The ubiquitous green internet amphibian known as Pepe the Frog has been added to the Anti-Defamation League’s database of hate symbols. It’s yet another sign that neo-Nazi and white nationalist propaganda is proliferating online. The Anti-Defamation League’s hate symbols database is crowded with acronyms and photos of tattooed hate symbols, but the group has recently […]Read more "The rise of Pepe the Frog is another sign of hate festering online"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his eight-year presidency.Read more "Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi September 11 bill becomes law"
Facebook is massive. More people use Facebook than live in the nation of China. And like any giant international operation, its size opens Facebook up to a barrage of varied lawsuits, most of which are not worth paying attention to. A revenge porn lawsuit filed against the social media company that made headlines earlier this […]Read more "Could a revenge porn case in Northern Ireland change Facebook across the planet?"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, paving the way for the first veto override of his eight-year presidency.Read more "Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill"
(Reuters) – Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Inc (NAI), the controlling shareholder of CBS Corp and Viacom Inc , is preparing to call on the two media companies to explore a merger, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.Read more "Exclusive: Redstone’s NAI to call on CBS, Viacom to explore merger – sources"
Facebook is ready to make work as addictive as socializing. The company plans to launch its enterprise communication and collaboration network Facebook At Work in the next few weeks on a per seat pricing model, The Information (paywall) first reported and a source close to Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch. Facebook believes it can keep individual employees […]Read more "Facebook At Work is launching next month"
During the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Mahe Drysdale rowed 2,000 meters (1.24 miles) in just 6 minutes and 41 seconds. However, despite his impressive performance, the world record-holder nearly lost the race. In one of the closest finishes in Olympic history, Drysdale won by mere millimeters. Have you ever seen anything like this!? Mahe Drysdale takes single sculls gold… […]Read more "A/B Testing vs Multiple Variant Testing: And the Winner Is…?"