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  1. the tweet beat
    It’s Finally Easy to See Newest Tweets FirstTwitter giving the people what they want.
  2. tell me something i don't know
    Study Finds Twitter’s Bad If You’re a Woman and Worse If You’re a Woman of ColorAmnesty International spent a year combing through tweets sent to journalists and politicians, proving what women who spend time online already knew.
  3. hollamd tonnel
    Pour One Out for the ‘HOLLAMD TONNEL,’ the Only Thing Port Authority Ever FixedThanks to an online petition, the Christmas decorations on the Holland Tunnel entrance are being changed.
  4. russia investigation
    Russian Election-Hack Strategy Included an Anti-Masturbation Hotline“You can’t hold hands with God when you are masturbating.”
  5. select all
    Bumble’s New Filtering Tool Seems Useful, If FlawedUsers can now select for certain traits they want to see in potential matches; but things like being Jewish and looking for a third aren’t options.
  6. facebook
    Facebook Promised Privacy Features That Still Haven’t MaterializedIn May, Mark Zuckerberg said “Clear History” would take a few months to build. That was nearly seven months ago.
  7. what the zuck?
    Facebook ‘Sorry’ About Bug That Exposed Unposted Photos From 6.8 Million UsersThe bug existed for 12 days in September.
  8. what the zuck?
    Facebook’s Math on Who Is Watching Videos Takes Some Serious LibertiesFacebook says 75 million people watch at least a minute of Facebook Watch content each day. That’s true, but not quite accurate.
  9. select all
    Here’s How Long Netflix Has to Convince You to Watch a ShowThe company knows it doesn’t have much time to sell you on a series or movie.
  10. google
    Boy, We Sure Googled Some Dumb Things This YearA look at 2018 search trends from Google.
  11. facial recognition
    Look What You Made Taylor Swift Do: Use Facial-Recognition TechnologySwift used facial recognition to scan audience members at a May concert looking for stalkers.
  12. instagram
    Instagram Is Sucking Up to Creators to Avoid Becoming Snapchat, or Worse … VineThe platform is testing new features for creators.
  13. freeze your damn credit
    That Equifax Hack Was ‘Entirely Preventable’Bleak news from a government investigation.
  14. cowed boys
    YouTube Bans Hate Group Founder Gavin McInnes for … ‘Copyright Infringement’McInnes had already been de-platformed by all other major social-media companies.
  15. please make this year end
    This Website Combines Your Best 9 Instagram Posts From 2018 Into a CollageEveryone’s favorite Instagram-collage generator is back for 2018.
  16. what the zuck?
    Facebook Funded Pro–Conversion Therapy CandidatesThe platform gave thousands of dollars in the 2018 election cycle to two candidates who voted against banning the dangerous practice.
  17. emoji
    World’s Shadiest Aquarium Calls Out Anatomically Incorrect Squid EmojiTurns out squid don’t have noses.
  18. select all
    Google’s Contract Workers Are Fed UpAccording to a new open letter, Google’s contract workers weren’t sent safety email updates during the YouTube shooting in April.
  19. christmas
    Happy Holidays, I Got You the Yodel Kid Singing ‘White Christmas’Mason Ramsey is at it again.
  20. what the zuck?
    Facebook Employees Are So Paranoid They’re Using Burner Phones to CommunicateAmid the company’s spate of scandals, employees are reportedly feeling fearful and musing about new leadership.
  21. select all
    Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ Take It One Step Closer to Becoming FacebookYou can now post curated Stories for a select group of followers.
  22. instagram
    PSA: Instagram Stories Moved All Its Buttons AroundSave yourself the embarrassment of posting content you didn’t mean to share.
  23. instagram
    Instagram Quick Reactions Are Trying to Ruin My LifeMy fingers keep accidentally sending crying-face emoji to near strangers.
  24. playstation
    Florida Men Fatally Stabbed Ex-Roommate Over Alleged PlayStation Theft: PoliceThe murder weapon was a seven-inch chef’s knife.
  25. god save the teen
    The Lizard From That Twitter Video Is Fine, by the WayIggy the Iguana will live to eat another salad.
