After missing a penalty kick and losing the Copa America final at the Metlife Stadium in New Jersey on June 26, soccer superstar Lionel Messi...
Social Media Is Changing Our Digital News Habits—but to Varying Degrees in US and UK
Digital technology has dramatically reshaped the news and media industries in the past decade. We’ve left behind a world where established news brands could rely... Read more
Woman Keeps Homeless Man’s Cart Safe After He Collapses
Dana Lee Calabrese of Hollywood, California, was walking to dinner on April 30 when suddenly a homeless man collapsed in the middle of the street—right... Read more
Facebook Unveils Global Suicide Prevention Tool, Will Review Concerning Posts
As people mirror their lives through social media more and more, Facebook is trying to use its vast reach to help stem the tide of suicides beleaguering... Read more
Russian Hacker Tries to Sell 33 Million Twitter Accounts, 123456 Is Most Popular Password
Almost 33 million Twitter accounts have been hacked and the data posted online for sale, according to leakedsource.com. The data was posted on dark web, closed-off... Read more
Muhammad Ali: Mourning Another Great in the Age of Social Media
iaIn their 1998 song Destiny Calling, British indie band James combined a satirical glance at the contemporary nature of media celebrity with a sense of... Read more
Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter, Pinterest Hacked—LinkedIn Leak or Weak Password to Blame?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had his Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked on Sunday, June 5. A post appeared on Zuckerberg’s Twitter account (@finkd) on Sunday reading... Read more
Can YOU Find the Six Gardening Terms Disguised in This Brainteaser?
Six gardening terms are hidden throughout an idyllic scene depicting a family hard at work in their plot of land. The agricultural-themed cartoon includes various... Read more
Can You Solve This Control Room Riddle That’s Baffling the Internet?
One of the latest riddles to circulate online is leaving many internet users baffled. In the riddle from TED-Ed, you are a top spy attempting... Read more
After Guy Receives Jeans He Ordered Online, He Laughs and Laughs and Laughs
George Riggall was excited to get his new jeans from ASOS, but when they arrived they seemed like the wrong size. Very wrong. Riggall posted... Read more
This Woman’s Viral Facebook Post Makes a Very Good Point About Depression
Depression impacts people in different ways, and is a real illness that’s often hard to fully treat. To present only one solution to such a... Read more
MySpace Hacked—It’s a Bigger Deal Than You May Think
Remember MySpace?—you know, the site where people used to go for social media before Facebook. Since it was overtaken by Facebook in 2008, MySpace has... Read more
A Mother Thinks Her Baby Looks A Lot Like Gordon Ramsay
A British woman thinks that her baby bears a remarkable resemblance to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay—and it would seem the internet agrees. Claire Dempster sent... Read more
Arkansas Woman’s Mugshot Becomes Internet Sensation
A young woman’s mugshot has become a sensation on social media, where she’s trending under the hashtag #prisonbae. Sarah Seawright’s mugshot was posted on a... Read more
Study: The Most Feminine and Masculine Topics Talked About on Facebook
If you see messages that use words like “excited” and “tonight” and “ridiculously” and “uber” in your Facebook messenger, there’s a high chance its a woman typing... Read more
Twitter Eases 140-Character Limit for Tweets
Twitter has announced it is easing its 140-character limit for tweets, allowing users to add links, attachments, and some other features within the short messages... Read more
Haiti-Born Cadet Photographed Crying as He Graduates From West Point
A Haiti-born cadet at West Point was photographed crying during his graduation, and it went viral. The moment was captured by Army Staff Sgt. Vito... Read more