Don't Let Two-Factor Text Authentication Lull You Into A False Sense Of Security

Earlier this month, activist DeRay McKesson explained on Twitter that his account had been hacked not because he lacked two-factor authentication—the standard for those who don’t want to get hacked—but because the hackers found a workaround for the text-based system he relied on for security.

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Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here's What Happened When It Hired Some.

Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast…

Facebook Is All Sad Because No One Wants To Share With Them Anymore

You’re bored, so you stagger out onto a virtual stage under a searingly bright virtual spotlight, look out at your virtual audience, and see an alienating stew of every social group you’ve ever belonged to, with plenty of friends’ dads, former authority figures, ex-enemies, fleeting acquaintances, and androids stirred…

UPDATE: Facebook User, Asif, Regains Friendship With Scorned Ex-Best Friend, Mudasir

Exactly a month ago to the day, our fragile world was rocked when a Facebook user from the Gujranwala District in Pakistan announced that he was severing ties with his then-former best friend Mudasir in favor of new best friend Salman. Today, however, people from all corners of the globe can breathe easy—Asif and…

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Ferrari Formula One Car Has A Dick Butt In UPS Logo [Update: It's Gone]

UPS opened up a can of worms when they decided to do a photo mosaic for their logo. The idea was to use fans' Facebook photos as the background. Of course, someone had Dick Butt (which is a doodle of exactly what it sounds like) as their photo. Now Dick Butt will take a glorious ride aboard the Ferrari SF15-T. …