A Vincent Gallo catfish—a random someone who is posing as the real Vincent Gallo on Facebook—is apparently so convincing that Gallo’s ex-girlfriend sent the poseur nudes before she figured out it was a fake account. As a result, Gallo is now suing Facebook for “false designation of origin under the Lanham Act,…
I can’t say that the possibility of Secret Agent Kim ever crossed my mind, but the world is wide and full of wonders.
An artist says she was locked out of her Facebook account for a day and got a warning that “people who repeatedly post things that aren’t allowed on Facebook may have their accounts permanently disabled,” after posting reviews of her latest show on her personal account.
Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand…
The Facebook page for the popular gossip outlet The Shade Room was deleted Monday, reportedly by the powers that be at Facebook and without explanation.
This week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared to publicly denounce the political positions of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign during the keynote speech of the company’s annual F8 developer conference.
If you’ve ever wanted to experience the scientific impossibility of simultaneously staring into a black hole, contemplating the human condition, and trading stick-on earrings with your besties in the early 90s, then the Lisa Frank Facebook page is for you!
As of this Thursday morning, there were 112,096 members of “Donald Trump For President 2016!!!!!!,” a Facebook group that functions as a forum for white grief and racially charged meme pics. You’d better hope they don’t ever find a reason to dislike you, because they will make your life very shitty very fast—which is…
In the tech industry, paid leave is becoming a sought-after benefit for employees, and for employers like Spotify, Twitter, Etsy, Netflix, it’s become an explicit priority. But, as Rebecca Greenfield writes at Bloomberg, these policies are made feasible partly because the tech workforce is still mostly male.
The Black Lives Matter movement has shed light on the racial profiling, police brutality, and racial inequality experienced by the African-American community across America. But apparently some of the employees at Facebook’s notoriously white, bro-centric Menlo Park, California office don’t agree.
Amid Venezuela’s acute economic crisis, President Nicolás Maduro decided there was one Very Important Thing he needed to do before dealing with diving oil prices, the subsequent possible 6000 percent rise in gas prices, or the $2.3 billion the country is expected to pay to investors by a February 26 deadline. And what…
If you disrespect Bernie Sanders, you’re going to get a visit from his social media goons. They are passionate about campaign finance reform, staying active in one’s 70s, and being very, very manly.
Glamour’s January cover features besties and stars of the forthcoming movie Sisters, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. It’s also an issue devoted to “social”—also known as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and all those other platforms the cover stars don’t actually use.
Sinead O’Connor is reported to be safe after posting a suicidal Facebook status in which she said to have “taken an overdose.” The status updates, which appeared to have been written by the singer-songwriter in recent days, detail problems between O’Connor and her ex-husband Donal Lunny in regards to the well-being of…
An Australian man who made international headlines last week after his Facebook account was repeatedly shut down for using the Vietnamese name “Phuc Dat Bich” has just admitted that he made the whole thing up.
Last week, an Australian man went viral after his passport photo—bearing his name, Phuc Dat Bich—made the rounds of the internet. The reason his name garnered so much attention? Facebook thought it was fake and shut his account down over and over. Now, Bich is thanking his supporters for recognizing that naming…
Fear not, soon-to-be-single people! Facebook is releasing a new feature that will scrub all former scrubs from your news feed as part of their “ongoing effort to develop resources for people who may be going through difficult moments in their lives.”
A British beauty parlor owner named April Major has been arrested for a series of Facebook posts in which she announced that her fake eyelash emporium, Blinks of Bicester, would no longer book “Muslin” (yep) or “Islamic” clients. “Sorry but time to put my country first,” she wrote.
Someone who must really hate the president and wants every last square inch of his hair to turn gray has launched a Facebook page for him. He hopes it will be “a place where we can have real conversations about the most important issues facing our country.” Barack doesn’t use the ’net much, huh.