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Mark Zuckerberg Will Kill Candy Crush Invites Even If It Kills Him In The Process

Soon your relationship with these monsters will be private, just as it should be. More »


#Problematic: Planned Parenthood Under Fire, Matt Damon Can’t Do Anything Right & Tina Fey Effs Up

Welcome back, guys. I hope your weekend was spent watching old episodes of Buffy and letting your cat watch you masturbate—which is my version of “Netflix and Chill.” Maybe you even caught Hillary Clinton being BA-AF on “Saturday Night Live,” in what was a sleek combination of smart comedy and absurdity reminiscent of when SNL… More »


Make It Stop: “My Friend’s Facebook Posts About Her Kid Are Totally TMI”

When I’m scrolling my feed in public, I don’t want to see half-naked babies popping up on my screen.” More »


Sarah Palin Hates On Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock, Still Thinks It’s A Bomb

9th grader Ahmed Mohamed, who got arrested for building a clock and bringing it to school, may have been invited to the White House, but he’s still receiving slack from the Right. Because of course.

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin decided to echo her daughter, Bristol’s sentiments with further hatred and stupidity… More »


Facebook Celebrates Women’s Equality Day With A Little Historical Inaccuracy

Yesterday, in addition to being National Dog Day, was also Women’s Equality Day. If you logged on to Facebook, you were no doubt greeted with a personalized version of the message above. A nice sentiment, sure — who doesn’t want to celebrate women’s equality, right? — except it’s also hugely inaccurate, in that the majority of… More »


Kickass Woman Of The Day: Mary Engelbreit, Children’s Illustrator

Mary Engelbreit posted some anti-racist art on her Facebook page, and the majority of her weird, middle American fans did not respond well. More »


Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Priscilla Chan Expecting First Child

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting their first child according to a post on his own Facebook page.

The billionaire CEO and philanthropist revealed yesterday that Pricilla’s latest pregnancy was not without its complications, citing three previous miscarriages in the last few years.

Their decision to… More »


Russia Thinks Facebook Pride Emojis Might Be Gay “Propaganda”

The Russian government is investigating whether or not Facebook’s pride emojis break its laws about gay “propaganda.” A Russian Senator, Mikhail Marchenko, wrote an appeal to Roskamnadzor, the state’s media watchdog. The complaint has been passed on to the Young Guard for investigation.

Young Guard chairman Dennis Davydov has stated that the group… More »


Apple, Facebook, Nike And Others Are Backing The Equality Act

The Equality Act, a piece of proposed legislation that would provide employment, housing, education, and financial protections for LGBT Americans, has found some very powerful friends in the form of corporate support. Apple, Nike, Facebook, American Airlines, General Mills, Levi Strauss, and Dow Chemicals are all coming out in favor of the act.

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Most Irish Citizens Believe Abortion Should Be Decriminalized

And: Afghanistan’s first female Supreme Court nominee wasn’t approved by its Parliament, Facebook made a feminist tweak to the “Friends” icon, and Martha Washington used to be featured on American currency. More »


True Story: Adventures In Internet Racism & Body-Shaming

I know that there is a strong correlation between people who defend racism on the internet and people who, when challenged, will resort to misogynist attacks. Here is one such example. More »


Do You Want To Know Who Defriended You On Facebook?

Good thing or bad thing? More »


There’s A Cuss-, Porn- And Gay-Free Facebook That Sounds Just As Bad As Regular Facebook

Brazilian developers have created a social networking site called Faceglória for Christians that blocks erotic content of any kind whatsoever, and also swear words, and also gay stuff. It’s attracted 100,000 members in its first month.

The upside to not having sex and gay stuff and swear words on Faceglória is that instead… More »


Facebook’s Research Vs. Academic Research: Why Oversight Matters

Facebook’s research is way less ethical than it could and should be. More »


I Hereby Declare Today, April 6, Unfriend Every Dude You’ve Banged And No Longer Care About Day!

Facebook has been seriously up my ass about dudes I’ve slept with lately. First, the People You May Know feature managed to get access to my iPhone contacts so suddenly one night stands — hell, even guys I just made out with — were suddenly suggested “friends.” But then, for whatever reason, I started noticing far too many status updates from… More »


Down With Being “Chill,” Up With Being In Love

The imperative to be “chill” in relationships is killing the actual process of falling in love with someone, which is a decidedly un-chill thing to do. More »


76 Percent Of Ferguson Residents Are At The Mercy Of A Racist Police Force

The most shocking finding from the DOJ report on Ferguson is that more than 75 percent of Ferguson residents have standing arrest warrants. More »


Facebook Has Removed Its “Feeling Fat” Emoji

Facebook has removed its “feeling fat” emoji, hurrah! [The Verge]
Doxxing and revenge porn have now been explicitly banned on Twitter. [Gizmodo]
Part of the sexism problem in tech is sexism toward female entrepreneurs. [The Atlantic]
What do men know about masculinity? This writer went to a masculinities conference to find… More »


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