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  1. mueller time
    Very Normal President Celebrates Mueller Report With Game of Thrones Tweet“NO COLLUSION,” the tweet reads in the show’s signature font.
  2. what the zuck?
    Anecdotes Reveal Things Are Still Really Messed Up Inside FacebookWired has new details, from staff following reporters into the bathroom to fallout from the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.
  3. college admissions scandal
    College Admissions Scam Fallout: What Happened to Everyone in the ScandalUSC has rejected several applicants, influencer Olivia Jade Giannulli lost major endorsement deals, and Hallmark is done with Lori Loughlin.
  4. college admissions scandal
    College Admissions Scam Fallout: What Happened to Everyone in the ScandalUSC has rejected several applicants, influencer Olivia Jade Giannulli lost major endorsement deals, and Hallmark is done with Lori Loughlin.
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    If I Were Alex Jones I’d Team Up With Logan Paul, TooPaul hosted Jones on a two-hour podcast episode this week.
  6. the tweet beat
    It Must Be Nice to Be a Tech DudeJack Dorsey says he only eats one meal, five days a week.
  7. anthropaulogy
    It Appears Logan Paul Has Teamed Up With Alex JonesPaul hinted that Jones would appear on his podcast this week.
  8. the tweet beat
    It Must Be Nice to Be a Tech DudeJack Dorsey says he only eats one meal five days a week.
  9. media
    Gizmodo Media Group’s New Boss Has Some Thoughts About Company ValuesThe Gizmodo staff is feeling cautiously optimistic about the company’s new owners.
  10. we live in hell
    Trump Tweets Doctored Video of Joe Biden Fondling HimselfDon’t really know what else to say here.
  11. instadrama
    Guy Says Prince Harry and Meghan Stole His Instagram HandleKevin Keiley woke up this week to find that his Instagram handle of three years suddenly belonged to the royal family.
  12. the tweet beat
    Twitter, Meet the College Kid Whose Hot Model Dad Became a MemeCollin Hayslett’s dad is 45, a former pastor pursuing a modeling career … and he’s happily married.
  13. what the zuck?
    Happy April Fools’ Day. Facebook Says It’s Going to Be More Transparent.Despite the timing, Facebook is serious: a new feature allows users to get more information about why specific posts appear in their feeds.
  14. hoaxers
    Alex Jones, Under Oath, Testifies ‘Psychosis’ Made Him a Sandy Hook HoaxerJones is being sued by the parent of a Sandy Hook victim.
  15. google
    Google Pulls Conversion-Therapy App After Human Rights Campaign DingThe Human Rights Campaign suspended Google from its annual ranking of LGBTQ-friendly workplaces.
  16. the tweet beat
    Turns Out Twitter Is Capable of Giving People What They WantThe company is rolling out new options for dark mode users.
  17. twitter
    Twitter Might Flag Trump Tweets It Technically Ought to DeleteA potential new strategy from Twitter.
  18. online dating
    Today’s National Security Threat Is … GrindrThe app was bought by a Chinese company in 2018, but it’s looking to sell after the U.S. government raised concerns.
  19. operation varsity blues
    The Department of Education Is Investigating Schools in Varsity Blues ScandalEight schools are facing a “preliminary investigation,” including Yale and Stanford.
  20. anti-vaxx
    GoFundMe Becomes the Latest Platform to Ban Anti-Vax Misinformation CampaignsAnti-vax, or “vaccine choice,” campaigns have raised $170,000 in the last four years.
  21. select all
    Take a Look at Very Funny Candidate Kirsten Gillibrand’s Meme ShirtThe New York senator and 2020 presidential candidate is back in Iowa and paying tribute to “Ranch Girl.”
  22. college admissions scandal
    What Every Kid in the College Admissions Scandal Knew About the ScamWhile it appears some teens participated, many were kept in the dark — though doctored photos and tests proctored by mom should have tipped them off.
  23. select all
    Bitcoin Tie Guy Is Breakout Star of the Elizabeth Holmes DocumentaryVenture capitalist Tim Draper chose to make a, uh, fashion statement in the HBO documentary about failed blood-testing start-up Theranos.
  24. whoops
    If You Posted Music on Myspace Between 2003 and 2015, It’s Probably GoneOver 50 million songs have reportedly been deleted.
