook.Read More
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has been on a tour of all 50 U.S. states to reach out to folks outside of Silicon Valley and learn a little more about what their lives are like —and how they feel about things like community and tech, presumably to make Facebook better at serving them. However, at a recent stop at a university in North Carolina, a discussion about diversity became uncomfortable to watch.Read More
The U.S. military has a long history of misogyny, sexual assault, and gender inequality within its ranks, and it seems that this type of behavior and disregard for its female members extends to life outside the armed forces, too. Today, we learned that many Marines are semper fi to misogyny as we learned about a Facebook group where male Marines, both current and retired, posted and shared nude images of female colleagues.Read More
As France heads into its own presidential election, Facebook and Google redouble their efforts to combat fake news.Read More
Nearly 100 of U.S.’s Biggest Companies (Facebook, Google, More) Filed a Court Motion Against Trump’s Muslim Ban
How's that whole "businessman president" thing going?
One of Donald Trump's key redeeming points was supposed to be that he could run our country like a business, whatever that vague nonsense means, but our actual business leaders are extremely unhappy with what he's doing so far—an impressive feat at just over two weeks in office.Read More
Punch will also be served. The drink kind, not the fist kind. Unless you're a Nazi.
Sit back, relax, and watch some Nazi-punching.Read More
Patton Chen, a Chinese figure skater and a big fan of the anime Yuri!!! On Ice, has been recreating routines from the show and putting them on his YouTube channel.Read More
The Horrific Facebook Live Assault Had Nothing to Do With #BlackLivesMatter, and Saying It Did Only Undermines the Tragedy
Equating the two dangerous. It's also a complete disservice, not just to the Black Lives Matter movement, but to the victim of this horrible tragedy. It robs him of his humanity and turns him into propaganda.Read More
Now that we're inching closer to season two (an official return date still unknown), the team behind the show is giving you a closer look at what it takes to bring the monster to life.Read More
There's definitely a problem, but what exactly is it?
You want to create a group where feminism is the conversation? Awesome! You've found a way to make money off of that idea without taking anyone's ideas and words without permission? Right on! But the blatant lack of interest in anyone who wants more, or to feel included in this project that is supposed to be based entirely in inclusion—well, it's hard to feel good about giving them money for that, isn't it?Read More
We've all heard the uproar about "fake news" affecting voters' choices ever since the election, and the conversation about who bears responsibility for disseminating inaccurate news has begun.Read More
Facebook is still hard at work trying to bring the Internet—and Facebook—to everyone around the world, and their latest plan involves solar powered drones that would fly around on their own to carry signals to remote locations. You may have seen an ad from Facebook talking up the drone's abilities, but after its test flight ended in a crash over the summer, it's now under investigation for safety concerns.Read More
Mark Zuckerberg Outlines What Facebook Is Doing to Combat the Fake News Problem It Supposedly Doesn’t Have
Shortly after 2016's presidential election, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg denied that "fake news," a.k.a. "propaganda," had any effect on the election. Then, in a big show of bipartisan togetherness, we all had a solid laugh at the idea that patently false and misleading content doesn't regularly make the rounds on Facebook, and now they're doing something about it.Read More
Monday Cute: The Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary Facebook Page Is Purest, Kindest Site on the Internet
The Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary in Mount Juliet, Tennessee is a pure gem.Read More
People just love sharing fake news stories. And, according to this study, people shared even more fake news stories than real ones on Facebook in the three months before the U.S. election.Read More
Post-election, a whole lot of people and organizations have been shouting "not it!" when it comes to taking blame for a Trump presidency. Facebook, for example, continues to claim there's nothing they could have done to facilitate more accurate news feed curation during the election. Really? Nothing? ... Really?Read More
Thanks to McDonald's in Italy, we can now confirm the existence of a Nutella burger. Dubbed the "Sweety con Nutella", this sweet treat is meat-free (thank goodness) and consists of the delish hazelnut spread piped in between two buns.Read More
Definitely-not-a-media-company Facebook pretty much has a stranglehold on Internet news, as the social media giant is the primary way in which a large portion of the population experiences the Internet. That means things generally get pretty heated around election time, but Facebook creator and CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think the inaccurate "news" that regularly circulates the platform could possibly have affected the 2016 presidential election.Read More
What's in the box?
Receiving gifts is always great. Walking into the office and finding a mysterious box labeled "Rogue One?" There are no words. The awesome team at Hasbro sent a ton of Star Wars goodies and I got to unveil them on Facebook.Read More
Head over to our Facebook at 10:30 a.m. ET for a live chat with Rob Benedict, who played Chuck Shurley / God / Carver Edlund in Supernatural, about his new show, Kings of Con.Read More