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A sea of children dancing to ‘Old Town Road’ is the best thing you’ll see today

05.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

There's a reason "Old Town Road" has been No.1  for seven weeks straight: Everyone loves it. That includes this gym full of elementary schoolers, who closed out their school's fifth grade talent show with a deeply wholesome mass sing-along. Feli... ...

Man goes absolutely nuts when he finds out his girlfriend got the job

05.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Today, we're gonna talk about BHE. Big Hype Energy.  Everyone needs a hype man in their life to gas them up during their biggest accomplishments and milestones. The position is inherently gender neutral — anyone can be a hype man, from you... ...

The White House’s new Twitter graphic instantly becomes a meme

05.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If it's a day that ends in "y" then the White House probably did something that's been turned into a meme. This time it was a late night tweet follow up to Donald Trump's brief Rose Garden rant on Wednesday morning. Late Wednesday night, the White Ho... ...

Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says Fox News is “much, much more powerful and much more destructive than Twitter”

President Donald Trump uses Twitter to bully, mislead, and incite. Many believe that Twitter is wrong not to ban Trump because Trump constantly violates the site's terms of use.

But Ev Williams, who co-founded Twitter, today said in an interview he believes Fox News is “much, much more powerful and much more destructive than Twitter.”

Trump is ...

Meet Projector, collaborative design software for the Instagram age

Projector, the brainchild of two Twitter alums, is emerging from stealth with $13 million to reimagine visual communication. ...

This ‘Game of Thrones’ meme is brilliant and should be studied in any film class

05.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for the finale of Game of Thrones.  Game of Thrones may have come to an underwhelming end, but the memes keep on giving. The film boys are out, and they have takes. While not all fans were pumped wit... ...

Facebook still a great place to amplify pre-election junk news, EU study finds

A study carried out by academics at Oxford University to investigate how junk news is being shared on social media in Europe ahead of regional elections this month has found individual stories shared on Facebook’s platform can still hugely outperform the most important and professionally produced news stories, drawing as much as 4x the volume ...

TOSsed out: EFF catalogs the perverse ways that platform moderation policies hurt the people they’re supposed to protect

TOSsed Out is a new project from the Electronic Frontier Foundation that catalogs the myriad of ways in which Big Tech platforms' moderation policies backfire spectacularly, like the anti-terrorism policies that delete evidence of war-crimes needed by investigators and prosecutors.

The project comes at a critical juncture, where the monopolies enjoyed by the platforms ...

Grad attempts a backflip during graduation ceremony, and it doesn’t go well

05.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

After slogging through four (or more) years of all-nighters, unforgiving professors, and incomprehensible readings, college grads deserve to jump for joy.  Or perhaps, backflip for joy? Twitter user @viridianna_g captured a moment of pure gradua... ...