Tag: social media


Comic-Con 2018: *Doctor Who*’s First Female Doctor Will Bring a New Generation of Whovians

Posted on 20th July, by Angela Watercutter in News. Comments Off

Jodie Whittaker, who plays the show’s new (and thirteenth!) Doctor, met her fans at the show’s Comic-Con panel today.


The Stars of the Comic-Con ‘Predator’ Panel? Thomas Jane’s Feet

Posted on 19th July, by Brian Raftery in News. Comments Off

The actor hardly ever wears shoes—a fact his co-stars were all too happy to discuss.


Uganda’s Regressive Social Media Tax Stays, at Least For Now

Posted on 19th July, by Emily Dreyfuss in News. Comments Off

The internet is an essential tool for democracy in the modern era. And that’s why the government wanted to tax it in Uganda.


How a #MeToo Facebook Group Became a Tool for Harassment

Posted on 19th July, by Louise Matsakis in News. Comments Off

The closed group was taken over by abusive trolls, raising questions about Facebook’s ability to monitor spaces designed for sharing intimate information.


What’s Really Behind Apple’s New MacBook Pro Keyboard

Posted on 19th July, by Brian Barrett in News. Comments Off

iFixit performs surgery on Apple’s new silicone-padded keyboard.


Tired of Waiting For ‘Kingdom Hearts III’? Check Your Phone

Posted on 19th July, by Julie Muncy in News. Comments Off

‘Kingdom Hearts Union χ’ hit mobile a couple of years ago—and is the perfect appetizer for the long-awaited console title.


Gorilla Glass 6 Is More Durable and Built For the Future

Posted on 19th July, by Brian Barrett in News. Comments Off

The next generation of Corning’s Gorilla Glass can withstand repeated drops—and is built for the future of smartphones.


Nonprofit for Migrants Declines a Donation from Salesforce

Posted on 19th July, by Nitasha Tiku in News. Comments Off

RAICES, which received more than $20 million in donations through a viral Facebook campaign, wanted Salesforce to drop its contract with a US border agency.


Aerial Images Capture Swathes of Amazon Rainforest Destroyed by Gold Mining

Posted on 19th July, by Laura Mallonee in News. Comments Off

Ernesto Benavides hangs out of helicopters to document the devastation inside Peru’s Tambopata National Reserve.


A Comprehensive Guide to the Physics of Running on the Moon

Posted on 19th July, by Rhett Allain in News. Comments Off

Humans are going to live on the moon eventually. So how are we going to *move around* there?