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Facebook and Instagram are having technical issues as users reported problems with the social media sites Wednesday. Facebook posted to Twitter reassuring users that the site would be back online. It also said the outage is not related to a DDoS attack. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family […]

Carter Wilkerson is a self-proclaimed chicken nugget enthusiast, so when he asked Wendy’s what it’d take to get free chicken nuggets for a year, it came as a surprise to find out they were willing to entertain his idea. Wendy’s Twitter account, never afraid to back down from a challenge, promised the Reno, Nevada teenager […]

The wife took to her Facebook page to defend the photo against the criticism the family have been receiving.   YUKON, Okla. – A man’s Facebook post of his wife ‘co-sleeping’ with their children has gone viral and sparked a debate. David Brinkley of Yukon, Okla. shared a photo of his wife, Alora, sleeping with […]

Since the Feb. 12 arrival of Prince’s Warner Bros. Records music on streaming services, the number of streams in the U.S. skyrocketed from 74,000 to 4.77 million in two days, according to Billboard. That’s an increase of 6,323%. His top five most streamed songs on Feb. 12 and 13 were “Purple Rain” (333,000 streams), “Let’s […]

The impending fallout could likely cause Verizon to rethink its planned purchase of Yahoo!   NEW YORK  — Just when you think Yahoo’s security issues can’t get any worse, the company proves you wrong. Yahoo disclosed a new security breach on Wednesday that may have affected more than one billion accounts. The breach dates back […]

A part-time Pennsylvania police officer was fired after posting a racial slur on social media. McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko took to Facebook to announce that the officer, Melissa Adamson, had been terminated after posting online, “I’m the law today ni**a” on Snapchat. Adamson, according to the mayor, had only been on the job a few weeks and was […]

(RNN) – Yahoo said more than 500 million user accounts had been accessed in a massive hack of its network traced back to 2014. The company, making the announcement Thursday, said stolen info may have included stored passwords, names, phone numbers and birthdays. Yahoo was not clear on whether hackers also took payment data and account information. The […]

While the hashtags provide some sense of comedic relief, they reveal a larger and more menacing American problem of absolving the bad behavior of White men.   Frustrated with the lack of response by both media and the government to address a group of armed White men with anti-government views currently occupying a federal building […]

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – There could be more bad news coming Josh Duggar‘s way after Gawker recently discovered his name on a list of Ashley Madison clients. Ashley Madison, which is designed to help married people cheat on their spouses, was recently hacked and feared their client list would be made public. On Tuesday, those fears came […]

Cheaters beware. Hackers who stole sensitive information from AshleyMadison.com, a website that arranges hook-ups for married individuals, have made good on their threat to expose more than 36 million of the site’s users. The data dump includes full names, email addresses, phone numbers, and some credit-card data as well. The hackers, who refer to themselves as the “Impact Team,” […]

  Every day millions of users log into Facebook looking to catch up with old friends or read news of the day. Now, Facebook wants to ensure the stories you’re reading are accurate. The social network made an update to its News Feed to reduce the number of hoaxes or misleading news stories, Facebook announced […]

There is now scientific evidence that Internet trolls are indeed just as mean in their private lives as they are in their digital ones, and it appears the driving force behind their trolling is good old-fashion sadism. The research comes from a team out of Canada from multiple universities who put their findings rather bluntly. […]