Peter Thiel, whose early stakes in companies like PayPal Holdings Inc. and Facebook Inc. made him a billionaire, has reason to hate online media company Gawker. Thiel compared Gawker's sardonic tech blog Valleywag to the terrorist group Al Qaeda in 2009. Valleywag had taken every opportunity to...
Paypal co-founder, Facebook investor and Donald Trump-supporting billionaire Peter Thiel is the financier behind a series of lawsuits against the online gossip outlet Gawker in a series of lawsuits, a report from Forbes claims, citing...Show More Summary
Unless you’ve been disconnected from the Internet this past weekend – and who does that, am I right? – you’ve probably seen and shared the hilarious Chewbacca mom video on Facebook. The clip shows a Texas woman trying out a Chewbacca mask and enjoying every minute of it. Show More Summary
Candace Payne's viral video racked up 141 million views, making it the most watched Facebook Live video ever. On Tuesday that feat earned her a trip to Facebook to hang out with the
The Magnetic Fields haven’t released a new album since 2012’s Love At The Bottom Of The Sea, but a Facebook post from the band suggests that it has something special in the works for early next year. For starters, the band has announced...Show More Summary
Move fast and break stuff can also mean Facebook's own rules, especially in the wake of a torrent of criticism. Facebook announced on Monday afternoon that it would no longer be using other websites and media outlets to determine what...Show More Summary
Candace Payne's unstoppable joy has made it to Facebook HQ. The Texas mom and Star Wars enthusiast, who delighted the Internet with her ecstatic reaction to a Chewbacca mask, visited Facebook headquarters on Tuesday after a special invitation...Show More Summary
The former 90-minute time limit has been extended to a full 24 hours.
50 Places in Seattle That You're Taking for Granted by edited by Rich Smith Y ou're devastated when your favorite bars, shops, and restaurants close. We know because we've read your 10-paragraph Facebook eulogies about how "necessary" and "vital" and "Seattle" you thought those places were. Show More Summary
In a preview of the big show tomorrow, Ellen DeGeneres asked Hillary Clinton today some viewer questions on Facebook Live with amusing results.
WARNING: GAME OF THRONES SPOILERS AHEAD. On Sunday night, my Facebook feed erupted into a lava flow of grief as the first wave of Game of Thrones (GOT) watchers on the east coast, forgetting the rules about time zones–told everyone else on Facebook, many of whom had not had chance to watch...
The Huffington Post is building a movement to spark conversations between parents and children. We'd love for you to be part of it. This Father's Day, join HuffPost and Facebook in New York's Madison Square Park and record a conversation...Show More Summary
Dan Majesky recently recounted the long journey of his wife Leah trying to get pregnant with a wonderful Facebook post. It is a story that's difficult to share, but it's an important one that reminds thoughtless people that you should never ask a couple when they're going to have children. Show More Summary
A sweet photo of a little girl and Gus, a 5-month-old baby western lowland gorilla, is both warming and breaking hearts on Facebook. The photo, which was shared Monday night, shows Gus and 2-year-old Braylee pressing their palms together...Show More Summary
Facebook may be a rookie when it comes to news judgment, but it is a veteran at data mining. Now, it's using those skills to its advantage. The post With Trending Topics, Facebook Is Creating Its Own News Cycle appeared first on WIR...
Joshua Marbury and Alicia Quinney want justice for their baby boy, who was allegedly abused by a family friend. Oregon's law is standing in the way.
Two years ago, the NY Times used aggregated data provided by Facebook "to create an unprecedented look at the geography of baseball fandom." They came to the conclusion that the Yankees were the preferred team "everywhere in New York City, and nearly everywhere in the U.S. Show More Summary
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Candace Payne and her talking Chewbacca mask won the heart of the entire internet when the Facebook video of her cracking up went viral, picking up coverage through what felt like every single media outlet. Now, she can add "late night TV" to her list of outlets.