Apple’s new operating system, iOS 8, debuted today, and as we predicted last week, no one’s particularly thrilled about it. Though iOS 8 has some intriguing new features, like an updated keyboard and device continuity (i.e., the ability to receive texts and phone calls from your desktop computer), we can’t exactly say that excitement is abounding.
While government agencies try to intervene in the celebrity hacking crisis by chasing down the responsible black hat, most of the chaos surrounding the “Fappening” has already come and gone. The stolen photos hit the internet, entire communities popped up and moderators rushed in to control the mess as best they could.
In that moment of extralegal turmoil, responsibility fell on companies like Reddit, Twitter and 4chan, reminding us that the most important modern channels of communication are in the hands of a few private companies.
Twitter is suspending accounts that tweet out images of the gruesome beheading of American photographer James Foley.
Hundreds of British cops are being investigating for acting naughty on social media.
For the past five years, cops over on Knife Island allegedly did a lot of stupid things on Twitter and Facebook, including send friend requests to victims, send Facebook messages that were seen as “abusive in nature” and posted pictures of their coworkers in “compromising positions.”
internet is hard
If you’re new to Twitter, there are a few things you need to learn. You’ve got your #FF’s, your #tbt’s, the ever-ironic #blessed — the list goes on. Incase you’re already lost, no worries: Twitter is trying to make sure no one is left out of the loop.
A few users noticed this morning that Twitter Read More
The New York Police Department might be the most social law enforcement agency on earth. Last week, some officers went through a three-hour training session about how to effectively use social media and how to improve their personal #brand online.
The Rich Are Different
It’s a national pastime: bitch and moan at an airline on Twitter until you finally get what you want. But a Minnesota man is learning that doing that sometimes has adverse effects.
Just Dronin' Around
Millionaires love lots of things, but when it comes to social networks it’s just one.
According to a new survey of millionaires from the the mysterious sounding Spectrum Group, nearly six in ten said Facebook is their preferred social network. LinkedIn placed second at 41 percent while Twitter barely registered in third place with just 10 percent of the votes.
Soccer and Porn
Ever wonder what Martha Stewart’s house looks like? Here are 31 drone pics to show you.
Ms. Stewart posted a slideshow of aerial photos of her home and farm taken via drone on her blog today.
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The world watched in awe as yesterday’s world cup match left Brazil players and fans soar and on their knees. Crying, that is.
Porn fans got a second peek at the horrific 7-1 World Cup defeat when users began uploading game highlights to Pornhub’s “public humiliation” section.