Facebook’s secretly working on LOL — a meme hub meant to lure teens from Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok

Facebook hasn’t given up on attracting teens. After numerous failed products aimed at teens — including LOL, Facebook Watch, and IGTV — the company is now hard at work on LOL, a meme hub of sorts meant to win the hearts and minds of teens fleeing for greener pastures at TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram. First […]

Facebook's Secret Meme App for Kids Sounds Like a Freaking Embarrassment

Image: Gizmodo With older generations turning away from Facebook after a litany of fake news, privacy, and security-related debacles, Facebook has renewed its efforts to capture and monetize the memes of teens in hopes of raking in future revenue streams. So following in the footsteps of Lasso, Lifestage, and Slingshot comes LOL, which might be […]

An elaborate Instagram hoax is scamming influencers after luring them to Indonesia

A highly-sophisticated scam is luring Instagram influencers and photographers to Indonesia.Image: Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2019-01-18 11:39:11 UTC A scam is making the rounds in the Instagram influencer and photography community, and it’s so elaborate that you can understand why people fell for it. Someone purporting to be Wendi Deng Murdoch, the former wife of […]

ACLU Is Suing the Federal Government for Information About Social Media Surveillance Practices

Image: Justin Sullivan (Getty) The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of California against the federal government on Thursday over its social media surveillance practices, specifically relating to the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policy known as “extreme vetting.” The lawsuit filed under the Freedom of Information Act accuses seven […]

President Trump's Former Lawyer Paid Liberty University Employee to Rig Online Polls

Former attorney for President Trump, Michael Cohen, at Trump Tower in New York on January 12, 2017Photo: Getty Images If you think that 2019 is already too weird to be real, strap in. It’s getting weirder by the day. According to a strange new report in the Wall Street Journal, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, […]