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Secret Facebook documents reveal how site battles violent content

Facebook's closely guarded, secret guidelines for monitoring violence, hate speech, and revenge porn have been revealed for the first time after an investigation by the Guardian and they show the extremely fuzzy and imperfect line between...Show More Summary

How to protect yourself when social media is harming your self-esteem

Social media can help us feel more connected to our friends, even when we're far away. But, for many of us, the culture of of oversharing and #humblebragging can have a serious impact on our self-esteem. SEE ALSO: One social networkShow More Summary

These smart sprinkler systems will change your lawn (and maybe your life)

There are many frontiers in the quest to add intelligence to our homes — even on the outside. You may be blessed with a small yard, as I am. Lawns require a lot of attention, much of which I am not willing to give. I hate yard work and hate every-other-day watering most of all. Show More Summary

Anderson Cooper DGAF, literally talks about Trump taking a dump on his desk

We've all marveled at Anderson Cooper's brutal eye roll. But now he's slinging some serious... well, you'll see.  On Friday, the Coop was talking with conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord. The topic, naturally, was the news that Donald...Show More Summary

A Russian embassy is promoting a right-wing murder conspiracy

Russia's embassy in the United Kingdom is boosting a right-wing conspiracy theory. Perhaps we shouldn't be so surprised.  SEE ALSO: The alt-right unearths an ugly conspiracy theory to distract from Trump's Russia meltdown The socialShow More Summary

There are now more people on this Chinese platform than on Twitter

You've probably never heard of this platform, but it's already surpassed Twitter in terms of users.  According to Weibo's first quarter results, it has a whopping 340 million active monthly users, a 30% increase from its previous year.  SEE...Show More Summary

Facebook teams with The Trevor Project to help prevent LGBTQ youth suicides

Read more... More about Facebook, Conversations, Social Good, Mark Zuckerberg, and Lgbtq

Chelsea Manning Instagrammed her 'first steps of freedom'

Read more... More about Instagram, Prison, Chelsea Manning, and Social Media

Twitter is on fire as the Trump train goes off the rails

Don't look now, but it seems like Comey's Revenge has officially begun — and it's not looking good for Trump. A memo from the recently fired FBI director made its way to the New York Times Tuesday and it was jam-packed with damagingShow More Summary

Trump plans to do a live Twitter forum in Saudi Arabia. But really.

Uh, so, okay: This is real.  President Donald Trump is going to take part in a live Twitter forum when he visits Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster.  Here's video from a Tuesday briefing that...Show More Summary

WTF Are Instagram Pods?

Read more...More about Instagram, Reels, and Social Media

Someone drilled a hole through an iPhone to make a fidget spinner because... the internet

YouTuber EverythingApplePro took the fidget spinner craze to a whole new level by putting a ball bearing at the center of a $700 iPhone 7. Read more... More about Iphone, Trends, Social Media, Iphone 7, and Real Time

Anti-Trump flash mob breathes actual life into the #resist hashtag

What do you get when you cross 200 protesters with a Donald Trump-branded golf course? It's not a joke; this actually happened, and those 200 protesters hit the dirt at southern California's Trump National Golf Club to spell out an emphatic...Show More Summary

Trump finally tweets (and promptly deletes) a unifying message

President Donald Trump is all about togetherness this weekend. POTUS woke up, skipped his usual vicious Saturday morning tweetstorm, and instead, waited until the afternoon to tweet a simple, yet powerfully unifying two letters in the...Show More Summary

Trump is going on a tweet-bender the likes of which we haven't seen in...OK at least days

The Leader Of The Free World unleashed a tweetstorm on Friday, mainly focused on the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's potential ties with the Russian government, with some hallmark media bashing thrown in.  SEE ALSO: Trumpniks...Show More Summary

Facebook empowers Page owners to politicize their posts

Facebook users may see more posts nudging them to contact lawmakers. A recent update to the social network lets Page owners create individual posts that include a button for Facebook users to contact their local representatives.  SEE...Show More Summary

Let's just take a minute to digest all the bizarre events of the past day

Sometimes the world throws a thing at its inhabitants that requires everyone to blink a few times to reset their brains around their new collective reality. Approaching 6 p.m. on Tuesday, we got one of those moments. SEE ALSO: Stephen...Show More Summary

The internet has a few incredibly depressing candidates to be Trump's new FBI director

Do you have no interest in investigating Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russia? Are you a terribly unqualified white man who was born into tremendous privilege?  Well, son, do we have the job for you.  SEE ALSO: Apparently Paul RyanShow More Summary

LOL educators, good luck with your war on social media

Schools may provide students with a wealth of academic knowledge, but do they really think they have what it takes to outsmart children when it comes to social media? The battle between educational institutions and social media's been...Show More Summary

Facebook is quietly giving in to government pressures to censor content

For all its talk about creating a more "open and connected world", Facebook appears to be quietly pandering to more government requests for censorship. The social giant on Tuesday said that it would consider blocking local content on...Show More Summary

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