  25. select all
    Silicon Valley Wants a Monument to Itself. Will It Scale?So far it’s just vaporware.
  26. select all
    Unfaithful Boyfriend Meme Couple Reappears on Billboard in HungaryA meme that just won’t die.
  27. fix the subway
    A Foolproof Guide to Making Your Subway Misfortunes Go ViralRats. Sweat. Waterfalls. Just throwing out some ideas, here.
  28. select all
    Amazon Finally Stops Selling Some Books Promoting Fake Autism ‘Cures’It’s unclear why Amazon only chose to pull two titles and not all of them.
  29. influencers
    For Once, Influencers Are Not the Worst People in the StoryLori Loughlin’s daughter is a first-year student at USC with nearly 2 million YouTube subscribers. Her parents are accused of buying her admission.
  30. college admissions scandal
    College Admission Scam Involved Photoshopping Kids’ Heads Onto Athletes’ BodiesA truly hilarious detail from newly unsealed court documents.
  31. select all
    Tesla Says It Was Just Kidding, Stores to Remain OpenThe company is only closing 10 percent of its stores, despite a previous announcement.
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    YouTube’s Plan to Keep Kids Safe Shows How Little It Cares About CreatorsThe platform is finally tackling its child predation problem, but the new rules could prove expensive or impossible for G-rated YouTubers to manage.
  33. not a gouda idea
    Ranked: Best Cheeses to Throw at Your BabyA guide to this week’s viral challenge.
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    Amazon’s Charity Funds Anti-VaxxersAmazonSmile, which gives 0.5 percent of your cost of purchase to charity, lets people donate to organizations spreading misinformation about vaccines.
  35. good grief
    Facebook Still Wants Your Friends to Engage When You’re DeadThe platform is rolling out a new “memorial tributes” feature.
  36. god save the teen
    A Rare Happy Ending Story Involving Reddit and Anti-VaxxersEthan Lindenberger decided to defy his anti-vaxxer parents and get inoculated at 18. Reddit helped him do it.
  37. kids these days
    How Are Kids Supposed to Learn to Be Smart Online If Adults Are Such Dummies?The Momo challenge spread not because of children online, but because their parents didn’t bother to do their homework on whether the threat was real.
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    Momo Isn’t What Parents Need to Worry About on YouTubeUnderstanding this week’s overhyped internet panic.
  39. dumbphones
    Motorola’s Foldable Phone Has Me Nostalgic for My Pink Razr DaysThe greatest phone ever made.
  40. michael cohen
    Hey, Did You Know Michael Cohen Has an Accent?The native Long Islander has a lot to say to the House Oversight Committee — and people have a lot of opinions about the way he’s saying it.
  41. select all
    Momo Isn’t What Parents Need to Worry About on YouTubeUnderstanding this week’s overhyped internet panic.
  42. fix the subway
    Bad Subway Still BadIf your commute involves the Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street station, maybe consider rerouting.
  43. select all
    Google Does Thing It Should Have Done Months Ago, Ends Forced ArbitrationThe change comes months after thousands of its employees walked out of work, demanding change.
  44. technology
    Some American Airlines Seats Have Built-in CamerasThe airline says they’ve never been used, so everything is fine.
  45. don't read the comments
    YouTube Is Scrambling, Again, to Fix Its Child Predation ProblemThe company has already removed 400 channels.
  46. anti-vaxx
    Pinterest Temporarily Blocks All Vaccine Content (Factual and Otherwise)The platform, like many tech companies, is trying to figure out how to handle conspiracy theories.
  47. google
    Google Sorry It Forgot to Mention Nest Security Systems Have Secret MicrophonesTurns out that piece of tech you bought under the guise of self-protection actually has the capability to spy on you.
  48. ranch resistance
    Kirsten Gillibrand Couldn’t Keep This College Student From Her Ranch DressingTalking with Twitter’s mystery ranch woman.
  49. viral video
    Kirsten Gillibrand Couldn’t Keep This College Student From Her Ranch DressingTalking with Twitter’s mystery ranch woman.
  50. youtube
    Problematic Tech Billionaire Teams Up With Problematic YouTube MillionairePewDiePie is trying to win a popularity contest, and it appears Elon Musk is lending a hand.
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