social network

#deletefacebook

Facebook Has Been Preparing for #DeleteFacebook for More Than a Decade

To many, the social network is irreplaceable because there's nothing to replace it with.
Sarah Emerson
4.2.18
Facebook

Facebook Is Being Sued for Discriminatory Ad Targeting

Housing groups say they were able to create ads that discriminated against mothers, the disabled, and minorities.
Jordan Pearson
3.27.18
Bitcoin

Facebook Is Investigating Bitcoin Ads Bypassing Its New Ban

It appears some ads have already found simple workarounds.
Joseph Cox
2.5.18
Facebook

Facebook Just Banned All Cryptocurrency Advertising

Facebook banned ads for "financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices."
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
If you can't beat 'em

A Canadian Company Tried to Build a Facebook Competitor in Ukraine and Failed

Ukrainians.co was meant to replace banned Russian sites.
Jordan Pearson
9.6.17
for the 'gram

Instagram Is Driving Indonesia's Wedding Culture to New Levels of Excess

Because nothing says "true love" like a million Instagram likes.
Alice .
8.2.17
AIM

Relive the Torrid Human Dramas of Old AIM Chats in 'Emily Is Away Too'

A game that rethinks nostalgia.
Jess Joho
5.18.17
Makeoutclub

Friendster Was the Best Social Media Site, Ever

I'm serious.
Yudhistira Agato
5.16.17
EEEEEEEE

From Witches to Dolphins, These Are the Communities That Make Mastodon Great

The top five Mastodon instances as judged by meaningless criteria that we refuse to disclose.
Sarah Jeong
4.14.17
Motherboard Blog

Facebook Is Becoming a Chatroom for Senior Citizens

Grandma doesn’t need your help with the computer anymore.
Sarah Emerson
4.12.16
Internet

Facebook's New $500 Million Data Center Will Be Powered by 100% Wind Energy

The social network also raised its companywide renewable energy target to 50 percent by 2018.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.7.15
Internet

No One Touched the Reddit Button for a Whole 49 Seconds

It turned red. That’s it.
Jordan Valinsky
4.24.15
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