Yesterday, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti added more fuel to the widespread speculation that the company could go public next year. If BuzzFeed employees are smart—and many of them are!—they will not let that happen without having a union drive first.
Neo-nazis really aren't that clever.
At the first presidential debate in September, Donald Trump said a lot of really stupid shit about "the cyber."
What happened to my internet? I was all set this morning to get angry over things said by people I don't know about things I can't change, but my favorite sites weren't loading. Did you do this, Ecuador?
A lot of times, when celebrities go to Reddit to answer questions, they need to create a new account in order to participate. Not Ken Bone. Ken Bone has been waiting for this.
For a 24-year-old into virtual reality and games, Palmer Luckey seemed to have it pretty sweet: He's had great success with his virtual reality headset company, Oculus; gets to hang out at video game conferences; and generally be rich and have a good time. Apparently, though, he found a new hobby: funding…
When 70 new emoji came into the world this past June, there were avocados and face palms and even pregnant women, but no head scarf. A new proposal by 15-year-old Rayouf Alhumedhi seeks to remedy that and bring our favorite pictographs one step closer to inclusivity.
On Monday, Dr. Jennifer Gunter, a practicing OB/GYN with a large social media following, experienced the indignity of having someone on Twitter try to mansplain to her that "moodiness is associated with ovulation not menstruation."
Millennials: history's greatest monsters?
Prepd is a lunchbox that has raised $2.8 million. It has an app. Fundamentally, that's it.
Ever tried to see your favorite band or show but find you can't because the prices are insane? In part, it's because some creeps with computers stole all the best seats and are selling them back to you at eye-watering prices. That's right: you're at war with a bot.
The future had humble beginnings. The first public web page went online 25 years ago today, on August 6, 1991. It was not much of a page by today’s standards: all text and a summary overview of a project to make Internet resources linkable with hypertext. But that single little web page, written by Tim Berners-Lee,…
A couple of weeks ago, I was on a bus, deep in an Instagram hole, when I suddenly noticed that the commuters around me were giving me serious side-eye. That's when I realized everyone else could hear the slurping soundtrack on the videos I was watching. The methodical, repetition of squish squish squish, to the…
In the last month, some high-profile individuals have been saying some pretty weird things online. Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson endorsed Donald Trump on Twitter. Kylie Jenner announced on Twitter that she wanted an intimate part of Justin Bieber's anatomy. Katy Perry tweeted a desire to end her long-time…
Reddit is starting to let users bypass other image hosts and upload their memes, GIFs and giffy memes directly to its own servers.
On Wednesday, when Facebook announced it was releasing over 1,500 newly designed emoji to its Messenger app, it became an opportunity for the company to put its progressiveness on display:
Last month, when Gizmodo reported that Facebook "routinely suppressed" conservative news, it set the world a-tizzy. After all, Facebook controls the eyeballs of over a billion people and has an incredible potential to influence them. Facebook's PR machine went into mach-10 mode. A senator launched an investigation.…
This week, a man in California shared the miracle of birth with the world. On Monday, Kali Kanongata'a turned on Facebook Live for 45 minutes while his partner Sarah Dome pushed a new life into the world.
Jenny first started tracking her email in 2014 when one of her main correspondents, an ex-boyfriend, stopped responding to her.