  26. god save the teen
    Teens Would Like You to Know Social Media Is Actually Good So Back Off, MomA study of American teenagers shows kids feel overwhelmingly positive about being online and they’re smart enough not to believe everything they read.
  27. obits
    Meme Culture Owes a Debt of Gratitude to SpongeBob Creator Stephen HillenburgThe SpongeBob SquarePants creator died at 57 on Monday.
  28. technology
    Google Employees Don’t Think That Chinese Search Engine Is a Good Idea, EitherEmployees penned an open letter with Amnesty International in an attempt to stop Google from building a China-compliant search engine.
  29. select all
    Facebook Would Really, Really Like You to Use Watch PartyThe feature will now be available on all pages and profiles.
  30. technology
    Google Duplex Still Cant Get Its Disclosure RightGoogle said Duplex, its AI system that makes phone calls for you, would disclose it is a robot at the start of all calls. It’s not doing quite that.
  31. meme
    These Memes Are Definitely Not Your ManA new Twitter meme to help you identify who is and is not your man.
  32. thanksgiving
    Here Is a Good Thanksgiving PrankSo wait, the turkey goes in the microwave for how long????
  33. scams
    GoFundMe Scammer Girlfriend Says She Got Scammed, TooThe latest in the saga of the New Jersey trio who almost got away with a $402,000 con.
  34. life in pixels
    The Decline and Fall of the Zuckerberg EmpireDo we need Facebook?
  35. memes
    The Hot New Meme Is Blurting Out Real, Dumb StuffDon’t say it. Don’t say it. Don’t say it.
  36. technology
    Tumblr Kicked Off App Store Over Child PornMeanwhile, NSFW artists on the platform say they are getting caught in the crossfire.
  37. anthropaulogy
    Logan Paul Isn’t a Flat Earther, But He’s Cool With Taking Their Money“My name is Logan Paul, and I think I’m coming out of the Flat Earth closet.”
  38. hacks
    I Truly Did Not Know My iPhone Could Do This and If You Did CongratsAn incredibly easy and useful hack for the typo prone.
  39. what the zuck?
    Facebook Is at War and Mark Zuckerberg Is Its GeneralThings at Facebook seem totally calm and normal.
  40. GoFundMe Scam Saga Ends in Three ArrestsA New Jersey couple raised over $400,000 for a homeless man they claimed had helped them in an emergency. The trio made the whole thing up.
  41. artphone
    In Memoriam: Instagram Trends We Loved and LostPour one out for the Kelvin filter.
  42. artphone
    Grid Anxiety: The Impossible Art of the Perfect Instagram PageNice photos are table stakes on Instagram. The real art — and terror — comes in arranging your grid.
  43. technology
    Airbnb and eBay Follow Google’s Example, Change Sexual-Harassment PoliciesMeanwhile, a number of big tech companies declined to comment on their sexual-harassment policies.
  44. the pink tax
    New York Women Spend More Money Than Men on TransitThe extra cost ranged from $25 to $100 each month, a new study from NYU found.
  45. artphone
    Want to Use Instagram Stories Like a Real Influencer? Try These 4 Apps.Turns out all you need to con the world into thinking you’re living the influencer life are a couple of free apps and some patience.
  46. memes
    Tired: Eating Tide Pods. Wired: Drinking Tide Boxed Wine.Twitter noticed that Tide’s new box packaging looks a lot like a box of wine.
  47. google
    Google Changed Its Sexual Harassment Policies, But It Could Have Gone FurtherGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai’s policy update is a move in the right direction, but it ignores some key demands from last week’s walkout.
  48. i love my giant phone font
    Please Stop Mocking My Phone Font-Size Choices and Join Me in Easy-to-Read BlissEven if you have perfect vision, do yourself a favor and make the font bigger on your cell phone.
  49. the tweet beat
    Twitter Is Finally Giving the People What They Want: Latest Tweets FirstThe platform is testing a button that would let users switch easily between an algorithmic and a chronological timeline.
  50. the tweet beat
    Calm Yourself, Twitter Isn’t Going to Get Rid of LikesJack Dorsey reportedly said the company was getting rid of the like feature “soon.” That’s not going to happen.
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