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Culture

​The Game Theory of Thanksgiving

Gratitude can unleash epidemics of altruism. Watch out, or you might be the next to get infected...with NICENESS!
Becky Ferreira
11.21.17
News

This Tool Maps the Spread of Fake News Online

Hoaxy is a website that shows you exactly who is sharing what types of articles online, and how far they've spread on social media.
Samantha Cole
12.21.16
security

New Bank Privacy Tool Exposes Opaque, Possibly Illegal Sharing Policies

Carnegie Mellon did a machine analysis of 6,326 bank privacy notices. The results aren't encouraging.
Michael Byrne
8.28.16
Culture

SoundGifs Is Your Ticket To Being the Most Irritating Person on the Internet

Like GIFs but much more grating.
Michael Byrne
3.27.16
Power

A Plugin Brings Streaming to the Pirate Bay, and Not Everyone Is Happy

Popcorn Time-like plugin allows users to easily "stream" content, prompting freeloading concerns
Leif Johnson
2.6.16
News

People Are Already Making Amateur Porn with Tumblr’s New GIF Maker

It’s not without precedent; Tumblr is a wild-west for shortform amateur porn, unlike most other social media sites.
Clinton Nguyen
11.17.15
short circuit

Facebook 'Music Stories' Will Put Apple Music and Spotify into the News Feed

It will stream 30-second clips of songs you want to share with your friends.
Rachel Pick
11.5.15
Photos

Apple's New Photo Patent Detects Your Friend's Face and Sends Them the Snaps

But wait, there's more!
Jordan Pearson
8.13.15
Google

Google Tone Builds Data Networks from Coded Audio Signals

This is either a totally great idea or a terrible one.
Michael Byrne
5.20.15
Gaming

Plays.tv Wants to Be the Instagram of Video Games

A gameplay sharing service that cuts to the chase.
Emanuel Maiberg
4.1.15
Internet

According to a Leaked App, Facebook Wants Your Sharing to Go Deeper

Codenamed "Moments," the in-development app would foster micro-sharing among close family and friends.
Michael Byrne
9.20.14
Culture

Why 'The Onion' Is Still the Only Site That Nails News Parody

A 'just OK' news parody site shouldn't be hard to make, but here we are.
Michael Byrne
9.10.14
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