The Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy

Facebook has never been particularly good at prioritizing your privacy. Your data powers its business, after all. But recent revelations that a firm called Cambridge Analytica harvested the personal information of 50 million unwitting Facebook users in 2015 has created new sense of urgency for those hoping for some modicum of control over their online life. If you ever needed a wake-up call, this is it. The good news: Despite…

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Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

Vice-presidential candidate denies he profited from a 2008 meeting with Fed chairman in which officials outlined fears for financial crisis Paul Ryan, Mitt Romneys vice-presidential running mate, sold stock in US banks on the same day he attended a confidential meeting where top level officials disclosed the sector was heading for a deep crisis. The congressman on Monday denied profiting from information gleaned from the meeting on 18 September 2008…

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20 Kids Who Are More Intelligent Than Any Adult

Kids haven’t yet been beaten into submission by years of trying to fit into society, and so they often think about things way different than adults do. This makes them tiny, frightening geniuses. These 20 kids have figured it out. We could all learn a lesson from them. Advertisement Throw away your broken Nerf dart? Amateurs. This kid repurposed it into a pencil grip. Advertisement via: Twitter The kid who…

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Someone made an amazing Craigslist job posting for a new Trump lawyer

This man needs help.Image: Getty Images President Donald Trump is currently short on attorney, and since it looks like he’s gonna need one (or two), an anonymous good Samaritan decided to put a job posting on Craigslist to help Trump out.  SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s ‘pee tape’ controversy, explained Under the title, “SEEKING LEAD ATTORNEY FOR DIFFICULT CLIENT,” the listing, firs spotted by reporter Igor Bobic, puts the place of…

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How to get FREE TRAFFIC Using Videos & Ranks Them on TheFirst Page of Google & Youtube

If you’re struggling to rank your videos to the TOP of Google, Youtube, Vimeo and other video sharing sites … I’ve got just the thing you need. I’ve come across a brand new software that has been quietly ranking videos to the top spots without much effort. =>> Check out TUBE RANK MACHINE How to get Higher Rankings, More Leads, More Sales & More Commissions Using FREE TRAFFIC  Just because…

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#Comicsgate: How an Anti-Diversity Harassment Campaign in Comics Got Uglyand Profitable

In some ways, it began with the milkshakes. In July of 2017, five days after the death of groundbreaking comics publisher Flo Steinberg, a group of Marvel Comics female staff went out for milkshakes to celebrate her legacy. One of them, Heather Antosat the time an assistant editor at the company working on The Unbelievable Gwenpoolsnapped a selfie of the group holding their sweets and posted it on Twitter. What…

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A Hurricane Flattens Facebook

Two weeks ago, Facebook learned that The New York Times, Guardian, and Observer were working on blockbuster stories based on interviews with a man named Christopher Wylie. The core of the tale was familiar but the details were new, and now the scandal was attached to a charismatic face with a top of pink hair. Four years ago, a slug of Facebook data on 50 million Americans was sucked down…

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Laura Ingraham mocked this Parkland survivor. His response was dignified and swift.

Making fun of Parkland survivors is in bad taste. Turns out, it’s also bad for business. Conservative media commentators are getting a crash course in decency from the Parkland shooting survivors. The latest example is Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who mocked survivor David Hogg on her Twitter account for not getting into the colleges of his choice, writing: “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and…

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Facebook data misuse scandal affects substantially more than 50M, claims Wylie

Chris Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee turned whistleblower whose revelations about Facebook data being misused for political campaigning has wiped billions off the share value of the company in recent days and led to the FTC opening a fresh investigation, has suggested the scale of the data leak is substantially larger than has been reported so far. Giving evidence today, to a UK parliamentary select committee that’s investigating the use…

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Facebook is more dangerous than ever. You can make it stop

Cambridge Analytica's chief executive officer Alexander Nix. His firm recently found itself in the spotlight for misrepresenting itself and harvesting data from millions of Facebook users to aid the Trump campaign / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRAImage: AFP/Getty Images Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this and used that…

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A Mysterious Syndrome In Which Marijuana Users Get Violently Ill Is Starting To Worry Researchers

A growing number of people are reporting symptoms that align with a mysterious illness called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS. Although previously assumed to be very rare, CHS may affect a large number of frequent marijuana users, a new study suggests. Most people who are diagnosed with CHS experience nausea, severe vomiting, and stomach pain. Many of them get temporary relief from hot showers or baths. Mrs. X knew something…

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Picked Apart by Vultures: The Last Days of Stan Lee

You might expect Stan Lee, at age 95, to be enjoying the fruits of his many labors: Marvel Comics, the company he served as the former president and chairman of, dominates popular culture. Characters he co-created among them Spider-Man, Iron Man, X-Men, and the Avengers are household names. Hes a comics legend, with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. When Marvel sold to Disney in 2010 for…

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Facebook retracted Zuckerbergs messages from recipients inboxes

You can’t remove Facebook messages from the inboxes of people you sent them to, but Facebook did that for Mark Zuckerberg and other executives. Three sources confirm to TechCrunch that old Facebook messages they received from Zuckerberg have disappeared from their Facebook inboxes, while their own replies to him conspicuously remain. An email receipt of a Facebook message from 2010 reviewed by TechCrunch proves Zuckerberg sent people messages that no…

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FIU bridge collapses; fatalities reported, Florida officials say

Video Sen. Bill Nelson: 6-10 deaths from FIU bridge collapse After a pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University, Florida Senator Bill Nelson shares what he is hearing from authorities. Several fatalities were reported after a newly installed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, leaving eight vehicles trapped under the sprawling wreckage. The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed to Fox News there were several fatalities after the structure, touted…

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