The $120-billion reason we can’t expect Facebook to police itself

This week, we got a glimpse of why tech giants like Facebook and Twitter appear so reticent to clean up their platforms. As they...

Uber’s HR chief steps down after reportedly ignoring racial discrimination complaints

The head of human resources at Uber has stepped down from her position, following a series of workplace scandals that have rocked the Silicon...

Why do guys always make the same face in selfies?

If you’ve ever experienced the misfortune of taking a photo of yourself that will end up on the internet, you have contemplated the weight...

Pornhub wants to be a lifestyle brand

Pornhub has 90 million daily users and more pornographic videos than any other site in the history of the internet, and now it wants...

Elon Musk is now facing a Justice Department probe over his...

The fallout from Elon Musk’s Twitter tease that he might take Tesla private continues: Now the Department of Justice is looking into it. The electric...

The controversy over Mark Zuckerberg’s comments on Holocaust denial, explained

With more than 2 billion users stretching across every continent and country, Facebook supports a larger community than any nation-state on earth, but it...

The dark side of going viral

By now, you’ve probably heard the story. Last week, an actress and photographer, Rosey Blair, asked to switch seats with a woman on a...

Browsing on Amazon is terrible. Amazon wants to fix that with...

When it comes to all the things we know we need to buy, Amazon is king. It’s where almost 75 percent of the country...

Twitter’s wiping tens of millions of accounts from its platform

If you see a decline in your Twitter following over the next few days, you can blame, well, Twitter — and the fact that...

Elon Musk’s first moon tourist, explained

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced plans to make Japanese billionaire Yusaka Maezawa the first private citizen to travel to the moon during a press...

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