The socials are broke ! Tears are flowing! David Karp’s Yahoo’s Tumblr’s app has vanished from the App Store.. And users took notice.. On Tuesday, Tumblr wrote on its own Twitter account: “Some people have had issues with the iOS app logging them out. We’re working on it and will update when we have more … Read moreKarp dart! Tumblr vanishes from the App Store!
…ON THE NET!? Tech giants are swearing that their new war on hate will be won. In 24 hours–real time for online standards. The promise comes after Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Microsoft began working with the European Union to fight terrorism. This from BLOOMBERG: U.S. Internet giants Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Google and Microsoft Corp. … Read moreTECH WANTS TO DEFEAT HATE ONLINE
Is this how humanity has ‘evolved?’ Foreign visitors frequently wonder why crowds of Germans wait for traffic lights to turn green when there are no cars in sight. That is why officials in the city of Augsburg became concerned when they noticed a new phenomenon: Pedestrians were so busy looking at their smartphones that they were … Read moreA German city installs traffic lights into sidewalks
I just watched THE THREAD, a pretty good documentary on how the internet completely helped or ruined the Boston bombing investigation, depending on your point of view.. You should really give it a watch.. It forced me into a strange place.. contemplation over what this whole NET thing is doing to the world. To … Read moreINTERNET OVERLOAD
There is an amazing little website called LIBRARYOFBABEL.INFO. And I would recommend you toy around a bit with it.. The site is listed as a “place for scholars to do research, for artists and writers to seek inspiration, for anyone with curiosity or a sense of humor to reflect on the weirdness of existence.” This library … Read moreThe amazing and weird Library of Babel
At a time when the world should shine we seemingly have grown to be locked in darkness.. The loudest voices seem to say nothing, just a constant flow of drivel that amounts to a collection of uselessness.. The quietest in the crowds make a choice in the Internet age.. Dare to be different or dare … Read moreDestitute and dumbed down
This was bound to happen.. Reports are being published today that suicides in Texas have occurred as a result of the Ashley Madison hack and leak of users.. MORE from the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS San Antonio police captain Michael Gorhum, a 25-year veteran from the department, committed suicide last week after his email was … Read moreAshley Madisonacide
What is worse.. Breaking up with your girlfriend on an airplane for the passengers to hear? Snooping the entire time on the said couple and posting a minute by minute account on Twitter? Or Mashable publishing every tweet in order to get clickbait on the social networks? Perhaps some would call each act egregious. I’ll … Read moreIf there's every a time Mashable deserves a good Smashable it's right now