Posts tagged "google"

Google Might Be Giving You An Overinflated Ego

Does this mean I can blame Google for mansplaining?

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2015 - 9:30 am

Google Is Now Alphabet, Or Something

So, GOOGLE. You’ve heard of it, I’m sure. But as of today, the Google you know has changed. The technology giant has launched a new parent company called Alphabet, under…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 10, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Google Will Now Remove Revenge Porn Upon Request

Definitely a step in the right direction.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 19, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Google Ad Features An Emotional Story About Gender Transition

This Google ad tells the story of so much more than a company. Follow the journey of Jake, a trans man, and the gym where he found a sense of community…

Claire Hannum | June 17, 2015 - 9:30 am

Search “N*gga House” In Google Maps And You’ll Be Directed To The White House

Type the words “nigga house” right now in Google maps. What are your findings?
Some of my Facebook friends have been sharing posts with their search results and, well,…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 20, 2015 - 1:45 pm

No Thanks: Google’s New Feature Lets You View Your Entire Search History

Don’t lie – you’ve probably tried to Google some weird stuff at one point…probably more than once. Those questions that you are too embarrassed to ask your friends just go…

College Candy | April 22, 2015 - 9:45 am

Google Wants To Save You From Spoilers, For Good

The internet will soon be a safe space from episode of whatever you missed last night. …

Megan Reynolds | April 9, 2015 - 9:30 am

Not An April Fools’ Prank: You Can Play Pac-Man In Google Maps

April Fools’ Day pranks are the absolute worst, and the eighth circle of hell is tech companies that make ostensibly clever ones of their own. But instead of their usual…

Beejoli Shah | March 31, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Google’s New CFO Ruth Porat Is Getting PAID

Plus! A “Game of Thrones” porn parody has an Iron Throne made of dildos; a closer look at Chicago P.D.’s sex crimes unit; and reviews for a few feminist videogames,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two volleyball…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Hillary Clinton Has Some Choice Words About Silicon Valley’s Glass Ceiling

Today in Lady News, Hillary Clinton talks about tech’s glass celiing, HBO is offering a fellowship for diverse writers, and there are two lesbians in the upcoming “Jem and the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 25, 2015 - 6:05 pm

Take A Look Inside The Women’s Mosque Of America

Here’s a look into America’s first women-only mosque. [NBC]
Finland’s national radio service is going to read the Koran on air cover-to-cover in order to “increase people’s knowledge of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 24, 2015 - 5:50 pm

Which Halloween Costume Was Most Googled In Your State?

Worried that you’ll show up to tonight’s costume party wearing the same “Frozen” princess costume as every other woman who wanted to wear something “pretty” for Halloween this year? You…

Katie Oldenburg | October 31, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Only 30 Percent Women: Google Releases Data About Their (Lack Of) Diversity

Google released information yesterday about diversity within its workforce — and if you guessed that the majority of their employees “white” and “male,” you win a prize! According to…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2014 - 6:30 pm

To Google Or Not To Google: This Flowchart Answers The Eternal Question

It’s nice to finally have some assistance with the Should You Google dilemma. Because on the one hand, there’s curiosity and longing for connection, on the other hand,…

Ami Angelowicz | February 8, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Feminists Re-Imagine Google Search Results For The Word “Feminism”

This is so cool: PolicyMic got a bunch of different feminist activists to re-imagine Google searches for “feminism,” which bring up scary and disturbing shit like “Feminists should be…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Evening Quickies: RIP, Google Reader!

RIP Google Reader! The picture on the right depicts every single member of The Frisky staff right now (on the inside at least). Here’s a handy flowchart to finding your perfect…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Google Earns Ridiculous Backlash For Not Showing Eggs Or Jesus On Easter

I was too busy hosting brunch and raiding my kids’ Easter baskets to notice what yesterday’s Google doodle was, but apparently it was INCREDIBLY controversial. The anti-religious leftists in Mountain View had…

The Stir | April 1, 2013 - 2:50 pm

Is Google Hiding Porn On Image Search?

We’re sure none of our esteemed readers would ever use Google’s wholesome Image Search to find filthy pictures of naked people committing depraved acts. But on the off chance that…

Newser | December 13, 2012 - 11:10 am

Google “Dying Grandparent” On Google Images And You Get … Christina Aguilera?!

Christina Aguilera has fallen victim to an exceptionally strange search engine quirk: If you Google ‘dying grandparent’ in Google Images, it’s predominantly images of her, and she’s neither a grandparent nor…

TheFW | December 10, 2012 - 2:10 pm
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