Parents love to gripe about how often kids these days are staring at screens — but new research from the UK shows that a lot of kids have the same complaint about their Facebook-obsessed parents.
Almost 70 percent of kids surveyed said their parents spend too much time on their phone, iPad or other devices, the Telegraph reports. At the same time, slightly fewer parents — 60 percent — had the same worry about their children. Read More
At the beginning of August, hundreds of fans will pack Miami’s Eden Roc Hotel to meet models with whom they’ve all been intimate, and yet have never actually met beyond the screens of their webcams.
“[They'll] meet the models [they]’ve been chatting to for four years. People could start fainting,” Clinton Cox, the founder of the first annual CammingCon, told me over the phone. “There’s going to be a huge level of nerves… Who knows what the energy’s going to be like? It’s a giant science experiment.” Read More
Over the last several years, I’ve done
-His efforts worked and the podcast was downloaded more than 100K times right off the bat, at a time when
-I wanted to capitalize on the attention I knew being in the book club would bring, so I decided to pour kerosene on the fire Read More
Life can be confusing when you’re drunk.
That’s what a Houston man recently learned after he requested a ride on Uber to take him to his next bar, but it turned out not to be very far from where he was standing. Read More
We often wonder how famous people live without normal Facebook accounts. When all you have is a fan page, or worse, no account at all, how do you keep up with the engagements, weddings and the various #blessed events of your frenemies?
Well, if you’re Prince Harry, you just use Facebook under an assumed name. The British royal and hot red-haired man confirmed recently that he used to use Facebook under the pseudonym Spike Wells, the Daily Mail reports. Read More
Usually, dating sites and apps try to convince singles that their service is more likely to land you an in-person date than the competition. Tinder gives you a ton of options fast. OkCupid gives you the best match. HowAboutWe makes the first date the absolute priority.
Not Floret. Floret doesn’t care in the least about real dates. Instead, Floret is a “dating” app that makes quickly matches you up young singles so that you can just keep chatting with them on your phone and sending them little videos. In order to find your matches, it oddly uses an antiquated logic problem to pit you against other potential matches. Read More
The moms and dads at the West Midlands Police Department in Britain have banded together to create a Snapchat account.
For many of us, Facebook’s News Feed is a garbage pile full of ViralNova links, galleries of your college friends’ engagement rings and annoying videos that autoplay.
(adapted from Chapter 5 of entitled Rap Jesus)
When Rap Genius started in 2009, the name was Rap Exegesis — the words “Rap Exegesis” were literally the first words that came out of my mouth when Tom (Lehman — my co-founder/BFF) presented me with the concept. We worked on the site for six months with this name, and even though we loved it, we knew it would someday have to change because: Read More