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Meet The Male Sex Workers Of OnlyFans. And The Women They Satisfy.

“I’ve had girls that have messaged me, like, ‘I just went out on this terrible date, but can I see your dick?’”

Controversial Facial Recognition Firm Clearview AI Raised $8.6 Million

The company’s new funding announcement identifies two previously unknown board members.

Amazon Just Released A Ring Camera That Flies Around Your House

It also released a new Ring car alarm, a car cam to monitor break-ins, a new version of the Echo, and more.

The Victims Of Violence During The Kenosha Protests Are Suing Facebook

Citing a law that dates from the Reconstruction era, four people, including the partner of a man killed during the protests, are taking the company to court.

Twitter Let Dozens Of Tweets Doxing Interfaith Couples In India Stay Up For Months

“If this happened in America with interracial couples being doxed, there would be rapid action, I am sure of it.”

Facebook Removed A Chinese Propaganda Network Targeting The Philippines, Southeast Asia, And The US

Content targeting Biden and Trump received almost no engagement.

Friends And Family Members Of QAnon Believers Are Going Through A “Surreal Goddamn Nightmare”

Almost 200 people told us what it’s been like to lose a loved one to the mass delusion. Here’s what they said.

The Trump Administration Is Banning Americans From Downloading TikTok And WeChat

The ban goes into effect Sept. 20, but TikTok may be allowed to reverse the decision if it resolves the president’s national security concerns.

Tell Us How You Are Dealing With The QAnon Believers In Your Life

The mass delusion has swept across the world. We want to know about you.

Celebs Are Quitting Facebook And Instagram For A Day To Protest Hate Speech

Multiple celebrities announced they will "freeze" their Facebook and Instagram accounts on Wednesday to call for a change to Facebook's policies.

Class Of COVID-19: The Horrifying Sadness Of Sending My Kids To College During A Pandemic

Having your kids leave the nest has always been sad. In 2020, it’s also terrifying.

The World Is Burning. Apple Released New Watches, iPads, And A Fitness Service Today.

There's also a service bundle called Apple One that lets you get all Apple services for a flat fee.

“I Have Blood On My Hands”: A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation

A 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act.

Peter Thiel Met With The Racist Fringe As He Went All In On Trump

The venture capitalist and Facebook board member staked his reputation on a Trump presidency. Now what does he have to show for it?

When They Came To An Oregon Town To Take Pictures Of The Fires, Armed Locals Thought They Were Antifa Arsonists

They weren't.

GOP Senate Nominee Jason Lewis Founded A Social Network Where People Promoted A Pro-Hitler Documentary

Galt let its community decide what was most important to them. This is what they chose.

Activists Are Demanding Facebook Suspend An Indian Executive Who Shielded Anti-Muslim Hate Speech

“I don’t know what the damn problem is at Facebook with anti-Muslim hate, but I would just say at this point that they don’t seem to care.”

TikTok Is Warning Users About A Video Showing A Suicide

TikTok is trying to stop the video from spreading by taking down clips and banning users who repeatedly share it.

Facebook Says Trump’s Misleading Post About Mail-In Voting Is OK. Employees Say It’s Not.

“Facebook is broken. Another performative announcement by leadership not intended to address any issues.”

Election Officials And Social Media Companies Are Begging You To Ignore Trump And Not Vote Twice

Voting twice is illegal. Trump has suggested people try to do so to test the integrity of the election system. But, again, voting twice is illegal.

Facebook Said It Removed A Militia Event Page Threatening Violence In Kenosha. It Didn’t.

Facebook said it removed a militia event associated with the shooting of three protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It didn't. Here's what really happened, and why it could happen again.

Facebook Won’t Accept New Political Ads The Week Before The Election — But Older Ads With Lies Are Still OK

Facebook will also impose restrictions on forwarding links in Messenger.

A Republican Member Of Congress Threatened To Kill Armed Demonstrators In A Facebook Post

Rep. Clay Higgins has spoken at events organized by militia groups. When a rumor spread of a Black militia group protesting police brutality, he said their armed presence would be considered a threat and he'd "drop any 10 of you where you stand."

Instagram Has Suspended Some Of The Biggest QAnon Conspiracy Accounts

Accounts like @little.miss.patriot, who gained hundreds of thousands of followers by posting right-wing conspiracy theories on Instagram, were booted by the platform.

Facebook Has Removed Fake Accounts From A Washington PR Firm And Russian Trolls

The fake pages, groups, and profiles tried to sow political chaos around the world.

Trump Staff Keep Spreading Manipulated Videos Of Joe Biden

“This is what happens when you corner a rat,” a spokesperson for Joe Biden told BuzzFeed News

A Kenosha Militia Facebook Event Asking Attendees To Bring Weapons Was Reported 455 Times. Moderators Said It Didn’t Violate Any Rules.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the reason the militia page and an associated event remained online after a shooting that killed two people was due to “an operational mistake.”

Mark Zuckerberg Said Apple Has A “Stranglehold” On Your iPhone

At a companywide meeting, Facebook's CEO also said President Donald Trump brought up China during an October dinner at the White House.

Facebook Employees Are Outraged At Mark Zuckerberg's Explanations Of How It Handled The Kenosha Violence

Following days of violence and civil unrest, Facebook employees wonder if their company is doing enough to stifle militia and QAnon groups stoking violence on the social network.

RNC Video Showing Rioters In “Biden’s America” Is Actually Spain

The video is part of a pattern of Trump and his supporters portraying BLM protests as violent.