Red Ventures has turned very specific advice into very big business.
The Pegasus project has raised new concerns about the Israeli firm, which is a world leader in the niche surveillance market
The service has reversed its ban on sexual content, but valid – and legal – forms of expression for sex workers are still under threat, says author Jillian C York
It's no secret that Apple and Google have a considerable monetary agreement that ensures Google's position as the default search engine on...
Rolling Stones, Jay Leno, and simpler times
Vice Media saw yet another round of layoffs Thursday, just weeks after announcing a pivot to video content
Being original on Facebook doesn't pay, according to its own data
Enter: Niche products and audiences. Exit: Free and open access to content.
Influencers say the platform, which mimics TikTok features, has given them more opportunity to rapidly build a following and monetize.
The acquisition grows the publishing group's portfolio further, adding to its ownership of Insider and Morning Brew.
Sixteen years after the launch of Google Talk, Google messaging is still a mess.
Some sex workers fear losing the tight-knit communities that have helped them through thick and thin.
Other tennis superstars have built sponsorship empires. But none ever wooed the corporate class as brilliantly as Federer.
The Post has a new executive editor—Sally Buzbee, the first woman to top the masthead—and visions of becoming the world’s go-to news outlet. The story of the search for Buzbee, and the future at...
What, exactly, is Hulu? For years, its core brand identity in a nutshell has been: Watch the TV you know and love, streamed over the internet. Right now, analysts say, Hulu’s biggest advantage in t…
Staged animal rescue videos featuring brutal violence and cruelty are racking up millions of views on YouTube
In a pilot program, merchants will be able to add a shopping tab to their profiles and link to products within posts on the video app.
The streaming service has discovered the allure of clickbait. You won’t believe what happens next.
Invisible Universe believes that animated franchises can be born on social media, with the help of Serena Williams and Jennifer Aniston.
Your five-minute guide to what's happening in tech this Monday, from what Facebook's most popular content says about Facebook to a new way to manage your office life.
A bill pending before Congress — the Local Journalism Sustainability Act — is a thoughtful way to offer financial support to newsrooms without bringing them under government control.
Host-read ads and rise of parasocial marketing
Misconfigured Power Apps from Microsoft led to more than a thousand web apps accessible to anyone who found them.
“Terms of Service; Didn't Read” (short: ToS;DR) is a project started in June 2012 to help fix the “biggest lie on the web”: almost no one really reads the terms of service we agree to all the time.
DoNotPay works in a fairly simple manner—you tell its chatbot what your problem is, such as appealing against a parking fine, and in return, it will suggest what it thinks is the best legal...
The fintech giant pioneered digital wallets in India, but has since lost out to well-funded competition from abroad.
In one-part of this week's newsletter: I grapple with the industry moving toward faster lines of e-commerce, which is natural, for how unnaturally automaton-like the shopping experience will become.
Complaints unit backs makers of Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, except over section on Tory ‘sleaze’ stories
Musk warned the robot "probably wouldn't work," but judging by his previous promises and predictions, it might not exist at all.
The announcement that OnlyFans will prohibit "sexually explicit" content starting October 1 has left many sex workers wondering what's next.
Sex sells, but it also scares off venture capitalists.
Hybrit sends steel made with hydrogen production process to Volvo, which plans to use it in prototype vehicles and components
The company published a report on the most-viewed content on the site, which executives say "most accurately" represents what people see on Facebook.
Please peruse this new archive of unearthed knowledge.
Today, the Federal Trade Commission filed an amended complaint against Facebook in the agency’s ongoing federal antitrust case.
Silicon Valley may be the world’s prominent tech hub. These global cities show why its grip on superiority is gradually slipping away.
Organic influencer groups are being formed at a time when consumers are experiencing “influencer fatigue."
The simple, creepy answer is everything. But its recent financial decisions point to some truly terrifying possibilities.
How a dating app solved the platforms' verification mess
He spent years inside the iPhone leaks and jailbreak community. He was also spying for Apple.
Two key dates stand out in the slender 19-page legal filing that sent Hollywood reeling late last month as Scarlett Johansson declared war on the Walt Disney Co. One is May 9, 2017, the day that a …
Transcript of interview on how tech changes the world
Google, Facebook, and Amazon have built massive influence operations, in part by funding an array of third-party groups. A new tool from TTP shows where the tech money is going.
Reducing the use of scarce metals — and recycling them — will be key to the world’s transition to electric vehicles.
Selling the story of disinformation
The swift rise of the Chinese video-sharing app could have ramifications for all of us and how we live, both online and off, says author Chris Stokel-Walker
Nature is a revered name in academic publishing. The journal was founded in London in 1869, and has since become one of the two main titles (the other being Science) that every academic wants to...
Social media firms are split on how to treat content posted by Taliban as only some of them consider it a rebel group.
Federal safety regulators are investigating at least 11 accidents involving Tesla cars using Autopilot or other self-driving features that crashed into emergency vehicles when coming upon the...
From Justice Thomas to Florida’s governor, calls are mounting on the right to regulate Big Tech like common carriers. Here’s why it won’t work.
The financial promise of email newsletters has launched countless micropublications that have, in turn, created a new literary genre.
The success of the streaming bundle has led some investors to call for an all-in-one Disney+ streaming offering. Is CEO Bob Chapek interested? "Possibly."
A new regular meeting between a small group of top-tier publishing execs and Googlers is intended to give publishers a louder voice in the development of cookieless ad tech.
In Practice Beta V2
The company’s hostility to academic scrutiny limits our ability to understand how the platform amplifies political falsehoods
America can't reach net zero by 2050 without adopting a wide range of innovative technologies, including some from outside its borders.
"I know this is very, very hard on our NASA and Boeing teams."
“You can always take an existing article and rewrite it just enough to avoid copyright infringement."