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Twitter trolls Trump's anti-immigrant hotline with calls about space aliens

Seen a space alien lately? Maybe you should tell Donald Trump about it.  On Wednesday, his administration unveiled  the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office, or VOICE, which gave out a hotline number for those impacted by "criminal...Show More Summary

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, who's one of the four global leaders in TIME's 'Most Influential People' list, has a new admirer in Bill Gates.  The software billionaire took to social media to acknowledge Modi for putting "theShow More Summary

Internet reminds politician that no, actually, slavery was the worst

When a person must be reminded that the United States enslaved and terrorized millions of black people for hundreds of years, that person has probably said something ignorant. Offensive, even. When that person is chairman of the Prince William County board of supervisors and wants to be governor of Virginia, that ignorance is a bit more... Show More Summary

State Department says it will consider reviewing content after Mar-a-Lago mess

The State Department might start thinking a bit more about the #content it shows to the world.  Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner said Tuesday that the department will consider reviewing in-house content after a recent article produced by a government content factory raised some ethics questions. SEE ALSO: U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. embassies are promoting Mar-a-Lago online and people are pissed

Several embassies of the United States would like you to know about Mar-a-Lago. The one in the United Kingdom is promoting Trump's extravagant resort on its website. The one in Albania, meanwhile, is promoting the place on its Facebook page. Show More Summary

Obama is back and he thinks we should be more careful with our selfies

Obama is back, baby, and oh boy did he have a lot to say about selfies and social media. The beloved 44th president of the United States and hip AF dad stopped by the University of Chicago on Monday afternoon to a.) torture us by asking,...Show More Summary

This British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero

Liv Jones didn't wake up one morning and decide that she was going to be the face of teenage feminism.  But with one tweet, the shy 14-year-old found herself at the forefront of an online social media movement. SEE ALSO: 13 feminists...Show More Summary

Meet the woman who created a Google doc on how to tactical vote

The resistance is alive in Britain, and it's armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called "How to Vote to Stop the Tories" started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after...Show More Summary

The small corner of Reddit where people share their darkest secrets

Somewhere in the world, a man is sat behind a computer screen telling a group of strangers his most shameful secret. The story is long, but the details are thin. At some point when he was 15, he writes, he got wrongly accused of bullying a girl in his class. Show More Summary

Internet angrily reminds Jeff Sessions that Hawaii is, in fact, a state

They fly the American flag in Hawaii. You can pay for things there with U.S. currency. If you're American, don't need a passport to visit.  That's because it's part of the United States of America — not that U.S. Attorney General Jeff...Show More Summary

Haunting is the new ghosting is the new...you know what? We gotta stop this.

Do you have lost loves lurking on your Instagram feed? Do you feel a spooky shiver whenever you use Snapchat? You’re probably being haunted. Yes, haunted. Basically it's when someone you’ve ended things with decides to reassert themselves into your fragile mind by watching your Instagram or Snapchat stories or liking your social media posts. Show More Summary

Woman makes an epic solo world tour on a motorbike

Nikki Misurelli is journeying around the world on her motorbike, hoping to inspire women to travel. Read more... More about Nikki Misurelli, Real Time Video, Real Time Video, Real Time, and Adventure Travel

Katy Perry's picture of Hindu goddess on Instagram offends Indians

Katy Perry has invited the wrath of Indians. Much like Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel did recently. Albeit, for a different reason. The American singer-songwriter is being pilloried for posting a picture of an Indian goddess on Instagram,...Show More Summary

The moment in 'The Circle' when Emma Watson has a horrifying, dangerous idea

We've all been young and full of ideas — some of you may even be young and full of ideas — and that's a very terrible, very dangerous thing. You people must be stopped. Exhibit A: This clip from The Circle, exclusively shared with Mashable, in which Emma Watson's young and full-of-ideas character has a light bulb go on. Show More Summary

Miranda Kerr is really feeling the wrath of Spiegel's alleged India comments

Australian supermodel and beauty entrepreneur Miranda Kerr is a seperate person from her fiancee, Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel. But you wouldn't know it from the hectic trolling she's receiving on social media.  The hashtag #UninstallSnapchat...Show More Summary

Chili gives Alex Jones amnesia and other odd things we learned at his custody trial

You ever eat something so goddamn delicious you momentarily lose your mind? Neither have we. But apparently Infowars conspiracy-theorist-in-chief Alex Jones has. In a deposition during day two of his custody trial, an attorney working...Show More Summary

Tumblr wants you to 'hang out and watch stuff' on its new app, Cabana

While the world debates about whether Instagram is killing Snapchat or not, Tumblr has been quietly launching updates to its niche and loyal user base. The latest and biggest by far is Cabana, a new app to "hang out" and "watch videos"...Show More Summary

Legendary sportsperson's response to fan letter wows Instagram

The 'God of Cricket' must be receiving fan letters by the thousands. But when US-based Karan Gandhi penned a handwritten note to Sachin Tendulkar, he responded by uploading it on Instagram along with a sweet, little acknowledgement.  SEE...Show More Summary

Look out, Easter Bunny, this adorable Goldendoodle could put you out of a job

Hey, Easter Bunny: you've been put on notice. Murphy the Goldendoodle is gunning for your gig as floppy-eared distributor of colorful eggs and springtime cheer. The brown-haired Goldendoodle — part golden retriever, part poodle — recently...Show More Summary

Of course Russian hackers were behind #SyriaHoax

A conspiracy theory about whether a chemical weapons attack was actually perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started making the rounds shortly after that tragic incident shocked the world.  Surprise, surprise, now we know...Show More Summary

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