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Here’s An App That Lets You Obsess Over Your Old Relationships

After experiencing a breakup, a common procedure is to get rid of your ex’s stuff, whether you nicely give it back to them, throw it all away or set it on fire à la Waiting to Exhale. But what do you do with the kind of relationship mementos that aren’t tangible? Emails, Facebook photos and Instagram comments from… » 7/29/15 11:00pm Wednesday 11:00pm

Facebook Removes Humans of New York's Picture of Gay Teen, Bans Posting

A photo posted to Humans of New York’s popular Facebook page today was deleted by administrators almost immediately after going up. The photo’s content, an interview with a gay teen who discusses his hopes and fears, wasn’t offensive and didn’t feature nudity, so why the quick deletion? And how is this photo more… » 7/03/15 2:13pm 7/03/15 2:13pm

What Are You Really Looking For in Other People's Baby Photos? 

Remember Unbaby.me, a Chrome plugin that replaced photos of babies in your Facebook feed with photos of cats? When it launched in 2012, it was briefly a viral hit, racking up the likes, although it no longer exists today—probably owing to most people getting hip to Facebook’s “unsubscribe” option. Unbaby.me is a bit… » 6/04/15 3:40pm 6/04/15 3:40pm

Sheryl Sandberg: 'I Know I Will Never Feel Pure Joy Again'

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has written a pretty extraordinary Facebook note about observing the first 30 days following her husband David’s sudden death. In Jewish tradition, that 30-day period is known as sheloshim. Sandberg observes, “I have lived thirty years in these thirty days. I am thirty years sadder. I feel… » 6/03/15 2:45pm 6/03/15 2:45pm

Pictures of Children in Bathing Suits Are Not 'Sexy,' You are Gross

My sweet 5-year-old likes to run around naked wearing only a belt, which she ties so that it has a long piece dangling out in front, a piece which she calls her fake penis. She grabs it and shakes it and goes, “fake penis fake penis!” It’s a real gas. I’ve taken a picture of her doing this. I wouldn’t post it on the… » 5/30/15 3:45pm 5/30/15 3:45pm

The 'Game of 72' Is the Latest Fake Internet Craze to Scare Parents

The Internet, an enormous mechanism for creating unfounded rumors that alarm your parents and grandparents, has done it again. This time it’s the “Game of 72,” a diabolical contest in which teens run away from home for several days, just to see if they can. Except—surprise, surprise—the Game of 72 is not a real thing. » 5/18/15 6:30pm 5/18/15 6:30pm

Gwar Just Kicked out Vulvatron, Their Coolest Member and Only Woman

Metal band Gwar has unceremoniously ejected Vulvatron, its only female member. Vulvtaron, whose real name is Kim Dylla, joined in September 2014 as a vocalist and was evidently informed of her firing yesterday through a public Facebook post from the band. Gwar — a stagey, jokey band known for over-the-top costumes and… » 5/08/15 11:10am 5/08/15 11:10am

David Goldberg, Husband of Sheryl Sandberg, Passes Away

David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, passed away suddenly at age 47. His brother Robert Goldberg announced the tragic news via Facebook, asking for those who knew David to share memories and photos of him to his profile in lieu of donations. The cause of death, which… » 5/02/15 4:20pm 5/02/15 4:20pm

Man Arrested After 'Liking' His Own Wanted Poster On Facebook

A Montana man who had two warrants out for his arrest could not resist the temptation of “liking” his own wanted poster on Facebook. Could we really blame him? He was obviously seduced by the image of his own mug staring back at him causing his trigger finger to go straight towards it like a magnet. 23-year-old Levi… » 4/30/15 11:45pm 4/30/15 11:45pm

Woman Fired Before First Day of Job For Facebook Post About Hating Job

A single mother in a Texas suburb who’d just landed a job at a daycare was fired before her first day—for posting on Facebook about how much she hates working in childcare. Her brand-new employers heard about the posting and told her not to bother coming in. This is the part where we remind all of you to triple-check… » 4/28/15 9:30am 4/28/15 9:30am

Hundreds Attend Little Girl’s Party After Classmates Turn Down Invite

Residents of a Minnesota town got together to help make a little girl’s birthday unforgettable when no one showed up to her party. After receiving “no’s” from every single classmate that was invited to her daughter’s 10th birthday party, a woman named Jenny Moretter turned to Facebook to air her grievances, resulting… » 4/19/15 5:55pm 4/19/15 5:55pm